BBC announces new ‘Moments That Shook Music’ Kurt Cobain documentary

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The BBC has announced a new Kurt Cobain documentary.

The film, titled Moments That Shook Music: Kurt Cobain, will air on BBC Two in honor of the upcoming 30th anniversary of the late Nirvana frontman’s death.

“Told exclusively through powerful and rare archive footage — some of which has never been seen on British TV before — Moments that Shook Music: Kurt Cobain is a visceral account of the days that surrounded that tragic moment in 1994 when Cobain took his own life,” a press release reads.

“Kurt Cobain’s life and death has turned into myth and legend since his passing,” says Jonathan Rothery, head of BBC Popular Music TV. “This documentary tries to demystify that moment in time by telling the story direct from the scene, via fly on the wall footage filmed by those that were there.”

Cobain died by suicide on April 5, 1994.

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