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smells like a tried and true winner

nirvana_nevermindThe crowd of Sunday shoppers were nudging around me as I bent over the bargain table. My fingers rifled through plastic CD cases, a blur of colours and names. Bright stickers declared “I’m cheap, buy me now!”

Amongst the gaudy album covers of pop princesses and a bevy of commercially failing one-hit-wonder bands I notice a familiar cover. A diamond in the rough.

With a name so nonchalant it is almost modest, Nevermind was my – and a whole generation’s – introduction to grunge music. Continue reading

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