Rent Classic Albums: Nirvana: Nevermind (2005)

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Few would have predicted that in 1991 Nirvana would be No. 1 on the US Billboard album chart. Not only did 'Nevermind' replace Michael Jackson at the top but it succeeded in doing what the Punk Rock movement had failed to achieve fourteen years earlier. 'Nevermind' and the songs of Kurt Cobain changed the music business from within-without compromise, record company hype, or media overkill. The program tells the story behind how Nirvana came to record 'Nevermind', the effect the record was to have on the music world and on the band themselves, and why to this day it still remains a milestone in rock history.
Through exclusive interviews with the people involved, we trace the history of the band with them first signing to Sub Pop, a Seattle independent record label, before coming to the attention of the major record labels following their first album 'Bleach'. With a move to Geffen Records and the release of 'Nevermind', the stage was set for Nirvana to dominate the music scene and for the single 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' to become an anthem for the world's disenfranchised youth. Bassist Krist Novoselic, drummer Dave Grohl and Butch Vig, the record's producer, share with us their memories of the sessions and give us an insight into the songwriting genius of Kurt Cobain. Other participants include Sub Pop's Jonathan Poneman, Geffen's Gary Gersh and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth. A true Classic Album.
Actors:
, , , Jonathan Poneman,
Directors:
Producers:
Nick De Grunwald, Martin R. Smithm, Terry Shand, Geoff Kempin, Jamie Rugge-Price
Studio:
Eagle Vision
Genres:
Documentary, Music & Musicals, Performing Arts, Special Interest
BBFC:
Release Date:
01/12/2008
Run Time:
74 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Bonus Features Include Additional Interviews Exclusive
  • Plus a Live Performance of "Polly"

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