1.) a term used by Buddhists to describe a state of complete enlightenment free from desire and suffering
2.) a band that, in its final line-up featured singer, songwriter, and guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl; dominated rock music throughout the early 1990s with their "grunge" sound, which at the time was quite common to many bands in Seattle, Washington; before his death in 1994 which is usually attributed to suicide, Cobain used his influence to rail against sexism, racism, homophobia, corporate control, and the mainstreaming of the underground; Nirvana inspired many with thier mix of heartfelt and emotional music and unique social conciousness
1.) Sometimes when I close my eyes I almost feel like I've reached nirvana.
2.) My favorite Nirvana song is "Lithium."
an extremely talented singer, songwriter, and pianist who uses her music to speak out on a variety of personal, political, social, and artistic topic, founded an organization (RAINN) to combat womens' abuse, probably fucked Trent Reznor, melds classical training with a pop and hard rock sensibility to create a blend that is all her own
Tori Amos's album "Boys for Pele" is one of my favorite albums.