Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Reissue to Include Unreleased Recordings
Nirvana’s sophomore album and major label debut, Nevermind, celebrates its 20th anniversary next month, and Universal Music Enterprises is re-releasing versions of the album with deluxe editions, exclusive content and more on Sept. 27.
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Released in Sept. 1991, Nevermind has sold more than 30 million copies and spent 253 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at No. 1.
The re-release includes configurations ranging from a standard digital/CD remaster of the original album to a 4-CD/1-DVD Super Deluxe Edition, with unreleased recordings, obscure B-sides, alternate mixes, radio sessions, studio rarities, and live recordings.
The limited numbered Super Deluxe also features the first full official release of the pre-Nevermind demos recorded at producer Butch Vig's Smart Studios as well as boombox recordings of subsequent rehearsals and the Devonshire Mixes: the album as produced and mixed by Vig as opposed to the commercially released final version produced by Vig and mixed by Andy Wallace.
The Super Deluxe also comes with a DVD, featuring all four music videos from Nevermind, a pair of previously unreleased BBC recordings and the Live Halloween 1991 concert at Seattle's Paramount Theatre, as well as a stunning 90-page bound book full of rare photos, documents and more.
The Nevermind reissue is also available as a 2-CD Deluxe Edition, a 4-LP 180-gram heavyweight vinyl edition, a remastered CD of the original album and digital versions of the standard, Deluxe, and Super Deluxe Editions.