Label: KMA
Catalog Number:  (KMACD001)
Recorded performance:  08-30-92 - Reading Festival - Reading United Kingdom
Recorded performance:  11-25-91 - Paradiso - Amsterdam The Netherlands

Runtime: 71:54 / 21 Tracks
Matrix: KMACD001
Additional Artwork

Disc 1
01) Breed 3:26
02) Drain You 3:41
03) Aneurysm 4:36
04) School 3:26
05) Sliver 1:58
06) In Bloom 4:46
07) Come As You Are 3:34
08) Lithium 4:22
09) Smells Like Teen Spirit 6:02
10) On A Plain 3:02
11) Negative Creep 2:54
12) Been A Son 2:04
13) All Apologies 4:15
14) Dumb 2:30
15) Stay Away 3:38
16) Territorial Pissings 2:49
17) About A Girl 2:47
18) Blew 3:17
19) Floyd The Barber 2:22
20) Polly 2:51
21) Love Buzz 3:23
The Last UK Show

Live Nirvana Bootography Rating: A  97%

Live Nirvana Bootography Review:
All of the discs with the '92 Reading performance are incomplete. "The Last UK Show" contains the second FM broadcast with an extra 2 songs, "About A Girl" and "Blew", taken from the TV and first FM broadcasts, respectively. "Tourette's" from this show can be found on the Muddy Banks album.

Reading '92 is arguably the bands best ever performance. The setlist was long, featured rarities (though they don't appear on this disc), is filled with energy, and Kurt even talks to the audience! The band teases the audience and tells them it's their last show. At the start of the show Kurt was rolled onto the stage in a wheelchair wearing a wig and a gown... he feebly stood before the microphone and uttered the first two lines of "The Rose" before collapsing onto the stage. He was obviously mocking the press. For laughs, the band covers Boston's "More Than a Feeling" for a while before kicking into "Smells Like Teen Spirit".

There is also an early version of "All Apologies" which contains alternate lyrics. Kurt tells the crowd that "there have been some pretty extreme things written about us (himself and Courtney)" and that Courtney felt like everyone hated her. He asks the crowd to say "Courtney we love you!" on the count of three... the crowd obliges and is treated to an early "All Apologies". Kurt spices up "Sliver" with some additional screaming in the lyrics. The early version of "Dumb" is just icing on a already magnificent show!

"The Last UK Show" is the preferred disc for this show, but all of the FM broadcast discs are good. "The Complete Reading Festival" is a rough, edited audience recording, thus isn't considered as good as any of the FM broadcast shows.

A complete professional video of the show has surfaced, making all these bootleg CDs virtually obsolete for the average listener. Serious collectors still have an interest in the FM broadcasts, as the sound mix is different to that on the professional video.

The Paradiso tracks, as always, are chopped and edited in between. You can hear Krist singing "Macho Man" during "Love Buzz".

Other Disc(s) Containing These Dates:
08-30-92 - Reading Festival - Reading United Kingdom
   Complete Reading Festival 1992
   Europe 1992
   Into The Black - Disc 4 - Reading Festival
   Live At the Reading Festival 1991
   Nirvana Reading 1992
   Reading 8/30/92
   Pissing in Action
11-25-91 - Paradiso - Amsterdam The Netherlands
   Amsterdam 91
   European Tour '91
   Hardcore Act
   Nirvana Live Vol. 1
   Paridiso Amsterdam Love Buzz November 1991
   Porch Songs
   Radical Action
   Seventh Heaven
   Smells Like Nirvana
   Smells Like Success
   Smells Like Teen Spirit
   The Live Spirit
   Wild Tales
   Paradiso Lost
   Come As You Are
   Live Vol. 1
   Live; In Bloom
   The Last American Concert
   Shock Treatment
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