Dave Grohl Has ‘Many Ideas’ on How to Change the Cover of ‘Nevermind’
Dave Grohl said he has “lots of ideas” on how to cover Nirvana’s Never mind can be changed, if that is the route they have decided to take.
The album’s original artwork – featuring a naked baby in a swimming pool driven by a dollar bill on a fishing line – has become one of the ’90s most iconic images. While the LP has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, the picture has been plastered on everything from t-shirts to posters.
Recently, Spencer Elden, the old man who became the baby model for the image, alleged that Nirvana “intentionally created, possessed and advertised commercial child pornography” in a lawsuit filed against the band. While the outcome of his legal action is still pending, celebrity is possible Never mind the cover can be redacted.
“I have a lot of ideas on how we should change that cover but we’ll see what happens,” Grohl admitted in Sunday Times. “We will let you know. I’m sure we can think of something good. ”
Regarding the lawsuit itself, Grohl stated that he does not give it too much thought. “I think there’s more to look forward to and more in life than to land on these kinds of things,” the rocker explains. “And, fortunately, I don’t have to do the paperwork.”
Nirvana is releasing a wide box set to celebrate Never mind30th anniversary. Part of Elden’s legal action specifically mentioned that he wanted the artwork altered for any future re -release.
“If there was a re-release of the 30th anniversary, he would want the whole world not to see his penis,” Elden’s lawyer, Maggie Mabie, told The Associated Press.
Despite this, pre-orders for the scheduled 30th anniversary still show the album with the original artwork on the cover. The re -release officially arrives Nov. 12.
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