Spencer Elden was just four-months-old when he was pictured floating in a swimming pool chasing a fish hook with a dollar bill on the end. Spencer Elden, now 25, was in a photography project as a baby which led him to appear on the front cover of the album, showing him naked in a swimming pool and reaching for a dollar bill. Spencer, who is now a street artistlaughed that he wanted to strip off for the latest shoot to honor the legendary grunge band - but the snapper wouldn't let him.
CNN -- All apologies, but here we are now, 17 years after Nirvana's breakthrough album irreversibly changed music, and the naked baby pictured on its cover is still chasing dollars. Spencer Elden, the underwater infant pursuing a dollar bill on the cover of 's "Nevermind," is doing swimmingly these days, having graduated a year early from a Los Angeles-area high school. Well just come and swim in my pool and we'll give you some money.
The naked swimming baby featured on the cover of Nirvana's hit album Nevermind has re-enacted the photo for the record's 25th anniversary. Spencer Elden was happy to pose nude again for the shot, but the photographer advised against it. Nirvana's 'naked baby' Spencer Elden has re-enacted the iconic image.
So you probably don't recognize the name Spencer Elden, but you most definitely recognize him if we were to say "Nirvana baby. Nirvana released their " Nevermind " album 25 years ago, and was soon placed in the cars and CD players of every '90s teen. Of the most iconic moments from the album, was no doubt the baby that graced the cover! Photo cred: Facebook.
I was marketing myself as the underwater photography guy at the time. But when they asked me to shoot the sleeve [for Nevermind] I had no idea whether I could do it. Shooting a baby was new for me.
Spencer Elden on the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind. DGC hide caption. Imagine if millions of people had seen you naked before you were old enough to say "embarrassing.
Nirvana's classic album Nevermind turns 25 on Saturday. Infor the album's release, underwater photographer Kirk Weddle was hired by Geffen Records to photograph both its album cover, a naked baby underwaterand promo shots of Nirvana hanging out in a pool. Taken in Los Angeles on Oct.
The photographer and art director behind one of rock's most memorable images explain how the cover came together. Twenty-five years ago this month, Nirvana released their second album, Nevermindwhich unleashed grunge upon the mainstream and changed rock and roll forever. Back inEW got the inside story of how the iconic image came together through interviews with the photographer and art director. Revisit the story below.
By Valerie Edwards For Dailymail. The now year-old who most people only knew as the naked swimming baby from the cover of Nirvana's iconic album, Nevermind, has recreated the image for the record's 25th anniversary. Spencer Elden initially wanted to honor the band by posing naked, as he did 25 years ago.
A post shared by spencer elden spencerelden on Dec 14, at pm PST. The legendary baby was just a few months old when the iconic picture for Nevermind was taken. Who is he and where is he now? It's one of the most recognisable album covers of all time, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing anything about the baby on Nirvana's Nevermind album.