Patti Smith is remarkable musician. She was able to take my least favorite Nirvana song, "Smells Like Teen Spirit", and do two things to it:
1.) let me actually know what is being said in the song
2.) Making it better than the original.
Now I may get some flack for saying that, but I don't care. I generally dislike Smells Like Teen Spirit, I like some other Nirvana stuff, but I really dislike that song. This cover brings the life and emotion to the song that is lacking in the original version of the song.
off of the album "Twelve"