Top 20 Nirvana Lyrics

Top 20 Nirvana Lyrics

On 5th April 2014, millions stopped to remember the 20th Anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s tragic death. To celebrate Cobain’s legacy, we’ve put together a top 20 of his best lyrics. RIP Kurt.

Top 20 Greatest Nirvana Lyrics

20. In Bloom (Nevermind – 1991)
“He’s the one who likes all our pretty songs and he likes to sing along and he likes to shoot his gun but he knows not what it means.”

19. Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nevermind – 1991)
“Shes over bored, self-assured oh no I know a dirty word”

18. Heart Shaped Box (In Utero – 1993)
“Meat-eating orchids forgive no one just yet. Cut myself on angel hair and baby’s breath”

17. Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nevermind – 1991)
“Load up on guns, bring your friends its fun to lose and to pretend”

16. Pennyroyal Tea (In Utero – 1993)
“Sit and drink Pennyroyal Tea. Distil the life that’s inside of me. Sit and drink Pennyroyal Tea, I’m anaemic royalty.”

15. Aneurysm (Hormoaning EP – 1992)
“Come on over and do the twist. Overdo it and have a fit. Come on over and shoot the shit. Love you so much it makes me sick.”

14. All Apologies(In Utero – 1993)
“What else could I say? Everyone is gay / What else could I write? I don’t have the right / What else should I be? All apologies”

13. Serve The Servants(In Utero – 1993)
“Teenage angst has paid off well / Now I’m bored and old.”

12. Dumb (In Utero 1993)
“I’m not like them, but I can pretend / … The day is done and I’m havin’ fun / I think I’m dumb / Maybe just happy.”

11. About A Girl (Bleach 1989)
“I’ll take advantage while you hang me out to dry / But I can’t see you every night for free.”

10. Heart Shaped Box (In Utero – 1993)
“Throw down your umbilical noose so I can climb right back”

9. Something In The Way (Nevermind – 1991)
“I’m living off of grass and the drippings from the ceiling. It’s okay to eat fish ’cause they don’t have any feelings”

8. Something In The Way (Nevermind – 1991)
“Underneath the bridge, Tap has sprung a leak, And the animals I’ve trapped, have all become my pets”

7. On A Plain (Nevermind – 1991)
“The finest day that I’ve ever had, was when I learned to cry on command. I love myself better than you I know it’s wrong but what can I do?”

6. Drain You (Nevermind – 1991)
“With eyes so dilated I’ve become your pupil. You’ve taught me everything without a poison apple”

5. Polly (Nevermind – 1991)
“Polly says her back hurts, she’s just as bored as me. She caught me off my guard, amazes me the will of instinct”

4. Lithium (Nevermind – 1991)
“I’m so happy because today I found my friends in my head. I’m so ugly, but that’s ok ‘cause so are you.”

3. Come as you are (Nevermind – 1991)
“Come, dowsed in mud soaked in bleach, as I want you to be. As a trend, as a friend as an old memory”

2. Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nevermind – 1991)
“With the lights out it’s less dangerous, here we are now, entertain us. I feel stupid and contagious, here we are now, entertain us.”

1. Stay Away (Nevermind – 1991)
“Monkey See, monkey do. I’d rather be dead then cool.”

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