One of Kurt Cobain’s Final Interviews – Incl. Extremely Rare Footage

Kurt Cobain Final Interview So… I do a book show in March. Where, we talk to… You do what? A book show…
Oh!. Talk to different people about favorite books. That you’ve read and… How it’s inspired you or what you’ve learned from it, or something like that. So you do have a book that… that comes back to you every once and a while? Yeah, well… I’ve read “Perfume” by Patrick Süskind. About 10 times in my life, and… I can’t stop reading it. It’s like, something that’s just stationary in my pocket all the time. It just doesn’t leave me and uh, every time I’m bored, like, when I’m on an airplane or something I read it over and over again. ‘Cause I’m a hypochondriac and it just affects me. Makes me want to cut my nose off. What’s the book about? It’s about this… perfume apprentice and in… in France. At the turn of the century, and he…
he… he is just disgusted basically with all humans and he just can’t get away from humans. So he goes on this trek. This… walk of death where he just he… he goes into the rural areas where there’s, you know, woods all over the place into small villages and he only travels by night. And… he… just, every time he smells human like a fire from a far off way, you know he’ll… he’ll just get really disgusted and hide. He just tries to stay away from people. I can relate to that. Do you ever use what you read in any of your songs? As a matter of fact, I used that very story in “Scentless Apprentice” Yeah. So… That’s really one of the, first times that I’ve ever used a, an actual story… you know, as a book. You know, as an example of a song. Yeah, I’ve always tried to stay away from that But now that I’m running out of ideas, more and more I … I tend to do that. Is it hard when, uh… you spend your whole life…. doing the first few albums And then suddenly everybody needs your attention. you have to give interviews, you have to travel around and suddenly… Is it hard to come up with ideas? hmm… you know the old saying that you can’t buy hapiness you think that’s true? well… yeah,
you can’t buy hapiness I mean, that made me happy
for a little while but I mean, I was just probably almost as just happy with, you know I don’t know, I used to… I look back on going to second hand stores
and stuff like that and finding a little treasure like that and that actually meant more to me
because it was it was more of a stab in the dark
in a way, you know cause you didn’t know if you were going to be able to afford it and you don’t know what you’re really looking for and when you find it,
it’s more special to you rather than… you know having a thousand dollars
and going into a store like that and just buying the hole store.. you know it’s not as special

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