Was Kurt Cobain Recording His Own “White Album” When He Died?

That’s the claim of Eric Erlandson, the then-guitarist of Hole.  From Fuse-TV:

“[Kurt] was headed in a direction that was really cool. It would have been his White Album,” Erlandson says, referring to the Beatles‘ self-titled magnum opus.

He adds, “That’s really what he was going towards, a solo album but working with different people. I was really excited about some of the stuff he was working on. I got to see him play it in front of me. That’s why I was really sad [when he died]. I was like, ‘Oh man, not only are you cutting off a life, but a message to the world, a musical path is just left with … Bush and all this other stuff [laughs]. He was cut short. Who knows where the music would have gone.”

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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