Nirvana celebrates 1 billion YouTube views of “Teen Spirit” with these billboards in LA and New York

It was just a few days ago that “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from Nirvana reached the one billion view mark on YouTube. You’d think that it would have hit that milestone sooner, but an official version of the video wasn’t posted until 2009. Still, it took ten years?

Time to do a little strutting and boasting with a couple of billboards in LA and NYC.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Nirvana celebrates 1 billion YouTube views of “Teen Spirit” with these billboards in LA and New York

  • January 8, 2020 at 11:05 am
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    It’s because us old folks are still watching the VHS tapes we recorded off MuchMusic

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