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Nirvana

Smells Like Teen Spirit (5:02)

Frequently cited as one of the most important songs in the history of rock music, Nirvana's 1991 single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" almost single handedly popularized alternative rock and simultaneously brought the era of hair metal and pop metal to an end.

Often cited as an anthem for Generation X, the chord progression for this song is strikingly similar to that of More Than a Feeling by Boston, a fact which Kurt Cobain openly acknowledged.

Kurt Cobain said that this… read more

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Lyrics

Load up on guns, bring your friends
It's fun to lose and to pretend
She's over-bored and self-assured
Oh no, I know a dirty word

Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit Lyrics

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  • I love this song so much it has so much power and force within it gets my blood boiling every time ❤️👌 childhood classic
  • The power and the force in this song gets me every time.
  • ^_^
  • i hate this song
  • Must be the song I've listened to the most in my lifetime.
  • Possibly the most addicting guitar riff ever. [2]
  • Possibly the most addicting guitar riff ever.
  • Of course it's a classic.
  • too soon to call it a classic?
  • Well, whatever, nevermind. [5] Still relevant! [2]

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