DAVE GROHL Shares Thoughts On Upcoming NIRVANA 'In Utero' Reissue

According to The Pulse Of Radio, FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl was asked by XFM in the U.K. for his thoughts on the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of NIRVANA's "In Utero", the final studio album by the band and second that Grohl played drums on. Grohl said, "I recognize myself back then and I remember what it was like to be in the band but it's hard to believe that that much time has gone by. A lot has happened in those 20 years, when I think about 'In Utero' and what the world was like, what my life was like back then, it's strange."

He added, "From the time that 'Nevermind' came out in September of 1991 to the time that NIRVANA was over, it was really just a few years and a lot happened in those few years. I look back at this album and looking at the packaging and the old pictures and listening to songs that I haven't heard in 20 years, all of these rarities and demos, it's kind of a trip."

NIRVANA did record some demos after "In Utero" came out and cut its final song, "You Know You're Right", in 1993. Grohl recalled the sessions for that track: "We had some time off before a tour, and Kurt [Cobain] wanted to go in and demo some stuff, so I said, 'Hey, why don't we do it at this studio down the street from my house.' And we went down there, and we had three days booked. Kurt came in the last day and we were like, 'Okay, what do you wanna do?' And Kurt said, 'Well, why don't we do that song we've been doing at soundcheck?' And so we rehearsed it, I think, once, and then recorded it. Kurt did three or four vocal takes, and that was it."

A previously unheard instrumental called "Forgotten Tune" will be among the 70 tracks included on the three-disc deluxe reissue of "In Utero", which is set for release on September 24.

The rest of the material on the jam-packed set will consist of remastered, remixed, rare and unreleased demos, B-sides, alternate takes and live recordings, along with two different mixes of the 12-song album.

The "In Utero" package will be issued in several configurations, including a three-CD/one-DVD "Super Deluxe" edition, plus two-CD, three-LP and digital versions.

Grohl also told XFM that FOO FIGHTERS have finished writing their eighth studio album and plan to record it "in a way that no one's ever done before." The disc is likely to come out in 2014.

Super Deluxe:

This 20th-Anniversary 3CD/1DVD Super Deluxe Edition featuring more than 70 remastered, remixed, rare and unreleased recordings, including B-sides, compilation tracks, never-before-heard demos and live material featuring the final touring lineup of Cobain, Novoselic, Grohl, and Pat Smear. This box set also includes a DVD of the complete "Live and Loud" show from Seattle's Pier 48 on December 13, 1993 plus over 35 minutes never-before-released bonus material.

CD One - Original album remastered plus all B-sides & bonus tracks recorded at Pachyderm

01. Serve The Servants (Albini mix/original release) - 3:39
02. Scentless Apprentice (Albini mix/original release) - 3:47
03. Heart-Shaped Box (Litt mix/original release) - 4:41
04. Rape Me (Albini mix/original release) - 2:51
05. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle (Albini mix/original release) - 4:09
06. Dumb (Albini mix/original release) - 2:32
07. Very Ape (Albini mix/original release) - 1:55
08. Milk It (Albini mix/original release) - 3:54
09. Pennyroyal Tea (Albini mix/original release) - 3:37
10. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (Albini mix/original release) - 4:51
11. Tourette's (Albini mix/original release) - 1:35
12. All Apologies (Litt mix/original release) - 3:55
13. Gallons Of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through The Strip (ex-U.S. bonus track) - 7:35
14. Marigold (B-side; "Heart Shaped Box) - 2:34
15. Moist Vagina (B-side; "All Apologies") - 3:33
16. Sappy (from "No Alternative" compilation) - 3:28
17. I Hate Myself And Want To Die (from "The Beavis And Butthead Experience" compilation) - 2:59
18. Pennyroyal Tea (Litt mix) - 3:36
19. Heart-Shaped Box (Albini mix/unreleased) - 4:42
20. All Apologies (Albini mix/unreleased) - 3:58

