Nevermind (columbia house edition)

~ Release by Nirvana (see all versions of this release, 81 available)

Annotation

Barcode is printed as “77749749200602”.


Version containing the "secret" unlisted track "Endless Nameless" several minutes after "Something in the Way" has faded out. Various catalogue numbers and record labels have been associated with this release.
The UK version, for instance, has two catalogue numbers, was manufactured in Germany and distributed by BMG/MCA until Universal took over the rights to the Geffen label in 1998.
Full details of the large number of different pressings of the European "Nevermind" can be found at http://www.sliver.it/nirvana/test/pages/official/nevermind/germany.html

Annotation last modified on 2011-09-17 13:58 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Smells Like Teen Spirit4.355:01
2In Bloom
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 171)
recording of:
In Bloom
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
EMI‐Virgin Songs, Inc., Primary Wave Tunes, The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
4.154:15
3Come as You Are
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 37) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 467)
recording of:
Come as You Are
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
EMI‐Virgin Songs, Inc., Primary Wave Tunes, The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
4.253:39
4Breed
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
Breed (aka Imodium)
lyricist:
Kurt Cobain
composer:
Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
publisher:
ACT PUBLISHING LTD (F), BMG Rights Management UK (Primary Wave), The End of Music LLC, Watanabe Music Publishing Co., Ltd. (Japanese publisher, 1962–present), フジパシフィック音楽出版 BMG事業部 (until 2014-12-31), The End of Music (in 1991), Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991) and フジパシフィックミュージック BMG事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present)
3.83:04
5Lithium
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 131)
recording of:
Lithium
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
EMI‐Virgin Songs, Inc., Primary Wave Tunes, The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
4.54:17
6Polly4.252:57
7Territorial Pissings42:23
8Drain You
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
Drain You
lyricist:
Kurt Cobain
composer:
Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
publisher:
The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
43:44
9Lounge Act
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
Lounge Act
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
3.752:37
10Stay Away
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
Stay Away
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
3.83:32
11On a Plain
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
On a Plain
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
3.953:16
12Something in the Way / Endless, Nameless
assistant engineer:
James Johnson (engineer) and Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guest cello:
Kirk Canning
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
mixed at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States
recording of:
Endless, Nameless
lyricist:
Kurt Cobain
composer:
Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
publisher:
MJ Twelve Music, Murky Slough Music, The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
recording of:
Something in the Way
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain
publisher:
EMI‐Virgin Songs, Inc., The End of Music LLC, The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
3.920:35

Credits

Release

art direction and graphic design:Robert Fisher (art/creative director, designer)
photography:Kurt Cobain
Michael Lavine (photographer)
Kirk Weddle
mixer:Andy Wallace (engineer)
additional engineer:James Johnson (engineer)
Jeff Sheehan
engineer and producer:Nirvana (90s US grunge band)
Butch Vig
mastering:Howie Weinberg (mastering engineer)
bass guitar:Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):Dave Grohl
guitar:Kurt Cobain
vocals:Kurt Cobain
Dave Grohl
Krist Novoselic
part of:Columbia House Record Club (order: 47)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/6230417 [info]

Release Group

associated singles/EPs:Come as You Are
In Bloom
Lithium
On a Plain
Smells Like Teen Spirit
covers:A Tribute to Nevermind by Various Artists
Come as You Are: A 20th Anniversary Tribute to Nirvana's 'Nevermind' by Various Artists
Nevermind by Kevin Devine
NEVERMIND TRIBUTE by Various Artists
Spin Presents Newermind (A Tribute Album) by Various Artists
The String Quartet Tribute to Nirvana’s Nevermind by Vitamin String Quartet feat. Tallywood Strings
БК Presents: A Tribute to Nevermind by Various Artists
part of:Jaguaro: One Hundred Albums You Should Remove from Your Collection Immediately (number: 3) (order: 3)
The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever (number: 4) (order: 4)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 6) (order: 6)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 17) (order: 17)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 17) (order: 17)
Absolute Radio's The 100 Collection (number: 34) (order: 34)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/13814 [info]
lyrics page:https://genius.com/albums/Nirvana/Nevermind [info]
reviews:http://www.metacritic.com/music/nevermind-20th-anniversary-edition/nirvana [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/9pj9 [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/f8dp [info]
other databases:http://musicmoz.org/Bands_and_Artists/N/Nirvana/Discography/Nevermind/ [info]
http://www.musik-sammler.de/album/26430 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/nirvana/nevermind/ [info]
https://www.offiziellecharts.de/album-details-1360 [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000185616 [info]
Wikidata:Q17444 [info]