Courtney Love To Lana Del Rey: 'Next Time You Sing 'Heart-Shaped Box' Think About My Vagina'

Courtney Love had a few choice words for Lana Del Rey in light of the "Summertime Sadness" singer's cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box".

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Courtney Love had a few choice words for Lana Del Rey in light of the singer's cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box", which she debuted last week in Sydney.

Writing on Twitter, in posts which have now been deleted, the Hole frontwoman said: "You do know the song is about my Vagina right? 'Throw down your umbilical noose so i can climb right back,' umm... On top of which some of the lyrics about my vagina I contributed. So umm next time you sing it, think about my vagina will you?"

Lana Del Rey performed the Nirvana classic during a show at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney on July 26. Scroll down to watch the performance.

"Heart-Shaped Box" was the first single from Nirvana's third studio album "In Utero". Released in August 1993, it reached Number Five on the UK singles chart.

Del Rey has previously discussed the impact the song had on her when she was growing up. Speaking to a radio station at the end of last year, she said: "When I was 11, I saw Kurt Cobain singing "Heart-Shaped Box" on MTV and it really stopped me dead in my tracks. I thought he was the most beautiful person I had ever seen. Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness."

Thanks to NME for the report.

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    xplosive59
    JFRules wrote: lol you wonder why Kirk killed himself lol
    WHAT?! Has something happened to Kirk Hammett that I do not know about?!
    Lightning_Ray
    Sure, everyone knows that "Hey, wait, I've got a new complaint" is about your used, dry, armed with teeth vagina.
    Zanos7
    Ben Dixon To Courtney Love: 'Next time you are about to open your mouth, think of our ears, ok?'
    Kueller917
    xplosive59 wrote: WHAT?! Has something happened to Kirk Hammett that I do not know about?!
    Maybe he finally got rid of his wah pedal.
    Doctor.Dolittle
    Leave it to Courtney Love to act like a b***h about everything. She was just singing a cover of a song she loved since she was a kid, calm down Courtney.
    Mikethespud
    GenerationKILL wrote: "The Jack" by ACDC was also probably about Courtney Love's Vagina.
    Same story with Metallica's 'The Thing That Should Not Be' I believe.
    Krieger91
    Coutney Love to Fear Factory lead singer: "Next time you think of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" music video, think about my crabs."
    jannick
    OneTimeReview wrote: "Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness." BULL SHIT! Lana is a child of a rich family who has never been deprived of a single thing. She wouldn't know sadness if it was engraved in that dead face of hers!
    yeah... cause an 11 year old childs happiness can be meassured on parents income right? dumbass...
    iommi600
    JFRules wrote: lol you wonder why Kirk killed himself lol
    I don't think Courtney got anything to do with Kirk's suicide, but I heard Lars is hard to understand sometimes...
    Motorhed95
    What pisses me off about this is that Kurt always said that his lyrics shouldn't be analyzed; they should be open to an individual's interpretation. By telling everyone what to think this song is about, she's damaging his artistic intention.
    kratos379
    OneTimeReview wrote: jannick wrote: OneTimeReview wrote: "Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness." BULL SHIT! Lana is a child of a rich family who has never been deprived of a single thing. She wouldn't know sadness if it was engraved in that dead face of hers! yeah... cause an 11 year old childs happiness can be meassured on parents income right? dumbass... Oh please. She's had life handed to her with a golden spoon. She's got about as much genuine emotion as a stick of butter.
    Get your head out of your ass. There is no correlation between wealth and happiness. If her family was rich, that doesn't mean she was given everything. In fact, her parents might have been more distant given that they might have been at work, amassing that wealth. A strong relationship with your family is more important for happiness than wealth will ever be.
    RATMfan420
    Dear Courtney Love- Shut the hell up. Dont say another word for the rest of your life. Signed, The World
