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Watch: Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Butchered On The Voice

Written by Marc Zanotti on May 29, 2012

We’re not sure who cleared it, but somehow Australia’s version of The Voice was apparently given the green light to cover the generational defining Nirvana song Smells Like Teen Spirit.

Viktoria Bolonina performed the cover on last night’s episode of The Voice. Perhaps the drastically altered version was meant to emulate Tori Amos, who delivered a piano-based cover of the song many years ago.

Whatever the intent, the cover has caused some outraged Nirvana fans to speak out about the performance:

 

 

 

 

For anyone who missed it, you can check out the performance here. For another perplexing cover, check out Miley Cyrus also covering Smells Like Teen Spirit

Watch: Viktoria Bolonina – Cover – Smells Like Teen Spirit (The Voice)

Watch: Miley Cyrus – Cover – Smells Like Teen Spirit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8BFaS8uLkI

Watch: Tori Amos – Cover – Smells Like Teen Spirit

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