Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ enters UK album chart at #5

The twentieth anniversary edition of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ has entered the UK album chart at number 5.

The new issue of ‘Nevermind’ was released in a variety of formats to mark the anniversary of the generation shaping 1991 release.  The chart position of the reissue sees the album reaching two places higher on the UK chart than it managed first time around.

In February 1992 – approximately four and a half months after it’s initial release – ‘Nevermind’ peaked on the UK chart at #7.  The album stayed  in the chart until June 1993, after which it made sporadic chart appearances.   It reached a second peak of #18 during the last week of April 1994, a few weeks after the suicide of frontman Kurt Cobain.