Plateau (song)

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"Plateau"
Song by Meat Puppets from the album Meat Puppets II
Released November 1, 1984
Genre Alternative rock
Length 2:22
Label SST Records
Writer(s) Curt Kirkwood
Meat Puppets II track listing
"Lost"
(3)
"Plateau"
(4)
"Aurora Borealis"
(5)
"Plateau"
Song by Nirvana from the album MTV Unplugged in New York
Released November 1, 1994
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:37
Label DGC
Writer(s) Curt Kirkwood
Producer(s) Alex Coletti, Scott Litt, Nirvana
MTV Unplugged in New York track listing

"Plateau" is a song written by alternative rock band the Meat Puppets, which first appeared on their 1984 album Meat Puppets II.

The song was popularized when the Meat Puppets performed it with the grunge band Nirvana during their famous 1993 MTV Unplugged appearance. This version appears on Nirvana's 1994 album MTV Unplugged in New York.

UK rapper Plan B named his debut album Who Needs Actions When You Got Words, taken from a lyric in this song, and sampled the Nirvana collaboration on his 2007 mixtape Paint It Blacker.