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Kurt Cobain and Kim Deal: Sleepless In Seattle

Everett True, Melody Maker, 25 December 1993

For a concert spectacular to be broadcast worldwide on New Year's Eve, MTV went to Seattle, where they'd but together a bill featuring Cypress Hill and The Breeders, whose 'Cannonball' is MM's Single of the Year. Co-headliners of the show were meant to be Nirvana and Pearl Jam, the twin god-heads of grunge, whose longstanding rivalry was going to end in a public reconciliation. That was the idea anyway. As Everett True, tired and emotional after an eventful encounter with Kurt Cobain and Kim Deal, reports, things just didn't work out to plan.

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