Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Ranked

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Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Ranked

Postby Blanco » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:24 pm

"In honor of Rolling Stone's Nirvana collector's issue, we've dug deep into the catalog of the chaos-embracing sludge-pop titans who changed the world. We've ranked all 102 album cuts, B-sides, bonus tracks, officially released covers, bootlegger-traded originals, home demos, Peel Sessions, and 4-track experiments we could find, from Nirvana's formation in 1987 to their McCartney-assisted reunion in 2013. It's no secret that the 38 songs on Nirvana's three classic albums blurred the lines between punk's most subterranean muck and pop's highest reaches. But they also left behind a wealth of other material from the shaggy to sublime, from combustible to calm, from coulda-been hits to unfinished sketches. Here it is, from Aero to Zeppelin, and everything in between."
Source: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictu ... d-20140227

102. Heartbreaker
101. My Best Friend's Girl
100. Raunchola/Moby Dick
99. The Other Improv
98. Don't Want It All
97. Mrs. Butterworth
96. If You Must
95. Cut Me Some Slack
94. Help Me, I'm Hungry
93. Immigrant Song
92. Black and White Blues
91. Bambi Slaughter
90. Anorexorcist
89. Token Eastern Song
88. Here She Comes Now
87. Escalator to Hell
86. D-7
85. Montage of Heck
84. Beans
83. Old Age
82. Beeswax
81. Seasons in the Sun
80. Opinion
79. Blandest
78. They Hung Him On a Cross [as The Jury]
77. Grey Goose [as The Jury]
76. Clean Up Before She Comes
75. White Lace and Strange
74. Ain't It a Shame [as The Jury]
73. Do You Love Me?
72. Moist Vagina
71. Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip
70. Talk to Me
69. Pen Cap Chew
68. Do Re Mi
67. Verse Chorus Verse
66. Sifting
65. Hairspray Queen
64. Downer
63. Big Long Now
62. Return of the Rat
61. Marigold
60. Endless, Nameless
59. Oh, Me
58. Big Cheese
57. Aero Zeppelin
56. Curmudgeon
55. Mexican Seafood
54. Spank Thru
53. Paper Cuts
52. Mr. Moustache
51. Swap Meet
50. Turnaround
49. Plateau
48. Scoff
47. Son of a Gun
46. Very Ape
45. Oh, the Guilt
44. I Hate Myself and Want to Die
43. Milk It
42. Tourette's
41. Lounge Act
40. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
39. Even in His Youth
38. The Man Who Sold the World
37. Stain
36. Floyd the Barber
35. The Money Will Roll Right In
34. Stay Away/Pay to Play
33. Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam
32. Sappy
31. Rape Me
30. Aneurysm
29. Polly/(New Wave) Polly
28. On a Plain
27. Molly's Lips
26. Lake of Fire
25. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle
24. Scentless Apprentice
23. Been A Son
22. Blew
21. You Know Your're Right
20. Dumb
19. Territorial Pissings
18. Love Buzz
17. Come As You Are
16. School
15. Negative Creep
14. Serve the Servants
13. All Apologies
12. Heart Shaped Box
11. Pennyroyal Tea
10. Where Did You Sleep Last Night
9. Drain You
8. About a Girl
7. Lithium
6. Dive
5. Something in The Way
4. Breed
3. Sliver
2. In Bloom
1. Smells Like Teen Spirit

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Re: Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Rank

Postby JR » Sat Apr 12, 2014 1:43 pm

Most shocking No. 1 on a list ever. :mrgreen:

Thanks for posting.

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Re: Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Rank

Postby Harold » Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:18 pm

I'm surprised that there are no In Utero songs in the top 10, and then four in a row from 11-14. Also shocked to see "Breed" above "Lithium." Happy to see "Frances Farmer..." in the top 25 - I've always thought that was a severely underrated track.

I don't think I've ever heard "Dive." I guess I'll have to check it out.

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Re: Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Rank

Postby JimmyJazz » Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:55 pm

Awesome find, Blanco! These artist-specific songs lists that just keep coming out are definitely going to help boost certain artists rankings in the upcoming massive songs update!

BTW, has anyone seen the Rolling Stone Bob Marley songs list?

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Re: Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Rank

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Sat Apr 12, 2014 4:29 pm

I'm not sure how this will be included... I mean, I can't imagine they have very much "acclaim" reserved for the ones towards the end...
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Re: Rolling Stone - No Apologies: All 102 Nirvana Songs Rank

Postby Henrik » Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:30 pm

JimmyJazz wrote:Awesome find, Blanco! These artist-specific songs lists that just keep coming out are definitely going to help boost certain artists rankings in the upcoming massive songs update!

BTW, has anyone seen the Rolling Stone Bob Marley songs list?


Sweepstakes Ron wrote:I'm not sure how this will be included... I mean, I can't imagine they have very much "acclaim" reserved for the ones towards the end...

This list will be included, but it will not necessary boost Nirvana. For a song to move up it needs to be ahead of songs that are already included at AM. And a song like "All Aplogies", that is currently Nirvanas second most acclaimed song at AM and only #13 here, might drop somewhat because of this list. Nothing too dramatic though.

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