COVER YOUR TRACKS: Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Tori Amos, Robert Glasper, Patti Smith & More
COVER YOUR TRACKS: Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Tori Amos, Robert Glasper, Patti Smith & More celebrating Nirvana’s breakthrough single “Title” from their landmark 1991 album Nevermind, with notable Nirvana
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listening to it every day. When I was listening to it, I had no idea it was Nirvana’s ‘masterpiece’ or Happy 25th Anniversary to Nirvana’s Nevermind, originally released September 24, 1991. “At a the golden ethos Nevermind had purified before and after it. For every Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl us. And most significantly, the praises for Nirvana’s culture-shaping masterpiece come from the Nirvana you when you first heard Nirvana’s Nevermind? After asking this icebreaking question to nearly 50 TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’
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twenties and was heightened when he formed the band Nirvana. Hits such as "Smells Like Teen Spirit -recorded album. Nirvana played an MTV Unplugged concert and a concert in Munich in 1994. One week . Over the next two decades, Cobain's legend only grew, thanks in part to posthumous Nirvana group Nirvana was formed with Cobain on vocals and guitar, Krist Novaselic on bass guitar, and various Nirvana (AllMusic): As the lead singer and guitarist of Nirvana, Kurt Cobain's musical success began in his
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tried out for a little-known band that had a drum vacancy, Nirvana. Immediately after Grohl joined ex-Germs/Nirvana guitarist Pat Smear and ex-Sunny Day Real Estate members William Goldsmith (drums Nirvana British "All Apologies" single. Then Cobain's much-publicized suicide promptly ended Nirvana in the group in late 1990, Nirvana guitarist/singer/songwriter Kurt Cobain presented the band with the himself), titled Pocketwatch, but more on that later. As everyone knows, Nevermind rocketed Nirvana
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partnership with them called Nirvana L.L.C. The organization would control all Nirvana-related releases when former Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl announced a 45-song Nirvana retrospective another in interviews. She announced her intentions to spearhead a Nirvana "greatest-hits" album à la later, Love married Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Rumors of drug use between the two began . But Love moved to dissolve Nirvana L.L.C. and managed to stop the release of the album until the
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten’ (1991)
Nirvana’s Nevermind (1991) and Soundgarden’s Badmotorfinger (1991), served as one of the seminal
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nonetheless. With melodic guitar riffs reminiscent of Nirvana’s “All Apologies,” the title track Records, whose artist roster during the ‘90s included rock heavyweights Guns N' Roses, Nirvana, Sonic
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Pearl Jam’s Debut Album ‘Ten’
a month before another monolith of its era, Nirvana’s Nevermind, the eleven songs plus the even the cynical lines from Nirvana’s “Lithium,” where the song’s character could have been Jeremy comparison to Nirvana’s direct assault on tasteless hair metal. Ten’s production is slick, refined
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(1965) Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited (1965) Nirvana | Nevermind (1991) Radiohead | Amnesiac (2001) Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)
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without are Wilco, Nirvana, Jefferson Airplane, The Velvet Underground, and The White Stripes. But the
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Nirvana's 1989 debut album Bleach. Time to rewind the clock nearly eighteen years, back to the summer and radio promotion department at Geffen Records in Hollywood (coincidentally, Nirvana's first major
The Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Siamese Dream’ Turns 25 | An Anniversary Retrospective
Pumpkins stood out in so many ways different than Nirvana. For one thing they kept going, which is power and how to get it: sound like Nirvana. That’s what The Pumpkins were sold as after their debut record Gish was released in 1991 on Caroline Records—“the next Nirvana.” But the thing is they were never going to live up to it. The Smashing Pumpkins not only sound completely different than Nirvana , essentially setting the tone for the record. Right away “Cherub Rock” sounds nothing like Nirvana
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Sub Pop (alongside Nirvana’s Bleach). And though Gibbard and Tamborello would both continue making
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that Nirvana's breakthrough song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was "basically trying to rip off the
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deliciously until a mellow bass line propels it to a blissed-out nirvana. Elsewhere “Look Up to the
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electronica synth. And several deceptively chaotic guitar solos, akin to Nirvana or Yo La Tengo, erupt
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Sweater Song)," "Buddy Holly," and "Say It Ain't So." The breakup of Nirvana had left a gaping hole in
Death Cab for Cutie’s Debut Album ‘Something About Airplanes’ Turns 20 | An Anniversary Retrospective
the same rock star charisma as Washingtonians Nirvana or Sleater-Kinney, their reliability and
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released the Crucify EP, which featured cover songs like Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Led
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as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, et al.). It only made Rose seem more out of touch from reality Rose's notorious hijinks and when he tried to pick a fight with Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain backstage at
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