Montage of Heck includes many previously unreleased demos from Kurt Cobain's personal archives, and the theatrical version of the film will include one more. Director Brett Morgen tells Billboard that he's included a previously unheard demo in the movie for its upcoming run in theaters.
The demo does not have a name, but it does feature Cobain's singing in falsetto. Morgen says he's added the track without altering the HBO cut, which premiered in May, and that he won't reveal when the song appears in the film "because I don't want to get people out there bootlegging it on their cell phones."
Montage of Heck enjoyed a brief run in theaters earlier this year prior to its HBO premiere, and will return to the big screen on August 7. Morgen says that the film was "built as a theatrical experience," especially when it comes to Cobain's personal recording methods.
"Kurt played around with sound collage, particularly with panning effects," Morgen explains. "It's a sensory experience that really envelops you."
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will also be released on Blu-ray/DVD this fall. The HBO cut of the film is nominated for seven Emmys.
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