LIVE NIRVANA SESSIONS HISTORY May, 1991 - Oakwood Apartment, Los Angeles, CA, US View in Google Maps

  • Kurt Cobain (vocals, guitar)
  • [O] Rape Me
Source ID Quality Complete Runtime Lowest Gen Tracks Featured Notes
AUD #1a 7.5 0:03:23 Official CD (With The Lights Out)
  • Rape Me
AUD #1b 7.5 0:03:16 CD(X)>FLAC
  • Rape Me
  • This source is also known as "WTLO Reference Disc 7, track 6." It is less complete than AUD#1a, but has intact dynamics.

Rape Me is said to have been written on an acoustic guitar at the Oakwood apartment, just as the band were starting to mix Nevermind. (1) It is not clear whether the song was recorded at this location, though the similarities between this demo and the live rendition performed at The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, 06/18/91, lend considerable credence to this theory.

  1. Azerrad, Michael, 1993. Come As You Are: The Story Of Nirvana. Doubleday.

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