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Reggae Legend Little Roy Set to Release Nirvana Covers Album

Reggae musician Little Roy has announced that he will be releasing an album of Nirvana covers, titled Battle For Seattle. The album will be released in September.

Little Roy released his first album, Tribal War, in 1975.

You can hear Little Roy's take on Nirvana's 1990 single "Sliver" along with its B-side, "Dive," below.

As previously reported, Nirvana's seminal 1991 album Nevermind will see a deluxe 20th anniversary release this November.

Battle For Seattle Track Listing:

  • 'Dive'
  • 'Heart Shaped Box'
  • 'Very Ape'
  • 'Come As You Are'
  • 'Sliver'
  • 'Polly'
  • 'On A Plain'
  • 'About A Girl'
  • 'Son Of A Gun'
  • 'Lithium'

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Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.