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Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit lyrics

[Verse 1]
Load up on guns, bring your friends,
It's fun to lose and to pretend
.
She's overbored and self-assured,
Oh, no, I know a dirty word.

[Pre-Chorus]
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello

[Chorus]
With the lights out, it's less dangerous,
Here we are now, entertain us!
I feel stupid and contagious,
Here we are now, entertain us!

A mulatto,
An albino,
A mosquito,
My libido
.
Yeah!

Hey... Yay
Yay

[Verse 2]
I'm worse at what I do best,
And for this gift I feel blessed
.
Our little group (tribe) has always been,
And always will until the end
.

[Pre-Chorus]
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello

[Chorus]
With the lights out, it's less dangerous,
Here we are now, entertain us!
I feel stupid and contagious,
Here we are now, entertain us!

A mulatto,
An albino,
A mosquito,
My libido.
Yeah

Hey... Yay
Yay

(Guitar solo)

And I forget just why I taste,
Oh, yeah, I guess it makes me smile
.
I found it hard, it's hard to find,
Oh well, whatever, nevermind
.

[Pre-Chorus]
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello, how low,
Hello, hello, hello

[Chorus]
With the lights out, it's less dangerous,
Here we are now, entertain us!
I feel stupid and contagious,
Here we are now, entertain us!

A mulatto,
An albino,
A mosquito,
My libido.

Yeah a denial
A denial! (x9)



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    ShaNeegra
    Well. He died for a good reason. If I remember correctly, he quoted something along the lines of; He wanted to be huge in history. He wanted to make amazing music. And kill himself. And I found his Exact quote.
    “ I'm gonna be a superstar musician, kill myself and go out in a flame of glory, just like Jimi Hendrix”.
    You know what? He did exactly that. :) Yeahh, it's sad that he killed himself, he could've done more. But I'm glad he accomplished what he wanted to do. :) I love this song. I love Nirvana. Aha. Even Kurt. He's amazing.
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    I think this song is about how it is to be a teenager. That everyone wants to be cool but the singer wants to be different. He realises "how low" the level from the kids is who want to be "Bad" because it is cool. "guns" represents the kick which the teenager wants to have. In the chorus he mentions creatures which seem like they are not fitting in. And that is the way he feels too.
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    He actually wrote this song for his first proper partner, they were really close at one point but due to the pressures of Kurt hitting the big time, the woman could no longer deal with it and decided to leave him. The title "Smells Like Teen Spirit" comes from the perfume that she wore which was called "Teen Spirit" and Kurt loved the smell so what he's doing is expressing his true feelings about this woman and making sure that she knows he never forgot her. If you watch the documentary that is about Kurt and his life all the way up until his death, you will learn this.

    Best Nirvana song ever.

    R.I.P Kurt. We all miss you.
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    Why have I been this stupid to throw everything away losing my family my friends my job my house or what I call I'm afriaid even of il. My life was full of joy and happiness. Even though you think it's made of pure loneliness and I was never unhappy until I meet I was unhappy to see you I would always do something stupid just to make someone now look no one would even aknowledge me because you wouldn't laught. You would just keep staring in joy to see me killing myself trying to make you I tried when asking you what would make you happy but you just wouldn't tell a lot of people knew you're just a soul living for no. It's ok if you don't want to be my friend. Just don't kill me because I'm afraid. When I wake up I'm afraid. I'm scared and I'm almost dead. I hope you have a great day. F**k do. Or you really don't care? I'm dead. El problema es que no se si te interesa. P.S. I'm lonely and I will be a good time to time. I am a good time to time money's the same time. I don't want to love you if you're gonna laugh at me for killing me. It's no secret that I have a great day beautiful person to talk to you. You just got me on that never been in love and when I am had to hide it because gay is a great day and night. I am a beautiful person. I am a beautiful person. I am a beautiful person. I am a beautiful person. I am a beautiful person. Ok just ask any of them. You. I want to be a good time to time. I guess this is why I'm history.
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    It_Doesn't_Matter_Who_I_Am
    I don't care if he killed himself or if his wife killed him, all I care about is that he did and still does influence bands today and actually speaks to people through his music even now that he is gone. He is a musical genius, one of the best and the world will never forget him. No matter the reason for this song or why it was made, it's still a great song and it did change music for the better. All I know is that Nirvana is one of the greatest bands of all time, and whoever doesn't believe this can shut their f*cking mouths and go strait to hell.
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