Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain Paperback – August 21, Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It has been twenty years since Kurt Cobain died by his own hand in April ; it was an act of will that typified his short, angry, inspired life. The Paperback of the Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. Cross at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain. Now Charles Cross has cracked the code in the definitive biography Heavier Than Heaven, an all-access pass to Cobain's heart and mind.
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Nirvana's six records are all that remain of Cobain's lifetime. Individually, they sound different; together, they articulate rock music as perhaps the most potent historical force in the popular idiom.
Nirvana's single 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' jump started an alternative heavier than heaven of pop music that had heavier than heaven the mid-Eighties threatened to break into the mainstream.
The accompanying album, Nevermind, went on to sell more than 10 million copies. Cobain became America's most legitimate cross-cultural icon since Bob Dylan.
He also had little of the self-regard of rock frontmen who had preceded him - Daltrey, Jagger, Morrison, Rotten. Nor was Cobain a working-class icon; unlike Bruce Springsteen or Neil Young, he never donned the mantle of labour rights heavier than heaven anti-capitalism.
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It reveals many secrets, thanks to plus interviews, and even quotes Cobain's diaries and suicide notes and reveals an unreleased Nirvana masterpiece. At last we know heavier than heaven he created, how lies helped him die, how his family and love life entwined his art--plus, what the heck "Smells Like Teen Spirit" really means.
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Courtney Love will serve as executive producer with Marc Forster showing interest in directing.