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Today's selection on "Listen to As Many Covers as You Can Find on YouTube," — Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana.

The leader so far: Daisy Gray performs a cover of Tori Amos's cover.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNI0fzzJ3ho]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Maxwell Hughes loses some style points because the song doesn't actually start until halfway through the video, but he enters the competition with a great instrumental version of the song and a great video.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bUPLRq54nY]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
What would happen if you wanted to be Kurt Cobain so bad it hurt? It might look something like The Ending To This Story.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in6lyNhDfk4]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Leah McVey and Kyle Olthoff mix up the original in the style of Daniela Andrade. Check out the voice on this singer.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIkhBF5yzdA]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Ben Owen — well, his singing is... less than accomplished. However, he gets on the list for his guitar playing and enthusiasm.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9XD0WZNWKc]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
It never occurred to me that I absolutely needed an instrumental cover of the song performed entirely on bass guitar.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7NSwdCKHjU]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
For when you want "Smells Like Teen Spirit" to be the soundtrack for your next Warhammer 40K game.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhUKQeDqakE]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
When one thinks of covers as good as, if not better than, the originals, this is what they're thinking of.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaAI3jI7uCc]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Robyn Adele Anderson, one of the singers with Postmodern Jukebox, gives the song a swing cover.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATzUX3P3cvU]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Luna Lee performs multiple parts on a traditional Korean folk instrument called a gayageum.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exvlW9fSEwc]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
A contender entering the ranks — McKenna Breinholt with a live symphony and choir.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4VfaxeYOt8]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Only for demo, not part of the main competition, but undeniably interesting.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvyjGEJO1mc]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
The late Tauvy Thomason performs with a smooth jazzy vibe.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGHcHlIEMfg]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Kina Grannis does a slow, light-filled acoustic version.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQc3w8Xdto8]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Two guys playing cello — really — shred the hell out of the song.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jS826PwLHdQ]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
No surprise, this version was used in the trailer for a horror movie.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKN6IqpcAk8]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
An instrumental version by Feng E, ukulele prodigy.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQhk_c8QojQ]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Sister Speak performs a bluesy, slightly country tinged version.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgSVXBpIQ0A]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Sophie Lloyd shreds her instrumental version.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej5uiFzTVbY]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
So, I learned something new. Who'd a thunk?

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=609HhzQ6zfU]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
Ladies and gentlemen, Willie Nelson.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9YQYBfE8E4]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
A jazzier cover from Bea Miller.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhXTZug798c]
DunningKruger · 56-60, M
And now, two Russian buskers.

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T9X8n3xNww]

 
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