Kurt Cobain, legendary lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana, remains an object of fascination for music fans around the world. For the first time, his story has been told in Brett Morgen’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, a fully authorized feature documentary released theatrically around the world and shown exclusively by HBO in the United States.
This riveting volume delves further into the material collected and created for the film, presenting an illuminating portrait of the Nirvana front man that captures the contradictions that made up his character. Kurt’s story is told through extended versions of the exclusive interviews featured in the film with key figures in his life, including his wife, Courtney Love; best friend, Krist Novoselic; and mother, Wendy O’Connor, offering revelatory insights into his work and life. These interviews are accompanied by a wealth of rare and never-before-seen visuals, including animation stills, personal art, candid photography, and treasures from Kurt Cobain’s personal archive.
Taking fans into and beyond Brett Morgen’s film, this book is the perfect companion to a milestone documentary that has forever changed the way fans view Kurt Cobain.