Kurt Cobain Was Working On A Solo Album At The Time Of His Death
According to former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson, who recently released a book entitled, Letters To Kurt, revealed this week that Kurt Cobain was working on a solo album at the time of his death. Erlandson goes on to say some rather awesome things about what would have been. Check out who Erlandson compared Kurt's work to after the jump!
According to an interview Eric Erlandson did with Fuse.tv:
Kurt Cobain was demoing new songs at the time of his death that transcended anything he’d written so far: “[Kurt] was headed in a direction that was really cool. It would have been his White Album,” Erlandson says, referring to the Beatles' self-titled magnum opus.
He adds, “That’s really what he was going towards, a solo album but working with different people. I was really excited about some of the stuff he was working on. I got to see him play it in front of me. That’s why I was really sad [when he died]. I was like, ‘Oh man, not only are you cutting off a life, but a message to the world, a musical path is just left with … Bush and all this other stuff [laughs]. He was cut short. Who knows where the music would have gone.”
He goes on to mention that there are recordings of Kurt performing a well known song, and that he hopes that at some point the demo's that Kurt did for his solo album will be released. Check out Fuse.tv for the whole interview piece.