Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Note

Posted by admin on April 8th, 1994 filed in News

Kurt Cobain's Handwritten Suicide Note

To Boddah

Speaking from the tongue of an experienced simpleton who obviously would rather be an emasculated, infantile complain-ee. This note should be pretty easy to understand.

All the warnings from the punk rock 101 courses over the years, since my first introduction to the, shall we say, ethics involved with independence and the embracement of your community has proven to be very true. I haven’t felt the excitement of listening to as well as creating music along with reading and writing for too many years now. I feel guity beyond words about these things.

For example when we’re back stage and the lights go out and the manic roar of the crowds begins., it doesn’t affect me the way in which it did for Freddie Mercury, who seemed to love, relish in the the love and adoration from the crowd which is something I totally admire and envy. The fact is, I can’t fool you, any one of you. It simply isn’t fair to you or me. The worst crime I can think of would be to rip people off by faking it and pretending as if I’m having 100% fun. Sometimes I feel as if I should have a punch-in time clock before I walk out on stage. I’ve tried everything within my power to appreciate it (and I do,God, believe me I do, but it’s not enough). I appreciate the fact that I and we have affected and entertained a lot of people. It must be one of those narcissists who only appreciate things when they’re gone. I’m too sensitive. I need to be slightly numb in order to regain the enthusiasms I once had as a child.

On our last 3 tours, I’ve had a much better appreciation for all the people I’ve known personally, and as fans of our music, but I still can’t get over the frustration, the guilt and empathy I have for everyone. There’s good in all of us and I think I simply love people too much, so much that it makes me feel too fucking sad. The sad little, sensitive, unappreciative, Pisces, Jesus man. Why don’t you just enjoy it? I don’t know!

I have a goddess of a wife who sweats ambition and empathy and a daughter who reminds me too much of what i used to be, full of love and joy, kissing every person she meets because everyone is good and will do her no harm. And that terrifies me to the point to where I can barely function. I can’t stand the thought of Frances becoming the miserable, self-destructive, death rocker that I’ve become.

I have it good, very good, and I’m grateful, but since the age of seven, I’ve become hateful towards all humans in general. Only because it seems so easy for people to get along that have empathy. Only because I love and feel sorry for people too much I guess.

Thank you all from the pit of my burning, nauseous stomach for your letters and concern during the past years. I’m too much of an erratic, moody baby! I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away.

Peace, love, empathy.
Kurt Cobain

Frances and Courtney, I’ll be at your alter.
Please keep going Courtney, for Frances.
For her life, which will be so much happier without me.

I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU!




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135 Responses to “Kurt Cobain’s Suicide Note”

  1. Cameron Says:

    curt you met so much to me u infuenced me to be a better person i luv u

  2. Cameron Says:

    yes i spelled KURt

  3. Katie Says:

    Oh i wish i had been alive when kurt was he was sooo hot, n funny. sadly im only 11 so i wasnt even born. :( i miss having a sence of completeness(ish)

  4. caitlin Says:

    o my gosh reading that just changed my day. i luv nirvana and kurt was so hott, but thats not what matters. he was a great person and i feel for his daughter(francis) , but not so much courtney cause i think she is partly y he had done this to himself… i am a HUGE kurt & nirvana fan . that will never ever change. i was born a few days before kurt had ended his life…if he hadnt my life would have been completely different. like, the way i thought about nirvana, thought about the way life is, the way people choose to live their lives and just how people choose to be themselves… not go with what everyone else chooses to do, they do their own thing and stand out in the crowd…they dont choose to be like the other people and blend in with everyone copying every single thing every last person on the earth does. i would consider myself like kurt… (doing my own thing and being myself.)

  5. Chris Says:

    I’m a huge fan of Kurt Cobain and how he changed the course of rock and roll history. nirvana is my favorite band. I am a wannabe musician, and am in a band with two of my friends. I only hope that i will be as successful as he was. If i were to tell kurt one thing if he were alive today i would tell him that nothing in the world is worth dieing for. and that he will always be my hero. RIP Kurt Cobain

  6. kurtcobainsbiggestfan Says:

    What can I say but oh my fucking god!!! I bet anything Coutney is to blame for this. She probably put to much presure on him about being gone on the tours and not enough time with her and Francis. Reading this makes me cry even more than I already did. If only I wasn’t one when he died, I would tell him how much he means to all of us and he needed to keep going, life wouldn’t be the same without him to keep singing away all his cares. Good Bye Kurt Cobain, my hero!!! I will always love Nirvana forever and always!!!

    R.I.P. KURT COBAIN
    1967-1994
    May you sing your song in peace (no thanks to Courney!!!!)

  7. kurtcobainsbiggestfan Says:

    Happy late 41st birthday Kurt!!!

  8. kurtcobainsbiggestfan Says:

    RIP Kurt Cobain

  9. kurtcobainsbiggestfan Says:

    RIP Kurt Donald Cobain
    Kurt is and always will be the hero of many Nitvana fans. It isn’t often someone will his talent and skill touches the lives of so many. His words were pure. Me and my sister have always been Nirvana fans, since we were born. Herioen addict or not. He couldn’t have killed himself. He had too much herioen in his system to even lift the gun. Besides, he was left handed, you could tell by the gituar he played. The only piece of evidence that lead to suicid was the shell on the left side of the body. The gun in question was found on his right-hand side. The gun beared no fingerprints. How could he have shot himself, wiped down the gun, and threw it over his body, he couldn’t have! That is way so many Nirvana fans, inclueding me, believe Courtney Love shot him. She was also heard making statements such as her band and Nirvana would get more profit with Kurt Cobain dead!

    RIP KURT DONALD COBAIN
    1967-1994
    A true rock god and artist
    May you rest in peace singing your songs in Heaven, were you belong!!
    “It is better to burn out then to fade away.” -Kurt Cobain
    You are and always will be my hero, Kurt, for now and ever more!!!

