Anton Corbijn’s ‘Director’s Cut’ of Nirvana’s ‘Heart Shaped Box’ is released – WATCH NOW

As a fitting tribute for the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s third and final album ‘In Utero’, Dutch director Anton Corbijn has released the director’s cut video for ‘Heart-Shaped Box’, scenes only previously made available on his 2005 DVD.

Although it’s not a million miles away from the original – expect the same poppy fields, wooden cross, foetuses suspended from trees and woman in body suit – there’s a slightly greater focus on the deeply dark and bizarre characters of the robed child and obese woman.

Largely, it acts as a reminder of their monumental final album and as the camera focuses on Cobain’s piercing blue eyes, it’s evident that the gritty, genre-defining sound it unapologetically delivered will never be forgotten. A remastered version of ‘In Utero’ is set for release on September 23, complete with their iconic tracks, unreleased material, b-sides and live recordings.


Amy Bryant
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