Monday, 5 December 2011

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Kurt Cobain hand-wrote the following to-do list mid-1991, as Nirvana prepared to film the now-iconic music video for Smells Like Teen Spirit. It was eventually filmed on a sound stage and directed by Samuel Bayer.

Transcript follows. Image from the book, Kurt Cobain: Journals.

Smells Like Teen Spirt

1. Mercedes benz and a few old cars
2. Access to a abandoned mall, main floor and one Jewelry shop.
3. lots of fake Jewelry
4. School Auditorium (Gym)
5. A cast of hundreds. 1 custodian, students.
6. 6 black Cheerleader outfits with Anarchy A's Ⓐ on chest