Spencer Elden

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Facebook Boots Nevermind Cover

Apparently naked babies are not OK, even on album art

(Newser) - Nirvana's artistic choices are apparently a little too risque for Facebook: The band's iconic 1991 Nevermind cover has become the latest image banned by the social network, which says the picture of a naked baby boy violates Facebook's terms of use. A photo of the album, soon... More »

Nevermind Baby Recreates Classic Cover

17 years later, Calif. teen hits same pool where he shot pic for Nirvana album

(Newser) - Spencer Elden, instantly recognizable from a photo snapped 17 years ago for the cover of Nirvana’s seminal album Nevermind, got back into the same California pool recently to update the shot, Chris Vinnicombe reports for MusicRadar.com. “For reasons known only to himself,” and wearing a swimsuit,... More »

Iconic Baby, Now a Teen, Feels 'Creepy'

Skinnydipping Nirvana cover boy looks back with mixed feelings

(Newser) - One of rock music’s most famous cover subjects is a little leery of his past. Spencer Elden was 3 months old when he appeared naked as a money-grubbing underwater baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind; now he says the photo, on an album that sold tens of millions of copies,... More »

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