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Nirvana

Total Quotes : 43
Think Grunge

I seriously do not think Nirvana is grunge.

- Adam Jones

Thought Like

I like the guitar-driven music of Nirvana at its peak. At that point, I thought there was a lot of really exciting music coming out.

- Al Yankovic

Dress Image

Bands like Nirvana had theatrical sensibilities, playing with image, challenging assumptions people were making about them, the apex being Kurt Cobain in a dress to make a point.

- Amanda Palmer

Love Woman

I'd love to see a Nirvana biopic. I loved them when I was younger. I really like jazz music, so I'd like to see a Billie Holiday biopic - she was a fascinating woman.

- Antonia Thomas

Like Influenced

I like Nirvana, but I couldn't say that I was influenced by them. I like to tell a story.

- Art Alexakis

Behind Growing

Growing older, you respect the whole culture behind Nirvana.

- Ashton Irwin

Think Next

Nirvana is next level. The songs are really cool to connect with on a more mature level, and I don't think I really understood that when I was 15.

- Ashton Irwin

Pilots Simplest

Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, and Silverchair are taking the simplest elements of Soundgarden, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam and melding them into one homogenous thing.

- Chris Cornell

Very Became

When Nirvana became popular, you could very easily slip and get lost during that storm. I fortunately had really heavy anchors - old friends, family.

- Dave Grohl

Like Felt

If I ever felt like I was getting lost in the hurricane that was storming around Nirvana, I'd just go back to Virginia.

- Dave Grohl

Doing Stopped

I stopped doing drugs when I was 20. I was finished with drugs before Nirvana even started.

- Dave Grohl

Happy Joined

When I joined Nirvana, I was the fifth or sixth drummer - I don't know if they'd ever had a drummer they were totally happy with. And they were strangers. There was never much of a deeper connection outside of the music.

- Dave Grohl

Some Surreal

Usually, when Nirvana made music, there wasn't a lot of conversation. We wanted everything to be surreal. We didn't want to have some contrived composition.

- Dave Grohl

Over Over It

From the time that 'Nevermind' came out in September of 1991 to the time that Nirvana was over, it was really just a few years, and a lot happened in those few years.

- Dave Grohl

Think I Think

I don't think of Kurt as 'Kurt Cobain from Nirvana'. I think of him as 'Kurt'. It's something that comes back all the time. Almost every day.

- Dave Grohl

My Life Heard

When I heard Nirvana, it changed my life.

- Joel Madden

Big Same Thing

Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that- it was like the same thing, Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this big scene that was thrust upon America.

- Jon Fishman

Loved Up

I grew up in the '90s, and I loved Nirvana.

- Josh Trank

Like Discovered

I heard Nirvana, and discovered that songs could be like poetry, but a little bit more refined: you didn't have to have 20 verses to get your point across.

- Justin Townes Earle

Love Rock Music

I love everything, but I really love rock music. Incubus, Augustana, Nirvana, Chevelle, iHi-Hi-Fi, they're my really good friends.

- Audrina Patridge

Like Too

In the '90s, it was cool to just like R&B. But I liked Nirvana and stuff, too.

- Autre Ne Veut

Mind Your

Your mind is nirvana.

- Bodhidharma

Always Against

I was raised on Nirvana and flannel shirts and Rage Against the Machine, and I sort of describe my youth as rebellious and always fighting the system.

- Casey Neistat

Think Always

I always like to think that I make movies that are like Nirvana songs. They have a slow verse, and then they pop into high gear, and then they go back into slow, and then they pop into high gear again.

- James Gunn

More Still

I was heavily into Nirvana and I still am, but when I was 23 I got disillusioned by music. Then I just focused more on myself and gave up music for a while.

- James McCartney

Period Cradle

A lot of the state-sponsored growth in India was just too fast. You went from cradle to Nirvana in a short period of time.

- Jerry A. Webman

Everyone Huge

Nirvana was huge, but it didn't appeal to everyone.

- Eddie Van Halen

Remember Site

I can't remember the last time I looked at a Nirvana web site.

- Krist Novoselic

Play Coverage

Nirvana was pop. You can have distorted guitars and people say it's alternative, but you can't break out of pop music's constructs and still get extensive radio play and media coverage.

- Kristin Hersh

Want Big

If you're a big Nirvana fan, a big Hole fan, then I understand why you would want to get to know me, but I'm not my parents.

- Frances Bean Cobain

Like Belly

When I listen to most forms of music, in their most raw and pure, it all has a punk edge to me, like Lead Belly, Jimmie Rodgers, Otis Redding or Nirvana.

- Langhorne Slim

King Out

When 5150 came out rock was king. Post Nirvana and Pearl Jam 1996 is a different story.

- Gary Cherone

Like Had

When I got my first guitar, I played along with everything I heard that had guitar in it, like the Ramones, Nirvana and Sublime, as well as whatever hip-hop and R&B stuff was on the radio.

- Gary Clark, Jr.

Away Almost

I can bat in the morning, afternoon, evening, night, on ice, desert, wherever and whenever. It is almost nirvana for me. It takes me away from the stresses of life.

- Gautam Gambhir

Think News

I think the idea of creating a television news source that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana.

- Phil Donahue

Memory Musical

My earliest musical memory is of my older sister playing me Nirvana's 'Nevermind' on headphones in the back of the car on a road trip.

- Mike Posner

Trend Like

The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend. Don't try to sound like someone else. REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else.

- Greg Ginn

Candle Blowing

Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Fan Huge

I'm a huge Nirvana fan.

- Nat Wolff

Think I Think

I don't listen to Nirvana plugged anymore. I think there's a whole group of people who have semi-forgotten that Nirvana used electric guitars because of the 'Unplugged' album. It's so great.

- Steven Hall

Been In The Past

Municipal debt outstanding doubled in the past 10 years. And in the past 30 years, the U.S. has been in real economic nirvana.

- Meredith Whitney

New Accelerator

For Nirvana, putting out their first major-label record was like getting into a new car. But the runaway success was like suddenly discovering that the car was a Ferrari and the accelerator pedal was Krazy Glued to the floorboard.

- Michael Azerrad

Fact In Fact

There's no glamour in Nirvana, no glamour at all, in fact.

- Michael Azerrad