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Nirvana With The Lights Out

The set cover

With the Lights Out is the title of Nirvana's 2004 4-disc boxset. The 3 CDs mostly represent the 3 Nirvana eras of Bleach, Nevermind, and In Utero, respectively. The DVD is every era on one disc. The tracks are mostly demos and B-Sides, but there are a few live tracks, mostly on the DVD though.

Track Listing Edit

  1. "Spank Thru" (December 1985 Fecal Matter demo) – 3:45
  2. "Heartbreaker" (March 1987 show in Raymond, Washington) – 2:59
  3. "Mrs. Butterworth" (Summer 1987 band demo) – 4:05
  4. "Floyd the Barber" (January 23, 1988 show in Tacoma, WA) – 2:33
  5. "Clean Up Before She Comes" (1988 home demo) – 3:12
  6. "About a Girl" (1988 home demo) – 2:44
  7. "Blandest" (June 6, 1988 studio session in Seattle, Washington. Produced by Jack Endino) – 3:56
  8. "Ain't It a Shame" (August 1989 studio session in Seattle, WA) – 2:02
  9. "Sappy" (January 1990 studio session in Seattle, Washington. Produced by Jack Endino) – 3:33
  10. "Opinion" (September 25, 1990 KAOS radio show) – 1:35
  11. "Lithium" (September 25, 1990 KAOS radio show) – 1:49
  12. "Sliver" (1990 home demo) – 2:10
  13. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (March 1991 boombox demo) – 5:40
  14. "Come As You Are" (March 1991 boombox demo) – 4:10
  15. "Old Age" (May 1991 studio session for Nevermind)  – 4:21
  16. "Oh, the Guilt" (April 1992 studio session in Seattle, WA) – 3:25
  17. "Rape Me" (May 1991 solo acoustic home demo) – 3:23
  18. "Rape Me" (October 1992 studio session in Seattle, WA) – 3:03
  19. "Heart-Shaped Box" (January 1993 studio session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – 5:32
  20. "Do Re Mi" (1994 boombox demo solo acoustic) – 4:24
  21. "You Know You're Right" (1994 boombox demo solo acoustic) – 2:30
  22. "All Apologies" (undated boombox demo solo acoustic, circa 1992) – 3:33

Trivia Edit

  • The 2nd song on the 1st disc, Annorexcist, is misspelled 'Anorexorcist.'
  • The real title of "Mrs. Butterworth" is unknown.
  • The inner packaging is made of heat-sensitive material, so when you touch it, images of session tapes are revealed
  • The title of "Help Me, I'm Hungry" was a name invented by bootleggers. Released November 2004.

Liner notes Edit

The liner notes place the tracks in historical contest, and feature essays by Thurston Moore and Neil Strauss.