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1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

on February 04, 2013, 12:00am

 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Prior to Saturday night, My Bloody Valentine hadn’t released an album in 21 years. Here’s what music was like when Loveless was released way back in 1991:

Tyler, the Creator was born

tyler baby 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Justin Timberlake turned 11

timberlake 11 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Jack White turned 16

jack white kid 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Whitney Houston sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl

New Kids on the Block headlined the Super Bowl Halftime show

Michael Jackson signed a $1 billion deal with Sony Records

mj1 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Guns N’ Roses toured behind Use Your Illusion I and II

guns n roses 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

The first-ever Lollapalooza toured the country, headlined by Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, and Rage Against the Machine

lolla 91 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Dave Matthews formed Dave Matthews Band

dmb 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Prince formed The New Power Generation

princeandthenewpowergeneration 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Refused formed Refused

refused 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Portishead formed Portishead

portishead 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Devo broke up

devo photo by jay spencer 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Talking Heads broke up

talking heads 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

The Replacements broke up

replacements 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

N.W.A. broke up

nwa 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Nirvana released Nevermind

nirvana nevermind 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Metallica released The Black Album

metallica black 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Red Hot Chili Peppers released Blood Sugar Sex Magik

rhcp blue sugar sex magik 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

U2 released Achtung Baby

 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Guns N’ Roses released Use Your Illusion II

gnr use your illusion ii 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Green Day released 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours

green day 1039 smoothed out slappy hours 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

A Tribe Called Quest released The Low End Theory

tribe called quest low end theory 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Michael Jackson released Dangerous

michael jackson dangerous 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten

pearl jam ten 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Smashing Pumpkins released their debut album, Gish

smashing pumpkins gish 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Massive Attack released their debut album, Blue Lines

massiveattack blue lines 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Temple of the Dog released their one and only album

temple of the dog 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Blur released their debut album, Leisure

blur leisure1 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Boyz II Men released their debut album, Cooleyhighharmony

boyz ii men cooleyhighharmony 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Tupac released his debut album, 2Pacalypse Now; it flopped commercially

tupac e1359861959554 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Pixies released their final album, Trompe le Monde

pixies trompe le monde 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

23-year-old Kylie Minogue released her fourth album, Let’s Get to It

kylie lets get to it 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Bryan Adams’ “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You” was the long-running #1 single on the Billboard Top 100 (seven weeks)

R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” peaked at #4

Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” peaked at #6

“Do the Bartman” hit #1 on the UK, Australian, New Zealand, and Norwegian singles charts

As Bill Clinton decides to run for office, “O.P.P.” and “Let’s Talk About Sex” top the hip-hop charts

bill 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

A decade after its initial release, “Should I Stay or Should I Go” is used in a Levi’s commercial, and becomes The Clash’s first and only number 1 single in the UK.

Mariah Carey won Best New Artist at the Grammys

mariah carey grammys 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Will Smith was best known as the rapper The Fresh Prince, whose show was in its second season

fresh prince 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

This was the cast of Saturday Night Live (sans Michael Jordan)

snl 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Johnny Carson was host of The Tonight Show

johnny carson 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

David Letterman was host of Late Night

late night letterman 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Conan O’Brien was a writer for The Simpsons

conan simpsons 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Jon Stewart was host of Short Attention Span Theater


Jimmy Fallon was a junior at Saugerties High School

fallon e1359910561385 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Dr. Dre and Suge Knight formed Death Row Records

death row 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Bruce Springsteen married Patti Scialfa

bruce and patti circa 1988 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Current Van Halen bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen, was born

 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Jay-Z went on his first tour

Michael Jackson’s video for “Black or White” premiered live to 27 countries — controversy erupted over its vandalism-filled ending and crotch grabbing

11-year-old Ryan Gosling (of Dead Man’s Bones) sang in a Mormon talent show

Kenny Rogers began the “Kenny Rogers Roasters” restaurant chain

roasters 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Mark Wahlberg was feeling the vibrations

marky mark 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Millions of pre-teens discovered The Secret of the Ooze. The film’s soundtrack gave us Vanilla Ice’s “Ninja Rap” (go ninja, go ninja, go!)

Vanilla Ice also starred in his feature film debut, Cool as Ice

vanilla ice cool as ice 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

On a Friday signed to EMI, changed their name to Radiohead

radiohead On A Friday 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

Remember how long ago 1969 felt in 1991? Well that’s 1991 in 2013.

1969 1991 in music, AKA the last time My Bloody Valentine released an album

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Walled-in Aviary
February 5, 2013 at 9:58 pm

honestly, I’m so happy that it isn’t 1991 anymore

spanks
February 5, 2013 at 1:33 pm

rage against the machine didn’t play at lollpalooza 1991, they played 92, 93, 2008.

sohanaadi
February 4, 2013 at 2:35 pm

what Monica explained I can’t believe that some one able to make 5910 in four weeks on the internet. did you see this site link fly38.com

Juan Carrasquillo
February 4, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Vanilla Ice and Nathan from Boyz II Men are both wearing the same strange sunglasses. I’m not sure why that stuck out to me but there you go.

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