This Russian Street Musician Sounds Exactly Like Unplugged Kurt Cobain

Nikolay Petrovsky is a virtually unknown street performer who speaks no English besides an impeccable impersonation of Kurt Cobain circa 1993’s Grammy-winning Unplugged In New York special on MTV.

Petrovsky is a sailor and native of Novosibirsk, Russia who has been generating buzz on the internet for his spot-on acoustic subway covers of “Pennyroyal Tea” and “About A Girl.” The self-taught Siberian vocal clone of Kurt Cobain tells Life News that he has no interest in being famous. He calls his ability a “gift from god” (few could argue), saying he does not need to drink or do drugs, that “Creativity is possible without it.” Continue reading “This Russian Street Musician Sounds Exactly Like Unplugged Kurt Cobain”