The story behind „Smells Like Teen Spirit“

The story behind „Smells Like Teen Spirit“

With “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Nirvana smashed up the music scene in 1991. And only because Kurt Cobain didn’t know his girlfriend’s deodorant.

Without “Nevermind” the music of the 1990s would not be complete, probably the whole 1990s would not be complete without this album. It established the grunge, it gave Generation X the musical soundtrack. And made the frontman of Nirvana to the icon of this disorientated wandering generation.

“Kurt smells like Teen Spirit” was after a night of drinking the first was Kurt Cobain saw. Written on the wall. How once the message from the biblical story about the Babylonian ruler Belshazzar? The truth is a little more profane:

Thomas Matterne

Thomas Matterne

Thomas Matterne writes stories since he can write. His first professional path, however, was a job as an online journalist at a local TV station. While he works now more in the field of PR and marketing, he is also still a passionate blogger.

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