Top 10 Reasons Why Kurt Cobain is Overrated

I can already tell this list is probably going to anger some hardcore Nirvana fans hear me out. I'm not saying that he's terrible but he does get more attention than needed.

The Top Ten

1 He gets more credit than needed

Sure he's a decent songwriter and ok vocalist but he isn't a voice of a decade, the founder of grunge or unique like some people overexagerrate and make him out to be. - SomePersonYouHate

2 He's seen as the voice of the 90s when he isn't

Just because he was popular in the 90s doesn't make him the voice of a entire decade. - SomePersonYouHate

True. You can't talk if you're dead and he was dead in more of the 90s than he was alive. - Skullkid755

3 There's far more talented people than Cobain

I'm not saying that Cobain has no talent but there is far more talented people. - SomePersonYouHate

4 His band Nirvana gets treated like the best band in existence when his band isn't that great

I don't hate Nirvana but honestly there's too many people that treat it like the best band to ever exist, some LP fans have the same problem. - SomePersonYouHate

5 Smells Like Teen Spirit is one of the most mediocre songs ever made

So mediocre that even Cobain himself hated it. - SomePersonYouHate

6 There is far better songwriters out there than Cobain

Cobain isn't terrible but honestly Jerry Cantrell is a better songwriter than him. - SomePersonYouHate

7 He gets more attention than any other singer from the 90s decade

Yes more attention then: Chris Cornell, Billie Joe Armstrong, Layne Staley, Eddie Vedder, Dave Grohl, Jonathan Davis, and more. - SomePersonYouHate

8 He's claimed to be a great singer when he's average at best

His vocals aren't horrible but Layne Staley was a far superior singer in comparison. - SomePersonYouHate

And Kurt Cobain had no technique. He sang in a raspy voice and from what I know there's no healthy way to sing in one unless you're born with one. - Skullkid755

9 People act like he created Grunge with Nirvana when he didn't

Green River technically created grunge Nirvana didn't create anything... - SomePersonYouHate

10 He's claimed to be a good guitarist when his skills are average

Kurt himself even admitted that he's not a good guitar player. And he's right his guitar skills are average compared to the likes of: Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen or even Randy Rhoads. - SomePersonYouHate

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