Nirvana Baby now a teenager

August 23, 2007

Can you smell the teen spirit?

A tip o’the hat to Newser for pointing to me to this article.

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<img src=”; alt=”Spencer Elden on the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind, 1991″ />

Some of the most vivid album covers in history featured young kids — where are they now? MTV News tracked down some of our favorites to see what they’ve been up to since finding their ways into our CD collections — and to find out how being on some of rock’s most iconic album covers has affected their lives.

Spencer Elden
Famous For: His appearance on the cover of Nirvana’s breakthrough 1991 LP, Nevermind

When Spencer Elden’s parents agreed to let their friend, photographer Kirk Weddle, snap a whole roll of film of their infant son swimming underwater in a crystal-clear swimming pool, they couldn’t have known that, eventually, more than 9 million people would own a picture of their naked son.

“Yeah, it’s kind of creepy that that many people have seen me naked,” Elden said. “I feel like I’m the world’s biggest porn star.”

Spencer hasn’t seen any royalties from the record’s sales; his parents were paid just $200
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