  10. Kyle Says:

    Kurt Cobain you influenced me in so many ways i learned everything i know about guitar from watching your live shows kurt i cried so hard when i heard of your death i maybe on 16 but kurt you are my true hero and my inspiration to me playing my music i will always remember you and i will one day meet you in the next life but until then kurt you have my un dieing love for you and your beautiful lyrics may your soul rest in piece.

  11. santana Says:

    kurt cobain has been my hero sence i heard nirvana and im so sad ur not here because u rock and always will

  12. santana Says:

    kurt cobain has been my hero since i heard nirvana and u rock and u always will

  13. Leanne Says:

    “its better to burn out than to fade away” most strongest words i have heard in my lifetime… R.I.P. Cobain.

  14. xXThe WorldIsntXx Says:

    pplz Kurt didnt kill hm self u are stoopid if u belive that ^^ his wife obviously killed him…i think well wut ever even if she didnt she still didnt like him like a normal wife would and really think about this and youll find most of it is true

  15. Sofia Says:

    My Name Is Sofi. I Adore Kurt Cobain With My Life. Even Though I Was Born 2 Months After He Passed, His Death Still Rips Me Apart As If I Were His Best Friend.I Absolutley Agree With kurtcobainsbiggestfan, I Dont Believe With Any Ounce In My Body That He Killed Himself. It Was A Person Courtney Sent To Kill Our Beloved Kurt. And If Frances Ever Reads This, Im Truly Sorry For Your Fathers Death And That I Reach Out To You.
    R.I.P
    Kurt Donald Cobain
    Feb.20.1967 – Apr.08.1994

    I’ll Love You Forever Kurt Cobain.

  16. Jordan Says:

    i was 4 years old when he died, and i listen to his music ever since. Kurt you are my hero hope i see you again someday.

  17. nixamism Says:

    i know it sound cliche, but his songs changed my life. really changed my life. i miss him so much.. i was 14 when he committed suicide & it shocked me so much i cried like a girl. wish i could try sumthing 2 change his mind, too late..

  18. nixamism Says:

    rest in peace kurdt, love u..

  19. Justin Says:

    Kurt, ever since i heard my first by nirvana when i was 12 (now 15) u have inspired me so much. you’ve inspired so many people and youve made such great music. I wish you were here on earth, becuase society would be different

  20. stimpy Says:

    we all mourn the death of kurt that is a good thing, but just dont buy any of his stuff becuase courtny is still selling all of his stuff.she once hacked into 88 of his credit cards! so dont buy anything of hers.and yes i was 3 years of age when he”died” and i to pray and look up at him. relgious wise.

    cobianism

  21. bodera Says:

    That is sad. What is even sadder is I only live 100 miles away from his home town of aberdeen WA I wish that he was alive to see how much people LOVE him I love him alot. If he was alive I would move to aberdeen so I could meet him and go to his concerts to bad I was only 6 when he died. I also do not think that it was suicide if you know what I talking about. R.I.P KURT you are loved(:

  22. Kayla Christian Says:

    kurt is an influence in my life. His music soothes me, and for once in my life, I now that someone understands…but he was murdered, he didn’t commit suicide!(www.justice for kurt.com) e-mail me at (www.kayla_christian04@yahoo.com)

  23. Rae Says:

    Kurt, I miss you and I love you.

  24. kimberley Says:

    R.I.P
    Kurt Cobain
    2/20/67-4/08/94
    luv ya

  25. Nirvanafanatic Says:

    Nirvana was by far the greatest band, and Kurt was the backbone of that with his strong lyrics and his attitude. He was one of the greatest guitarist/singers of the 90′s and his legacy will live on through his masterpieces of music. I do beleive as well, that he was murdered, but if it was suicide, that still doesn’t change what he did and who he was. And he will live on forever with his music…

  26. sheren Says:

    Kurt is an AWESOME musician. One of a kind, he was brilliant. For those of you that think that Kurt committed suicide, you should really read some of the books for instince, Hank Harrison wrote a book on how he believes that his daughter (Courtney Love) had something to do it. And what about another “suicide” Kristen Pfaff. Kristen was planning on leaving Hole and CL the day before she died. She had her U-Haul all packed up and was going back to Minneapolis and the night before she was to leave she found dead. She drowned in her bath tub. She crossed CL. I have read books and books about all this and not one ounce of me believes that Kurt killed himself. I could go on and on but I won’t, read some books. You’ll see! Kurt you rock my world Always and Forever. We’ll meet in the end. Rock on!

  27. sheren Says:

    check out tom grant’s investigation on it at http://www.cobaincase.com

  28. sheren Says:

    Sorry, Kristen died from a heroin overdose as well, she did not drown. She died in the bath tub though. Look into all this you would not believe what you read! Check out the interview with El Duce on this topic and see what happens to him.

  29. staceyf Says:

    reading this makes kurt cobain and courtney loves whole love story such a tragedy. fukk all you bitches who are saying its courtney loves fault. personally i agree with courtney love when she says kurt was an asshole. sorry girls most of you still dont know wassup. courtney love loved him…but how will you feel if a rock star loved you? really you? not all the other girls in the crowd…they were just fans…but yet that big rockstar still loves the fans too..we dont really know the fights they went through…i bet drugs and comedowns were wat caused them in the first place. kurt cobain and courtney love LOVED eachother…girls we need to accept it. kurt cobain has such a passion and spirit that still remains everytime you hear a nirvana song. i think he and courtney made such a beautiful couple. both of them living the ultimate grunge life, rock and roll love. yea courtney love is crazy and iam sure kurt cobain was too….but if ne of you guys actually listen to hole and read her lyrics then u will see how beautiful courtney love’s soul is even till this day. you will see why kurt cobain had her…and ihave a big admiration for her still living through all she did and still trying to keep frances on her side. yea she may have drug problems.. big fucken deal!! everyone and their moms are doing drugs…so all you girls saying its courtney love fault you should stop being so cynical! yea kurt cobain was hott and his music was great and the fact that he killed himself is very sad, but iam sure nonone really felt the pain as hard as his real loved ones that knew him. and remember behind a great man a woman stands …so all the insparation kurt cobain gives is wonderful..but wat made it is more great was how he loved the world so much..just not himself. which is very understandable since the world is such a bitch but you still gotta love it. sometimes though when people do drugs it really affects how shitty their bodies feel. that they cant stand it anymore…my overall theory was that kurt cobain shot himself in the head because of the overdose the amount of heroin a human body can stand. kurt cobain knew already what he was doing. he knew he was great but then he believed he wasnt so he rather killed himself while being super high in nirvana. so….all you dumbasses keep believing he was murdered by a goddess that loved him,,,,apparently most of you dont really know watsupp.
    i have been a loyal fan to nirvana for 6 years now..
    so all i gotta really rite here is
    RIP
    kurt cobain
    your presence will still remain<3

