The Nirvana’s “Nevermind” underwater photo pool in Pasadena

The Nirvana’s “Nevermind” underwater photo pool in Pasadena

The second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991, by DGC Records. The album cover, which shows a naked baby swimming with a U.S. dollar bill on a fishhook just out of his reach, is often recognized as one of the most famous album covers in popular music.

The cover photo to Nirvana “Nevermind” album was taken at the recreation pool at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, California / Image: via boffosocko.com

The album cover shows a naked baby boy, Spencer Elden, swimming underwater with a U.S. dollar bill on a fishhook, in front of him, just out of his reach. According to Kurt Cobain, he conceived the idea while watching a television program on water births. The cover has since been recognized as one of the most famous album covers in popular music.


Featured Image: Nevermind Studio album cover / Image: by kirk Weddle

Websites: rosebowlaquatics.org, nirvana.com



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