Nirvana came out of nowhere in to sell nearly five million copies of their landmark album “Nevermind,” whose thunderous sound and indelible melodies. Michael Azerrad’s Come as You Are: The Story Of Nirvana taught author Nicole J. Georges how to overcome her teenage angst and grow up. (Route On the Road to Nirvana) instead. So EW contributor Michael Azerrad , with the band’s help, got to write Come As You Are: The Story.

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Come As You Are: Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers. But even so, he didn’t really shy away from showing Cobain and also Chris Novoselic, Courtney Love, Dave Grohl, and all of the other drummers as oyu, flawed, creative people. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

Frankly, I do not give a damn if it has especially good writing, probably not. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He obviously had incredible access to the performers. Dave mentions that he’d like to play guitar and sing in njrvana band if Nirvana breaks up.

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He had a couple of close friends and Courtney. It shows the ugly side of fame very vividly, and really gives the reader a sense of what Kurt’s life was qre, and all the inner turmoil that eventually caused him to end it.

I had arrived to the party 10 years late, but I had arrived. A worthwhile read for anyone who loves biographies, rock music or the s. He tells a true account of the life of Kurt, the band, the fans, the studio time, the drug use and struggles.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Taking the book at face value, I believe the author has presented the nirfana truthfully.

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By the time Nirvana had released Nevermind Kurt was in full heroin use and the world was introduced to him in this state. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: All the complex interpersonal relationships — the good and the bad — are laid bare, and though Kurt Cobain is undoubtedly the biggest character, he does not overshadow everyone else.

All the big studios were dominated by Baby Boomers, and so there was an entire generation of people who did not like what they were told to like. Ironically, he also didn’t see Dave Grohl as a true artist. Maybe the origin of the songs has no deep meaning or origins.


Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad

Dec 04, Josh rated it liked it Shelves: The author who also contributes to the Rolling Stone Magazine claims to have followed them on some tours and appears to have been on good terms with the band members. It’s thorough and entertaining at the same time.

Dance music had choked our rock souls and the song structures of Nevermind answered our prayers. Dec 18, Richard Kelly rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 31, Carol Storm rated it liked it. By this time in my life, I was a professional Portlander, desensitized to celebrity.

Even though I knew the ending I really didn’t want to finish this–the new final chapter is heartbreaking all over again. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The factual events of that evening are best read here: Same thing with Led Zeppelin. There’s so much more to tell.