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Tracklisting: 1. Heart-Shaped Box (original album version.) 2. Heart-Shaped Box (mixed by Steve Albini in 1993 - previously unreleased.) 3. Heart-Shaped Box (mixed by Steve Albini in 2013 - previously unreleased.)
Interviewer:"Does it make you laugh when people take apart all your songs, and try to figure out what you’re saying?"
Kurt Cobain:"Oh, yeah. At the time I was writing Nevermind, I really didn’t know what I was trying to say. There’s no point in my even trying to analyze or explain it. That used to be the biggest subject in an interview: "What are your lyrics about?" [Laughs] I haven’t written any new lyrics, that’s for sure. We have about 12 songs for our new album [In Utero] we’re scheduled to record in February, & I don’t have any lyrics at all. Within the past year, notebooks & poetry books I’ve had lying around have either been destroyed or stolen. So I don’t have anything to go back on at all. It sucks."
"The people at Geffen told me that they basically just stood against the wall and watched copies of the Nevermind record fly out the door. They had never seen anything like it. It was a phenomenon. I don’t know what’s going to happen next, man. I mean, our next record In Utero, is pretty edgy. It’s more along the lines of "Papercuts" or "Sifting" on our Bleach record. There’s still a lot of melodic but noisy stuff. I think Kurt came up with some really good, well-crafted songs. I mean, it’s not "Nevermind," that’s for sure."- Krist Novoselic, 1993.
"It was an unexpected phone call from Kurt, and I jumped at it, I was a fan, like everyone else. I had actually read an interview with them not too long before he called me, where he said Nirvana was always meant to be four people. I thought, ‘Wow, I want that.’ And then it happened. I was blown away, I had heard all the rumors and controversy swirling about the In Utero recordings – there was a lot of, ‘Oh, the record label hates it,’ it was going to ruin the band, that kind of stuff. When I heard it, I was like, ‘What’s the big deal? I get it, it’s not as polished as Nevermind, but it’s still full of great songs that everyone’s going to want to play on the radio.’"- Pat Smear, 2013.