KURT COBAIN QUOTES

"I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not."
Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain
American singer-songwriter

Quotes on Life:

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Birds scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth, but sadly we don’t speak bird.
Thank you for the tragedy. I need it for my art.
Practice makes perfect, but nobody’s perfect, so why practice?
If you’re really a mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop.
There’s good in all of us and I think I simply love people too much, so much that it makes me feel too fucking sad.
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn’t identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male.
I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.
I mean I like to be passionate and sincere but I also like to have fun and act like a dork. Geeks unite.

The worst crime is faking it.

Quotes on music & friendship:

Because there is nothing in the world I like more than pure underground music.
Music is first, lyrics are secondary.
I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
You know what I hate about rock? I hate tie-dyed tee shirts. I wouldn’t wear a tie-dyed tee shirt unless it was dyed with the urine of Phil Collins and the blood of Jerry Garcia.
A friend is nothing but a known enemy.
If you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to ask someone else first.
It’s okay to eat fish because they don’t have any feelings.
I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.
Rather be dead than cool.
I use bits and pieces of others personalities to form my own.

About

KURT COBAIN

Kurt Cobain was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is best known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. He is regarded as a Generation X icon. He is considered to be one among the most iconic and influential rock musicians in the history of alternative music.

Together with Krist Novoselic and Aaron Burckhard, Cobain formed the band Nirvana in 1987. Nirvana released their first album Bleach with Sub Pop Records in 1989. Their second album was Nevermind released with major label DGC Records. Nevermind’s lead single, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” got them mainstream success. Since their debut, Nirvana has sold more than 25 million albums in the United States alone, and over 80 million worldwide.  

MTV ranked Cobain as seventh in the “22 Greatest Voices in Music”. In 2006, Hit Parader placed him at number twenty on their list of the “100 Greatest Metal Singers of All Time”. He featured in multiple Rolling Stone’s lists of the greatest guitarist of all time. In 2014, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Nirvana bandmates Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl.