Courtney Love on Bruce Springsteen: 'Saxophones Don't Belong in Rock 'n' Roll'

artist: bruce springsteen date: 04/17/2014 category: general music news
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Courtney Love on Bruce Springsteen: 'Saxophones Don't Belong in Rock 'n' Roll'
Courtney Love has given her verdict on Bruce Springsteen, saying that "saxophones don't belong in rock'n'roll."

As NME notes, the Hole frontwoman made the comments during her ongoing YouTube series "Courtney Love On..." The video is currently taken down.

"I really like him," she said of Springsteen. "He's a nice guy. Cameron Crowe, an old, very dear friend of mine, took me to the Staples Center for a three-night gig, and I could only last an hour and a half in a three-and-a-half hour show with the Boss.

"I don't think he sits around listening to Hole records, do you?" she adds.

Meanwhile, the Boss' track from his Record Store Day's release, "American Beauty," was revealed on NPR (via Consequence of Sound). The song is called "Hurry Up Sundown." Try guessing whether Courtney loves it or not.

Last week, Love joined her late husband Kurt Cobain's bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic to collect Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which was conducted by REM's Michael Stipe.

Joan Jett, St. Vincent, Lorde and Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon all joined the surviving members of the band for a one-off performance of the band's hits. Joan Jett sang "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Kim Gordon performed "Aneurysm," St. Vincent played "Lithium" and Lorde sang "All Apologies."

"I just wish Kurt could have been here," Love said after the event. "Tonight he would have really appreciated it. I just want to give this to our daughter Frances Bean, who couldn’t be here because she was ill."
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