For her turn at karaoke, this sweet, unassuming auntie chose Nirvana's breakout hit Smells Like Teen Spirit and she nailed the song right to the T. Thankfully for us her kickass performance was captured on video and it's making rounds online for all to witness. Not much is known about the mysterious rocker, but Najib Haziq - who posted the clip - said she's a friend from a homestay in Pulau Melayu, Malaysia.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs. Songs where something goes horribly wrong literally or metaphoricallyand help is needed right away. The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
Kurt Cobain, the band's frontman, wasn't usually very talkative during gigs; he mostly left the witty banter between songs to bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl. On that night, however, Cobain couldn't help himself. The band was currently mulling over major label offers, and was ultimately two weeks away from signing with DGC, a Geffen record imprint.
Smells Like Teen Spirit unknown. A phrase used to remark on the stupidity of teen, especially high school drama. It is used as a means to put things in perspective, often uttered by an observer of a pointless, fruitless argument that has to do with some aspect of dating. Etymology: The term was sued in a completely different context by the early 90's grunge band, Nirvana.
But things could have ended in a very different kind of infamy for the Nirvana frontman, whose own teenage years were marred by intense fantasies of violence. Now, 22 years on, no other song electrifies quite like it. Its release in September sparked a revolution.
Nevermind Super Deluxe Edition. Smells Like Teen Spirit. In Bloom Nevermind Version.
It is the opening track and lead single from the band's second album, Nevermindreleased on DGC Records. The unexpected success propelled Nevermind to the top of the charts at the start ofan event often marked as the point where grunge entered the mainstream. The song was dubbed an "anthem for apathetic kids" of Generation X  but the band grew uncomfortable with the attention it brought them.
Smells Like Teen Spirit was considered the most well-known song by the band, Nirvana. Kurt Cobain has often said that this song was just a big pop intro for Nevermind. Teen Spirit is a name of a deodorant for women, Kurt might have used it or is she or someone else put it on him, making him "Smell Like Teen Spirit". The film clip is set in a school basketball arena.
But while the track remains a favourite with all who hear it, in truth, Kurt Cobain never took it seriously from the start. But during those high-school years when I was playing guitar in my bedroom, I at least had the intuition that I had to write my own songs. The album and the Grunge movement largely coming out of Seattle arrived like a slap to the face, a big wake-up call, a gut-punch, and other violent similies, to irreversibly shake the music industry up.