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A never-before-heard mix and remaster, fresh for the new year.

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released February 7, 2012
Written by Kurt Cobain
Originally performed by Nirvana

Performed by Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra:
• Amanda Palmer: Vocals, celeste, glockenspiel, Taurus bass pedal pedal-stepping
• Chad Raines: Banjo, triangle, tubular bells, Taurus bass pedal knob-fiddling
• Michael McQuilken: Electric bass, bass drum, sample-hunter, aquaphone, random-sample-sound-wizard, and engineer

Produced by Michael McQuilken
Engineered by Chad Raines

Single Cover Artwork:
• Photo by Amanda Palmer
• Layout/Design by Michael McQuilken

This original version of this track appeared on SPIN Magazine's "Newermind" - a digital tribute-compilation honoring the 20th anniversary of "Nevermind"

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