Unplugged in New York - Geffen 1994

Tracks: 1. About A Girl / 2. Come As You Are / 3. Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam / 4. The Man Who Sold The World / 5. Pennyroyal Tea / 6. Dumb / 7. Polly / 8. On A Plain / 9. Something In The Way / 10. Plateau / 11. Oh Me / 12. Lake Of Fire / 13. All Apologies / 14. Where Did You Sleep Last Night


There is an on honest an very moving atmosphere on this Nirvana album which sadly would their final. The half-acoustic approach really reveals how great Nirvana's best songs are and that they work very well outside the traditional Nirvana concept. Some of them actually works better than on the studio albums; moreover there are some great cover-versions here, not least the outsstanding David Bowie song "The Man Who Sold the World" - and the sad "Jesus Doesn't Want me for a Sunbeam". The cello played by Lori Goldston really add new dimensions to many of these songs.

On three tracks Nirvarna is supported by the Kirkwood brothers and they play Meat Puppets songs together. Of those both "Oh Me" and "Lake of Fire" sound like Nirvana songs.

A great moving album and also a little sad - especially when you come to think about that these recordings were among the very last that Curt Kobain lived to do.

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