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Jan 16 Video: Daniel Johns Covers the Nirvana Classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

Daniel Johns, the former Silverchair frontman, took to the stage at Triple J’s Beat The Drum Festival earlier today in Sydney to perform a cover of the Nirvana classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit‘. Nirvana fans are regularly hesitant to accept anyone covering songs by the band, feeling that it goes against the memory of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer who took his own life a little under 20 years ago at the age of 27. Daniel Johns performed a stripped back version of the song, taking the stage with just his piano along with 1 band member who was playing...more