Frances Bean Cobain has put in work in modeling and visual arts before, but here’s a glimpse into what she can do with her voice and a guitar. Yesterday (Aug. 7) she uploaded a brief Instagram video of her covering Jimmy Eat World’s pop-rock self-esteem boost “The Middle,” and her mom came through with a big seal of approval.
“I know your father is very proud of this as am I baby,” Courtney Love wrote alongside her regram. “I love you to the moon and back.” Spread Kurt Cobain’s positive vibes and check out the video below.
We’re only getting a bit of a chorus here, but Frances Bean flashes some warm, rosy vocals on her rendition of one of the greatest second-person pep talks to grace the Hot 100. Perhaps we’ll hear more from Frances Bean’s musical side in the future.
Back in 2010, Frances Bean collaborated with Evelyn Evelyn, an ambitious modern cabaret outfit led by Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley. She sang on their song “My Space,” though it was along with numerous other vocalists — like Weird Al, Margaret Cho and Andrew W.K. — who all e-mailed their parts along. Has Frances Bean made her “proper” singing debut yet? Who knows! But we like her voice, so try to pick it out in “My Space”: