Playing At The Moon

Flashback World Productions (Flashback 06.95.0266)
The Moon - New Haven, CT United States 09-26-91
Total CD Time 70:24 / 18 Tracks
Matrix: DURECO [02] FB 0266
Additional Artwork
54 Digital Nirvana members are listed as owning this disc.
39 Digital Nirvana members are listed as wanting this disc.

1) Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam 4:04
2) Here She Comes Now 6:05
3) D-7 4:18
4) Aneurysm 4:49
5) Drain You 3:42
6) School 2:32
7) Floyd The Barber 2:30
8) About A Girl 2:54
9) Love Buzz 3:39
10) Smells Like Teen Spirit 4:38
11) Breed 2:45
12) Polly 2:52
13) Spank Thru 4:03
14) Sliver 3:19
15) Blew 7:33
16) Been A Son 1:58
17) Negative Creep 2:30
18) Endless, Nameless 6:04
Playing At The Moon

Nirvana Bootography Rating: A  96%
Average Reader Rating: 100%
Reader Reviews

Nirvana Bootography Review:
"Playing at the Moon" contains a raw performance by the band just before they broke into the mainstream. The set list contains some nice rarities. Only 5 of the18 songs performed came from the album that this tour was supporting (Nevermind). After Nevermind became popular, the set lists became a lot more standardized. The sound is excellent and appears to be a professional open mic recording... it's good enough that novice collectors will enjoy it even though it's not a soundboard recording ( it's very "bassy").

The disc has a little editing after "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "Breed." Otherwise, it seems to be complete. There are equipment problems throughout the show. "Here She Comes Now" is extended due to Kurt's guitar going out. Blew is performed twice (on the same track)... the band starts and Kurt's guitar goes out leaving Dave and Krist jamming on the song until Kurt is ready again. It sounds like Krist starts singing the lyrics at one point and does the chorus in a falsetto voice. The audience is great and there were some dedicated fans who knew to ask for songs like "Spank Thru" and one guy who yells "Donkey Show" several times... The band started saying "Donkey Show" on their 1989 tour in Europe as thank you (sounds like the German "Thank You" that I'm not going to try to spell).

This disc has the potential to be a favorite for any fan and is highly recommended. "Seattle Wa. September 21 1991" contains a better, less bass heavy, recording, but "Playing at the Moon" will make most collectors very happy.

Submit a review! - You must register first ( DN Forum registration and Nirvana Bootography registration are one in the same)

"Breed" Labeled As "Bleed"

Other Disc(s) Containing This Date:
The Moon - New Haven, CT United States 09-26-91
    Grange Buffet
   Seattle, Wa. September 21, 1991

9300 hits since 9/6/2000

Bootography Main   |  Digital Nirvana Main   |  Digital Nirvana Forums
All Nirvana Discs  [ A-J]  [ K-R]  [ S-Z]  |   Scanned Nirvana Discs   [ A-J]  [ K-R]  [ S-Z]
Nirvana Discs By Date  |  Scanned Nirvana Discs By Grade    |    Scanned Nirvana Discs By Label

Images and information on this site are Copyright © 1998-2002 Nirvana Bootography and may not be reused or reprinted without permission.
Most images in the Nirvana Bootography are derived from scans of unofficial Nirvana titles. The Nirvana Bootography does not claim ownership of the images depicted in/on these unofficial Nirvana releases, only the scanned images of the given unofficial release.

Valid HTML 4.01!