"Sep 23, 2005 09:00 Nirvana's ''Sliver: the Best of the Box'' Highlights the Most Significant Recordings from 2004's Record-Breaking Boxset with the Lights out Plus Three Previously Unreleased Tracks LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)-- Sept. 23, 2005 Nirvana changed the course of popular music forever and remains an inspiration to those who have followed. The band's musical legacy was illuminated further in November 2004 by the release of the 3-CD/1-DVD box set "With The Lights Out" (Geffen/UMe), the definitive collection of Nirvana rarities and outtakes. "With The Lights Out" set sales records across the globe and garnered unanimous critical praise. Now the single-CD "SLIVER: Best Of The Box" (Geffen/UMe), released November 1, 2005, offers fans audio highlights from "With The Lights Out" with the bonus inclusion of three unreleased tracks. "SLIVER: The Best Of The Box" features 22 recordings, 18 of which made their debut on "With The Lights Out" and three of which make their debut here: -0- 1. (a)Spank Thru - from 1985's "Fecal Matter" demo tape featuring Kurt Cobain on guitar and vocals with Dale Crover (of The Melvins) on bass and drums. 2. Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin cover recorded live at Nirvana's first performance (at a 1987 house party) 3. Mrs. Butterworth - undated rehearsal demo 4. Floyd The Barber - 1988 live recording 5. Clean Up Before She Comes - undated home demo 6. About A Girl - undated home demo 7. Blandest - 1988 studio recording 8. Ain't It A Shame - Leadbelly cover recorded in 1989 and featuring Mark Pickerel (of Screaming Trees) on drums. 9. (a)Sappy - 1990 studio recording 10. Opinion - 1990 solo acoustic radio performance 11. Lithium - 1990 solo acoustic radio performance 12. Sliver - undated home demo 13. Smells Like Teen Spirit - 1991 pre-Nevermind rehearsal recording 14. (a)Come As You Are - 1991 pre-Nevermind rehearsal recording 15. Old Age - 1991 Nevermind outtake 16. Oh The Guilt - from 1992 Touch and Go split-single with The Jesus Lizard 17. Rape Me - 1992 acoustic home demo 18. Rape Me - 1992 electric studio recording 19. Heart Shaped Box - 1993 Rio de Janeiro studio recording 20. Do Re Mi - 1994 home demo 21. You Know You're Right - 1994 home demo 22. All Apologies - 1994 home demo (a) Please note that tracks 1, 9, and 14 are previously unreleased. "