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Watch Beck Join Surviving Nirvana Members To Cover David Bowie

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An unusual reunion occurred at Clive Davis’s annual pre-Grammys gala on Sunday night as the surviving members of Nirvana were joined by Beck for a performance of David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold The World.”

Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear performed a fairly straightforward version of the track, musically, while Beck’s vocals take the spotlight, eventually leading to a ghostly outro.

Nirvana famously performed the track on MTV Unplugged, while Beck has always been vocal about his admiration of Bowie, having covered “Diamond Dogs” over a decade ago.

Watch video of the performance below and read Beck's moving essay written for Rolling Stone regarding David Bowie's legacy and influence here.

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