Tourette's (track) by Nirvana

Tourette's by Nirvana
Year: 1993
From the album In Utero (track #11)
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 430 votes)
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This track is rated in the top 23% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 77.7/100, a mean average of 76.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.7/100. The standard deviation for this track is 15.9.

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From 10/05/2021 10:37
Great track, the energy is full-on, back to the moshpit days of Bleach, when Nirvana came to play Scotland with Tad (God’s Balls). If you only like ‘all their pretty songs’ I’m guessing you won’t like the punk alternative roots which Nirvana came from.

Tourette’s is an all-out 1:36 blast. Anyone can imagine after reading some of the ‘intelligence quota for worthiness’ comments, his face would be beaming, pure delight. Wish later-on Nirvana had done more songs like this, it shows his heart. Feel and hear it, to the edge of sensory overload, get in the zone and let rip.
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From 11/16/2020 20:38
I really don't see any redeeming features in this track. I get the title and therefore understand what Kurt is trying to convey in terms of pace, structure and content but ultimately I want to be entertained, informed or something other than feeling each time I play this album I want to skip this track. This does nothing for me.
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From 07/11/2018 22:24
Y'know, it's not that bad
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From 11/05/2014 18:49
It's insane, but it works. I can imagine Kurt playing this with a big grin on his face thinking: "Sorry guys, this isn't Nevermind Two!"
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From 11/29/2013 15:13
Nope
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From 06/23/2013 21:50
Used to think that this was the worst garbage Nirvana had ever recorded, but now I kinda enjoy the complete insanity here. Not the worst song on the album.
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From 05/16/2013 18:22
...What!?
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