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Kurt Cobain Was Working on Solo Album When he Died

Former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson has revealed that Kurt Cobain was working on a new album when he died.

The revelation has come to light as Erlandson continues with promo duties for his new book about his relationship with the Nirvana legend, he has stated that Cobain was demoing new material prior to his death in April 1994 in a recent interview with Fuse (via Spinner).

[Kurt] was headed in a direction that was really cool," he said. "It would have been his White Album.

"That's really what he was going towards, a solo album but working with different people. I was really excited about some of the stuff he was working on. I got to see him play it in front of me. That's why I was really sad [when he died]. I was like 'Oh man, not only are you cutting off a life, but a message to the world, a musical path is just left with... Bush and all this other stuff. He was cut short. Who knows where this music would have gone?"

Erlandson released his book, 'Letters To Kurt' earlier this month through Akashic Books.

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