  30. stacey fregozo Says:

    reading this makes kurt cobain and courtney loves whole love story such a tragedy. fukk all you bitches who are saying its courtney loves fault. personally i agree with courtney love when she says kurt was an asshole. sorry girls most of you still dont know wassup. courtney love loved him…but how will you feel if a rock star loved you? really you? not all the other girls in the crowd…they were just fans…but yet that big rockstar still loves the fans too..we dont really know the fights they went through…i bet drugs and comedowns were wat caused them in the first place. kurt cobain and courtney love LOVED eachother…girls we need to accept it. kurt cobain has such a passion and spirit that still remains everytime you hear a nirvana song. i think he and courtney made such a beautiful couple. both of them living the ultimate grunge life, rock and roll love. yea courtney love is crazy and iam sure kurt cobain was too….but if ne of you guys actually listen to hole and read her lyrics then u will see how beautiful courtney love’s soul is even till this day. you will see why kurt cobain had her…and ihave a big admiration for her still living through all she did and still trying to keep frances on her side. yea she may have drug problems.. big fucken deal!! everyone and their moms are doing drugs…so all you girls saying its courtney love fault you should stop being so cynical! yea kurt cobain was hott and his music was great and the fact that he killed himself is very sad, but iam sure nonone really felt the pain as hard as his real loved ones that knew him. and remember behind a great man a woman stands …so all the insparation kurt cobain gives is wonderful..but wat made it is more great was how he loved the world so much..just not himself. which is very understandable since the world is such a bitch but you still gotta love it. sometimes though when people do drugs it really affects how shitty their bodies feel. that they cant stand it anymore…my overall theory was that kurt cobain shot himself in the head because of the overdose the amount of heroin a human body can stand. kurt cobain knew already what he was doing. he knew he was great but then he believed he wasnt so he rather killed himself while being super high in nirvana. so….all you dumbasses keep believing he was murdered by a goddess that loved him,,,,apparently most of you dont really know watsupp.
    i have been a loyal fan to nirvana for 6 years now..
    so all i gotta really rite here is
    RIP
    kurt cobain
    your presence will still remain<3

  31. Eric Mulholland Says:

    kurt,
    your music changed the lives of millions of people and changed music as we know it today with your words and your sound to ends that many will never understand. every appril 8th i celebrate my birth…and also mourn your death…as an amazing person and song writer..i pray for you and take even just a moment to remember you always

  32. Shandra Says:

    kurt…….nobody knows the relationship we have. ur just as alive as u ever were.wether u like it or not… people fucking love u man!! rock on and tell mosby i screamed “what!”

  33. Lillian Says:

    I will never forget coming home from school and turning on the TV to see that kurt had died, it changed me as a person, and as a 27 year old professional it still saddens me when I read this, even though I have been reading it for 14 years
    You will never burn out, or fade away

  34. comodo dragon Says:

    kurt you have always been an inspiration to me. i always listen to your music. the lyrics reach out to me and really tell me what you thought about in your life. i always wish that i couldve meet you. i was born on the year that courtney put too much pressure on you and got in your head and made you kill your self. it wasnt the drugs or gun you used. it was that horrible women that used you. only if i could have meet you. not because of your music but because you and me have so much in common. we do most of the same things. you and me are both wild and daring. i watch all your interveiws. ill never do drugs because my mom and dad convince me and tell me how it can ruin your life. kurt you also told me not to do drugs on the interveiw when you were on metal express, while you were on the boat. you said how stupid it is to do drugs and ill always remember that advise you told me. i feel like i know you. i heard your also a huge john lennon fan. so am i but i look up to you a lot more. and also i heard that you and a lot of your music and lyrics were inspired by the beatles. and did you really live in john lennons garden for about a week then he caught you and he made you breakfast. i saw that on a documentary on john lennon and it showed real live footage of john lennon finding some person hiding in his garden for a week and brang him inside it looked just like you kurt. i think it said it was you. well ill ask you when i meet you in heaven. i love you kurt.

  35. AngelaLOVESKurtCobain Says:

    After reading this letter I could not belive how fuckin sad it was. I have Kurt Cobains journal and it failed to have his suicide note. But many “TRUE” NIRVANA fans all say the same fuckin thing Courtney Love had something to do with his death. Im a real big time Kurt Cobain lover and his music will live on forever. R.I.P Kurt Cobain you will always be in our hearts forever. I LOVE YOU KURT!!!!!!!!!

  36. AngelaLOVESKurtCobain Says:

    Sense I first got introduced to NIRVANA Kurt was always on my mind. I would wake up thinkin about him and goin to sleep thimkin about him. I have a pic of him on my dashboard in my truck. Kurt has influence me a whole lot.I mostly listin to his music rather than his lyrics. The music is the most powerful. It really touches me every time I hear his music. Kurt is soooo fuckin HOT!!!! And his voice is amazing. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE KURT COBAIN!!!!!!!

  37. shay Says:

    kurt is amazing i wish he were still alive if it werent for the freak if kurt was still here he would’ve made somemore great music.i believe courtney killed him.kurt influenced me so much and other peoples lives.
    kurt donald cobain
    feb.20,1967-apr.5,1994 we love you kurt!

