It's ironic—and more than a little sad —that one of the most anticipated rock releases of the fall contains only one new song, which was recorded in 1994. Perhaps more notable is the fac

It's ironic—and more than a little sad —that one of the most anticipated rock releases of the fall contains only one new song, which was recorded in 1994. Perhaps more notable is the fact that it will likely prove to be among this quarter's most satisfying rock offerings, which speaks volumes about the woeful current state of the genre and the immeasurable legacy of the tragic genius of Kurt Cobain. Unlike most previously unreleased cuts tacked onto best-of sets, "You Know You're Right" is a potent addition to Nirvana's cache of classic material. It unfolds with equal parts of hauntingly quiet lyrical intensity and brutal instrumental aggression. Cobain's pained rants provide added depth, allowing listeners a view into what is now documented to be his scalding depression. At the core of the track is an infectious pop hook that morphs into a hypnotic mantra that leaves the listener, by turns, sated and grieving all over again.—LF

CHRISTINA AGUILERA

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