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Nirvana’s landmark album Nevermind was as ground-breaking as it was successful.

If you needed further proof, here’s the album “By The Numbers.” 

  • Age/Date Released: 27 (September 24, 1991)
  • Number of Producers: 1 (Butch Vig, who also notably produced Smashing Pumpkins’ Gish and Siamese Dream.)
  • Number of Tracks: 12
  1. “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
  2. “In Bloom”
  3. “Come As You Are”
  4. “Breed”
  5. “Lithium”
  6. “Polly”
  7. “Territorial Pissings”
  8. “Drain You”
  9. “Lounge Act”
  10. “Stay Away”
  11. “On A Plain”
  12. “Something In The Way”
  • Number Of Singles/Music Videos: 4
    • “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
    • “Come As You Are”
    • “Lithium”
    • “In Bloom”

 

  • Highest Billboard 200 Album Chart Position: 1
  • Weeks on the Billboard 200 Album Chart: 252
  • Highest Billboard Singles Chart Positions:
    • “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
    • “Come As You Are”
      • Hot 100: 32
      • Mainstream Rock: 3
      • Modern/Alternative: 3
    • “Lithium”
      • Hot 100: 64
      • Mainstream Rock: 16
      • Modern/Alternative: 25
    • “In Bloom”
      • Mainstream Rock: 5


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.