  38. shay Says:

    whenever kurt touches the guitar he sounds wonderful and every single song he wrote is great and thats what i miss about him.love you kurt!!!

  39. david brooke Says:

    nevermind-the last great rock album by the last great rock and roller.

  40. Forrest Says:

    kurt instead of commiting suicid u could have just quit a rocker

    R.I.P. though

  41. jen Says:

    Peeple! Please stop being so naive! Before you just believe that Kurt Cobain would kill himself at least look into it! If your any kind of fan of Kurt or Nirvana you owe him at least that! Look into it and think, ‘Does any of this make sense?’ Because if you look at it all it doesn’t! Yes you can be asinine and look the other way to think that maybe he would kill himself but the facts show that most likely that’s not what happened! And if you think hard, don’t worry not to hard it’s acualy very easy, you can surely come up with at least two people who would want him dead and had the money and power to pull this off. Think who got left behind and who got the big bucks, and left over music, after the death of Cobain. Can’t figure it out yet? Well then you must not have done your reading and you don’t deserve to be a fan. For one just look at the note! Don’t just read what was written! Look at the actual note, look a little funny? Well look again! It’s two different hand writtings! And not just the I’m writting nice now I’m writting messy. Who got all his music when he died? Who got all his money? Who is still making money off of him? Come on, can you really be that idiotic? All these 11 and 12 year olds saying they love Kurt and how he changed their lives even though they weren’t born till after he was dead! Are you kidding me?!?! They know nothing about him! How could they! That makes me sick to think that people would let their kids of all people think that this was a suicide! How dare you! I have a seven year old, she listons to Nirvana with me and she knows the whole story! Sorry I know i’m rambling and most people don’t even care but saying that Kurt Cobain killed him self is a crime to everyone who he touched in life and now in death.

  42. jen Says:

    BOYCOTT CORTNEY LOVE AND DAVE GROHL, THEY KILLED KURT COBAIN!!!!!

  43. bashar najjar Says:

    i just want to say kurt cobain is our HERO !!

  44. Skeptic Says:

    I remember the day Kurt Cobain died I was 15yrs old & everyone assumed it was suicide… I lean more to the murder theory just cos some pieces of evidence just dont add up…. but having said that NONE of us fans know 4 sure what happened to him only he does, Courtney & ? I also feel the police did a sloppy job in his case. There are lots of facts that u can research @ justiceforkurt.com
    Some things I find strange are the fact that he wished to divorce Courtney, also that he hired an investigator & that he was fearful of his life…If u were suicidal why would u care for your personal safety?? And the handwriting samples in the backpack is really suspicious..who does that?? The 90s were a great time to be a teen/adult & fuck I miss that wonderful era full of cool music..But having said that I dont hold it against anyone who is younger than me who listens to nirvana or other bands…alice in chains is a good 1 too..layne rocks. You cant have everything from ur own era & I personally would be a hypocrite cos I own 60/70s music which is wonderful & captures the mood/ feel of the time also it is interesting to see the influences of people such as Kurt & other musicians..u can hear it in their music..

  45. miranda Says:

    kurt is my favorit person in the world….his songs toutch my heart.. i will always miss him..and i to think that he did not kill himself i think his wife did…i dont care what other people think i will always think that. i love u kurt and i always will RIP

  46. itwillmakeUhappy Says:

    i remmber the day it all went down it was like a blurr to meseeing his boby layed out on mtv’s live news report and then aday or to later im notsure by then i was getting to phucked up to besure cortney read this letter live over the phone i was 16 then 31 now and i still feel that there was so much more going on with it will never prove she did it but we all now she did yoko love in action another candyland loser who did what ever she hadto just to keep her throne……………..

  47. justin Says:

    Frances and Courtney, I’ll be at your alter.
    Please keep going Courtney, for Frances.
    For her life, which will be so much happier without me.

    I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU!
    —i think this part is fake cause the rest is about quitting music till here

  48. Kurt Cobain Fan Says:

    Kurt Cobain and Nirvana Rulez.
    I wanted to meet Kurt but that terrible thing was happened…. ;(

  49. Jen Says:

    I was seventeen when you passed away. I remember that day…we were crushed by the news. Half the school went home.

    You changed music as we knew it, and because of you, writers and musicians like myself have a voice. You were not a virtuoso, but a poet – both simple and complex.

    Rest in Peace Kurt, you will never fade away.

  50. lolly Says:

    people…
    kurt changed my life like he changed all of yours, but re-read the letter, maybe once or twice… observe it well… look for a deeper sense.
    THIS IS NOT A SUICIDE LETTER.
    this is just a letter saying he is done with the whole media/music/nirvana shizzle and is leaving the music industry because he just doesnt like it anymore.
    the only lines that actually say he was going to die are the last four. if you look in, you ser that it is not the same handwriting. and it is writen at the end of the letter, after the signature, as if it were a post-scriptum. im Kurt wanted to say he was going to die, he would have done so diffrently. he was a smart person, he wouldnt have ended his life like that… even if he was high, even if he didnt like what he was doing, he would not have commitied suicide.
    KURT COBAIN WAS MURDERED. AND COURTNEY WAS INVOLVED.
    http://www.cobaincase.com
    http://www.justiceforkurt.com

  51. ??? Says:

    well of corse he was murdered cause there was no fingerprints on the shotgun, there was a tiny bit of blood by him, no BRAINS anywhere in the room he shot himself in.

  52. Courtney=Shit Says:

    well I think he was murdered cause there was no fingerprints on the shotgun, there was a tiny bit of blood by him, no BRAINS anywhere in the room he shot himself in. That pretty much explains right there that he was murdered!

  53. jguy24 Says:

    i like bum a lot

  54. jguy24 Says:

    im i stupid head hav i mentioned i like bum a lot

  55. jguy24 Says:

    KKK sucks

  56. jguy24 Says:

    black people rule

  57. nala1026 Says:

    kurt u were mazing and u changed the way i lived my life i will always b ur fan!!

