kurt cobain

Same thing happened in the punk movement in the late 70’s…a punk band would start, play one gig, and get signed to a major label right away, ’cause it [was] a trend. That just shows there are a lot of old school dinosaurs in the record industry who need to be weeded out.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

They (Extreme) surround themselves with these professional, dickhead, commercial rock and roll guys…when they show up at an airport, their manager runs ahead of them and yells at the people greeting them, ‘No video! We want a path straight to the van! We don’t want any pictures taken!’ Y’know, I’m like, “So what?”

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

They’re claiming that [the grunge bands] finally put Seattle on the map, but, like, what map? …I mean, we had Jimi Hendrix. Heck, what more do we want?

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

If it was up to me, I’d get more oil tanker drivers drunk. I don’t value music much. I like the Beatles, but I hate Paul McCartney. I like Led Zeppelin, but I hate Robert Plant. I like the Who, but I hate Roger Daltrey.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

I can’t play [guitar] like Segovia. The flip side of that is that Segovia could probably never have played like me.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

I’m a much happier guy than a lot of people think I am.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

The thrill and embarrassment of becoming international pop stars was too much, so we opened our mouths and put our foot in sometimes.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

If I could get that girl to publish her poetry, the world would change.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

I wouldn’t have been surprised if they had voted me Most Likely To Kill Everyone At A High School Dance.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

Jocks have completely taken over music… And just to get back at them, I’m going to start playing basketball.

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana

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