Nirvana Live At Reading out now! *WIN A NIRVANA LIVE AT READING PRIZEPACK*

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At long last, it’s finally here. Today, November 3rd, marks the release of Nirvana’s Live At Reading concert CD/DVD. Ranked #1 in Kerrang Magazine’s “100 Gigs That Shook The World” and voted as “Nirvana’s #1 Greatest Moment” by fans in an NME poll, Nirvana’s historic August 30, 1992 headlining appearance at the UK’s Reading Festival is one of the most bootlegged concerts in the annals of rock n roll. Now, fans will have an opportunity to own a pristine copy of that entire performance — color-corrected video from the original film with audio sourced from the original multi-track masters. Nirvana Live At Reading is being released in a limited edition CD+DVD Deluxe Edition as well as DVD-only, CD-only configurations on November 3, 2009, followed by a 2LP version on November 17, 2009.

While the show’s centerpiece was a performance of nearly the entire Nevermind tracklist, also noteworthy were early performances of three as yet unrecorded songs which wouldn’t be released until 2 years later on In Utero: “All Apologies,” “Dumb,” and in its first ever public performance, “Tourettes.” The career-spanning setlist also reached back to the band’s 1989 Sub Pop debut album, Bleach, for “Blew,” “About A Girl,” “School,” “Negative Creep” and first single “Love Buzz,” and even further back to the mid-‘80s for “Spank Thru.” Other songs from the Reading set would appear in studio form on the Incesticide compilation later in the year: “Aneurysm,” “Been A Son” and “Sliver.” Additionally, the band played a pair of beloved covers by two bands that helped shape the formative Nirvana sound – “The Money Will Roll Right In” by Fang and “D-7” by The Wipers.

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Only 2 of the 25 performances on the DVD have ever been released before.

Nirvana Live At Reading DVD Tracklisting:

1. Breed

2. Drain You

3. Aneurysm

4. School

5. Sliver

6. In Bloom

7. Come As You Are

8. Lithium

9. About A Girl

10. Tourette’s

11. Polly

12. Lounge Act

13. Smells Like Teen Spirit

14. On A Plain

15. Negative Creep

16. Been A Son

17. All Apologies

18. Blew

19. Dumb

20. Stay Away

21. Spank Thru

22. Love Buzz*

23. The Money Will Roll Right In

24. D-7

25. Territorial Pissings

* not included on CD

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