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
# Title Rating Length
1 Smells Like Teen Spirit 4.35 5:01
2 In Bloom 4.2 4:15
3 Come as You Are 4.3 3:39
4 Breed 3.8 3:04
5 Lithium 4.5 4:17
6 Polly 4.25 2:57
7 Territorial Pissings 4 2:23
8 Drain You 4 3:44
9 Lounge Act 3.8 2:37
10 Stay Away 3.75 3:32
11 On a Plain 3.95 3:16
12 Something in the Way / Endless, Nameless 3.9 20:35

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–12)
bass guitar:
Krist Novoselic (tracks 3, 8)
guitar:
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–11)
bass:
Krist Novoselic (tracks 1–2, 4–7, 9–12)
guitar family:
Kurt Cobain (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Craig Doubet (tracks 2–12)
Jeff Sheehan (tracks 2–12)
assistant mixer:
Craig Doubet (track 1)
assistant recording engineer:
Jeff Sheehan (track 1)
background vocals:
Dave Grohl (tracks 1–12)
Krist Novoselic (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–6, 8–12, 12)
Chad Channing (track 6)
Dave Grohl (tracks 1, 4, 8, 12)
Krist Novoselic (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8, 12)
engineer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) (tracks 1–12)
Butch Vig (tracks 1–12)
guest cello:
Kirk Canning (track 12)
lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
Kurt Cobain (tracks 1–6, 8–12, 12)
mixer:
Andy Wallace (engineer) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) (tracks 1–12)
Butch Vig (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Butch Vig (tracks 1–3, 5)
writer:
Kurt Cobain (track 7)
Chet Powers (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2011) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
MJ Twelve Music (tracks 1, 12)
Murky Slough Music (tracks 1, 12)
Primary Wave Tunes (tracks 1–3, 5)
The End of Music LLC (tracks 1–12, 12)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
The End of Music (1991) (tracks 1–12, 12)
Virgin Songs Inc. (1991) (tracks 1–12, 12)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (1991-05) (tracks 1–5, 7–12)
edits:
has remixes:
Smells Like Teen Spirit (extended Voc 2 the Floor mix) (part of “Bump 15” DJ‐mix) by Warp Brothers (track 1)
mash-ups:
Bloom to Me by G3RSt (track 2)
Come as the Starlight (Nirvana vs. The Supermen Lovers) (Best of Bootie 2008 DJ-mix) by Overdub (track 3)
Smash That by E-603 (track 7)
Smells Like Compton (N.W.A. vs. Nirvana) (Best of Bootie 2005 DJ-mix) by Cheekyboy (track 1)
sampled by:
Conserve & Destroy by Tricil (track 5)
Holy Grail by Jay‐Z feat. Justin Timberlake (track 1)
Triple Double by Girl Talk (track 2)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 2) (order: 2) (track 1)
NME: Greatest “Indie” Anthems Ever: 2007 (number: 2) (order: 2) (track 1)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 37) (order: 37) (track 3)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 131) (order: 131) (track 5)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 171) (order: 171) (track 2)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Panini (track 2)
later parody versions:
Humppanirvana (track 1)
Outro (track 1)
Young as You Are (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Ejaculatio Praecox (track 1)
later translated versions:
Polly (track 6)
later versions:
(New Wave) Polly (track 6)
recording of:
Breed (aka Imodium) (track 4)
Come as You Are (track 3)
Drain You (track 8)
Endless, Nameless (track 12)
In Bloom (track 2)
Lithium (track 5)
Lounge Act (track 9)
On a Plain (track 11)
Polly (Nirvana) (track 6)
Stay Away (track 10)

Release

art direction and graphic design:Robert Fisher (Art Director, formerly with Geffen Records.)
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: 45)
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
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: 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:http://lyrics.wikia.com/Nirvana:Nevermind_(1991) [info]
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]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000185616 [info]
Wikidata:Q17444 [info]