Dave Grohl Reveals Top 15 Nirvana Songs


Nirvana legend Dave Grohl has entertained the fans for years with his creation of heartwarming music. His recent memoir The Storyteller is undoubtedly on the shortlist of best books of this year, sitting alongside the likes of Crying in H-Mart by Michelle Zauner and Endless, Endless by Adam Clair for their insightful literary takes on music. One of the best parts of the book is the fact that it allows the fans to take a leap into Grohl’s record collection. Dave Grohl was noted to have replaced a Pearl Jam member on an album.

Dave Grohl shares a 10-hour long playlist

Grohl has mentioned a lot of different songs throughout the book. Sometimes it’s the ones that he grew up with, like Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke on the Water’, sometimes it’s songs that inspired him to be a musician, like Naked Raygun’s ‘Surf Combat’, and sometimes its songs that he’s played on himself, like Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ or Queens of the Stone Age’s ‘No One Knows’. He included Nirvana’s Teen Spirit, About a Girl, Love Buzz, Negative Creep, Blew, In Bloom, Polly, Breed, Come As You Are, Drain You, On A Plain, Territorial Pissings, School, Floyd the Barber, and Heart Shaped Box.

In order to enhance the experience of the readers, Grohl has also assembled an official playlist for The Storyteller containing all the most important songs that factor into his life story. The playlist features all kinds of important landmarks, whether it was Nirvana’s tour with Sonic Youth, Grohl’s experience of almost joining Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, or his assembly of the supergroup Them Crooked Vultures.

Knowing Grohl’s personality,the playlist is quite extensive, totalling over 150 songs and taking ten hours to get all the way through. But Grohl has lived a full and fascinating life that’s included music by everyone. Fans will be amazed to be able to get an in-depth glance of Dave’s life.