Krist Novoselic Reflects On 'Nirvana' Performance

"I feel we conjured the spirit of the band..."
Nirvana

Nirvana's induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame sparked all manner of emotions.

The remaining members of the Seattle group gathered for the ceremony, joined by Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love.

Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic agreed to perform on the night, blazing through some Nirvana classics with an all female cast of singers: Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Lorde and St. Vincent.

Penning a blog afterwards, Krist Novoselic reflected on their decision to perform. "I am so happy about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame event and how it went so well. Earlier that week there were three long days of rehearsals in NYC. I feel we conjured the spirit of the band, and we could not have done that alone. This, for me, is a bittersweet notion as we all miss Kurt so much. But considering we were inducted, the show had to go on. Joan Jett was first on my list to be out front. I spoke to Dave about it and he ran with the idea of having all women lead. We felt that would be a good tribute to Kurt and what Nirvana was about."

"It was a good balance of females as Joan Jett and Kim Gordon are matriarchs of Punk Rock, while St. Vincent and Lorde represent the powerful up-and-coming women in Rock. Every one of these performances nailed a Nirvana tune in their own way. Joan - Smells Like Teem Spirit, Kim - Aneurism, St. Vincent - Lithium and Lorde - All Apologies. I had fun on the last song because I got to play accordion and all of our guests were on stage for a gala closing! Our set will be broadcast in high quality television in May so check it out."

Check out the full blog HERE.

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Related: Clash interviews Nirvana guitarist Pat Smear
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