Nirvana Butchers "Smells Like Teen Spirit" On Purpose

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R69NIX : I think due to this Top of the Pops changed the rules so that pre-recorded vocals were also used, so you had to lip-sync. Presumably so that this kinda thing didn't happen again. Though Oasis made fun of this by switching Noel and Liam so that Noel was lip-syncing Liam's vocals.

suga we're going down swinging : *A mosquito baldovido* made me laugh so hard

Linguini : I wouldn't say this is a middle finger to live performances, rather a middle finger to bands pretending to perform live

Parker Olsen : 3:17 "yay"

Federico Ortiz : That strum at the beggining is amazing.

Budget Wargamer : Sounds like he was singing like Morrisey


Ki Phillips : When he started eating the mic I shit

BeardDragon : *Kurt_Cobain.exe has stopped working*

Jasmine Gooden : I like how the croud got quiet lmao

Man Behind the Scenes : "We don't like having the whole live music deal" -Top of the Pops. "We don't like your face" -Kurt Cobain

Bob S : Mad respek to Kurt Cobain for this, the chorus is hilarious

jihlphbhg mijgdv : Still better than kanye singing Bohemian Rhapsody

6,999,999,999 views : Its their song they can sing it how they want

Julezboii : The way he grabs the mic with two hands and starts singing without moving a muscle is so funny

Slippery When Wet : I kinda like the joke voice lol

Purple Gal : My father was there for that, and he was giggling his ass off

dylan foley : @3:15 yay

Michael MoorWalker : there are so many vids of the band having a laugh and using a great sense of humor. I have difficulty believing this same person would put a bullet in his head..right..

ThEcRaZ3dGaM3R : Funny... Kurt does a really good Andrew Eldritch impression. (for those that don't know that's the frontman for The Sisters Of Mercy)

chrisPbacon : That moment when. He starts eating the mic...

Dildo Dabbins : imagine going back in time to watch one of his concerts and end up here

Hmmm hmmm : I wish someone would hold me like Kurt holds that microphone

trashcanhands19 : "Butchered"??! More like Owned & Far Surpassed even the original studio recording (ever since I saw this performance on the "Live tonight; Sold out" VHS back inna early '90s) ...I knew that this was the clutch/beast version that Needed to be. R.I.P. Kurdt Kobain

kurokuyo : I love that the crowd steadily gets more subdued, like, "Wtf is going on???"

iiWNMii : I gotta cover this version. He sounds like a baritone voice. I'm sure his voice would've continued to deepen, if given the chance to mature.

• Bangarang • : Kurt sounds like me trying to sound like him

Freya Leighton : I MISS THEM

Joshua Grahm : imagine being in that audience.

Felicia : ”Load up on drugs kill your friends” is the best thing i think I’ve ever heard

Troiloka : This is ahead of its time

Bleach : 2:56 Dave dancing at the disco HAHAHAHAHAH

KrisSilver : Grunge is a form of punk. Now stop arguing.

patthesoundguy : I love this! I remember when this song came out. I think it was their song and they could do what they wanted with it. 😀

Ashley Duran : That deep voice is sexy af

Matthew Pigott : He actually sounds pretty good compared to today's shit

Freya Leighton : I MISS HIM

Dove : Was Kurt crying or laughing after this?

RecklessRaps : his "joke voice" is amazing

Tommy 3:16 : *Confused Cheering*

Austin Mistretta : At 1:38 we find out what Nirvana would sound like with Rick Astley as the frontman

Ciol x Joy : nirvana played grundge/grunge (idk how to spell it) music not punk just sayin

Papa Franku : The crowd is still loving it.

247webgirl : Conspiracy: Kurt couldn't make it to this performance and got Rick Astley to fill in

The one with the dog named Lulu : YES!!!! This is hilarious. Thank you Nirvana.

Geir Ingvard Remme : I wonder how loud the playback was if they didn't hear Dave play EVERYTHING wrong hahahaah

Lavigo : funny how he still sounds kinda good

Yakuza : Smells Like Teen Spirit (Depeche Mode cover)

Thundershots : Kurt’s guitar isn’t even plugged in, what a classic.

Jeremy Trent : Fav version of teen spirit