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In Utero was the third album by the American grunge band Nirvana. It was also the last album that was released before Nirvana's singer, Kurt Cobain, died six months later from a shotgun wound to the head, inflicted by himself. The album got good reviews. It has sold over 15 million copies.[1]

In Utero
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 21, 1993
RecordedFebruary 12, 1993 (at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, Minnesota) to February 26, 1993
GenreGrunge, alternative rock

Before releaseEdit

Nirvana performed "Rape Me" on television before In Utero was released. Many people thought the song was offensive, and the song was almost not released on the album. When the album was released, the Wal-Mart version called the song "Waif Me."

List of songsEdit

  1. "Serve the Servants"
  2. "Scentless Apprentice"
  3. "Heart-Shaped Box"
  4. "Rape Me"
  5. "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle"
  6. "Dumb"
  7. "Very Ape"
  8. "Milk It"
  9. "Pennyroyal Tea"
  10. "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter"
  11. "Tourette's"
  12. "All Apologies"
  13. "Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip" (This song is an extra track which appears on some versions of this album.)


  1. nme. "International Velvet". NME.