Nirvana
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1988-01
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Nirvana

Nirvana Biography (Wikipedia)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting and best-known being Dave Grohl, who joined in 1990. Though the band dissolved in 1994 after the death of Cobain, their music maintains a popular following and continues to influence modern rock and roll culture.

In the late 1980s, Nirvana established itself as part of the Seattle grunge scene, releasing its first album, Bleach, for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. They developed a sound that relied on dynamic contrasts, often between quiet verses and loud, heavy choruses. After signing to major label DGC Records, Nirvana found unexpected worldwide success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit", the first single from the band's second album Nevermind (1991), which is now considered one of the greatest songs in the history of rock music. Nevermind is also considered one of the greatest albums of all time and has sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Nirvana's sudden success widely popularized alternative rock and grunge, and Cobain found himself referred to in the media as the "spokesman of a generation", with Nirvana considered the "flagship band" of Generation X. After touring heavily and releasing Incesticide (1992) and Hormoaning (1992), Nirvana's third studio album, In Utero (1993), was released to critical acclaim. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart and featured an abrasive, less mainstream sound and challenged the group's audience and has since sold over 15 million copies worldwide. In Utero would be Nirvana's last studio album in their active career. Nirvana's active career ended following the death of Cobain in 1994, but many various posthumous releases have been issued since, overseen by Novoselic, Grohl, and Cobain's widow Courtney Love. The posthumous release, MTV Unplugged in New York, won the Grammy...

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Molly's Lips
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Polly
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Polly
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All Apologies
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All Apologies
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Love Buzz
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Love Buzz
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Come As You Are
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Come As You Are
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Smells Like Teen Spirit
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Smells Like Teen Spirit
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About A Girl (Live)
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About A Girl (Live)
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Dumb
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Dumb
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Negative Creep
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Negative Creep
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Lithium
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Lithium
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Heart-Shaped Box
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Heart-Shaped Box
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Something In The Way
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Something In The Way
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Sliver
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Sliver
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You Know You're Right
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You Know You're Right
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About A Girl
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About A Girl
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In Bloom
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In Bloom
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Breed
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Breed
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Serve The Servants
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Serve The Servants
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About A Girl (DJ Edit)
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About A Girl (DJ Edit)
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The Man Who Sold The World
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The Man Who Sold The World
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Molly's Lips (BBC John Peel Session 1990)
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Molly's Lips (BBC John Peel Session 1990)
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School
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