Originally, the line "Even Izzy, Slash, and Axl Rose, when I call you put 'em all on hold" read "Even Kurt Cobain and Axl Rose..." In April 1994, the shocking news came of Kurt Cobain's untimely death. Though the two had never met, Rivers Cuomo had found great inspiration in Kurt Cobain's songwriting on Nirvana's Bleach
. So when it came time to record Susanne, Rivers Cuomo decided to change the lyric, not wanting to disrespect the memory of one who had been such an inspiration.
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