May 25, 2015 | Updated at 01:10 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Nirvana's 'Heart Shaped Box': Director's Cut VIDEO Premiere; 20th Anniversary of Final Album

The director's cut of the video of Nirvana's 'Heart Shaped Box' as released on Aug. 20, ahead of the deluxe reissue of In Utero, celebrating the band's 20 year anniversary of its final studio album. The album contains a never-before-released instrumental by the band.

By Reporter, EnStars on Aug 24, 2013 11:04 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Kurt Cobain/Heart-Shaped Box
  • (Photo : Screenshot/YouTube)

The exclusive director's cut of the video for Nirvana's Heart-Shaped Box has been released online ahead of the deluxe reissue of In Utero, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the 90s grunge Gods' final album.

This version of the video made it's online debut on Aug. 20 and the deluxe reissue is set for release on Sept. 24.

The massive anniversary edition will be a treasure trove of rare delights for fans. The deluxe edition will include three CDs featuring a new mix of the album, a never-before-heard instrumental, Dave Grohl's first demo 'Marigold,' new liner notes by Bobcat Goldthwait, and Kurt Cobain's handwritten lyrics.

Fans will also be treated to the raw versions of Heart-Shaped Box and All Apologies produced by Steve Albini, versions that weren't touched up by Scott Litt (producer of R.E.M), who mixed the LP.

The three-disc set will include 70 songs, two versions of In Utero (the original LP remastered and the newly mixed album) and 40 tracks of unreleased demos, rehearsals, live performances, and B-Sides.

The box-set will be accompanied by a DVD which features the band's legendary Live and Loud performance in Seattle, as part of the In Utero tour in 1993. This was also one of the band's final concerts. The director's cut for Heart-Shaped Box -- which will also be part of the anniversary special -- was featured on Anton Corbijn's Director's Series DVD, and was only recently made available online. Corbijn (Control), who directed the video, has also worked with bands like U2, Depeche Mode, and Metallica in the past.

In the director's cut, the first half of the song mostly sticks to the original, it's only somewhere around the third verse that we start noticing changes between the two versions. Both versions retain the elemental creepiness. The edits don't seem to have been made for want of appeasing the more conservative viewer.

The special anniversary issue can be be pre-ordered on iTunes.

Watch the director's cut of Heart-Shaped Box here:


 

© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson

Reporter Asks Kristen Stewart If She Is Still In Love With Robert Pattinson

It's been nearly three years since their break-up and the media is still wondering what the status is on Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's relationship.

Thomas Ravenel & Craig Conover

Did Thomas Ravenel Quit 'Southern Charm' After Filming Season 2?

Is Thomas Ravenel done with 'Southern Charm?'

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Jill Duggar

What Will TLC Do With Jill Duggar's Rumored Spin-Off Show?

Is TLC going to pull the plug on all of the Duggars?

Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan Debuted A New Look On Instagram & His Fans Love It

Jamie Dornan's new look leaves his fans in a tizzy.

Jake starts becoming an issue for Sam's relationship with Patrick on the May 21, 2015 episode of 'General Hospital'

Jake & Sam Try To Uncover What Hayden Knows On 'General Hospital'

Hayden's claims about knowing who Jake really is are investigated.

Dancing With the Stars

Who Will Win 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 20?

Who is going to win this season of 'Dancing With the Stars'?

Maya and Caroline's secrets will both finally be out in the open on 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

Maya & Caroline Have Both Been Keeping Secrets On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'--And They Could Dramatically Change Their Relationships

They've both been keeping secrets from their loved ones, and now, the truth could drastically alter the relationships Maya (Karla Mosley) and Caroline (Linsey Godfrey) share with Rick (Jacob Young) and Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) on The Bold and the Beautiful.

David Letterman

Where To Watch David Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Ever

Watch a free live stream of David Letterman's last 'Late Show' ever.

Sawyer Fredericks

Sawyer Fredericks Admits He's 'So Happy' People Have Been 'Enjoying' His 'Voice' Performances

Team Pharrell's Sawyer Fredericks shares some insight into his 'Voice' journey heading into the finals!

Trina Braxton

Details Behind 'Braxton Family Values' Star Trina Braxton's Ugly Split With Estranged Husband Gabe Solis

While fans tuned in to WeTV's Tamar & Vince featuring Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert, Braxton's sister Trina Braxton is going through an ugly divorce with her now estranged husband Gabe Solis.

Kenya Moore

Wendy Williams Blasts 'Desperately Single' Kenya Moore For Boyfriend Scandal

Wendy Williams is the latest celebrity to speak out against Kenya Moore after she was caught up in a huge dating scandal.

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Longmire

'Longmire' Stars 'Hard At Work' In New Photo

The stars of 'Longmire' sure are "hard at work" in this new photo.

Latest News

Max Greenfield

Which 'New Girl' Star Is Joining 'American Horror Story' This Year?

Max Greenfield is foregoing comedy for horror this fall.

Rosie O'Donnell Michelle Rounds

Rosie O'Donnell Posts Photo Of Daughter On Instagram, Michelle Rounds Reportedly Takes Action

The split between Rosie O'Donnell and Michelle Rounds is getting worse as the TV personality's wife is reportedly making another demand.

Evelyn Lozada

Evelyn Lozada Is Working Through This Memorial Day Weekend

Evelyn Lozada spends her Memorial Day weekend filming for new reality series and more.

Benzino And Althea Heart

Benzino & Althea Heart Joining 'Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars' To Test Their Love

Fans haven't seen the last of former 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' stars Benzino & Althea Heart.

Real Housewives Of New Jersey Season 6 Promo Pic

Teresa Giudice's Future On 'RHONJ' Has 'Big Question Mark' As She Remains In Jail

Word is Teresa Giudice is still not for sure coming back to 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey.'

Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina Brown

Nick Gordon Remembers Good Times With Bobbi Krisitna Brown 'We Would Talk For Hours'

Nick Gordon still hasn't seen Bobbi Kristina Brown for more than three months as she remains in a rehab treatment center, but he's still remembering the times they shared together before her incident.

Bow Wow Erica Mena

Bow Wow Shows Off New Car Erica Mena Got Him, Tells 'Broads' To 'Boss Up'

Bow Wow didn't waste time in flaunting the car his future wife Erica Mena bought for him but also had a message for other women.

Todd & Chase Chrisley

Todd Chrisley & Family Gear Up For Epic Return Of 'Chrisley Knows Best' 'I'm Sexy, I Tweet, I Got This'

The Chrisleys are ready to return to the small screen and this time it's defintely something that will keep viewers enteratined.

Ryan & Trista Sutter

Trista & Ryan Sutter Return To Television In HGTV's 'Rocky Mountain Reno'

Trista and Ryan Sutter are headed to HGTV for a fun new series.

Rooney Mara

Cannes Film Festival Winners Include Rooney Mara & More

Rooney Mara just recieved a huge Oscar boost.

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Destiny

'Destiny' Trials Of Osiris Impressions: How Does The Crucible's New Mode Work, And Is It Any Good?

This week marked the first time the limited Crucible event was accessible, and we were able to sink several hours into the mode.

Destiny

'Destiny: House Of Wolves' Secret Area Discovered, Can Only Be Accessed By The Best Trials Of Osiris Players [VIDEO]

Destiny's new expansion House of Wolves has a secret area that nobody knew about until today, when Trials of Osiris became available.

Puzzle & Dragons

'Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition' Launches Today On 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition has released today, a two for one package on Nintendo 3DS.

Puzzle & Dragons

'Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition' Review Roundup: Is The 2 For 1 Bundle Worth Your Time?

Nintendo's Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition launched this week, bringing a two for one puzzle package to 3DS.

Dean Ambrose

'WWE RAW Spoilers & Rumors: News For Final Episode Before 'Elimination Chamber' [VIDEO]

The WWE presents the final episode of 'Monday Night RAW' before 'Elimination Chamber' and here is the lastest news and rumors for the episode.

Dwayne

'WrestleMania 32' Rumors: The Rock Open To Match With Triple H, 'Creating Something That Is Amazing' [VIDEO]

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he is open to a 'WrestleMania 32' bout with Triple H and the two and Vince McMahon want to "create something awesome."

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson Trade Rumors: Minnesota Vikings Beef Is 'Personal' Not About Money

The Minnesota Vikings want to keep former MVP Adrian Peterson in town, but after eight years in purple he's ready to move on from the only team he's known.

Amir Khan

Amir Khan Next Fight: 'King' Trash Talks Floyd Mayweather Jr. Before Chris Algieri PBC Bout

Amir Khan thinks he's been put in the ring with Chris Algieri to look bad, and be deemed unworthy of a fight vs. Floyd Mayweather.

Trish Stratus

Bella Twins WWE Rumors 2015: Trish Stratus Talks Possible Match, 'I Don't Mind An Easy Win' [VIDEO]

Trish Stratus spoke about possibly teaming with Lita to take on The Bella Twins, saying, "I don't mind an easy win."

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier Next Fight: Alexander Gustafsson, Ryan Bader Will Get Shot Before Jon Jones? [VIDEO]

Daniel Cormier called out Jon Jones following his UFC 187 win over Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, but there are other contenders currently active.

Real Time Analytics