The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time: 100-1

1. Nirvana - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' (1991, Geffen). '…Teen Spirit' encapsulated not just a generation, but a feeling that had never been captured so truly in song before – an angry malaise for the establishment, a churning eruption of nothingness at an increasingly corporate world. Which is why it remains so powerful, and why, here we are now, still celebrating it today.

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