In Utero (3CD+DVD Super Deluxe Edition)
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In Utero - 20th Anniversary Remaster
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Vinyl, Special Edition, Original recording remastered, May 26, 2015
Audio, Cassette, Explicit Lyrics, September 21, 1993
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This 20th Anniversary 3CD/1DVD Super Deluxe Edition of the unwitting swansong of the single most influential band of the 1990s features more than 70 remastered, remixed, rare and unreleased recordings, including B-sides, compilation tracks, never-before-heard demos and live material featuring the final touring lineup of Cobain, Novoselic, Grohl, and Pat Smear. This box set also includes a DVD of the complete 'Live and Loud' show from Seattle's Pier 48 on December 13, 1993 plus never-before-released bonus material.
Additional Disc Info: (Disc 3) LIVE & LOUD: LIVE AT PIER 48, SEATTLE, WA-12/13/93 / (Disc 4)[DVD] LIVE & LOUD: LIVE AT PIER 48, SEATTLE, WA-12/13/93
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"People talk about downloads hurting record sales, I and some other people would submit that another thing that is hurting record sales these days is the fact that they are so compressed that the ear just gets tired of it. When you're through listening to a whole album of this highly compressed music, your ear is fatigued. You may have enjoyed the music but you don't really feel like going back and listening to it again. It's been really rough, folks, But it can get better and I think it will get better. I'm glad it's going to be over."
After the atrocity that was 2011's Nevermind re-issue/re-master which suffered from horrendous loudness war mastering i was skeptical about this re-release of my favourite Nirvana album 'In Utero'. It felt like history repeating itself and another cash grab.
Luckily, the complaints about the re-master of Nevermind don't seem to have fallen on deaf ears.Read more ›
Future Foo Fighter Dave Grohl contributes the over-the-top Sabbath-like riff to "Scentless Apprentice," as Cobain howls the chorus meant to scare all his fans away. Needless to say, this is not a happy album. The lyrics are cynical, isolated and sad, though there are tiny moments of inspiration. The dark feel to "In Utero" was likely created in response to "Nevermind's" sparkling, rip-roaring introduction into the 1990s that sounds highly fan-friendly in comparison. The slow-paced "Dumb" from "In Utero" perhaps could have been a radio hit, but the lyrics are simply too depressing, probably best left for true Nirvana fans; the same holds true for the Pollyesque "PennyRoyal Tea."
On the faster side of things, "Very Ape" is a catchy and vibrant rocker that reveals Cobain's belief in reincarnation.Read more ›
"Nevermind" has made Nirvana the most famous rock band in the world. It was their second album and sold a staggering 18 million copies worldwide. Kurt was tired of the adulation and praise that he received in truckloads, and decided to go back into the studio in 1993 and make an album that would scare off all the cling-ons. Originally titled "I Hate Myself And I Want To Die," the album was released in September 1993 and was called In Utero. It topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and shifted some 6 million copies in America. Critics adored it and I have to agree, this is one of the finest albums of all time.
"Serve The Servants" opens the album in grand style with a loud and abrasive beat with a wonderful melody. The song's most striking line is, "I tried hard to have a father, but instead I had a dad." This deep-cutting line refers to Kurt's father who deserted him when he was a child. "Scentless Apprentice" builds the album's aggression up even more, in one of the hardest rocking anthems the band ever recorded. This was one of the first times the band all shared writing kudos on a song instead of just Kurt.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Sip and drink pennyroyal teaaaa! This album has a special place in my heart. Thanks for the great music!Published 24 days ago by rachel rehkop
Don't be fooled by the ultra high quality audio 24bit/96kHz In utero was a very average mix when it first appeared in 93 This blue ray makes the music harsh and dull even with the... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Mr. Neale G. Fraser
Pressing could be a little better....it came with 2 tinny scratches but sound still great.Published 1 month ago by Karel Fernandez