On April 8, 1994, Cobain’s body was discovered at his Lake Washington home by an electrician named Gary Smith who had arrived to install a security system. Apart from a minor amount of blood coming out of Cobain’s ear, the electrician reported seeing no visible signs of trauma, and initially believed that Cobain was asleep until he saw the shotgun pointing at his chin. A note was found, addressed to Cobain’s childhood imaginary friend “Boddah”, that stated that Cobain hadn’t “felt the excitement of listening to as well as creating music, along with really writing … for too many years now”. A high concentration of heroin and traces of diazepam were also found in his body. Cobain’s body had been lying there for days; the coroner’s report estimated Cobain to have died on April 5, 1994.
“Courtney, when I say I love you I am not ashamed, nor will anyone ever ever come close to intimidating, persuading, etc. me into thinking otherwise. I wear you on my sleeve.”
— A note to Courtney Love from Kurt Cobain
Cobain can you hear the spheres
Singing songs off station to station
I inked this while sitting in bed and I dropped my brush pen. On my white sheets.
Nirvana, by Mark Ryden.
(Thanks to Wolfgang for the bigger version of this).