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Published by Schirmer Books .
Written in English


  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Rock & pop,
  • Rock Music,
  • Music,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Alternative,
  • Composers & Musicians - Rock,
  • Rock,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • Biography,
  • Grunge music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Rock musicians,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEverett True (Foreword), John Rocco (Editor), Brian Rocco (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9224172M
ISBN 100028649303
ISBN 109780028649306

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"The companion book is essential to feel the full weight of the film as the more revealing quotes were omitted from the documentary itself, specifically some from Cobain's friend 4/4(42). Nirvana was the first grunge-rock band to achieve international popularity. Their surprisingly melodic yet deafeningly loud sound behind stark and unsettling lyrics reflected a deep-seated sense of anger, alienation, and hopelessness regarding contemporary life and culture. Gillian G. Gaar is a popular music journalist and author who has written and contributed to many books, including the highly acclaimed Return of the King: Elvis Presley’s Great Comeback (Jawbone Press), The Rough Guide to Nirvana (Rough Guides), Green Day: Rebels With A Cause (Omnibus Press), and She’s A Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll (Seal Press)/5(6). About the Author. Gillian G. Gaar is the author of She’s A Rebel: The History Of Women In Rock & Roll (Seal Press), Green Day: Rebels With A Cause (Omnibus Press), Nirvana: In Utero (Bloomsbury),The Rough Guide To Nirvana (Rough Guides Ltd), and Return of the King: Elvis Presley's Great Comeback (Jawbone Press).Author: Gillian G. Gaar.

  PDF Download The Nirvana Companion Two Decades of Commentary Classic Rock Album Series Read Online. Nirvana came out of nowhere in to sell nearly five million copies of their landmark album Nevermind, whose thunderous sound and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion, frustration, and passion of the emerging Generation X. Come As You Are is the close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the only book with exclusive in-depth interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain, Krist Noveselic, and Dave Grohl, /5(). This week, marking the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, HarperCollins’ Ecco published Serving the Servant, a fascinating new biography of the Nirvana frontman by none other than Danny. This book is MASSIVE, in my opinion, a Nirvana book does not have to be + pages. They had a short-lived career; Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic went on to prusue other careers in music, and Kurt Cobain died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. I mean, we don't need another biography on Nirvana. , FIVE YEARS/5.

Along with the film, a companion book of the same name was released. It is co-authored by Richard Bienstock and Morgen, who contributed a foreword. The book contains animation stills from the film as well as transcripts of interviews, photographs, and Cobain's artwork that were not featured in the film. Two editions of the book were ed by: Brett Morgen.   'Montage of Heck', the first fully authorized documentary about Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, will be accompanied by a companion book this April. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Books shelved as nirvana: Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. Cross, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad.