After their debut album sent shockwaves throughout the world of alternative music, Nirvana’s 1991 follow-up Nevermind saw the Washington noisemakers elevated to iconic status. From the game-changing opening track to the infectious In Bloom, from the morose Polly to the depressive Something In The Way, Nevermind changed the sound of not only grunge but rock music forever. Kurt’s songwriting had evolved into the voice of a generation and the new addition of Dave Grohl on drums provides an even more frantic, punk energy to Nirvana’s inimitable sound. Here we look back on one of the greatest rock albums of all time, examining each song in-depth. Even the hidden track Endless, Nameless from later pressings. Kurt Cobain later said that when he sat down to pen the track that secured Nirvana their unexpected crossover into the mainstream, he was trying to write “the ultimate pop song”. Kurt’s main influence had been The Pixies, telling Rolling Stone, “I connected with that band so heavily… We used their sense of dynamics, being soft and quiet and then loud and hard.” Indeed, Krist Novoselic worried that the song was too Pixies-ish, telling Kurt, “People are really going to nail us for i...