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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…

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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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  • 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]
  • "Overrated" Kill yourselves. [2] Hey it's popular so it has to be overrated!
  • One of the greatest songs of ALL TIMES! [2]
  • "Overrated" Kill yourselves.
  • I'm worse at what I do best & for this gift I feel blessed.
  • Load up on drugs, Kill your friends
  • my friend was saying that Cobain sucks then I nearly killed him !! Am I crazy or maybe just happy ?

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