Sep 10, 1991 · Directed by Samuel Bayer. With Nirvana, Tony De La Rosa, Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl. A music video for Nirvana's song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'.8.3/10(1). 12) The cheerleaders in the video were hired from a local strip club. 13) For a long time, Nirvana would either refuse to play the song or deliberately do it very badly, because they hated the fact it attracted a new audience. 14) Among those who’ve covered Smells Like Teen Spirit are Miley Cyrus, Patti Smith, Paul Anka and Tori Amos.Author: Fraser Lewry.
Smells Like Teen Spirit is a song about teenage freedom and revolution and is as non-conforming as the lyrics themselves. Smells Like Teen Covers. Due its success and importance in 90s pop culture, Teen Spirit remains the most covered Nirvana songs.Author: Terry. "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 (1991), released on DGC Records. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was Nirvana's biggest hit in most countries, placing high on B-side: "Drain You", "Even in His Youth", "Aneurysm".