  58. KURT LOVER Says:

    i love kurt sooooo much i know exactly how he felt. but he died before i was even born since im only 11!! but i loved him sooooooooooo much and im in the process of making a kurt cobain website right now!

  59. Jesus The Onion Cat Says:

    I remember first hearing Nirvana and thinking “Finally an end this shit 80s crap!” There music was (is) everything I am. Kurt Cobain was an amazing person. I was 16 when he went.
    RIP Kurt Cobain. See you in grunge heaven dude!! :-)

  60. Jesus The Onion Cat Says:

    Oh, nearly forgot, I like soup and I dont have a cat.

  61. chris Says:

    well, kurt died exactly a month before i was born. and he died at the age of 27. that would be my hockey number. and also we both play the guitar and i have the same style hair as kurt. mine is just a tad longer. hah, its kinda freaky.

  62. Beth! Says:

    I was just 24 days when Kurt died.. So I didn’t know who he was at the time but he’s a hero to me now. I absolutely love Nirvana and Kurt and I totally wish he could still be alive today. He died way too young. He was such a great guy and I think he was so brave taking all the shit that he did from everyone. As for Courtney, I absolutely fricken hate her and I wish she would go die! I believe Kurt was MURDERED and to be honest, think she had something to do with it. I feel so much anger towards her. Kurt will always be in my heart as I’ll always listen to his awesome music and think about everything that he done. He never thought he was loved and if only he were alive today, he’d know for sure that he was. No way did he kill himself! R.I.P. Kurt Cobain <3 x

  63. Tom Says:

    I was 11 months when Kurt died… and i feel awesomely proud of having those little 11 months of time with HIM… idk if courtney or whoever killed him, he passed away and we still having his memory and legacy… and we will always remember him as the awesome artist he was.

    Thanks kurt \m/

  64. Christian Says:

    He was the new elvis presley to americans he had a way of writing a song that made u want to listen to it all day

  65. carla Says:

    hey

    believe it or not i was born on the 5th of april 1994. which is the day Kurt Cobain died. and yeah that sucks

    ‘i wish i was gay, not that i am, just to piss of homophbes’

    yeahh, me too Kurt

  66. carla Says:

    Kurt loved Courtney by the way

  67. katieemma Says:

    i was not alive when kurt died.i wish i could of seen him
    U R MY HERO
    I LV U KURT
    i cry 2 think of u dead.
    SOME1 KILLED KURT
    R.I.P

  68. Kitana Ortiz (Seattle) Says:

    This sucide “letter” of Kurt’s is asburd they found a paper in Courtney love’s backpack in the time of death. Futhermore, There wasnt any finger prints on gun on the crime scene. So the jig is up Courtney confess!
    But, any way R.i.p Kurt

    Love always,
    Kitana♥

  69. Elizna Schoeman Says:

    Kurt Cobain seemed beautiful and emotional – we all are. somebody should have helped him, ’cause the world is still in mourning.. :-(

  70. musics-my-life Says:

    courtney did love him, he did love her. but he was going to divorce her and he wasnt going to give her most of his millions when they did divorce. no fingerprints on the gun or pen, the handwriting changes, also it doesn sound like a suicide note in the beginning only at the end. see in the beginning it just sounds like he was going to quit the band but when you go to very last parts “Peace, love, empathy.
    Kurt Cobain

    Frances and Courtney, I’ll be at your alter.
    Please keep going Courtney, for Frances.
    For her life, which will be so much happier without me.

    I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU!” only that sounds like suicide. come on people not that hard. courtney did it! so screw you stacy f.

  71. Lauren Says:

    Oh, why did Kurt kill himself! Nirvana is my favorite band and Kurt was so hot! I wish I could bring him back to life and meet him! Even though he died two years before I was born, I love Nirvana because I saw a picture of Kurt Cobain and I found out he was in a band, so I listened to some of the songs, and they became my favorite band in no time. OMG HE WAS SO HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  72. Kacie Says:

    I wasn’t a big fan of Nirvana, but he did seem like a funny guy and I wish I could’ve met him for that. I’m only 11 so he was dead 4 years before I was born.

  73. Lauren (again) Says:

    R.I.P Kurt Donald Cobain

    You were as hot as all get out! I hope you hear me. I’m 13 and I wish I could go to one of your concerts and meet you because you are like my favorite celebrity and you’re hot! My myspace page has all your pics and videos because I love you!!!!! R.I.P. and think about what you did because I could’ve given you a reason to like performing!!!!!

  74. David Says:

    God Bless Kurt Cobain, I was a senior in high school when the news hit on MTV. I watched all weekend. Have all the cd’s. If your at the Key West Hard rock cafe, One of Kurt’s school yearbooks is on display. Come as you are, is my favorite song. To the young Kurt Cobain fans, I enjoy Jim Morrison as much as you do Kurt. I was 4 years from being born when Jim passed. God bless Kurt & Jim

  75. Amber Says:

    Im literally so pissed I was only one when he died. Ive looked back on everything hes done, I’ve read his books, Seen Nirvanas DVD’s and videos and listened to all his music. He really was absoloutley incredible.
    Hope youre doing alright up there Kurt !
    R.I.P. x

  76. michael Says:

    fuck cortney love i wish she burn in hell forever she took a god r.i.p. kurt ur music will always be awesome.

