Patti Smith Tackles Nirvana
Patti tells Spinner: “I always wanted to do a covers album, but I didn’t really feel I had the range to do the kind of album I wanted to do… As the project evolved, a lot of the songs on the [original] list didn’t make the final cut, and a lot of songs that I didn’t plan on doing wound up being the ones I chose. They’re all special to me for different reasons. But Nirvana was the most emotional experience.”
See below for the official video of her take on ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’. Is it better or worse than Tori’s version? In case you forgot, last month we gave Patti’s cover of The Decemberists’ ‘Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect’ the slutty seal of approval.