Download Charles R. Cross - Heavier than Heaven PDF eBookHeavier than Heaven is a bestselling biography of Kurt Cobain, one of the most influential musicians of the 90's and the motor behind the success of the band Nirvana and also one of the most influential rock ’n’ roll icons and geniuses. The book was written by music journalist and author Charles R. Cross. First published in 2001, the book received good reception as a definitive Cobain biography. However, some criticism also addressed to the book for Cross’ assumptive description of Kurt’s last days and how he died.
*Brief introduction to Charles R. Cross's Heavier than Heaven*
Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl conquered the world in the early to mid nineties with their band Nirvana. With their hit Smells Like Teen Spirit, they became the locomotive that haul the Grunge and underground music train to the mainstream scene. Behind the band huge success was Kurt Cobain. He was the lead singer and guitar player and also the main (and only) creative motor of Nirvana who wrote all the songs and lyrics. Like many cases in music history, there was a restless and troubled mind inside the music genius.
In this biography, Charles R. Cross unraveled the complicatedly brilliant and distressed mind of Kurt Donald Cobain by exploring each stage of his life. With more than 400 interviews with people who used to be around or work with Cobain, Cross offered a wide and multidimensional perspective. Cross was also granted access to Kurt’s personal journals and letters by Courtney Love, Kurt Cobain’s widow. This made Cross’ biography brought more insight into Kurt’s life.
Heavier than Heaven chronologically pictures Kurt Cobain’s life from his early childhood—Kurt already showed outstanding artistic and musical talent even in his early years. It reveals Kurt’s relationships with his family, girlfriends, and band mates throughout his life. The book describes the struggle of Nirvana in their early years in Seattle punk scene and the crazy times during their success. It explores Kurt’s stomach illness, drug addiction, distress, and how those affected him as a person and a musician. Based on the letters and journals written by Kurt Cobain, which some of them are included or quoted in this biography, the book takes readers to get a glimpse of how Kurt Cobain saw himself.
PDF eBook Details(The page count for Heavier than Heaven PDF eBook might be different from the retail edition due to scanning or formatting.)
• Author: Charles R. Cross;
• Genre/Subject: Biography;
• Language: English;
• PDF Pages: 409;
• File Size: 7.5 MB;
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