30 Seconds To Mars' Jared Leto As Kurt Cobain – A Very Moving Tribute
To mark the 17th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, Jared Leto of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]30 Seconds to Mars[/lastfm] decided to dress like the late [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nirvana[/lastfm] frontman and post a tribute video.
The bizarre video pictures Leto complete with a blonde wig while he performs some of Nirvana’s 1994 tracks “Pennyroyal Tea” and “Rape Me.”
Along with the tribute video, Leto also posted a lengthy tribute on his blog, which he explained why he filmed the video.
[pullquote quote="So grateful for his contribution and inspiration. Not sure I'd be doing this if it weren't for him." credit="Leto"]“I heard today was the day Kurt passed away 17 years ago,” he wrote. “Can’t believe it’s been that long. So grateful for his contribution and inspiration. Not sure I’d be doing this if it weren’t for him.”
He added, “I shot a short piece of film when I heard they were making a film celebrating his life. I made it to explore the character and explore creative possibilities. I never sent it to the studio or to anyone but thought I’d share it now.”