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Nirvana 2002/Nirvana 2002 - Recordings 89-91 [Digipak]

Nirvana 2002/Nirvana 2002 - Recordings 89-91 [Digipak]

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Liner Note Author: Tomas Lindberg. Recording information: Studio Edsbyn (??/1989-01/2007); Sunlight Studio (??/1989-01/2007).This disc collects all the existing recordings of a decent Swedish death metal act. They've got the distorted guitar tone, the D-beat drumming, and vocals that sound heavily indebted to Obituary's John Tardy (albeit much more comprehensible, whether for good or ill) - basically, they check all the boxes. But it's hard to say what they bring to the music's history that's new, other than the story behind their name. They had just decided to call themselves Nirvana instead of Prophet 2002 when they came across a single by some Seattle-based garage punk outfit with the same name, so they tacked "2002" on, combining old and new and figuring that would cover their bases. Nirvana 2002 wound up toiling in total obscurity for three years, then calling it quits - there are absolutely no officially released recordings here; it's all demos, rehearsals and one live track. Indeed, the group's four-song Disembodied Spirits demo - their major achievement - appears twice, in a newly remixed version that actually paints them in a pretty favorable light, musically speaking, and at the end of the disc in its original, raw, 20-year-old form. Oh, and about that live track: It was recorded at a one-off 2007 reunion performance, staged to celebrate the release of Daniel Ekeroth's exhaustive book Swedish Death Metal, in which Nirvana 2002 were recalled quite favorably. If you're a total obsessive like Ekeroth, you'll love this; if you're just a garden-variety metalhead, you'll probably enjoy it but shouldn't go out of your way to hear it, or come in expecting revelations. ~ Phil Freeman see more...

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Nirvana 2002/Nirvana 2002 - Recordings 89-91 [Digipak]
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Caroline R.
Andover, MA
65 reviews
Huge fan! I wish I grew up in the time where I could listen and experience this music. But today I respect and experience this type of music. There is no other sound like nirvana and Kurt Cobain! Will never forget them.
Ivy P.
Baltimore, MD
130 reviews
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Nirvana will always be a great band. Kurt kobain's voice is chillingly beautiful. His lyrics are raw and it's an album that will forever be in my collection.
Nallely R.
Nacogdoches, TX
83 reviews
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Im a huge fan of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain was a creative and lyrical genius. Truly iconic band. Their songs are relatable and classics.
Wendy S.
Marion, MS
16 reviews
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Nirvana 2002 is an awesome album. I still listen to it as often as I can. My favorite Nirvana song is Smells like teen spirit.
Dahlia J.
Gainesville , FL
117 reviews
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Total, completely timeless music. It's great no matter what emotions you're feeling; there's a song for everyone out there.
Hannah M.
Avon Park, FL
44 reviews
Kurts legacy will remain through his amazing music and albums. His voice is so determined and passionate.
María R.
weston, FL
998 reviews
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Buena musica con mucho estilo, amo nirvana y sus letras, perduraran en la historia
Tasha G.
Stearns, KY
329 reviews
Nirvanna is a great band I love their music. I have this album at home.....
Deb K.
183 reviews
I was straight up punk and rock until Kurt and Nirvana showed up. While I wouldn't go so far as to say "grunge" in general changed the way I looked / listened to music, I would most definitely say that Kurt Cobain and Nirvana's approach to grunge did.

As an FYI, Nirvana 2000 was the third Nirvana album to be released following the death of Kurt Cobain in April 1994. Here's a list of songs of the 14 songs on the album:

You Know You're Right
About a Girl
Been a Son
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Come As You Are
In Bloom
Heart-Shaped Box
Pennyroyal Tea
Ra*e Me
All Apologies
The Man Who Sold the World

Smells Like Teen Spirit, In Bloom, Come As You Are and Lithium are all from Nevermind
Heart-Shaped Box, Pennyroyal Tea, Dumb and Ra*e Me are from In Utero
All Apologies and The Man Who Sold the World are from MTV Unplugged in New York
About a Girl is from Bleached
Been a Son is from Blew
Sliver is from Incesticide
You Know You're Right was previously unreleased
Heather S.
Lancaster, OH
142 reviews
I grew up a Gen X'er and he was the voice of my generation. So many of us felt isolated and alone and turned to Nirvana. The messages in the songs sounded familiar and gave many of us something to cling to. I wish Kurt was still alive today to see the impact he had on alternative music. And the impact he had on me and the rest of Gen X. We miss you man!!!
Wendy S.
Marion, MS
16 reviews
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What is yalls favorite Nirvana song?
Maria L.
Whittier, CA
118 reviews
Are they still producing music even now?
Dreama A.
Hilo, HI
105 reviews
Did Courtney murder Kurt or was it really suicide?
Windom, TX
228 reviews
What's your favorite song?
Peters B.
Pembroke Pnes, FL
30 reviews
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Has anybody purchased this on vinyl recently and where did you get it

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