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Nirvana: Smells Like A Sensation

Simon Reynolds, Observer, The, 8 December 1991

NIRVANA ARE THE sensation of 1991. Their single ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ shot straight into the UK Top Ten and is now number seven after an insurrectionary live appearance on Top Of The Pops last week. In their native America, the album Nevermind has sold more than 750,000 copies in a few months. It took Guns N’ Roses a year to do that with Appetite For Destruction.

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