Nirvana's In Utero

Nirvana's In Utero

by Gillian G. Gaar

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Overview

Though Nevermind was Nirvana's most commercially successful album, and the record that broke them - and the grunge phenomenon - internationally, In Utero has increasingly become regarded as the band's best album, both by the critics and the band members themselves. Instead of sticking to the "grunge pop" formula that made Nevermind so palatable to the mainstream, Nirvana chose instead to challenge their audience, producing an album that the band's creative force, Kurt Cobain, said truly matched his vision of what he had always wanted his band to sound like. Here, the full story behind the creation of In Utero is told for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826417763
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Series: 33 1/3 Series , #34
Pages: 111
Sales rank: 780,584
Product dimensions: 4.97(w) x 6.62(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Gillian G. Gaar is the author of She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock'n'Roll and Green Day: Rebels With a Cause. She served as project consultant on the Nirvana box set With the Lights Out. She lives in Seattle.

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