Song Details More songs by Nirvana
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana 1991 Smells Like Teen Spirit

I`m worst at what I do best
And for this gift, I feel blessed
Our little group has always been
And always will until the end

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1992
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart in 1991
  • peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart in 1991
  • peaked at No. 7 on the UK Singles chart in 1991
  • RIAA certified Platinum record, RIAA certified Digital Gold
  • ranks #9 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • from Nirvana's second studio album, Nevermind (1991)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • the first hit single for Nirvana as well as their biggest hit
  • on the record:
       Kurt Cobain- lead vocals, guitar
       Krist Novoselic- bass, backing vocals
       Dave Grohl- drums
  • written by Nirvana (Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic)
  • produced by Butch Vig, Nirvana
  • recorded at Sound City, Van Nuys, California
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