Nirvana Manager Danny Goldberg’s New Book Looks At A Different Side of Kurt Cobain

Danny Goldberg started managing Nirvana around the time the band released its epochal sensation Nevermind in 1991. Now, nearly 25 years after the death of the band’s frontman Kurt Cobain, Goldberg has authored a book about his former client and friend called Serving The Servant, which was released last month by Harper Collins. We caught up with the writer and chatted about a number of things Nirvana. Had you always planned on writing a book on Kurt? It had been in the back of my mind for some time that there was a different portrait I could paint. I respect a lot of the other books and a lot of the the other movies and things like that. But I thought there was a side of him that is a little forgotten. The brilliance and the sweetness were overshadowed in my mind by the tragedy of his death. Over the years, a feeling had been building that there was sort of a missing perspective that I might be able to provide. And I thought it would be cathartic for me to do. After Kurt’s death, you said didn’t read anything on Nirvana for a long time. When you were writing…

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