    Attercop
    JFRules wrote: lol you wonder why Kirk killed himself lol
    NOOO METALLICA IS RUINED
    rpb73
    iommi600 wrote: Jokes about her vagina aren't funny, period.
    You, sir, are a comic genius
    Wisthler
    This are the moments that I would love to be famous. Not because of the money or the fame itself, just because having the chance of havinga struggle with this bitch, and being able to comeback her stupid comments...
    Agent 00Awesome
    Can't she be a test subject for some deep space expedition? Get her the hell off this planet, please.
    dollyDagger
    Good. Lana Rey-Rey is the most boring singer in the world. The doesn't even open her mouth when she sings.
    ffaf12
    im fairly sure i didn't think about her vagina when i covered this song two days ago
    shredder3386
    kerguitar08 wrote: Shouldn't the song have been called "Heart-Shaped Hallway" then?
    Pure win
    Roberttitus
    Y'know.... this is the first Courtney Love news that I think I have ever enjoyed. Funny as hell, man.... funny as hell.
    Zanos7
    Zanos7 wrote: Ben Dixon To Courtney Love: 'Next time you are about to open your mouth, think of our ears, ok?'
    I should really have put: UG community To Courtney Love: 'Next time you are about to open your mouth, think of our ears, ok?' Rather than myself haha!
    cfhdomination
    Mikethespud wrote: GenerationKILL wrote: "The Jack" by ACDC was also probably about Courtney Love's Vagina. Same story with Metallica's 'The Thing That Should Not Be' I believe.
    Wait, I though Black Sabbath's "Into The Void" was about Courtney Love's vagina?
    WebStalkers
    eww..this is one nasty ass infested vagina I dont think anyone in their right mind wants to think about. This seriously made me ill.
    DaniArrow
    you've got to think about her vag singing this song. it's the only way you can sing it with this deeply depressed and disgusted feeling in your voice. listen to the original.
    ndrummerc
    I wouldn't wish the thought of Courtney Love's vagina on my worst enemy, and I've said some extremely ***** up things to people.
    OneTimeReview
    pinheadslts75 wrote: OneTimeReview wrote: jannick wrote: OneTimeReview wrote: "Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness." BULL SHIT! Lana is a child of a rich family who has never been deprived of a single thing. She wouldn't know sadness if it was engraved in that dead face of hers! yeah... cause an 11 year old childs happiness can be meassured on parents income right? dumbass... Oh please. She's had life handed to her with a golden spoon. She's got about as much genuine emotion as a stick of butter. Funny, pretty sure Kurt Cobain's sadness had nothing to do with his finances and everything to with depression, chronic illness and drug addiction. Things that people from all social strata can suffer from. Idiot.
    SHE WAS ELEVEN YEARS OLD!
    Thurisaz
    No, when he sang about diseased Puget Sound...THAT was about your vagina, Courtney.
    pinheadslts75
    OneTimeReview wrote: jannick wrote: OneTimeReview wrote: "Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness." BULL SHIT! Lana is a child of a rich family who has never been deprived of a single thing. She wouldn't know sadness if it was engraved in that dead face of hers! yeah... cause an 11 year old childs happiness can be meassured on parents income right? dumbass... Oh please. She's had life handed to her with a golden spoon. She's got about as much genuine emotion as a stick of butter.
    Funny, pretty sure Kurt Cobain's sadness had nothing to do with his finances and everything to with depression, chronic illness and drug addiction. Things that people from all social strata can suffer from. Idiot.
    OneTimeReview
    "Even at a young age, I really related to his sadness." BULL SHIT! Lana is a child of a rich family who has never been deprived of a single thing. She wouldn't know sadness if it was engraved in that dead face of hers!
    Braykah
    Anyone else remember that Weezer were given a 10 million dollar offer to break up? I'm thinking of making CL the same offer to shut up for the rest of her life and never again make a public statement in media.
    Dukey
    God sake! I want to forget that this beautiful song was writen kinda about her. what a groteque person... P.S.: Courtney, I know you don't read this but: HEART SHAPED BOX WAS WRITEN ABOUT FRANCES BEAN MORE THAN IT'S ABOUT YOU!