Aneurysm (song)

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Promotional single by Nirvana
from the album From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
ReleasedOctober 8, 1996
RecordedDel Mar, California, December 28, 1991
Nirvana singles chronology
"Lake of Fire"
"Drain You"
Music video
"Aneurysm" at YouTube

"Aneurysm" is a song by American grunge band Nirvana. The song was released in 1996. It was released in two studio versions, as well as a live version that was featured on the album Muddy Banks of the Wishkah and was released in 1996 as a promotional single.

On the Billboard charts, "Aneurysm" was able to peak at #11 on the Mainstream Rock,[1] #13 on the Alternative Songs,[2] and #63 on the Radio Songs charts.[3]

The first studio version of "Aneurysm" was recorded on 1 January 1991 by producer Craig Montgomery and it appeared on the 1991 single Smells Like Teen Spirit as a b-side.[4] The second studio version of the song was recorded on 9 November 1991 at Maida Vale Studios for Mark Goodier's BBC session and it was first aired on 18 November 1991.[5] A live performance of the song by Nirvana was recorded in 1991 at Del Mar Fairgrounds, California. It was released later as a promotional single in 1996 on the live album From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 21 June 2017. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  2. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  3. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Archived from the original on 1 December 2015. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  4. St Thomas, Kurt; Smith, Troy (2004). Nirvana: The Chosen Rejects. St Martin's Griffin. pp. 79. ISBN 0312206631. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  5. Crisafulli, Chuck (1996). Nirvana: The Stories Behind the Songs. Omnibus Press. pp. 77. ISBN 0711958092. Retrieved 13 March 2015.

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