Quiz: How Well Do You Know Nirvana's Lyrics?

How well do you know Nirvana's lyrics? Test your knowledge in this rather tricky quiz!

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Nirvana's Lyrics?
Mike Rampton

"Why in the hell do journalists insist on coming up with a second-rate Freudian evaluation of my lyrics, when 90 percent of the time they've transcribed them incorrectly?" Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain once wrote. And it’s true – his often wilfully unintelligible delivery was what led “Weird Al” Yankovic to the pitch-perfect parody Smells lIke Nirvana: “It’s hard to bargle nawdle zouss with all these marbles in my mouth”.

Nonetheless, some will have seeped in over the years...

How did you do? Manage to get a perfect score? Or did you stink like a certain deodorant? Here are the answers to see where you might have tripped up:

Nirvana lyric quiz answers

1. 9
2. Duluth
3. All Apologies
4. 'I'm not gonna crack'
5. Antacid
6. A hangover
7. Pisces
8. I Hate Myself And Want To Die
9. Verse Chorus Verse
10. Don't

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