THE LIVENIRVANA COMPANION TO OFFICIAL RELEASES:
Sliver - The Best of the Box (Geffen Records)

Sliver - The Best of the Box

Released: 1st November 2005

Releases: CD only

Additional Information: This is a compilation of tracks taken from NIRVANA's 2004 boxset release With The Lights Out. To maximise sales and tempt owners of the boxset to buy it this compilation also includes 3 exclusive tracks which do not feature on the boxset itself which are indicated below.

Track: Date / Location: Exclusive To Sliver - Best of the Box? Comments
Spank Thru (home demo) December, 1985 - Music room, Earl residence, Burien, WA, US Yes Sourced from the infamous 'Fecal Matter' demo!
Heartbreaker (live) 03/xx/87 - 17 Nussbaum Road (house party), Raymond, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Unknown (home demo) Summer, 1987 - Cobain residence, Aberdeen, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Floyd The Barber (live) 01/23/88 - Community World Theater, Tacoma, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Clean Up Before She Comes (home demo) 1987–1988 - Cobain residence, Olympia, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
About A Girl (home demo) 1987–1988 - Cobain residence, Olympia, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Blandest (studio) June–September, 1988 - Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Ain't It A Shame (studio) August 20 & 28, 1989 - Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Sappy January 2–3, 1990 - Reciprocal Recording, Seattle, WA, US Yes This track was produced by Jack Endino and took a whopping 10 hours to record what is paradoxically one of the worst renditions of this song!
Opinion (radio session) 09/25/90 - KAOS Olympia Community Radio (The Boy Meets Girl Show), Olympia, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Lithium (radio session) 09/25/90 - KAOS Olympia Community Radio (The Boy Meets Girl Show), Olympia, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Sliver (home demo) Summer, 1990 - Cobain residence, Olympia, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Smells Like Teen Spirit (band rehearsal) March, 1991 - Converted barn, Tacoma, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Come As You Are (band rehearsal) March, 1991 - Converted barn, Tacoma, WA, US Yes This is a boom box demo which was recorded at the same time as the SLTS demo above.
Old Age (studio) May–June, 1991 - Sound City Studios, Van Nuys & Devonshire Studios, Burbank, CA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Oh, The Guilt April 7, 1992 - Laundry Room Studio, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Rape Me (home demo) May, 1991 - Oakwood Apartment, Los Angeles, CA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Rape Me (studio) 25–26 October, 1992 - Word Of Mouth Productions, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Heart-Shaped Box (studio) January 19–21, 1993 - Studio B, BMG Ariola Ltda., Rio de Janeiro, BR No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
Do Re Mi (home demo) Early 1994 - Bedroom, Cobain residence, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
You Know You're Right (home demo) Mid 1993–Early 1994 - Cobain residence, Seattle, WA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.
All Apologies (home demo) 1991–1992 - Cobain residence, Olympia, WA, US/Los Angeles, CA, US No See our With The Lights Out review for full information on this track.


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