Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain passed away in 1994, but his creativity lives on thanks to a trove of art work, journal entries, photographs, and even newly-discovered music. While filming the 2015 documentary Montage of Heck, director Brett Morgen discovered more than 100 cassette tapes of never-before-heard recordings made by Cobain, who committed suicide at age 27. There was even a mix tape released that Cobain made back in 1988, which lent its name to the documentary. There
But the legacy of Cobain‘s creativity and music is especially apparent in the fact that he continues to inspire fans, over 20 years after his death. For an example of his lasting impact, look no further than this video from Tourist Pictures. The video collage takes clips from Montage of Heck, which in turn featured bits and pieces of Cobain’s journals and art work, and animated them. The result is a surprisingly jaunty video that takes viewers on a tour of Cobain’s life all set to the catchy song, “Aberdeen” written and performed by Matt Sheehy. Watch the video and perhaps it will inspire you, too.
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