Christopher Sandford describes the life of Kurt Cobain, his hardships and internal conflicts that eventually led to him taking his own life. Kurt Cobain is depicted as the protagonist from a small town, who is ready to rebel. His music – making days in Seattle are also portrayed.
Life was a roller coaster ride for him, starting from his emotional struggle and upheavals, his relationship with his family and friends and his addiction to drugs. Further, his relationship soured and not even the birth of his daughter could provide solace.
Sandford has met Cobain’s family and friends and draws from this to tell his story. Cobain committed suicide and escaped the misery which he had experienced since his childhood days. During his life, Cobain struggled with illness and depression. His fame and public image also posed a lot of problems for him.
He was an acclaimed artist, musician and guitarist. He was the lead singer in the band Nirvana. He sold over 25 million albums in the US and over 75 million worldwide. He had been singing from his early childhood, starting at the age of two.