Aneurysm (song)

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"Aneurysm"
Single by Nirvana
from the album From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
Released 1996
Recorded December 28, 1991 in Del Mar, California
Genre Grunge, punk rock
Length 4:35
Label DGC
Writer(s) Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic
Producer Westwood One
Andy Wallace
Nirvana singles chronology
"About a Girl"
(1994)
Aneurysm"
(1996)
"You Know You're Right"
(2002)

"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.

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  1. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-13.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-13.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. "Nirvana Album & Song Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-3-13.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. St Thomas, Kurt; Smith, Troy (2004). Nirvana: The Chosen Rejects. St Martin's Griffin. p. 79. ISBN 0312206631.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help);
  5. Crisafulli, Chuck (1996). Nirvana: The Stories Behind the Songs. Omnibus Press. p. 77. ISBN 0711958092.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help);

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