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Nevermind Turns 20, Will Hit Shelves Anew

Seminal album sold 30M copies, will be re-released Sept. 19

(Newser) - Nirvana's Nevermind turns 20 this September (yep, it has been 20 years and yes, you are old). So Universal thought it only right to celebrate the multi-platinum album by issuing a remastered version of it—as part of a massive set that includes four CDs and one DVD. The... More »

Cobain Play Hits London

(Newser) - Teen spirit has hit a London stage in a play that involves the troubled life of rocker Kurt Cobain, reports the Independent. The production, Nevermind, features a struggling music critic, John, visited by Cobain's ghost. "Cobain appears as his alter ego: a success who couldn't deal with it, as... 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 “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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