Sub Pop to Reissue Nirvana's Bleach

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There’s no need to keep waiting for the new Nirvana to come and change music forever when the old Nirvana is still kicking up dust. On Nov. 3, Sub Pop will re-introduce Kurt and Co.’s introductory album, Bleach.

Whether you’re one of the 40,000 who picked up Bleach when it originally dropped in 1989 or 1.7 million who got a copy after you heard “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and immediately needed the whole catalog, Bleach: Deluxe Edition comes with plenty of goodies.

The reissue comes complete with an unreleased live recording of early, pre-fame Nirvana from Feb. 9, 1990 in Portland. The show includes classics like “Floyd the Barber” and “Been a Son” as well as sure-to-be-collector’s-gems like “Molly’s Lips,” a cover of The Vaselines.

As is often the case with reissues and repackaged records (Pixies’ Minotaur,anyone?), Bleach will come with a 48-page CD booklet unearthing unseen photos of the band and (likely) an essay about how important the album was.

Pre-orders of the expanded CD or double LP are available via Sub Pop’s website.

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