Birth of Alternative Rock, Vol. 1

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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
This budget collection should probably be called Birth of Sub Pop Records, since that's where all the tracks were licensed from. Still, there's definitely some influential stuff here. "Blew" and "Love Buzz" from Nirvana's formative Bleach; the deadpan indie pop of Beat Happening's "Indian Summer"; Tad's twisty, sludgy debut single, the 1988 grunge prototype "Ritual Device." Afghan Whigs' "Turn on the Water" is another highlight, as is Mark Lanegan's dirge version of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?," which comes from his 1990 solo album and features Kurt Cobain on guitar.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
This budget collection should probably be called Birth of Sub Pop Records, since that's where all the tracks were licensed from. Still, there's definitely some influential stuff here. "Blew" and "Love Buzz" from Nirvana's formative Bleach; the deadpan indie pop of Beat Happening's "Indian Summer"; Tad's twisty, sludgy debut single, the 1988 grunge prototype "Ritual Device." Afghan Whigs' "Turn on the Water" is another highlight, as is Mark Lanegan's dirge version of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?," which comes from his 1990 solo album and features Kurt Cobain on guitar.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/10/2003
  • Label: Rhino Flashback
  • UPC: 081227529321
  • Catalog Number: 75293
  • Sales rank: 320,176

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Blew - Nirvana (2:56)
  2. 2 Love or Confusion (3:20)
  3. 3 Indian Summer (3:06)
  4. 4 Truly - Hazel (6:16)
  5. 5 Turn on the Water - The Afghan Whigs (4:23)
  6. 6 You Got It (Keep It Outta My Face) (2:56)
  7. 7 Where Did You Sleep Last Night (3:58)
  8. 8 Ritual Device - Tad (2:51)
  9. 9 Love Buzz - Nirvana (3:36)
  10. 10 Dicknail - Hole (3:39)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Chris Clarke Remastering
Kurt Cobain Composer
John Curley Composer
Greg Dulli Composer
Jimi Hendrix Composer
Robbie Van Leeuwen Composer
Phil Leadbetter Composer
Jody Elizabeth Bleyle Composer
Fred Nemo Composer
Jason Lewis Composer
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