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Customer Reviews

Great single

I got this single from the Nirvana Singles Box (not available on iTunes), and I thought this was the strongest single out of all six. Lithium itself is, of course, a classic in its own right. Curmudgeon is surprisingly good. But "Been A Son" was the better of the two b-sides. The song is much better on stage than in the studio. The live version is really great. Great single. Can't go wrong with this. I would also suggest buying the Nirvana Singles Box (not on iTunes). It has six of Nirvana's singles.

I cant hide no,on the mantle

Great single, even if you have lithium and curmudgeon,which are both great songs, get been a son(its not the one on muddy banks)

A True Treasure

These three songs really are good, and at a very reasonable price considering how out of curculation the actual single is in. Enjoy!


Formed: 1987 in Aberdeen, WA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s

Prior to Nirvana, alternative music was consigned to specialty sections of record stores, and major labels considered it to be, at the very most, a tax write-off. After the band's second album, 1991's Nevermind, nothing was ever quite the same, for better and for worse. Nirvana popularized punk, post-punk, and indie rock, unintentionally bringing them into the American mainstream like no other band to date. While their sound was equal parts Black Sabbath (as learned by fellow Washington underground...
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