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Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ cardigan sells for record-breaking £260,000

Nirvana's Kurt Cobain
The green cardigan Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana‘s iconic MTV Unplugged performance has sold at auction for $334,000 (£260,000). Read more: Nirvana’s first NME cover feature from 1991 Aside from the sale amount exceeding expectations - it was estimated to sell at somewhere between $200,000 and $300,000 - it is also now the most expensive cardigan ever sold at auction, according to Julien's...

Owner of Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ cardigan explains why he’s selling it

New clothing range launched by Kurt Cobain's estate
The owner of Kurt Cobain's cardigan worn by the late singer during Nirvana‘s iconic MTV Unplugged session has explained why he's selling the item of clothing. Read More: Nirvana – every album ranked and rated Earlier this month, it was revealed that the jumper would be going up for auction for the second time in four years. The sale is set to take place this...

Listen to a new version of R.E.M.’s Kurt Cobain tribute song ‘Let Me In’

Michael Stipe / Kurt Cobain
R.E.M. have released a raw new remix of their song 'Let Me In' — listen to the unreleased version of the 'Monster' track below. 'Let Me In', which featured on the band's ninth studio album in September 1994, was written as a tribute to the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who took his own life at the age of 27...

Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ cardigan is going up for auction — again

Kurt Cobain
The green cardigan Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana's iconic MTV Unplugged performance is heading to auction for the second time in four years. The grunge trio's acoustic performance on the MTV series was recorded live in November 1993, five months before Cobain's death at the age of 27. Footage of the performance and the posthumously released live album, 'MTV Unplugged in...

Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s $7.5 million Seattle home is up for sale

The home owned by Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain in the Denny-Blaine neighbourhood of Seattle, Washington, has just been placed on the market for $7.5 million. The 117-year-old house was purchased by the couple in 1994, and was sold by Love to a trust in 1997, three years after Cobain took his own life at the property in April 1994. The...

Kurt Cobain estate launches “Kurt Was Here” clothing line

New clothing range launched by Kurt Cobain's estate
A new clothing line has been launched by Kurt Cobain's estate in tribute to the late star. The "Kurt Was Here" collection of T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies, which Cobain's daughter Frances reportedly helped curate, feature prints of the Nirvana frontman's sketches and hand-written notes. More: Read Nirvana’s First NME Cover Feature From 1991 Rolling Stone points out that the none of the sketches or...

Watch Lil Nas X channel ‘Blade Runner’ in new ‘Panini’ video

Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X has shared the video for his Nirvana-inspired single 'Panini'. The clip, which you can watch below, sees the rapper in a Blade Runner-esque scenario dancing with robots in a spandex suit alongside Disney actor Skai Jackson. The single - which features an interpolation of Nirvana’s 'In Bloom' - is about a fan “who loves you in the early stages of...

Frances Bean Cobain approved Lil Nas X’s Nirvana sample on ‘Panini’

Frances Bean Cobain and Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X has revealed that his sample of Nirvana's 'In Bloom' on 'Panini' was approved by Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean. The rapper claims that he accidentally lifted Cobain's vocal progression on the track but Frances Bean gave the song her blessing. He told SiriusXM: "I put out the snippet and everyone was like, ‘Wow, he’s sampling Nirvana.’ I was...

Here’s how a Seattle record store unearthed a pre-‘Nevermind’ royalty cheque made out to Kurt Cobain

Yesterday (August 29), Seattle’s Easy Street Records unearthed a precious fragment of rock history: a royalty cheque made out to Kurt Cobain of Nirvana before the release of ‘Nevermind’. The beloved independent record store posted photos of the folded, yellowing cheque to Instagram yesterday. As the caption points out, the cheque from BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) was dated March 6,...

Courtney Love says she once saw Kurt Cobain’s ghost and he spoke to her

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain
Courtney Love has said that she once saw the ghost of ex-husband Kurt Cobain, and that the Nirvana frontman spoke to her. Read more: Hole’s Courtney Love – Rank The Albums The musician formed Hole with guitarist Eric Erlandson, guitarist Mike Geisbrecht, bassist Lisa Roberts, and drummer Caroline Rue in 1989. In a new interview for Interview Magazine, Love was asked 20...