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Incesticide

Nirvana Audio CD
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Nirvana were formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.

In the late 1980s Nirvana established itself as part of the Seattle grunge scene, releasing first album Bleach for the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. ... Read more in Amazon's Nirvana Store

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  • Audio CD (20 Mar 1999)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Polydor Group
  • ASIN: B000003TAB
  • Other Editions: Paperback  |  Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,237 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  3. Stain (Album Version) 2:380.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Been A Son (BBC Mark Goodier Session) 1:530.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Turnaround (BBC John Peel Session 1990) 2:170.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Molly's Lips (BBC John Peel Session 1990) 1:510.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Son Of A Gun (BBC John Peel Session 1990) 2:480.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. (New Wave) Polly (BBC Mark Goodier Session) 1:460.99  Buy MP3 
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Listen10. Downer (Album Version) 1:420.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Mexican Seafood (Album Version) 1:530.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Hairspray Queen (Album Version) 4:120.99  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Aero Zeppelin (Album Version) 4:400.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Big Long Now (Album Version) 5:010.99  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Aneurysm (Album Version) 4:360.99  Buy MP3 


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And so, in the fiscally dark years between Nevermind and the much-delayed In Utero, Geffen Records cobbled together a pile of Nirvana b-sides and out-takes, and were so glad they had something to bleed the hungry grunge-hordes dry with that they allowed Cobain to give it the poisonous title Incesticide. As cash-ins go, it's one of the more essential ones: obviously there simply aren't that many Kurt Cobain songs in existence, and the inclusion of the incredibly rare single "Sliver" and the insanely catchy "Mexican Seafood" will gladden any Nirvana fan's heart. The 50s' pop parody of "Hairspray Queen" reminds us that--hey!--Kurt was a funny guy too, and "Aero Zeppelin" and "Big Long Now" would hardly look out of place on either Nevermind or In Utero. And the liner-notes--a Cobain-penned rant begging all jocks, homophobes, racists and sexists not to buy his records--are a piece of rock history in their own right. --Caitlin Moran

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NIRVANA Incesticide (1992 German Geffen/Sub Pop 15-track CD album including the single Sliver alongside a collection of demos outtakes covers and radio broadcast recordings picture sleeve GED24504)

