"Smells Like Teen Spirit" is a song by American rock band Nirvana. It is the opening track and lead single from the band's second album, Nevermind (), released on DGC Records.B-side: "Drain You", "Even in His Youth", "Aneurysm".
You’re watching betterbasket.info I’m Joe Wiles with the Rock and Roll Conservatory and in this video we’re taking a look at “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” on Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album. Now this anthem for the apathetic is largely regarded as the greatest rock song of all time and despite Kurt’s claim that he was trying to write the ultimate pop song the band grew.
"Smells Like Nirvana" is a parody of Nirvana's song "Smells Like Teen Spirit", written and performed by "Weird Al" Yankovic; it was released both as a single and Genre: Grunge, comedy rock.
Kurt punished Krist by making the band play the riff over and over for an hour and a half. After likely experiencing some Stockholm Syndrome, Krist started to like the riff and suggested that they play it at a reduced speed. The altered riff become the iconic intro to Smells Like Teen Spirit.