Bleach (Nirvana album)

1989 debut studio album by Nirvana
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Bleach is the first album by the American rock band, Nirvana. It did not become popular when it was released, but when Nirvana's second album Nevermind was released in 1991, many Nirvana fans discovered Bleach. It is the best-selling release ever on the Sub Pop label.[11]

Bleach
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 15, 1989 (US)
August 12, 1989 (UK) [1]
RecordedJanuary 23, 1988
June 30, 1988
December 24-31, 1988
January 14 & 24, 1989 (mixing) [2]
StudioReciprocal Recording in Seattle, Washington
Genre
Length37:19 (original release)
42:44 (1992 re-release)
1:15:22 (20th anniversary edition)
LabelSub Pop
ProducerJack Endino
Nirvana chronology
Bleach
(1989)
Blew
(1989)
Singles from Bleach
  1. "Love Buzz"
    Released: November 1988
  2. "Blew"
    Released: December 1989

Track listingEdit

All songs written and composed by Kurt Cobain, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Blew"   2:55
2. "Floyd the Barber"   2:18
3. "About a Girl"   2:48
4. "School"   2:42
5. "Love Buzz" (Shocking Blue cover, not included on the 1989 UK release and replaced by "Big Cheese"[12] but included on the 1992 UK CD reissue) 3:35
6. "Paper Cuts"   4:06
7. "Negative Creep"   2:56
8. "Scoff"   4:10
9. "Swap Meet"   3:03
10. "Mr. Moustache"   3:24
11. "Sifting"   5:22
Total length:
37:19

ReferencesEdit

  1. Borzillo-Vrenna, Carrie (2003). Nirvana - The Day to Day Illustrated Journals (1st ed.). Barnes & Noble. pp. 38. ISBN 0-7607-4893-4.
  2. Borzillo-Vrenna, Carrie (2003). Nirvana - The Day to Day Illustrated Journals (1st ed.). Barnes & Noble. pp. 29. ISBN 0-7607-4893-4.
  3. Gaar, Gillian G. (2009). "The Recordings". The Rough Guide to Nirvana. Rough Guides. p. 141. ISBN 978-1858289458.
  4. Azerrad, Michael (2013). Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana. Crown. p. 85. ISBN 9780307833730. Kindle edition
  5. McGee, Alan (September 21, 2009). "How Nirvana's Bleach brightened up grunge". The Guardian. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  6. Shapiro, Peter (November 9, 2009). "Nirvana – Bleach (R1989)". Uncut. Archived from the original on December 22, 2017. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  7. Gardner, Noel (January 4, 2010). "Nirvana - Bleach (Reissue)". The Quietus. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  8. "Nirvana - Bleach Deluxe Edition". Creative Loafing. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  9. Ramirez, AJ (4 November 2009). "Nirvana: Bleach". PopMatters. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
  10. "Blender's 100 Greatest Indie-Rock Albums Ever". November 14, 2007. Retrieved December 16, 2020 – via StereoGum.
  11. Sub Pop: By the Years
  12. "Nirvana - Bleach (UK)". Discogs. Retrieved January 13, 2015.