Singles (Nirvana album)

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Singles
NirvanaSinglesBox.jpg
Box set by Nirvana
Released December 1995
Recorded 1991–1993
Genre Grunge, alternative rock
Length 70:29
Language English
Label Geffen
Producer Various
Nirvana chronology
MTV Unplugged in New York
(1994)
Singles
(1995)
From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
(1996)

Singles is a box set released by American grunge band Nirvana in 1995 in Europe.[1]

The boxset features six CD singles from the band's two studio albums that were released on Geffen Records, Nevermind and In Utero.[1] Four singles are from the Nevermind album ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come as You Are", "In Bloom", "Lithium"), and two singles are from the In Utero album ("Heart-Shaped Box" and "All Apologies"/"Rape Me"(double A-side).[1] It does not include the third In Utero single, "Pennyroyal Tea", which was canceled after frontman Kurt Cobain's death.

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

All written by Kurt Cobain, except when noted.

"Smells Like Teen Spirit"
  1. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (edit) (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) – 4:39
  2. "Even in His Youth" (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) – 3:06
  3. "Aneurysm" (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) – 4:46
"Come as You Are"
  1. "Come as You Are"
  2. "Endless, Nameless"
  3. "School" [live, Paramount Theatre (Seattle, Washington) 1991.10.31]
  4. "Drain You" [live, Paramount Theatre (Seattle, Washington) 1991.10.31]
"In Bloom"
  1. "In Bloom"
  2. "Sliver" [live, O'Brien Pavilion (Del Mar, California) 1991.12.28]
  3. "Polly" [live, O'Brien Pavilion (Del Mar, California) 1991.12.28]
"Lithium"
  1. "Lithium"
  2. "Been a Son" [live, Paramount Theatre (Seattle, Washington) 1991.10.31]
  3. "Curmudgeon"
"Heart-Shaped Box"
  1. "Heart-Shaped Box"
  2. "Milk It"
  3. "Marigold" (Grohl)
"All Apologies/Rape Me"
  1. "All Apologies"
  2. "Rape Me"
  3. "Moist Vagina"

Charts[edit]

In Denmark and France the Singles box set was eligible to chart on the singles charts, but in the UK it was eligible to chart on the albums chart.

Singles charts

Chart (1995 - 1996) Peak
position
Denmark (Tracklisten)[3] 7
France (SNEP)[4] 17

Album charts

Chart (1995) Peak
position
UK (Official Charts Company)[5] 101

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Nirvava- Singles Boxset Review sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 11 December, 2013.
  2. ^ "Music Search, Recommendations, Videos and Reviews". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-10-07. 
  3. ^ Billboard magazine - 20 January 1996 - p.47 - "Hits of the World" section under "Denmark - singles" section. americanradiohistory.com. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "Lescharts.com – Nirvana – Singles" (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 21 June, 2016.
  5. ^ The Zobbel Website! - Chart Log UK 1994–2010 -Nadanuf – Michael Nyman zobbel.de. Retrieved June 21, 2016.