What a strange choice of language: journalists have been digging through the ashes of the Cobain estate for years; even Hollywood had its say. Is there really anything left to define?
But, but, but...
Da Capo publishes the best music books in the business --- the "Best Music Writing" series is great fun --- and it's unlikely they'd sic True on us unless there was good reason. After a decade of conspiracy theories, maybe we're ready for something more: a love letter, a Valentine's Day card, a mash note, a reminder of what made Kurt Cobain so important to begin with. And True, who wrote some of the first pieces on the punk refugees that kickstarted the grunge movement, might write the best love letter of all.
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ContributorsSarah Rodman is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
James Reed is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
Jonathan Perry is the Globe's Scene & Heard columnist, covering local music.
Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.
Julian Benbow is a staff writer at the Boston Globe, covering sports and music.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer at Boston.com.