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Vedder: "Kurt Would Like Me Now"
Toby Cook , March 20th, 2009 12:31

Also hopes iconic front man would have become his friend.

Eddie Vedder

In more Nirvana related news, Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder has told The Sun that he believes that, were he alive today, Kurt Cobain would have though that he "turned out OK" – despite the fact that Cobain repeatedly lambasted his band.

Although it is said that the pair privately reconciled shortly before Cobain’s suicide, the Nirvana front man famously took a pop at Pearl Jam for "pioneering a corporate alternative and cock-rock fusion".

In the interview, Vedder goes on to state that although the pair never saw eye-to-eye, he hoped that Kurt would still be his friend.

"If he were around today, I know he’d say to me 'well, you turned out OK'."

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