BIG BLASTS FROM THE PAST – 5 Killer Singles Turning 30 In 2021


Released: 7 May 1991
Score: #16 in the UK
Album: Generation Terrorists

We realised and won’t be mourned
We gonna burn your deathmask uniforms

2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by NIRVANA

Released: May 1991
Score: #6 in the US, #7 in the UK
Album: Nevermind

Here we are now, entertain us

3. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.

Released: 19 February 1991
Score: #4 in the US, #16 in the UK
Album: Out Of Time

That’s me in the corner
That’s me in the spot-light
Losing my religion

4. Get The Message by ELECTRONIC (Johnny Marr & Bernard Sumner)

Released: 15 April 1991
Score: #8 in the US and the UK
Album: Electronic

I’ve counted the nights, living in sin
How can we talk? Look where we’ve been

5. Planet Of Sound by PIXIES

Released: 28 May 1991
Album: Trompe Le Monde

And when I first touched some ground
They simply told me to leave
This ain’t the planet sound…


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