The 27 Club – CURSE OR COINCIDENCE?

Posted on: Thu 11 Nov 2021

A quote from rock icon, Kurt Cobain, a ‘member’ of the 27 Club – Sourced from Flickr.

A cultural phenomenon began to emerge, with the four tragic deaths from 1969-1971 all coinciding with the musician’s being 27 years old. In 1994, the music industry was rocked by the death of Kurt Cobain, yet again at the age of 27 – and so theorists began to delve into the idea of the ’27 Club’.

Radio Adelaide’s Sophie Radford had a look at where this mystery began, and how it has evolved over time – but one thing she couldn’t figure out:

Is the 27 Club curse, or coincidence? Have a listen to see what you think.

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