Juul maintains that it has never intentionally advertised to teen-agers. But young people have been happy to advertise it to each other. Juuling—what people under the age of thirty or so call vaping, thanks to the industry-dominating success of the independent, San Francisco-based company—was almost definitely a terrible decision, Jeong wrote. In the past six months, things have changed rapidly for Juul.
It is the opening track and lead single from the band's second album, Nevermind , released on DGC Records. The unexpected success propelled Nevermind to the top of the charts at the start of , an event often marked as the point where grunge entered the mainstream. The song was dubbed an "anthem for apathetic kids" of Generation X ,   but the band grew uncomfortable with the attention it brought them. In the years since Kurt Cobain 's death, listeners and critics have continued to praise "Smells Like Teen Spirit" as one of the greatest songs in the history of rock music. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain said that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was an attempt to write a song in the style of the Pixies , a band he greatly admired:. I was trying to write the ultimate pop song.