Love her or hate her, Hole frontwoman Courtney Love is iconic. She’s an outspoken frontwoman with a unique voice and a catalog that made her a hero to many riot grrrls in the ’90s. However, with her vocals and guitar isolated, that’s not the case. Noisey got some footage of her from J.M. Ladd, who was hired to film Hole at a New York Fashion Week show in 2010. They’d never heard from them after it was done, so he took the audio of Love’s vocals and guitar and synced it to footage of the show. He notes in the YouTube description that it’s not fake, even though it does sound like one of those “shreds” videos that were popular a few years ago:
To address the most obvious, inevitable question that I will be asked…this is not fake. Whether you think she’s the worst or this just makes her all the more “punk rock” is for you to decide. I’m merely presenting the facts as they are. Make of them what you will.
And here’s what the song sounded like with the full band: