MTV Unplugged in New York

Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York
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Based on 7 reviews
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Based on 543 ratings
1994 Ratings: #2
Liked by 46 people
November 1, 1994 / Release Date
Live / Format
DGC / Label
Alex Coletti, Scott Litt, Nirvana / Producer / Website
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To celebrate my 1000th review, I decided to review an album that I've neglected to review for many, many months now. An album that I've loved ever since I first heard it nearly a year ago but never actually got around to talking about it. An album that many people consider to be one of the greatest live albums ever made, and some would even argue it's the best record to be released by one of the most popular and influential rock bands of recent memory. And that album is Nirvana's MTV Unplugged ... read more
[Genre: Acoustic Rock]

Congratulations Nirvana, you're the reason I started a David Bowie rush. Seriously, that cover is awesome.
This is just a straight up amazing live album, it's probably gonna grow on me over time but as my first introduction to Nirvana I'm not disappointed. It's just so passionate and beautiful.

favourite tracks: About A Girl, Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam, The Man Who Sold The World, Dumb, Something In The Way, Plateau, Oh Me, Lake Of Fire, All Apologies, Where ... read more
There honestly isn't one bad thing about this album. It's flawless, and easily the best live album ever.
These “Unplugged” live recordings is quite possibly the best thing MTV had going for them, and Nirvana’s performance which was released a few months after Cobain’s death is perhaps the best of them all. Amongst a sea of watered down, uninventive & highly commercial middle-of-the-road music that MTV highly promoted for years, came one of the most stunningly comforting yet eerie acoustic performances of all time.

This captures Kurt's vulnerability and fragility, and ... read more
Day 5/325: Acoustic Rock

These guys are just unmatched in technical skill and presence on stage, just play the original songs and compare them to these live performances and you'll probably find some of these performances live more appealing compared to the studio recordings. I will definitely come back to this live album sometime and i promise it will only grow on me.
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Added on: May 5, 2012