The Muppets to cover ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

The Muppets Movie 2011

Back in June we featured the 20th anniversary release of Nirvana’s ”˜Nevermind’ album, the original release went on to shift 30 million copies, after ”˜Smells Like Teen Spirit’ topped singles charts across the globe.

The alt-rock anthem has since been re-appropriated by everyone from Patti Smith to Chris Brown ”“ however maybe the best is yet to come…

Later this year, the song might get its most startling reworking when it’s covered by The Muppet’s; the song featuring in the soundtrack to the forthcoming film, The Muppets.

Ultimate Classic Rock reports that the film’s soundtrack includes the Nirvana track performed by The Muppets Barbershop Quartet. It has been widely reported that Dave Grohl has a cameo in the movie, so it would not be too much to suggest the two instances aren’t connected.

The film stars Jason Segel and Amy Adams, who attempt to help Kermit and co. save their theatre from evil oilman Tex Richman (played by Chris Cooper). The film opens in the USA on the 23rd November, a UK date is still to be announced.

Check the full ”˜The Muppets’ soundtrack below:
“The Muppet Show Theme” ”“ The Muppets
“Life’s a Happy Song” ”“ Jason Segel, Amy Adams and Walter
“Pictures in My Head” ”“ Kermit and The Muppets
“Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard” ”“ Paul Simon
“Rainbow Connection” ”“ The Moopets
“We Built This City” ”“ Starship
“Me Party” ”“ Amy Adams and Miss Piggy
“Let’s Talk About Me” ”“ Chris Cooper
“Man or Muppet” ”“ Jason Segel and Walter
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” ”“ The Muppets Barbershop Quartet
“Forget You” ”“ Camilla and The Chickens (The Cee Lo Green chart hit)
“Rainbow Connection” ”“ The Muppets
“The Whistling Caruso” ”“ Andrew Bird
“Life’s a Happy Song” ”“ Finale Entire Cast
“Mahna Mahna” ”“ Mahna Mahna and The Two Snowths

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