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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nirvana's "Inventive-side"...sorry for the pun 8 Nov 2002
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Whatever you can say about Nevermind and In Utero, for me this is Nirvana's most original record. That's not to put the others down - Nevermind is a fantastically energetic and powerful album, while In Utero is by turns elegant and degenerate despite remaining about as emotional as you can get. I'm not going to talk about Bleach btw.
Anyway, Insesticide while not always easy to listen to has more passion than anything else Nirvana have done and at times Kurt's voice sounds clearer and more agonised than I've heard it elsewhere. His vocals are varied throughout, shifting through paranoid sounding mumbles, to piercing screams and aggressive grunting through to sweet tunes along the way.
Obviously a rough recording at times and not likely to remain in your cd player as much as the two major records but for raw talent, emotional fire and unusual rock inventiveness, this is a good place to come.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Nirvana! 28 Mar 2014
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Amazing album with classic tracks on. Keep you listening for hours. I am a long standing Nirvana fan and this is a must for any true admirer of Nirvana!!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good 9 Jan 2014
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This is a good album, but not as good as Nirvana's other albums such as Nevermind and In Utero.. But there are some really good songs on here, it's just not 100% consistent.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super great product 12 Aug 2013
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I think that this is a super great product, and so I would gladly buy it agian in the future
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5.0 out of 5 stars HEAVY 12 Aug 2013
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Another great album from the rock/grunge legends.
Not the best album in my opinion, but considering Nirvana's ok stuff is a whole lot better than some bands best stuff you just cant go wrong
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great, thrashy and trashy 9 Feb 2013
By DanC
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Some great songs on here, so you will know, some may have slipped your mind. Nonetheless this is the an important addition to anyones music collection!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars if you like nirvana you'll love this 4 Nov 2000
Format:Audio CD
i have known of this cd for some time now and have only just added it to my collection of other nirvana stuff. Wow! the quality of this album took my breath away particularly tracks like Dive,Big long now,and aneurysm. These and others are timeless and further underline the genius of Kurt Cobain. This album is certainly much more worthy than being labelled a 'b sides album' and could be off putting to potential buyers Miss it at your peril.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Totally Underrated 9 April 2003
Format:Audio CD
OK, 'Incesticide' is hardly Nirvana's most popular album.
OK, 'Incesticide' will hardly inspire you if you're new to them.
OK, 'Incesticide' is a bit of a mish mash.
OK, 'Incesticide' doesn't contain the rarest of the Nirvana back catalogue (much of the material here had been already or has since been released on bootleg CDs).
But, 'Incesticide' is STILL a great LP that can be enjoyed by everyone, if they give it a little time. 'Dive' and 'Sliver' show how much Kurt's song writing style changed between 'Bleach' and 'Nevermind' - going from dark and bitter grunge/metal to light and furious heavy rock. 'Stain' is another great representative of that fact. Even though it is about parental resentment, a topic that should be sombre, it's played at great pace and features great, almost lennon like harmonies from Cobain. Tracks 4, 8 and 15 show another side of Kurt - how often he was dissapointed with Nirvana's music. During their 1991 tour to promote Nevermind, they performed at the Mark Goodier show in England. The band decided to re-record some of their older songs that had not come out to their liking in the studio. In some cases this worked - they played a blistering version of 'Aneurysm', (which, luckily enough for us, is included here) and a haunting, electric 'Something In The Way'. Sadly, the sped up 'Been A Son' and 'New Wave Polly' do nothing BUT dissapoint. Luckily, we are treated to some much better radio session material - in the form of the covers 'Molly's Lips', 'Son Of A Gun' and 'Turnaround', which are fantastic and the band oozes confidence - they had every right, as they had they perfect drummer - Dave had joined them in October of 1990, only a short while before these tracks were recorded.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars It's simply NIRVANA!
I don't think people need reviews to decide whether to buy a Nirvana album or not. It's awesome. I L O V E all the songs but my favorite is 'Big Long Now'.. Long live Nirvana!
Published on 15 Sep 2011 by Kallista S.
5.0 out of 5 stars nirvana at their very best!
an absolute gem of american alternative 90's rock, generally raw and unpolished- and all the better for it. stand out tracks?.. Read more
Published on 26 Mar 2010 by C. Hall
4.0 out of 5 stars Off and on album !
This is Nirvana's revisit to bleach and has more raw and heavy grunge sound than Nevermind and in Utero. Read more
Published on 29 Dec 2009 by J. Arthur
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't be fooled by 'original recording remastered'
This is a review for the 2008 Japanese edition of Nirvana's 'Incesticide'. The information given leads you to believe this is a remastered version of the album. Read more
Published on 3 Sep 2009 by Bobby Garland
3.0 out of 5 stars I've seen one "Incesticide" review here,and now I got to wright...
Believe it or not I'm listening NIRVANA-"Incesticide" right now...
As most of the fans (old and new,all-together) already knows this album came after "Nevermind" and before... Read more
Published on 8 Sep 2007 by Nikola Milaskov
4.0 out of 5 stars Raw as hell
i went out on a limb and bought this one, its good if your in the right mood and want to here what nirvana were realy about before 'Nevermind' in some places it does descend a bit... Read more
Published on 19 Jun 2007 by scrumpmonkey
5.0 out of 5 stars Raw and Passionate
I have always been a huge fan of Nirvana. I actually consider their first album (Bleach) and their last album (In Utero) to be much better than Nevermind. Read more
Published on 3 Jan 2006
4.0 out of 5 stars Basically a Vaselines appreciation album
Two Vaselines songs on one album is pretty good going. If anyone other than Nirvana did something like this with another band, they would be slated. Read more
Published on 11 Feb 2005 by Hedgeman
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