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Remembering Nirvana's Nevermind

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nirvana-cp-6361974.jpgTwenty years ago the band Nirvana released their sophomore album, Nevermind.

It was meant to introduce a larger indie fanbase to the band's grunge-rock sensibilties, instead it changed the world of rock music.

"We had no idea what Nevermind was going to achieve," bassist and co-founder Krist Novoselic told CBC Radio's cultural affairs show Q in a recent interview.

Singles like Smells Like Teen Spirit and Come As You Are became anthems for teens and music lovers looking for a new kind of sound, one that did away with the excess and pageantry of 80s music.

It also turned lead singer Kurt Cobain into a household name.

To date Nevermind has sold over 30 million copies worldwide.

Do you recall when the album first came out? What's your favourite Nirvana song?

(This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

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