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In Bloom

Geffen PRO-CD-4463 CD, released 1992 (U.S.)

Geffen GFS 34 7" / GFSTP 34 12" / GFSTD 34 CD / GFSC 34 Cassette, released 1992 (UK)

Geffen GED21760 CD, released 1992 (Germany)

Geffen GES 19087 7", released 1992 (Netherlands)

Geffen RX-1196 7", released 1992 (Mexico)

Geffen 71014192 7", released 1992 (Costa Rica)

Geffen GEFDM-21760 CD / GEFCS 19097 Cassette, released 1992 (Australia)

Geffen MVCG-13002 CD/Cassette, released 1992 (Japan)

Geffen GEFCS21760 Cassette, released 1992 (New Zealand)

Geffen GED21760 CD, released 1995 (Australia)

Geffen GED21760 CD, released 1997 (Argentina)

DGC/UMe B0016231-01 LP04 10", released 2011 (U.S.)

In Bloom...mercifully, it got slightly more manageable with this one. There were far fewer variants. We had a UK 7", which had molded, painted labels. There was also a jukebox version of this one, but the labels were painted. The difference between this and the commercial release was that there was a large 45 hole punched so that it could be used in a jukebox. The UK also had a 12" picture disc.

In Bloom introduced a new collecting wrinkle: the Dutch 7". This was much harder to find than the UK version. Not impossible, but not easy. We'll get to the really tough Dutch 7" on the All Apologies page.

There were two other promo 7"s, which were released in Mexico and Costa Rica. The Costa Rica 7" misspelled the title as "In Blomm". The Latin American promos are both scarce and expensive. In Bloom marked the end of the run of Latin American promo 7"s, though.

In 2011, a black 10" came out in the U.S. It was also included in the Nevermind - The Singles set.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
Geffen GFS 34 7" (UK) 15-20 2 Stable
Geffen GFS 34 7" Jukebox (UK) 20-25 5 Stable
Geffen GFSTP 34 12" Picture Disc (UK) 20-25 2 Stable
Geffen GES 19087 7" Black (Netherlands) 25-30 5 Stable
Geffen RX-1196 7" Black (Mexico) 100-150 9 Volatile
Geffen 71014192 7" Black (Costa Rica) 100-150 8 Volatile
DGC/UMe B0016231-01 LP04 10" Black (U.S.) 20-25 5 Stable
UK 7"
UK 12" Picture Disc
Dutch 7"
Mexico Promo 7"
Costa Rica Promo 7"
Credits Discogs: Latin American promo 7" images

This page was last updated on May 4, 2020.

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Scarcity Score Definition
10 Near impossible: Fewer than 50 copies or publicly sold every few years
8-9 Very rare: 50-199 copies or publicly sold 1-2 times per year
6-7 Rare: 200-499 copies or publicly sold a few times a year
4-5 Medium: 500-999 copies or publicly sold ~10 times a year
1-3 Common: 1000+ copies, readily available, or publicly sold 20+ times a year

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