Love Buzz 20th anniversary

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's legendary Love Buzz/Big Cheese 7", released as part of the Sub Pop Singles Club, in November of 1988.

From The Guardian: Twenty years ago this weekend, Nirvana released Love Buzz, the first single by the band who would ignite grunge from an interesting local scene to a global phenomenon.

And this is significant why? Because grunge wasn't just another musical or youth trend - it was the ultimate expression and fusion of most of the defining cultural, ideological and social threads of the modern western world. Feminism, liberalism, irony, apathy, cynicism/idealism (those opposite sides of one frustrated coin), anti-authoritarianism, wry post-modernism, and not least a love of dirty, abrasive music; grunge reconciled all these into a seminal whole.

Read full article here.

Posted in NFC news section at on 10-31-2008 @ 6:31 PM (GMT).

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