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    "I Hate Myself and Want to Die"

    As the story goes, I Hate Myself and Want to Die was Kurt Cobain's original title for In Utero. Though the name was meant to be ironic (Kurt's humor was notoriously macabre), the band ultimately decided to go with something less controversial. (In retrospect, Cobain's death casts an even darker pallor over the song.)

    Still, it's fascinating to imagine a different version of the album where "I Hate Myself and Want to Die" was the title track. Instead, the song was relegated to a spot of the comedy album, The Beavis and Butt-head Experience, and released last year as a Record Store Day single nearly twenty years after the album on which it was supposed to appear.—Nathan Reese