45 RPM LPs and one 33 1/3 RPM LP on 180-gram vinyl!
anniversary edition; the 33 1/3 RPM LP includes all of the remastered
B-sides, never-before-heard mixes and bonus tracks from the original
20th Anniversary three-LP edition of the unwitting swansong of the
single most influential band of the 1990s, features the original
album remastered at Abbey Road Studios on two LPs and for the first
time available at high fidelity 45 RPM, plus a 33 1/3 RPM LP of all
the remastered B-sides, never-before-heard mixes and bonus tracks
from the original album release. All three LPs are on 180-gram vinyl.
reactionary statement to the phenomenal commercial success
of Nevermind, In
Nirvana's most noisy, caustic, uncompromised, and aggressive album.
It's also the band's best, a brilliant combination of contagious
hooks, feedback-drenched squalls, bruised beauty, and biting lyrical
wit intended to blindside causal listeners with raw emotion,
difficult listening, and painful honesty. Rife with medical imagery
and references to disease, sickness, decay, and dismay, In
the distraught sound of personal catharsis and unyielding trauma.
More revealingly, the record doubles as a haunting foreshadowing of
singer Kurt Cobain's suicide that took place just months after its
with the high-gloss production and pop-based arrangements on
Nevermind, Nirvana set out to make a harsher album that would
literally alienate millions. While the trio succeeded in its goal of
getting intimate with blistering dissonance and acerbic tones, In
Utero resonated with the public, debuting at No. 1 on
the Billboard charts
and ultimately selling more than four million copies.