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Nirvana: Unplugged In New York (Geffen GED 24727)

Tom Hibbert, Q, December 1994

"IT'S BETTER to burn out than fade away..." The death of Kurt Cobain affected the (rock) world like no other since John Lennon's. Was it the method (not quite as squalid as Hendrix, Moon and Vicious here: altogether more shocking)? Was it the times? Was it the thought of that beautiful, still young face?

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