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Nirvana Covered David Bowie & So Did This Girl (On Ancient Instrument)

By: Maura O'Malley

April 17, 2017

Many people are shocked to find that “The Man Who Sold the World” is a David Bowie song, not a Nirvana original. That could be because Kurt Cobain made it sound so … Nirvana. But it’s a cover—and an amazing one at that.

Another amazing “The Man Who Sold the World” cover comes from Luna Lee, who plays the song on the gayageum—an ancient, twelve-string Korean board zither. Check it out below!

Hear the original and the infamous Nirvana cover below: