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Converse Launching Kurt Cobain-Inspired Footwear Line

March 19, 2008 (7:19 am) GMT
Kurt Cobain is about to be immortalized in a new shoe made by Converse.
Converse Launching Kurt Cobain-Inspired Footwear Line

gets his own Converse shoe. The late musician is about to be commemorated in a series of shoes created by the footwear manufacturer which has been making shoes since the early 20th century.

Converse's Cobain-inspired shoes will feature the music legend's name, lyrics, writing and signature. The shoes, moreover, will also feature select drawings and writings first published in 2002's Journals scrawled on them.

The footwear line, inspired by the frontman, is being launched to help celebrate Converse's 100th birthday. Cobain's widow has approved the product, it has been claimed.

Cobain was wearing a pair of black Converse One Tops shoes when he shot himself dead in April 1994 at his home in Seattle, Washington. Besides Converse, Love has also allowed the National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) to print Cobain's pictures on their products, which include toy dolls, lunch boxes and a key chain among others.

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