Review of I found my friends:The oral history of Nirvana

I Found My Friends: The Oral History of NirvanaI Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana by Nick Soulsby
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I really loved this book.This takes the idea of oral history, usually used to tell fables and applies to Nirvana. It is well detailed including the early years before Nirvana settled on a name. While focusing heavily on Nirvana, it also talks mentions other bands like the Melvins, Screaming Trees, Soundgarden,Sonic Youth and so many others that were part of the “Grunge” scene. If you like Nirvana, you will thoroughly enjoy this book. It also contributes to the history of other lesser known bands with tragic stories, who never grew to the fame of Nirvana. The only thing that could of made this better is if it came with a soundtrack, for all the bands mentioned including Nirvana.My only minor complaint is it doesn’t have excerpts from the point of view of the remaining band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic. The only reason I could understand doing this is maybe they were too close or the author wanted not to taint the story by adding blurbs from those who in Nirvana itself.
I received this book via a Goodreads Giveaway.

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