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Nevermind is Nirvana's second album, released in August 1991.

It was Nevermind which catapaulted Nirvana from an obscure Seattle-area band to critical and popular favorites, signalling the end of the stagnant hair metal ballads and bombastic anthems. The opening track, "Smells Like Teen Spirit", and its accompanying music video that depicted a high school pep rally gone awry, received massive airplay in late 1991, propelling the members of Nirvana to superstardom. Other hits include "Come as You Are" and "Lithium". Producer Butch Vig crafted Nirvana's distorted guitars, pounding drums, rumbling bass, and wailing vocals into catchy, engrossing tracks that appealed to a wide audience and set the standard for rock music throughout the 1990s.

As a reaction against hair metal bands, which were perceived as pompous and corporate-dominated by the alternative music communities, Nevermind is often considered one of the albums which most affected society. Along with perhaps Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Saturday Night Fever, Nevermind brought a counterculture to the mainstream, radically altering the musical landscape to allow for immediate hits from other grunge bands, like Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains.

Nevermind hit #1 on Billboard Music Chart's Top 200 albums and the Heatseekers chart.

Table of contents
1 Track Listing
2 Personnel
3 Charting singles

Track Listing

  1. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 5:02
  2. "In Bloom" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 4:15
  3. "Come as You Are" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:39
  4. "Breed" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:04
  5. "Lithium" (Cobain) - 4:17
  6. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:56
  7. "Territorial Pissings" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:23
  8. "Drain You" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:44
  9. "Lounge Act" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:37
  10. "Stay Away" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:33
  11. "On a Plain" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:17
  12. "Something in the Way" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:51


Charting singles

1991	Smells Like Teen Spirit	  Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 1
1992	Lithium	                  The Billboard Hot 100	                No. 64
1992	Smells Like Teen Spirit	  The Billboard Hot 100	                No. 6
1992	Lithium	                  Mainstream Rock Tracks	        No. 16
1992	Smells Like Teen Spirit	  Mainstream Rock Tracks	        No. 7
1992	Come As You Are	          Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 3
1992	Lithium	                  Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 25
1992	On A Plain	          Modern Rock Tracks	                No. 25
1992	Smells Like Teen Spirit	  Hot Dance Music/Club Play	        No. 14
1992	Smells Like Teen Spirit	  Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales    No. 27