Smells Like Teen Spirit

~ Release by Nirvana (see all versions of this release, 20 available)


Available on vinyl as a 7" and a cassette single.
Both tracks appear on both sides of the cassette. Unconfirmed cat. #: 08-300099-35
The lead track is a 4.30 edit of the album version.

Annotation last modified on 2007-05-11 06:12 UTC.


7" Vinyl 1
ASmells Like Teen Spirit (LP version)
assistant recording engineer:
Jeff Sheehan
recording engineer:
Butch Vig
engineer and producer:
Nirvana (90s US grunge band) and Butch Vig
assistant mixer:
Craig Doubet
Andy Wallace (engineer)
Krist Novoselic
drums (drum set):
Dave Grohl
guitar and lead vocals:
Kurt Cobain
background vocals:
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (in 2011)
recorded at:
Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California, United States (in 1991-05)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 2), NME: Greatest “Indie” Anthems Ever: 2007 (number: 2), The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 5) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 9)
recording of:
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic
EMI‐Virgin Songs, Inc., MJ Twelve Music, Murky Slough Music, Primary Wave Tunes, The End of Music LLC, Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label), The End of Music (in 1991) and Virgin Songs Inc. (in 1991)
BEven in His Youth
engineer and producer:
Craig Montgomery
Andy Wallace (engineer)
recording of:
Even in His Youth
lyricist and composer:
Kurt Cobain