September 22, 2006 15:30

Nirvana gets lullaby tribute

On album designed for kids

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A record that features lullaby renditions of Nirvana classics has been released.

The current NME cover stars are the focus of ’Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Nirvana’.

In a statement on the album is described as : “Lullaby renditions of Nirvana’s best-loved songs turn the volume way down, while turning up the dreaminess of their pop hooks.

"In many ways, this album echoes the simple pleasures and innocence of infancy and childhood. Childish tra-la-la’s tempered the distortion of Nirvana’s own songs. Chimes, glockenspiels and other gentle instruments temper Nirvana’s wild spirit for your little one. 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'? Smells like nap time.”

The tracklisting is:

‘In Bloom’
‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’
‘Something In The Way’
'About A Girl’
‘On A Plain’
‘Heart Shaped Box’
‘All Apologies’
‘Serve The Servants’
‘Come As You Are’

Meanwhile, this weeks NME’s 15th anniversary ‘Nevermind’ special, featuring a track-by-track look at the album as well as speaking to all the major players, such as Courtney Love, producer Butch Vig and drummer Dave Grohl.

Also, NME’s sister magazine Uncut features Nirvana in its grunge special in this month’s issue.

It’s onsale now in all good newsagents, priced £4.20, or can be brought with this week's NME in selected outlets for the special joint price of £4.50.

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