All Apologies

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"All Apologies"
Single by Nirvana
from the album In Utero
A-side"Rape Me" (double A-side)
B-side"Moist Vagina"
Released6 December 1993
FormatCD, 7" single, 12" single, cassette
RecordedFebruary 1993 at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota
GenreGrunge, alternative rock
Songwriter(s)Kurt Cobain
Producer(s)Steve Albini
Nirvana singles chronology
"Heart-Shaped Box"
"All Apologies" / "Rape Me"
"Pennyroyal Tea"
In Utero track listing
13 tracks
  1. "Serve the Servants"
  2. "Scentless Apprentice"
  3. "Heart-Shaped Box"
  4. "Rape Me"
  5. "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle"
  6. "Dumb"
  7. "Very Ape"
  8. "Milk It"
  9. "Pennyroyal Tea"
  10. "Radio Friendly Unit Shifter"
  11. "tourette's"
  12. "All Apologies"
  13. "Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip"
Music video
"All Apologies" at YouTube

"All Apologies" is the second single off American rock band Nirvana's third studio album In Utero. The song was released on December 6, 1993. It was released as a double A-side along with the song "Rape Me".

On the Billboard charts, All Apologies ranked at #1 on the Alternative Songs,[1] #4 on the Mainstream Rock,[2] and #45 on the Radio Songs charts.[3]

In 1995, the song was nominated for two Grammy Awards in the categories of Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Rock Song in 1995.[4] "All Apologies" won a BMI award winning song.[5] The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame included the song on their list of "The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll".[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  2. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  3. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  4. "37th Grammy Awards - 1995". Rock On the Net. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  5. "All Apologies (Legal Title)". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  6. "Experience the Music: One Hit Wonders and The Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll". The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved 3 March 2015.

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