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MTV Unplugged in New York

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MTV Unplugged in New York is the name of a concert by Nirvana, recorded on the MTV Unplugged series. The album was released on November 1, 1994 (see 1994 in music) and is the most popular of the MTV Unplugged sessions, being released posthumously after musician Kurt Cobain's death on April 5, 1994.

MTV Unplugged in New York was a #1 hit on Billboard's Top 200 album chart, and won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.

In 1998 Q magazine readers voted Unplugged in New York the 77th greatest album of all time. It is number 311 on the List of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Contents

Tracks

  1. "About a Girl" (Cobain) - 3:37
  2. "Come As You Are" (Cobain) - 4:13
  3. "Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam" (Kelly/McKee; The Vaselines cover) - 4:37
  4. "The Man Who Sold The World" (David Bowie cover) - 4:20
  5. "Pennyroyal Tea" (Cobain) - 3:40
  6. "Dumb" (Cobain) - 2:52
  7. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:16
  8. "On a Plain" (Cobain) - 3:44
  9. "Something in the Way" (Cobain) - 4:01
  10. "Plateau" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover) - 3:38
  11. "Oh, Me" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover) - 3:26
  12. "Lake of Fire" (Kirkwood; Meat Puppets cover) - 2:55
  13. "All Apologies" (Cobain) - 4:23
  14. "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" (Leadbelly cover) - 5:08

Charting singles

Billboard Music Charts (North America)

1994 About A Girl Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 3
1994 About A Girl Modern Rock Tracks No. 3
1994 All Apologies Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 4
1995 Lake Of Fire Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 22
1995 The Man Who Sold The World Mainstream Rock Tracks No. 12
1995 The Man Who Sold The World Modern Rock Tracks No. 6
1994 About A Girl Offical Italian Singles Chart No. 21
1994 About A Girl Official Sweeden singles Chart No. 20


Personnel

External links

Nirvana
Kurt Cobain | Dave Grohl | Krist Novoselic
Chad Channing | Dale Crover | Jason Everman | Pat Smear
Discography
Bleach | Blew | Nevermind | Hormoaning | Incesticide | In Utero
MTV Unplugged in New York | From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah | Nirvana | With the Lights Out
Popular Songs
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" | "About a Girl" | "All Apologies" | "Aneurysm" | "Come As You Are" | "Drain You" | "Dumb" | "Heart-Shaped Box" | "In Bloom" | "Lithium" | "Love Buzz" | "Milk It" | "On a Plain" | "Pennyroyal Tea" | "Polly" | "Rape Me" | "Sliver" | "Something In The Way" | "You Know You're Right"
Other Related Articles
Grunge music | Generation X | Courtney Love | Heavier Than Heaven | Kurt & Courtney | Tom Grant

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