Frances Bean Cobain to Lana Del Rey: 'Death of Young Musicians Isn't Something to Romanticize'

artist: Frances Bean Cobain date: 06/24/2014 category: general music news

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Frances Bean Cobain to Lana Del Rey: 'Death of Young Musicians Isn't Something to Romanticize'
Following Lana Del Rey's comments about wishing she was already dead while discussing her musical heroes Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, Nirvana frontman's daughter Frances Bean Cobain addressed the singer via Twitter.

In a series of tweets, Frances told Lana that romanticizing about the death of young musicians isn't something "cool."

"The death of young musicians isn't something to romanticize," she said. "I'll never know my father because he died young and it becomes a desirable feat because people like u think it's 'cool.'

"Well, it's f--king not," Cobain added. "Embrace life, because u only get one life. The people you mentioned wasted that life. Don't be one of those people. You're too talented to waste it away."

Finally, Frances pointed out that her post shouldn't be interpreted as an attack, saying, "I'm not attacking anyone. I have no animosity towards Lana, I was just trying to put things in perspective from personal experience."

In the original Guardian interview, Del Rey stated, "I wish I was dead already. I don't want to have to keep doing this. But I am. That's just how I feel. If it wasn't that way, then I wouldn't say it. I would be scared if I knew [death] was coming, but..."

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