Sean Lennon Rejected By Dave Grohl

Sean Lennon spoke with AOL Music about how his original desire in music was to start a band with Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain. “When I was young, I was obsessed with Nirvana,” Lennon explained. “I was really naïve, and I was starting a band, and Nirvana had just [broken up]. I had written a letter to Dave Grohl with a demo of my stuff, ’cause I wanted to start a band with him. He actually wrote me back [and said], ‘My girlfriend and I listen to your demo all the time, and we love it, but sorry — I’m starting this band called the .’ I’m like, ‘Really? Sounds like a good name. Maybe that’ll be a good band.'”

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