Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 You Know You’re Right 3.65 3:38
2 About a Girl 4.3 2:49
3 Been a Son 3 2:24
4 Sliver 3.7 2:14
5 Smells Like Teen Spirit 4.4 5:01
6 Come as You Are 4.35 3:39
7 Lithium 4.55 4:17
8 In Bloom 4.25 4:15
9 Heart‐Shaped Box 4.55 4:42
10 Pennyroyal Tea 3.95 3:38
11 Rape Me 4.35 2:51
12 Dumb 4.05 2:34
13 All Apologies 4.15 3:48
14 The Man Who Sold the World 3.65 3:47

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Lori Goldston (American cellist) (tracks 13–14)
drums (drum set):
Chad Channing (tracks 2–3)
Dan Peters (Mudhoney drummer) (track 4)
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 5–8, 13–14)
Dave Grohl (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic (tracks 1–4, 6, 13–14)
Krist Novoselic (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
guitar:
Pat Smear (track 14)
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–8, 14)
guitar [guitars]:
Kurt Cobain (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
bass:
Krist Novoselic (tracks 5, 7–8)
guitar family:
Kurt Cobain (track 13)
additional mixer:
Scott Litt (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Craig Doubet (tracks 6–8)
Jeff Sheehan (tracks 6–8)
assistant mixer:
Craig Doubet (track 5)
assistant recording engineer:
Jeff Sheehan (track 5)
associate engineer:
Adam Kasper (track 9)
background vocals:
Krist Novoselic (tracks 4–8)
Dave Grohl (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Chad Channing (tracks 3–4)
Krist Novoselic (tracks 3–5)
David Bowie (track 14)
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–13)
Dave Grohl (track 5)
engineer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) (tracks 5–8)
Adam Kasper (track 1)
Steve Albini (tracks 9–12)
Jack Endino (tracks 2, 4)
Steve Fisk (track 3)
Butch Vig (tracks 5–8)
guest cello:
Kera Schaley (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–8, 13–14)
Kurt Cobain (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
lyricist:
David Bowie (track 14)
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–13)
mixer:
Scott Litt (tracks 9–10, 13–14)
Adam Kasper (track 1)
Steve Albini (tracks 11–12)
Andy Wallace (engineer) (tracks 5–8)
Jack Endino (tracks 2, 4)
Steve Fisk (track 3)
producer:
Dale Griffin (track 12)
Scott Litt (tracks 13–14)
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) (tracks 5–8, 13–14)
Jack Endino (track 4)
Steve Fisk (track 3)
Butch Vig (tracks 5–8)
recording engineer:
Adam Kasper (track 1)
Jack Endino (tracks 2, 4)
Steve Fisk (track 3)
Butch Vig (tracks 5–8)
Steve Albini (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
remixer:
Scott Litt (track 10)
vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 10, 14)
Kurt Cobain (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 9)
Dave Grohl (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9, 11–12)
phonographic copyright by:
Sub Pop Records (1989) (track 2)
Geffen Records, Inc. (1993) (tracks 9–12)
Geffen Records (2011) (tracks 5–8)
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (tracks 3–4)
EMI Virgin Songs, Inc. (tracks 11, 11, 13, 13)
MJ Twelve Music (track 5)
Murky Slough Music (track 5)
Primary Wave Tunes (tracks 2–3, 5–8)
The End of Music (tracks 2–4, 11, 11, 13, 13)
The End of Music LLC (tracks 5–8)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
The End of Music (1991) (tracks 5–8)
Virgin Songs Inc. (1991) (tracks 5–8)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (1991-05) (tracks 5–8)
Pachyderm Recording Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, United States (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (tracks 9–12)
edits:
has remixes:
Smells Like Teen Spirit (extended Voc 2 the Floor mix) (part of “Bump 15” DJ‐mix) by Warp Brothers (track 5)
mash-ups:
Bloom to Me by G3RSt (track 8)
Come as the Starlight (Nirvana vs. The Supermen Lovers) (Best of Bootie 2008 DJ-mix) by Overdub (track 6)
Smells Like Compton (N.W.A. vs. Nirvana) (Best of Bootie 2005 DJ-mix) by Cheekyboy (track 5)
sampled by:
Conserve & Destroy by Tricil (track 7)
Holy Grail by Jay‐Z feat. Justin Timberlake (track 5)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 8)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 2) (track 5)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 37) (track 6)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 100) (track 9)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 131) (track 7)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 171) (track 8)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 199) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Panini (track 8)
later parody versions:
All ApologetiX (track 13)
Humppanirvana (track 5)
Outro (track 5)
Young as You Are (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Crêperie (track 11)
Ejaculatio Praecox (track 5)
later translated versions:
Kaar Mege (track 11)
live cover recording of:
The Man Who Sold the World (1993-11-18) (track 14)
live recording of:
All Apologies (1993-11-18) (track 13)
recording of:
About a Girl (track 2)
Been a Son (track 3)
Come as You Are (track 6)
In Bloom (track 8)
Lithium (track 7)
Sliver (track 4)
Dumb (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 12)
Heart‐Shaped Box (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 9)
Pennyroyal Tea (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 10)
Rape Me (1993-02-12 – 1993-02-26) (track 11)
version of:
Pennyroyal Tea (early version with different lyrics, 10/91) (track 10)

Release

art direction:Robert Fischer
liner notes:David Fricke (in 2002-10)
mastering:Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)
engineered at:Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/647614 [info]
ASIN:US: B00006V9A0 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/comp/nirvana/nirvana.p/ [info]