Jimmy Eat World’s “The Middle” is a known millennial classic and reliable karaoke mainstay. Now it has the distinction of being the song chosen for Frances Bean Cobain’s first musical recording. Donning a Fred Flintstone shirt, the 23-year-old Instagrammed herself performing a four-second acoustic cover of the emo tune. Her mother Courtney Love reposted the footage with a heartfelt message.
“I know your father is very proud of this as am I baby,” Love wrote, referring to her late husband and legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. “I love you to the moon and back.”
Frances has had a bit of a rough summer. Her estranged husband Isaiah Silva, frontman of the Eeries, wants to keep Kurt’s MTV Unplugged acoustic guitar as a type of collateral for their divorce. More recently, she listed some of her artwork for sale at prices ranging from $150 to $400.
In context, Frances’ “The Middle” cover sort of works as a respite. Watch it below.