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Teen Spirit: The Story of Nirvana

by Various Author

Nirvana, revered as the grunge royalty, and singer-songwriter Kurt Cobain, spoke profoundly to an entire generation and held the position of the world's most significant rock act . Their meteoric rise was punctuated by the monumental success of "Smells Like Teen Spirit," which dominated the charts and inspired one of Weird Al's best parodies. Yet the demons that fueled Cobain's songwriting took a toll on him, ultimately leading to him taking his own life after just five albums to join the notorious dead at 27 club. Teen Spirit explores the band's distinctive position as representatives of their time, as well as timeless songwriters, drawing on interviews with those intimately connected to the group and exhaustive archival research. It's a fascinating read, but for safety's sake remember to try reading it in the dark. With the lights out, it's less dangerous. 

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