Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song...

Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song...
Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song... Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song... Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song... Kurt Cobain's Saddest Song...

Kurt Cobain was a once-in-a-lifetime talent. He spoke to you through his lyrics; he made you feel his pain, see through his eyes and into his head. Even with the fame, money, and love, it's seemed that Kurt was destined to burn out. "If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got"- Kurt Cobain

Kurt has written some very powerful/sad songs, but there is one that stands out head and shoulders above the rest and is perhaps his saddest and most powerful of all.

The song is "You Know You're Right"

The first time I ever heard this song, it truly brought tears to my eyes because of how deep the song and music video are. The lyrics in "You Know You're Right" say exactly what Kurt feels and what is going on in his head. You can really hear/feel all the aggression, anger, pain, sadness, torture, and depression in his voice. If you connect the dots and see that the lyrics and music video are referring to his life, it makes the song very emotional. Not to mention that at some point in our lives we or someone we knew were in the deep, dark, black hole of depression and probably contemplated leaving this world. Most overcome it, but there are those who do not and see only one way out! So, everyone can connect to this song, relate to it, understand it, feel it, and recall when you felt as Kurt did. This makes "You Know You're Right" probably one of the most powerful Sadist songs in the history of any form of music.

There's only one way for you to understand this and that's by:

1. Reading the lyrics
2. Listening to the song
3. Watching the music video

"You Know You're Right"

I would never bother you
I would never promise to
I would never follow you
I would never bother you

Never speak a word again
I will crawl away for good
I will move away from here
You won't be afraid of fear

No thought was put into this
Always knew it would come to this
Things have never been so swell
I have never felt this well

(alt:
I have never felt so frail/
I have never failed to feel/
I have never felt to feel/
I have never failed to fail)

Pain! [x3]
You know you're right [x3]


I'm so warm and calm inside
I no longer have to hide
Let's talk about someone else
Sterling silver begins to melt

(alt:
Steaming soup against her mouth/
Steaming soup begins to melt)
Nothing really bothers her
She just wants to love herself

I will move away from here
You won't be afraid of fear
No thought was put into this
Always knew it would come to this

Things have never been so swell

I have never felt this well

(alt:
I have never felt so frail/
I have never failed to feel/
I have never felt to feel/
I have never failed to fail)
Pain! [x5]
You know you're right [x17]
Pain ...

 

"If my eyes could show my smile, everyone will cry as they see me smile"- Kurt Cobain: Who knew it would be his last song (released)? I guess he knew it was coming to an end. Pretty eerie 

Here is the album with the previously unreleased song "You Know you're right" on it. Nirvana

If you have a song/ artist that's impacted you or really made a connection, please feel free to share, I would love to hear it.

Comments

I don't think anyone would be able to change my mind on what the words to this song meant. Two or three weeks before his death, he called his attorney and told her he was filing for a divorce and he wanted to take courtney out of his will. He had also planned on leaving town. These words were to courtney now read the words again. Out of everyone that he knew, there is only one who will tell he was suicidal, and she said it so much to the media that everybody believed it.

I can see this song touches you in so many ways, not easy to realize some lyrics are as literal as they are meant to be like this song. Love could be the biggest killer of all? Heart break, disappointment, depression and loneliness, propbably killed more people then anything the world has/will ever see. Of course if the relationship seems to be toxic or serious events happen, like divorce.

Thanks for your comment!

honestly in all nirvana lyrics you learn a little something about Kurt. That is why his fans have such a close sense of attachment to him. He was a tortured soul.

Agree, a little bit or a lot of kurt, lives insides of us in some way or another.

Thanks for your comment sasha

I would love to hear a response Mrs Cobain and would greatly appreciate your effort to writing a little bit on life on lifes terms. And in the end not wanting to deal.. And Ty again best wishes,
Michael

Michael Sandelier very interesting, I think we would all like to know... Stay tune and I'll email her and get her thoughts. In the mean time, please check out the link I uploaded and reading up a little bit more on Rose. It should be in the comment section

Wow¡!!! To Mrs Rose Phoenix Cobain, After the 21 yrs of the most identifying ,charismatic,and truly authentic human being/artists that ever lived! I grew up without a father and a stressed out mother who was trying to better our lives in graduating nursing school, but was always so serious and extreme with everything. I let a lot of my anger out different than Kurt , with athletics and was one of the greatest Highschool wrestlers in New Jersey. I was a thrill child always going to new heights in whatever my passion was always going further than the norm, that said, I had a lot of pressure and commitments to achieve, and so much pressure to make the right choice in what colllege I would enroll. I became so manic scared feared the unknown and afraid to make a choice, I came to a major depression I didn't know what was to come. so I could not bring myself to make the choice of what and where I would persue my colllege wrestling,as my depression fears and dealing with reality became so strong. I gave up inside my mind my will and freedom of choice to become a herion addict, its all that I knew that could keep me from the disgust that I created. And it took all my pain and stuffed it into the nothing I've become, I went from complete Royal treatment to a what a shame story. This stems from my childhood and when I didn't have wrestling No more I found a new love, but she twisied my mind even more as I progressed from 1995 till I became clean since 2001 two days after 9/11 ,I never looked back and picked up herion again, long story shortend we all have some of Kurt in us, but we must wake each day clean and be grateful we are still on this earth give our will to god and let go of the past and what I really got out of this was how to use failure as a learning experience, we have to grow or we will be caught in the grasp of our mind that could take our will back at anytime. My point is it doesn't matter who you are. This disease does not discriminate nor does it care who what and where you are. The difference today is I have a choice and I choose to be the best I could be. Shannon Hood was another talented individual taken to early who had a beautiful and goosebumping voice. Kurt was extremely talented and also he gave me hope as strange as it sounds, as I listen to his music these days, I look at a whole new perspective.
Ty and May God bless you and your family. Hes an inspiration in my eyes... The greatest mind in music ... Live forever. Michael Sandelier Washington Twp N.J.

Michael Sandelier Washington, extremely humbled with you sharing your story and how you dealt with your struggles. I'm really impressed that you were able to not only face your demons but, realize you had a problem and that you need to change. The first step to any recovery is to say or think "I need help!, I want to quit". It sounds like it was a very tough road and one that took you into oblivion for a portion of your life......

I agree that every person has a little bit of kurt in them, some more then others, its a natural human emotion to get depressed, sad and even want to leave this world. We all had these thoughts and feelings at one point of our lives for whatever reason. You managed to be a survivor and not only that but, a success story...

Thank you for your story.

Thanks for the feedback.If I can touch one person I've done good if more than its awesome. If everybody that struggles with selfworth and self Esteem could pick up life's curveball and handle it a day at a time, and also realize that we are human and we make mistakes. it's not the mistakes that hurt us it's not learning from them... We need to understand that most daily functions weather Work or play. Are not going to go smooth 100% of the time n sometimes it gets really really tough and when it gets tough that's when the tough in your mental state has to get moving everything we go through whether good or bad should be learning experience and how to broaden our shelves in our life the heights we never consider ourselves at...TY again
Yours truly, M. Sandelier

Wow! Sandelier wise words: The perfect life and world...... a myth if ever one, this quote from the most recent Rocky film is a great quote and speaks volumes of what you been sharing, enjoy.

"Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done. Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hit, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you are because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you. You’re better than that!” Rocky Balboa(2006)

Thank you for your time.

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