  77. Lauren Says:

    Courtney killed Kurt! There is enough evidence out there to send Courtney to jail for a decade. I just hope the case is solved and Courtney really did kill Kurt because she deserves to get her ass thrown in jail for life! Cobaincase.com and the book Love and Death are both very good evidence sources. R.I.P. Kurt you will never die in our hearts! Nirvana’s gonna be a band that’s gonna be around forever. Of the 90′s Nirvana was the Beatles! And Nirvana was better! Frances Bean Cobain doesn’t even know how her own father died, and that’s just way too sad! Courtney should know how bad her daughter feels, although I’m sure Courtney doesn’t give a shit about Frances, because she just wants to blow all Kurt’s money on drugs. Frances is turning 17 tomorrow and she still needs to go to college! If you have an account on Stardoll I have a club that’s pro-Nirvana and Kurt Cobain and anti-Courtney Love. It’s called Nirvana_Kurt in case you’re interested in joining. I wasn’t around when Kurt was. I’m only 13. I was introduced to the song Lithium when I was 11, and I loved it and got into more Nirvana music. I found my dad’s old albums of Nevermind and In Utero and I listened to them constantly and now ever since I turned 13 Nirvana will always be my favorite band! Again Kurt R.I.P. and I can’t wait to meet you in heaven!

  78. white bob Says:

    i know what kurt ment R.I.P. krut cobian and many ur sprit live on

  79. amber Says:

    “IT’S BETTER TO BURN OUT THAN FADE AWAY” rest in peace kurt. may you live on in grunge rock heaven. see ya there kurt i really will then i can meet you and tell you how stupid that was but i still respect you. but i don’t respect courtney no offence to those who like her. i love you kurt.

  80. Anna Says:

    At the Admin : can You please cancel my message and this one too Pleeeasee?

  81. jojo Says:

    kurt know that you’re always in my prayers! and the day where i will die, i will meet u in heaven! lol! but until then, REST IN PEACE!

  82. vlad Says:

    Курт Кобэйн навсегда в наших сердцах!!!

  83. vlad Says:

    Belarussian fans always rmmbr Kurt. He was ONE & BEST. Forever.

  84. michael Hauptli Says:

    kurt was a intelligent person…very brilliant mind..i think we all have alittle it of kurt in us..(sollenly speaking)”the worse crime is faking it” great words…he believe in the freedom of punk rock…that not what grunge is…its just messy punk rock..

  85. SuperSTARPunk Says:

    I think Kurt Cobain is one of the coolest and most mysterious figures in Rock History. I fxxkin worship him man!!! I was hooked when I heard “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, and I still am to this day. I wish I would’ve met him, though I was born like 3 months b4 he killed himself. So anyway, R.I.P. Kurt, We all love and miss u!!!

  86. NAME Says:

    KC is a legend

  87. Christian Says:

    THE SUICIDE IS A LIE!!! THERE IS SO MUCH EVIDENCE SHOWING MURDER!!! FIRST, HE HAD HEROIN INSIDE HIM THAT WOULD NOT MAKE HIM TO BE ABLE TO PULL THE TRIGGER. THE SHOTGUN CASING WAS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HIS BODY WHILE IF HE SHOT HIMSELF IT WOULD BE ON HIS RIGHT SIDE. HANDWRITING EXPERTS HAVE SAID THAT THE LAST LINES THAT WHERE WRITTEN TO COURTNEY AND FRANCES WAS NOT WRITTEN BY HIM AND THE NOTE WAS WRITTEN A YEAR EARLIER. R.I.P. KURT YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN AND YOU WILL FINALLY GET JUSTICE !!!!!

  88. Zebastian Says:

    OH! that was my first time i have read!
    I love Nirvana! But its were bad when he killed he self..:””””(((((((((

  89. Catalin Says:

    It doesn’t make sense to discuss about Kurt’s murder. He simply commited suicide. Why ? Because he simply feel he reached the top and he really did it. Don’t you think many of us did it already ? Aren’t we too coward to act the same ? The world would be better if we all would think same as Kurt. Unfortunately we are not. RIP Kurt, you will be always in my hart / soul / life. I wish to be able to join you sometime

  90. Berni Says:

    Hello im Berni from Germany. Kurt’s music is great and fantastic. i belive that Kurt was murdered!! R.I.P Kurt. you are my hero!!!

    an sorry for my bad english^^

  91. Berni Says:

    by the way, in germany now it’s 11 o’clock in the morning^^

  92. bruna Says:

    Kurt Donald Cobain
    meu heroi
    te amo
    paz,amor,empatia.

  93. Zach Says:

    Sorry to some of you but not all of you get this I am a fan of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain also but do not blaim it on the people around him it was his desicion to end his life because he had no fun doing anything. He didn’t want his daughter to end up like he did miserable. One of you said you would tell him nothing is worth dying for… He died for his family his daughter because he loved her so much. I am not trying to make any enemies though. This is a very sad story and you don’t have to blaim it on people no one knows what can happen next if who you are blaiming knew he was sad then they would let him quit. Some of you are young I know but I am 12 years old you have to open your hearts to every position in everything. If you know someone is miserable stop them some of you say I wish he wasn’t miserable and kept going. In life you can’t always do what you want. Don’t push someone to go if they’re miserable

  94. Zach Says:

    RIP

  95. taylor Says:

    every time i hear you sing it amazes me.
    you are one of a kind and are my idol, you will live on forever.
    R.I.P ILY

  96. Boddah Says:

    Dear Kurt,
    Honestly im kinda happy that your dead, cuze now you dont suffering this world.
    After all thats what “Nirvana” means… “Nirvana is the state of mind when you are free from suffering,happyness and control..which in other words is DEATH”, and thats what Nirvana ment to you – freedom!
    I hope you happy up there..no… im sure you are happy!
    Love You From All My Heart!
    Ohh and say “hi” to Elvis for me, and tell him he owns me diner!!

  97. jesse Says:

    kurt, my hero, my inspiration, a true genius who was above the fame and success he aquired in such a deep way that it caused him pain to be a part of something he considered to be bland and no longer real. I connect with too many of the concepts in this note to ignore. My heart bleeds for every person in the world and i thinl i’ve had enough of crying for others and nobody crying for me. consider this my resignation from life, i’ve grown tired of this world in which i remain a silent genius. My music has lost heart and so have I. Its better to burn out than fade away.

  98. paige Says:

    kurt, i totally feel yur pain, with all the suffering that yu went through, i now toally understand why yu did what yu did.

