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    positive behavior. Music genres give the opportunity to explore and listen to something that will help get ‘the job’ done, whatever task it is at the time. Music has the power internally to persuade its audience in a certain direction; music has been known for influencing change. A tune can give the listener the power to push through their assignment or the last mile of their run. Furthermore, there are many albums produced that have made their mark on past, present, and future societies. According to Friedlander in the text “Rock & Roll: A Social History,” there are two ways to experience music, on an emotional level and on an analytical level. The album I am putting on the spot light and sharing my musical experiences about, is Nevermind by Nirvana. Nevermind is an album packed with hit songs. These artists and songs have made their mark on the music business, being recognized for their new sound, and acknowledged for their impact on alternative rock. Nirvana influenced change by not only introducing society to their new music, but…

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    Nirvana Research Paper

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    alternative rock/ grunge trio formed by frontman/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in 1987 in Aberdeen, a small town near Seattle, Washington. Their first studio album “Bleach” was recorded by Jack Endino, a local producer associated with the independent record label Sub Pop. The record sold 35,000 copies in the United States, a considerable success for the band. Soon after the release of their first album Nirvana began their first, one month national tour. The band achieved…

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    Kurt Cobain Influence

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    that you see today. “Unfortunately, all the Creeds and Nickelback 's were born from Nirvana. The Offspring, Nofx and so many others were influenced by them”. Is what Tony Sly (lead singer) from the No Use For A Name band said. Karan (Rockers reflect on the legacy of Kurt Cobain). Showing that before Kurt Cobain entered the industry the biggest bands today wasn 't relevant at the time. Kurt 's career was a success. He and his band sold over 30 million copies of one of the best work Nirvana ever…

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    The fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Wright and written by Jason Fuchs, maybe telling again the story of J.M. Barrie's classic tale, but in the flick, 'The Wolverine' actor Hugh Jackman and his band of buccaneers lead an exciting chorus of 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' by the American rock band that was formed by singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain - Nirvana. The Australian actor and producer Hugh Jackman, who plays as the wicked and cruel pirate in the Pan film, 'Blackbeard,' took some of his…

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    Nirvana, is one of the best-selling singles of all time, having sold over 8 million copies since its release on the album Nevermind in 1991. The anthem took alternative rock to the mainstream, with the help of MTV playing it constantly. Nirvana was the World’s first triple platinum punk-rock band and has sold over 75 million records globally. (Gupta, Rapiti) Furthermore, their music maintains popularity and continues to influence the modern rock culture. In April of 2014, the band was inducted…

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    Nirvana Rape Me Meaning

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    musicians create songs using diversified melodies and obscure lyrics, conveying the impression of their music having multiple meanings. In the song “Rape Me” by Nirvana, many people assume the song is about a woman being raped, but with subtle clues embedded in the lyrics, “Rape Me” could also have a deeper meaning. Released in December 1993, Nirvana’s Rape Me was written by Kurt Cobain on an acoustic guitar shortly after his album Nevermind was released. According to Universal Music…

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    What if we could take a road trip with a person from before our time? Well, believe it or not, that is what I did recently. I am an avid fan of Nirvana, so it is only fitting that I brought my friend Kurt Cobain with me for a road trip from Phoenix to Seattle. Seattle is not only in close proximity to Nirvana's birthplace, but it is home to the Museum of Pop Culture, which prides itself in having the largest collection of Nirvana memorabilia in the world. Kurt Cobain founded the iconic…

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    By 1992, Nirvana had signed to DGC and Nevermind was becoming a huge hit. For the first time, the band had money to pay bills and a platform for getting punk to the masses. Cobain told Rolling Stone in 1992 that “I don’t blame the average 17-year-old punk-rock kid for calling me a sellout. I understand that. And maybe when they grow up a little bit, they’ll realize there’s more things to life than living out your rock & roll identity so righteously.” He continued on later in the interview,…

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    London Calling

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    Zeppelin, ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ Though only eight tracks long, Led Zeppelin’s fourth, untitled album helped define a decade in rock music. Containing the band’s most well-known song, “Stairway to Heaven,” the album was a success with both critics and fans because of its sonic diversity. Since its release, the album has gone an impressive 23-times platinum in the United States. Number Eight: Bruce Springsteen, ‘Born to Run’ Born to Run is Springsteen’s first commercially successful album and…

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    Kurt Cobain Analysis

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    Nevermind served as a vehicle to express Cobain’s personal and social commentary. The album begins with what has now become one of the most famous teen anthems, Smells Like Teen Spirit. This track singlehandedly assured the unprecedented and unexpected success the album would enjoy. Cobain’s listeners immediately fell upon the lyrics trying to dissect them and relate to the song. The song, to them, voiced their unvoiced fears and angers. Cobain’s demand in the song when he wails out, “Here we…

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