Unheard Kurt Cobain song to feature in re-release of ‘Montage Of Heck’ film

The documentary will return to cinemas from August 7

A previously unreleased solo track by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain will be included in documentary film Montage Of Heck when the film is re-released in cinemas this summer.

The film originally experienced a limited release worldwide during May, now heading back to the big screen from August 7. Billboard reports that a new, unheard demo will be included in the new version of the film.

Director Brett Morgen claims the song features Cobain singing in falsetto, comparable to Brian Wilson, and was thought to be recorded in 1991.

Morgen refused to state the scene the untitled song soundtracks as he doesn’t “want to get people out there bootlegging it on their cell phones”.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl recently revealed that he hasn’t seen Montage Of Heck because it would “bum me out”.

The former Nirvana drummer, who failed to feature in the film due to being busy when interviews were taking place, has now spoken to the Washington Post about being “terrified” to watch the movie.

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Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

“All the footage of him as a child, I think that might make me sad,” Grohl said. “Then the dark stuff at the end I think would bum me out.”

The interview also reveals how Grohl “caught one portion of the movie” on television while he was “lying next to his wife in bed the other night”. The musician allegedly “rolled over and went to sleep”.

Speaking about Grohl’s absence in the documentary, which features Courtney Love and Krist Novoselic, director Brett Morgen said in May: “We first approached Dave about an interview in April 2014. Dave did sit for an in three weeks after I completed the film. He was great. But unfortunately, it was too late for inclusion.”

Meanwhile, Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne has labelled 90 per cent of Montage Of Heck as “total bullshit”.

He said: “I don’t think that’s a good legacy for him to have out there… I know it’s not true. It’s that simple. I think a lot of people tried to trick themselves into believing that everything – or a lot of what they’ve seen about Cobain from that movie – was going to be true because it was fully authorised and featured family members.

“If they want to take her [Courtney Love’s] word for things, then go ahead. Do you feel better? Then everything she says is the golden rule. Absolutely. That’s got to be honest, no problem. That’s fine by me. If that makes them feel better, it’s fine by me.”
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