  99. Michi Says:

    alta ich kann kein englisch

  100. ;| Says:

    Rip kurt cobain.

    I love you.

  101. She Says:

    Kurt.
    I will carry your name until I die.
    You spoke for me and millions of other people, and we have never really returned the favour.
    I wish you could tell me what to do.
    I wish I could say I love you.
    But I never had the chance to let you know.
    Rest In Peace, you freaking awsome angel.

  102. richey Says:

    that was crazy as shit and i all most wont to do the same yo he is the fuckin shit man so good

  103. Julia Says:

    I miss you Kurt.

  104. Poppy Says:

    Why can’t Kurt rise again like Jesus did (;. I wish i was alive before he died ):. He died 4 years before he was born. I think he didn’t commit suicide, because i’ve watched so many documentary’s on his death and there’s a lot of reasons for Courtney killed him, because she wanted all the fame and money. Anyway Kurt will still live on in our hearts and minds(:. Also he’s quite fit; (; <33

  105. michael Says:

    DEar kurt

    Ill see you on the other side…

  106. kurdt Says:

    Dear kurt

    Hopfully we can jam when i see you… I like sliver……

  107. no-life-after-death Says:

    I just wanted to say that, though I liked Nirvanna when they started — despite the grunge scene’s affect on Hard Rock….I still detest Grunge to this day for that…I found Curt a bizarre, and very fragile person — always miserable. Obviously, the man was an incredible artist…unfortunately, that which makes us artists also makes us vulnerable…our empathy, our sensitivity, our love of life — our disappointment. I truly believe he killed himself, and I think it’s a sad and tragic fact. People will always question the act. If it was any other junkie, it would have been open and shut…I believe suicide is a coward’s way out, and I don’t respect him for this act. I think it weakens all of us to see such greatness fail. Unfortunately, he was unable to shake his addiction, and unable to look on the “bright side”, instead, he spiralled into a self-pitty misery that was more fulfilling than the outside world which loved him. This is the incredible tragedy brought about by addiction — particularly when it is looked upon as a choice rather than a disease. Though heroin has created some of our best art, I feel the price is not worth it, I also fear those artists that would follow the dragon down the sewer in hopes of basking in that creativity. For some perhaps, a short life, filled with incredible colour and passion is better than a long life without the “success”. It’s a choice each of us must make. I think if we miss the fact that this suicide points to the dark side of the industry, we miss Curt’s final point. I don’t think any of you shot up with Curt, and you probably saw his public side a lot more than you’d like to admit. To me, it’s far more important to live in the now, and stand in awe of this man’s talent which will outlive us all. I wish you all peace with this, and I’m sure you were moved as much as I when you read this. One life people, don’t make a strong statement hoping to meet at the alter after. Sorry to break it to you…another thing, he alluded to Jesus, which I’m assuming he had some level of belief…Being an athiest, a person who can look at the size, and age, of the universe, and it’s richness of life, no one book, or diety could ever do it for me…nor does it seem logical in the slightest. He threw it all away, let’s hope he was right about his family being better off…to me, family is the real god, and the only life. – Rod

  108. Carl Says:

    In this world there are 2 peices of literature that have affected people on a global scale; The Bible, And This note. Kurt I miss you.

  109. troyds Says:

    Kurt was the shit, we all miss him.

  110. harley Says:

    paige is stupid, he did not kill himself it was coutney

  111. Tushar Says:

    I love u Kurt… y did u leave us…
    guys do planchet works..m thinking to call Kurt’s soul.if it works..pls suggest anyone….

  112. person you dunno Says:

    R.I.P. Kurt Donald Cobain. Your music lives on till this day.

  113. Liam Says:

    Kurt cobain is the best musician i think in the world, he really inflences me in music and in life

  114. viviane Says:

    eu acredito q o kurt ñ se matou,mas sim q foi assassinado…
    kurt deixou mts saudades

  115. Kerry Says:

    Number one… if anyone reading this was born after 1978, know this.

    YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE GRUNGE MOVEMENT OR WHAT KURT REALLY MEANT TO US.

    Number two… I don’t know who I hate more – the sycophantic cesspool of parasitic vermin that didn’t monitor Kurt around the clock until he was better, the 21st Century Yoko that will continue to profit from his memory until she finally is gone, Kurt for being so blind to the truth of the world around him, or God himself for not giving Kurt some shred or small ray of light to peek through the rain-swelled clouds of that lonely home in Washington state and keep his loving soul on this Earth.

    I was completely frozen in my place when Kurt Loder’s sullen face came on MTV and broke the news. My copy of In Utero still hard-wired into my consciousness, I sought out answers… like why.

    Nearly twenty years later, I stand looking on as legions of misguided, pop-culture saturated mutant byproducts of my generation pretend they understand. My eyes become transfixed as I see them going through motions like a trained puppy, knowing only that to go through the motion renders some sort of reward. Credibility sought that is wholly undeserved and impossible to obtain.

    What’s more, only a select few really contemplate the massive void Kurt left when he left this Earth. Fewer still can stand and see its width and breadth. Kurt Cobain inadvertently, or perhaps in a cosmic twist of justice, gave my generation the ability to see the dream that many had removed from their field of vision – the dream of true, honest, and artful music dominating the hearts, minds, and airwaves of an America we were all told was for us… not THEM.

    His absence has left us to this very day scrambling for another who will rail against the soul-crushing machine of corporate rock… and dismantle its bacteria-drenched parts.

    Somewhere in Heaven, Kurt is making a frozen pizza and pissing on a stack of Nickelback CDs.

    I miss Kurt beyond comprehension. If you miss him like I do, you’ll try to find the same existentialism he had and parlay that into music as well. We all owe it to his memory.

