Kurt Cobain was a bandleader of the band called Nirvana. He was born in April 20 of 1967 at Hoquiam. The mother to Kurt was a waitress while his father was a mechanic. They lived in a depressed town called Aberdeen.
Kurt suffered from bronchitis during his childhood, a disease that disturbed him during his early life. His parents divorced when he was seven year of age. He found himself relying on relatives and finally became homeless. This made him a lonely child who could not interact with people.At his early age, he used to listen to British bands, which captivated him. After listening to these bands, they formed a band called Nirvana based on his sad mood. His works of art and music did not enable him make friends in his school life. He came up with several artistic works before he made this band called Nirvana in 1986.
In 1988, the Nirvana band performed many shows and they produced and demo tapes. They recorded their album for the first time in 1989. Nirvana was fully recognized in Britain in 1991. It was the first band that signed to be Geffen revealed mega-label after it. After Nirvana, they produced a series of songs like “Never mind” and “Bleach”. Other songs like ‘’Smells like Teen Spirit” also boosted the popularity of Nirvana, though many could not capture the lyrics, it was seductive in nature and approach to attract the listener’s mind. The “Never mind” song made the Nirvana Band millionaires. Their artistic works were fully accepted in the market because they were passionate. In early 90’s, Cobain involved himself in Heroin in a bid to reduce the pain from the Bronchitis disease he suffered from. He progressed with the writing of his passionate lyrics.
Kurt Cobain found that some of his music was interpreted wrongly, for instance his song on Rape was misinterpreted. He also noted that his music was attracting millions of including the ones who molested him while he was a young boy.
Cobain fled to Hawaii in the February of 1992 where he engaged in an affair with a pregnant woman called Courtney. He later launched another song the Insecticide then had a treatment due to the excessive use of heroin. His wife gave birth to a son called Frances Bean. Most of his songs reflected his difficult experiences in life as well as his shaky marriage and experiences. Cobain was obsessed with guns and he always possessed several.
Nirvana was involved in a broad support tour covering larger outer Europe where Cobain found himself developing throat complications; this caused many interruptions to the Band Tour. After recovering, he joined the tour to Rome. Cobain attempted suicide with the use of several painkillers and champagne, he declined a request to a detoxification program and afterwards he went back to Seattle. He was spotted with a gun in Seattle of he shot himself dead. His death was unbelievable to many.
His sudden death that immense controversial feelings among varied groups of his followers are considered as one of the most powerful deaths of the century. his death has been for many instances compared to john Lennon’s which is also considered to be one of the most powerful deaths of the century. He’s unique form of musical performances brought into words the emotions and sound of million young adults and teens who were coming becoming of age during the 1990’s.
I can exactly remember where I was during the tragic death of kurt cobain. As a matter, it has almost been impossible to forget what his tragic death meant to up to date. During the year of his death it when I had completed my tertiary level education with no clear plans for my life. This has greatly contributed to my being of the greatest funs of kurt cobain music.
When I learnt of his suicidal death, I cannot forget being glued to the television miserably following the events of his death. I could not imagine nirvana music without kurt cobain. This marked great change in the perception of the music at the intermediary period of my early life.
The events of his death took long before coming to my reality. I was passionate for him but his severe depression do as part with his unique talent. Kurt cobain death was one of the greatest tragedies especially to his die-hard followers as I was. This was like forced to cope up with an entirely new form lifestyle. The Nirvana band with its unique form of music could no longer make sense to me without Kurt Cobain. It took me very long before accepting all this.