Nevermind: Deluxe Edition US Release: 2011-09-27 Label: Universal/DGC UK Release: 2011-09-26 Nevermind may be a classic record, but it's also got a lot of baggage. Some of it came later, with Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994, but most of it stems from the meaning we've all hung on it. It was the album that put the spotlight on Seattle and, as a result, somehow restored integrity to popular rock music. It introduced us to our next great tortured genius. It defined a generation. By all accounts, none of these claims really hold up -- well, maybe the tortured genius one, but what does it say that this is something we look for, even admire?
In fact, this reading of the album actually gets it all backwards, mostly because of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', with its unifying sneer, 'Here we are now, entertain us!' But now that we've been given time -- and some new deluxe editions with all the Nevermind-era cuts you could possibly want -- it has become clear that this is an album about the feelings of one man, and his musical struggles are exactly what make this the great, lasting record it is. That's not to say that this record is good because Cobain was a tortured soul at all.
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991 by DGC Records. Produced by Butch Vig, it was the band's first release on the label, as well as the first to feature drummer Dave Grohl. Nevermind may be a classic record, but it's also got a lot of baggage. Some of it came later, with Kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994, but most of it stems from the.
The notion of the tortured artist is, for all intents and purposes, bullshit, a construction to separate the artist, make him the unique other to our quotidian existence. No, Nevermind actually debunks the idea of Cobain as victim to rock heroism and popularity. He's not as much of a cautionary tale about fame as we'd like him to be. Instead, the tensions that exist on Nevermind and made him so troubled as an artist -- I'll stop short of making assumptions of him as a person -- are what made it a breakthrough. Here, Cobain is split, a two-minded voice that wanted both rock purity and pop bliss.
Verilog code for serial adder subtractor gate. So as much as a shrug-off as the album's title is, as much as they wore their greasy hair long and donned torn t-shirts and mumbled their way through interviews, Nirvana turned out-and-out professional rock band on Nevermind. This isn't some uncontrollable burst of distorted bile, not just noisy power chords and thundering bass and crashing drums, this is carefully crafted and brilliantly conceived. It's got all kinds of layers and shifts in tone.
It's a driving rock record, bursting with the band's own jagged energy, but it's also a convincing and deeply satisfying pop record. This division -- the cleanliness of pop versus the chaos of punk rock -- is all over the record. There's, of course, the quiet-to-loud dynamic they borrowed from the likes of the Pixies and perfected. And there's distortion by the boatload. But here's the thing: There's nothing uniform about the distortion. The compressed crunch of 'In Bloom' sounds nothing like the unruly white noise of 'Territorial Pissings'.
'Lounge Act' sounds downright clean in comparison to those others, while 'Breed' is an absolute buzzsaw. Despite its beyond-anthemic chorus, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' really succeeds on the tension in the pre-chorus, which is more about watery textures than rock fuzz. Behind that, Krist Novoselic tunes his bass down, which does add weight to these songs, but it also acts as a necessary link between the trebly hiss of Cobain's guitar and Dave Grohl's thundering kick drum. The point is that the levels of distortion are chosen carefully, and used to evoke different vibes and emotion.
The notion that Cobain was all raw nerve here doesn't hold up. But beyond the sound of the record, Cobain's songwriting turns to the strengths of a pop singer on Nevermind. The songs are great because they push into more mature and complicated emotions than the band's first album, Bleach, but they also reveal Cobain as a savvy voice, one that knows just how to pull us in, how to deny us the hook and then give it to us in droves. Nearly all the songs on Nevermind deal in mercurial verses filled with dark imagery that may not get to clear meaning, but often gets at exactly the emotion it wants you to feel.
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When we get to the choruses, however, things crystallize. The choruses -- 'Stay away' or 'I'm on a plain, I can't complain' or the clear list of wants in 'Breed' -- feel like mantras, or at least plainspoken declarations. On 'Lithium', Cobain takes this to extreme, using only the word 'yeah' over and over in the chorus.