CD Two - 2013 album mix plus pre-album demos

01. Serve The Servants (2013 mix) - 3:36
02. Scentless Apprentice (2013 mix) - 3:49
03. Heart-Shaped Box (2013 mix) - 4:41
04. Rape Me (2013 mix) - 2:49
05. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle (2013 mix) - 4:12
06. Dumb (2013 mix) - 2:32
07. Very Ape (2013 mix) - 1:57
08. Milk It (2013 mix) - 3:56
09. Pennyroyal Tea (2013 mix) - 3:32
10. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (2013 mix) - 4:51
11. Tourette's (2013 mix) - 1:35
12. All Apologies (2013 mix) - 3:55
13. Scentless Apprentice (Rio demo) - 3:54
14. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle (Laundry Room demo) - 4:33
15. Dumb (Word Of Mouth demo) - 2:39
16. Very Ape (Rio demo) -- 2:21
17. Pennyroyal Tea (Word Of Mouth demo) - 3:31
18. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (Word Of Mouth demo) - 2:40
19. Tourettes (Word Of Mouth demo) - 2:14
20. Marigold (Upland Studios demo)- 3:25
21. All Apologies (Music Source demo) - 4:25
22. Forgotten Tune (Rehearsal) - 2:04
23. Jam (Word Of Mouth demo) - 5:44

CD Three - Live & Loud: Live At Pier 48, Seattle, Washington – December 13, 1993

01. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
02. Drain You
03. Breed
04. Serve The Servants
05. Rape Me
06. Sliver
07. Pennyroyal Tea
08. Scentless Apprentice
09. All Apologies
10. Heart-Shaped Box
11. Blew
12. The Man Who Sold The World
13. School
14. Come As You Are
15. Lithium
16. About a Girl
17. Endless, Nameless

DVD - Live & Loud: Live At Pier 48, Seattle, Washington – December 13, 1993

01. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter*
02. Drain You*
03. Breed*
04. Serve The Servants*
05. Rape Me*
06. Sliver
07. Pennyroyal Tea*
08. Scentless Apprentice*
09. All Apologies
10. Heart-Shaped Box*
11. Blew
12. The Man Who Sold The World
13. School
14. Come As You Are
15. Lithium*
16. About a Girl
17. Endless, Nameless*

Extras:

18. Very Ape (Live & Loud Rehearsal)
19. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (Live & Loud Rehearsal)
20. Rape Me (Live & Loud Rehearsal)
21. Pennyroyal Tea (Live & Loud Rehearsal)
22. Heart-Shaped Box (Original Music Video + Director's Cut)
23. Rape Me (Live on "Nulle Part Ailleurs" - Paris, France)
24. Pennyroyal Tea (Live on "Nulle Part Ailleurs" - Paris, France)
25. Drain You (Live on "Nulle Part Ailleurs" - Paris, France)
26. Serve The Servants (Live on "Tunnel" - Rome, Italy)
27. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter (Live in Munich, Germany)
28. My Best Friend's Girl (Live in Munich, Germany)
29. Drain You (Live in Munich, Germany)

Deluxe Edition - 2CDs

20th-Anniversary 2CD Deluxe Edition featuring the original album remastered at Abbey Road Studios plus never-before-heard demos, mixes, B-sides and bonus tracks from the original album release.

CD One - Original album and bonus tracks remastered
CD Two - 2013 album mix plus pre-album demos

Deluxe Edition - Vinyl (Original Album & Bonus Tracks on 3LPs)

20th-Anniversary 3LP Edition featuring the original album remastered at Abbey Road Studios on 2LPs and for the first time available at high-fidelity 45 RPM, plus a 33 1/3 RPM LP of all the remastered B-sides, never-before-heard original mixes and bonus tracks from the original album release. All 3LPS are on 180 gram vinyl.

Original Album Mix Remastered (1CD)

20th Anniversary Edition of the original album remastered at Abbey Road studios in 2013.

DVD - Live & Loud

The complete "Live and Loud" show from Seattle's Pier 48 on December 13, 1993 plus over 35 minutes of never-before-released bonus material.

Digital Formats:

Super Deluxe Audio
Deluxe Audio
Original Album Remastered
Live & Loud: Longform Digital Video and Streaming/Rental Outlets

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