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Beck and surviving Nirvana members cover Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World

the man who sold the world

In 1993, Nirvana‘s popularity skyrocketed to impossibly new heights following their incredible live performance on MTV Unplugged. It was a set the band sought to use to establish themselves beyond the grunge chaos that was their breakout sophomore album Nevermind. It included an incredible rendition of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World, and last night the surviving members of the band teamed up with Beck to work the magic once again.

the man who sold the world

In a Grammys pre-party hosted in LA Beck took the stage with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear. You can watch the fan captured footage via Consequence of Sound.

And if you haven’t seen it, indulge in the iconic Nirvana performance.

And the original in all its glory.

You can read our tribute to David Bowie here.

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February 16, 2016