Nirvana - Bleach
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1989 Ratings: #40 / 147
User Score
Based on 983 ratings
1989 Ratings: #23
Liked by 58 people
June 15, 1989 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sub Pop / Label
Jack Endino / Producer / Website
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I would drink this album if i could
“Bleach” is where Grunge, Sludge metal, and Punk collided into one to come with this beautifully visceral raw record. Despite Nirvana going on to perfect their craft and fully realise their ambitions down the way, when this came out in ‘89, it made Nirvana underground legends. The material on “Bleach” plays gloomy, abrasive fury: with infectious repetition and riffs that sound more appropriate for a riot than a concert!

Sure, maybe “In Utero” is the ... read more
Squashed by the future

So, after checking out both "Nevermind" and "In Utero", I think it was time to listen to Nirvana's debut. "Bleach", one of the first actual grunge records to exist. And yeah, I think this album could be a lot better, and who knows, maybe it would have a legendary status, but, the future of this band literally squashes "Bleach" to the point where this album gets buried underneath the quality and popularity of their future couple of ... read more
Such a nostalgic revisit.
Every track here makes me want to grab my guitar and rock the shit out of this. Then I remember that I couldn't pull this out the way Kurt did even if I sold my soul to the devil. The bass playing is astonishing and the drums sound very good.

Favourite Tracks: Love Buzz, Mr Moustache, School, Blew, Swap Meat
Least Favourite: none wtf this is a masterpiece

Bleach is Good
I want to bleach my hair after listening to this album

Raw, angry, fun grunge rock. The production isn't the best, but who cares when the songs are this good? Kurt and the boys have fun writing some energetic bangers and it never really disappoints. This was the album before Dave Grohl joined the band, and yeah the drumming isn't as good as his because Dave Grohl is a god at drumming, but they still do a decent job at holding the rest of the band up. I honestly just think that Kurts raw vocals ... read more
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Added on: May 5, 2012