Music: Love In Bloom

America's most controversial rocker proves she's also one of the best

Teenage whores and broken dolls. Petals torn from flowers and baby's milk gone sour. These are her subjects. "I don't really miss God/ But I sure miss Santa Claus," she sings. "I'm Miss World, somebody kill me." And further, "I want to be the girl with the most cake/ I love him so much it just turns to hate/ I fake it so real I am beyond fake/ Someday you will ache like I ache."

Her thoughts, her words, her world. Courtney Love: rocker, movie star, Hard Copy moving target. She enters a suite at the Chateau Marmont. Tall, lean, with...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!