Teen Spirit

Star, Alexander
May 1994
New Republic;5/2/94, Vol. 210 Issue 18, p42
Highlights the contributions of rock star Kurt Cobain to popular culture and the music industry. His role in the introduction of the grunge rock genre; Influence on several rock bands; Themes of his songs and videos; Reason behind the success of his song "Smells Like Teen Spirit."


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