All Apologies

Nirvana - All Apologies
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Based on 82 ratings
1993 Ratings: #5
Liked by 9 people
December 6, 1993 / Release Date
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DGC / Label
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It sucks that it took me over a decade to finally care about Nirvana since I first heard it when I was around 8.

What hurts the most about all of it is that I still don’t truly get it. It’s hard for me to imagine an entire generation getting into something as left field as Nirvana. I feel like to truly embrace it is to ignore the hype and get to the music. The music of Nirvana is not something I think I’d care for if it wasn’t for the hype of it all. I’d easily ... read more


Lyrics that weigh heavier with the events that would follow just a few months later.

Barring that fateful day in April however, this song is the manifestation of creative burnout; the crossroads between pleasing the fans, and pursuing your own wish for art. The song questions the listener: "What else should I say?" "What else should I write?" "What else should I be?" With the answers provided clearly indicating that Kurt may as well not know, and it seems like he ... read more



All Apologies and Rape Me are fantastic songs. Would've been a high 90's or 100 if those were the only two tracks on the single. But there's also Moist Vagina...probably one of the worst Nirvana songs. Hey, every band stumbles at least once.

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Track List

  1. All Apologies
  2. Rape Me
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Added on: June 13, 2017