Nirvana filmed ‘MTV Unplugged’ 20 years ago today - The Strut

Nirvana filmed ‘MTV Unplugged’ 20 years ago today

On November 18th, 1993 Nirvana filmed what would become a legendary performance at Sony Music Studios in New York City. Nirvana spurned MTV executives by including a large number of covers and having their friends Meat Puppets appear with them. The recording was also released as an album which debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts.

Watch in full or select songs from the setlist below:

1. About A Girl
2. Come as You Are
3. Jesus Don’t Want Me For a Sunbeam (Eugene Kelly, Frances McKee)
4. The Man Who Sold the World” (David Bowie)
5. Pennyroyal Tea
6. Dumb
7. Polly
8. On a Plain
9. Something in the Way
10.Plateau (Curt Kirkwood)
11.Oh, Me (Kirkwood)
12.Lake of Fire
13.All Apologies
14.Where Did You Sleep Last Night (Traditional; arranged by Lead Belly)

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