Dave Grohl says he has “a lot of ideas” on how the Nirvana’s cover no matter can be changed, if that’s the path they ultimately decide to take.
The original album artwork – featuring a naked baby in a swimming pool drawn by a dollar bill on a fishing line – has become one of the most iconic images of the ’90s. While the LP has sold over 30 million copies worldwide, the image was stuck on everything from t-shirts to posters.
Recently, Spencer Elden, the now adult man who had been the model baby in the image, alleged that Nirvana “knowingly produced, possessed and advertised commercial child pornography” in a lawsuit. brought against the group. While the outcome of his lawsuit is still pending, it is possible that the famous no matter coverage can be redacted.
“I have a lot of ideas on how we should change this coverage, but we’ll see what happens,” Grohl admitted to the Sunday opening hours. “We’ll let you know. I’m sure we’ll find something good.
As for the trial itself, Grohl revealed he didn’t think much about it. “I think there is a lot more to hope for and a lot more to experience than getting bogged down in this stuff,” the rocker explained. “And, luckily, I don’t have to do the paperwork.”
Nirvana releases a large box to celebrate no matter30th anniversary of. Part of Elden’s lawsuit specifically stated that he wanted the artwork to be edited for any future re-releases.
“If there is a 30th anniversary reissue, he wants the whole world not to see his genitals,” said Elden’s lawyer Maggie Mabie. The Associated Press.
Despite this, pre-orders for the 30th anniversary set still show the album with its original cover art. The reissue officially arrives on November 12.
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