Video Essay: How Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teenage Spirit’ changed the world

Been on a bit of a binge recently with the musical analysis of Trash Theory which breaks down how beloved alternative bands impacted and influenced the world around them, which leads us to how Nirvana changed the world in early 90’s. They literally turned the music world upside down with one song in it’s striking sarcasm, biting guitar riff, and audible shift it made in culture from 80’s excess to a more introspective approach.

Check out this other grand video from Trash Theory that looks into how the Smashing Pumpkins ‘1979’ encapsulates the idea of chasing your youth.