Reggae legend announces release date for Nirvana covers LP ‘Battle For Seattle’

Little Roy will drop his reworking of Kurt Cobain and the gang's classics this September

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Little Roy has announced that his Nirvana covers album ‘Battle For Seattle’ has been given a release date of September 5.

The reggae artist, who has been producing music since the mid 1960s, has recorded covers from across the grunge pioneers back catalogue, with ‘Lithium’, ‘Come As You Are’, ‘Heart Shaped Box’ and ‘About A Girl’ all part of the ten track collection.

You can hear Little Roy‘s reimagining of Nirvana‘s 1990 single ‘Sliver’ and its accompanying B-side ‘Dive’ by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.


The reggae singer was yesterday (July 21) confirmed to appear as part of the Reading And Leeds Festivals line-up in late August. A screening of Nirvana‘s legendary headline performance at the festival in 1992 is also set to be shown during the late summer weekender.

The tracklisting for ‘Battle For Seattle’ is as follows:



‘Heart Shaped Box’

‘Very Ape’

‘Come As You Are’



‘On A Plain’

‘About A Girl’

‘Son Of A Gun’


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