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9. Live Through This - Hole

When it comes to show business, the more cynical set tend to leave everything up to timing. Since the charts are unpredictable, all you have to do is be in the right place at the right time to wind up with a hit record on your hands, right? Well, to that I raise you Courtney Love, who probably couldn't have asked for worse timing for her breakthrough album Live Through This.

Hitting the shelves after Kurt Cobain was found dead in his home, this sparked a lot of controversy at the time from fans thinking that Love had her husband killed. When they decided to put down the layers of pretension though, there was actually a lot of anger on here, with Love going after everyone who saw her as the Yoko Ono of the '90s on songs like Miss World and Violet.

Hell, some of these might be downright uncomfortable for some people to listen to, with the lyrics in songs like Asking For It being a lot more revealing than many other people would have been willing to go. When you hear Love sing "Go On Take Everything" on the opening track, you can almost feel this broken person coming through the speakers. Though some fans are quick to put this in the riot grrrl camp, Courtney managed to cross the genre lines and make good on her promise of being the girl with the most cake.

 
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