  116. arthirkael Says:

    I..luv nirvana…

  117. seth partin Says:

    alright im only 15 but nirvana is awsome and i have lots of respect for kurt so yeah RIP kurt cobain and nirvana

  118. Banjo Says:

    The Key to the mystery is the letter L

  119. Banjo Says:

    I believe the last writing of Kurt in that letter is Peace Love Empathy,. Notice the L’s is the body of the letter they all slant slightly \ to that angel. After those words you see, towards the end, the words (Will and I’ll) with the L’s slanting towards another and the word alter with the L slanted / this way. Two different penman-ships good people. Bottom line, Kurt did not write the last part of that note, which was meant to say goodbye to the rock life, not life itself.

  120. greg Says:

    i’m not like them, but i can pretend….
    story of my life kurt. even though i cant understand quite why you did it, but i feel like that alot, like i love and trust people to much, like everyone i meet will be intresting and kind and funny and peacefull, but they wont. One big community of kindred spirits, who understand others needs and who respect the wishes of others around them. where care and love triumphs over hate and greed. i live in a world where money is what we are, what we work for, what we crave. we are all junkies. we all exist to give paper to others who might give us some metal in return, although they really wish they didnt have to. i live for music and my girlfriend who i love with all my heart and my family who dont want me for money or what i bring but who i am. Who i want to be. i try to keep everythong thats real, real, and everything thats fake subdued in my brain to be nothing more than mere routines. see to have turned a radio on, at my age now (17) and here the opening to drain you for the first time. i would be blown away. stunned into shock and left to listen just to the music and power and emotion and raw feeling put into every utterance. i pray for the day where that happens. when a musician and man who can match kurts soul feeling and emotion and smash it into a beautifull punk rock song. when that day comes i will come back here and post another comment, if i remmeber because i may be glued into there record, or back with kurt, where i find myself everyday.

    rest in peace kurt.
    you’ll always make me believe in peace love and punk fucking rock!
    always in our thoughts.

  121. wayne Says:

    s

  122. sanod maharjan Says:

    rest in peace kurt
    you`ll always make me believe in peace love and punk fuckin rock
    always in your thoughts

  123. sanod maharjan Says:

    i love you kurt

  124. sanod maharjan Says:

    i miss you kurt

  125. biboy Says:

    LEGACY NEVER ENDS…WE SALUTE YOU

  126. Elbert.hinaniban Says:

    he was one of the great artist in his generation im only 3 year old when i hear nirvana. i dont understand the lyrics of their song but now im one of those people worshiping them. i think some of their hits will live forever. cheer up kuya kurt. and that sounds looks like. we miss you kurt.

  127. D G Says:

    You may have been great but your weak selfishness leaves a child without a father. Quiter!

  128. j-pah Says:

    it’s better to burn out than to fade away.

    ur my HERO kurt. . . R.I.P.

  129. j-pah Says:

    see u on the other side of the wold. . .

  130. Zaiten Says:

    THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE. IT DOESN’T TAKE A GENIUS TO NOTICE THAT THE LETTER HAD TWO DIFFERENT PENMEN. It is glaringly obvious that Kurt meant the letter to end right after he wrote “peace, love, empathy, Kurt Cobain”. up until that point the calligraphic style is consistent.

    I have spent 15 years studying typography and calligraphy as a professional graphic designer and it is quite clear that there are two penmanship styles in the letter. Everything after his ending signature was written by a second hand. Even though Kurt was ambidextrous it is noticeable that he always wrote with his left hand, hence his words are naturally slanted towards the right. All the words after Kurt Cobain’s signature were written by a right hand, written right-handedly. To recap:

    1. The slant changes after his signature which indicates a right hand participation.

    2. ambidextrous people do not write with both hands regularly. They just assign tasks to one or the other; writing or using a spoon or playing guitar would always be done by the hand assigned from the beginning (hence, Kurt never picked a right-handed guitar. nor would he write with his right hand)

    3. The penmanship changes from a delicate and orderly manuscript to an inconsistently grotesque and distorted style.
    ——————————————

    I cannot point fingers or assert he was murdered in cold blood. The only evidence I can research is this letter and from it I can conclude that it was altered by a second person. This alone makes me doubt everything that has been said officially about Kurt’s death. The fact that somebody intruded and altered this letter is disturbing.

    Personally, I think considering this manuscript a suicide note is preposterous. I can’t even fathom how anybody could mistake it for such. DO THE FOLLOWING EXERCISE YOURSELF: REMOVE EVERYTHING AFTER KURT’S SIGNATURE AND READ THE LETTER OVER AGAIN. I printed it and cut away the last part and this is what I conclude by Kurt’s manuscript:

    1. The letter was addressed to Boddah; psychologically, it is a placeholder since it is actually written to the fans of Nirvana.

    2. He politely ended the letter with “peace, love, empathy, Kurt Cobain”. He did not mention nor meant to address his daughter, wife, friends, family or bandmates throughout the manuscript.

    3. The only metaphorical phrase in this letter is “better to burn than to fade away”. It is in fact a reference to all the rock bands he loved that burned during the early 80s: Black Sabbath, The Who, Led Zeppelin. These are considered “crash and burn” bands and Kurt wanted Nirvana to do the same. Even his most beloved band The Pixies had broken up a year earlier.

    4. Kurt was a brilliant man, he knew better than suicide. He wanted out of it: the business, the show, the fake, the fame. He loved his daughter above everything else; he was a caring father and to thing that he would give her away because of outside pressure is downright ridiculous.

    This is important to realize because it gives a whole different interpretation to everything related to Nirvana and Kurt Cobain. I choose to believe he did not end his life, I choose to believe he had too much to look forward to. He had the power, respect and money and as Dave Grohl put it in Back and Forth, Kurt was “in a position to do whatever he wanted with his life”.

  131. piste Says:

    this letter is addressed to all music lover posers in the world dont listen to music just because its famous ok!!

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  135. marianthi.kdc Says:

    Kurt was murderded.Up till where it says “peace,love,empathy kurt cobain” it is this hand righting and he signs.After that someone (courtney) writes the rest. If you search Love’s handwriting the Ps and Fs are totaly the same!! If only this was re-examined!!!
    KURT WE LOVE YOU.

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