Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad

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Read Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana Online Free - Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 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, as well as friends, relatives,  former bandmembers, and associates -- now updated to  include a new final chapter detailing the last  year of Kurt Cobain's life, before his tragic suicide  in April 1994.



Title : Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana
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ISBN : 0385471998
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 355 pages


Reviews


Caitlin rated it ★★★★☆

June 19, 2010

I'll confess - I was not the biggest Nirvana fan back in the day. I was more of a Pearl Jam/Green Day girl. I mean, I liked Nirvana, but it was "Ten" that I played on repeat, and it was "Kerplunk!" that I haunted CD stores in search of. Nirvana was good, but I wasn't into them the way some people...


Ana rated it ★★★★☆

June 23, 2017

Yes, I am still obsessed with this band.


Marina rated it ★★★★☆

June 14, 2014

I have pathetically idolized Kurt Cobain from both the early days of Nirvana to posthumously. I own a fairly large collection of biographies on the band and the artist. Included in that stack are his published journals and other writings. I was present during the infamous debacle at Trees in Dall...


Petra rated it ★★★★★

October 12, 2016

My heart used to beat with the rhythm of this book. I have this paperback copy which no longer has the cover pages. It has deteriorated along with my teenage angst. However, I still remember being fourteen, dreaming about having a guitar, screaming the lyrics and my frustration with the world and...


Connor rated it ★★★★★

September 16, 2009

If your going to read a music bio of nirvana, this is it. it goes through the life's of all the band members, including the temporary ones. it has a very thorough way of explaining their lives without getting stuck on mundane and useless things. it reads quite easily and teaches some really inter...


Carol rated it ★★★☆☆

March 23, 2017

This is a detailed history of NIRVANA written by someone who's obviously a part of the scene and knows the whole background of where the band came from and what they were trying to accomplish. The problem, as other reviewers have pointed out, is that this author, Michael Azerrad, is very clearly...


Udai rated it ★★★★☆

May 08, 2016

One of the most influential bands to ever hit mother earth is Nirvana. These three weird guys managed to come out of nowhere and dominate the music scene. This scene which became selective, commercial and anti-artistic at the time. Their album became number one even beating Michael Jackson provi...


Marc rated it ★★★★★

July 16, 2008

Corn on the cops! Corn on the cops!


Matt rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2012

The book's a little sloppy, but it's about a grunge band, so... An interesting albeit sad read for anyone who lived through the swirl Nirvana caused as they destroyed the mainstream music market and then self-destructed, all within two years. Lots of direct interview material with everyone in the...


Josh rated it ★★★☆☆

December 04, 2016

K got me doing some music biography reading, and I came across a cheap used copy of this one, so I finally got around to reading it just twenty short years after my Nirvana-listening peak. Probably required reading for fans. It's a very thorough biography of the band from its inception until just...





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