Label: Meteor
Catalog Number:  (BANG 1-016)
Recorded performance:  07-23-93 - Roseland Ballroom (New Music Seminar) - New York, NY United States

Runtime: 72:00 / 19 Tracks
Matrix: B 30912
Additional Artwork

Disc 1
01) Serve The Servants 3:44
02) Scentless Apprentice 3:46
03) School 2:53
04) Breed 3:09
05) Lithium 4:29
06) Come As You Are 3:35
07) Milk It 4:37
08) Drain You 3:46
09) Tourette's 2:08
10) Aneurysm 3:50
11) Very Ape 2:43
12) Blew 3:29
13) Heart Shaped Box 4:18
14) Rape Me 4:49
15) Territorial Pissings 2:47
16) All Apologies 3:44
17) Something In The Way 5:16
18) Where Did You Sleep Last Night? 3:28
19) Smells Like Teen Spirit 4:51
Make Me Sick

Live Nirvana Bootography Rating: A- 

Live Nirvana Bootography Review:
Its really hard to be objective about this show given the events surrounding it, but enough of the depressing stuff!
This is very much a transitional show between 2 distinct eras, comparable, for instance with David Bowie's 1976 tour or the Clash's May 1980 shows, as such the set list (and in some cases the performances) are utterly unique.
Listening to this show for the first time in a many months i was surprised to find out that the performance, at least for the first few songs was better than i remembered.
Its not until Lithium that tiny errors start to creep into Kurts Playing, Lithium is still a good performance, theres quite a bit of audience chatter and bad audience singing throughout.
The guitar sound on "Come As You Are" is nice and dark, much less "plastic" than the later In Utero Tour Shows.
This disc is sourced from Aud#2 but has clearly been Eq-ed to make it sound a lot clearer, its a good eq job I have no complaints on that score, you can hear a loose connection on the tapers microphone at the very start of the show.
Big John Duncan of (depressingly awful)childish third wave punks The Exploited ("F*** a mod" anyone?), plays second guitar on tracks 8-12.
Always too conventionally "rock" to have a realistic shot at a permanent place in the band, his presence here adds a unique sound to this show.

Things start to fall apart somewhat by the end with the woeful acoustic set provoking audible booing from the crowd.
The Disc ends with Kurt train-wrecking "Smells Like Teen Spirit", its painful to hear his Voice crack as the song ends.

I'd reccomend one of the other transitional shows in place of this to the casual listener, 01/23/93 is particularly good

Other Disc(s) Containing This Date:
07-23-93 - Roseland Ballroom (New Music Seminar) - New York, NY United States
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