The 10 Best Homages On ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’


1. Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

On the album opener “Holy Grail,” Justin Timberlake invokes the late Kurt Cobain and sings the bridge to the tune of Nivana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” The lyrics “And we all just entertainers/And we’re stupid and contagious/And we all just entertainers” are very similar to the hook of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (“With the lights out, it’s less dangerous/Here we are now, entertain us/I feel stupid and contagious/Here we are now, entertain us”).

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  • tsem

    Johnny cash didn’t sing this to begin with. It was a nine inch nails song, that he remade.

  • Chris Swanko

    True but Jay referred to the Johnny Cash version. That’s the lyric.

  • that dude

    I thought it was just a lot of bitting going on…….As usual from Jay. I expected more from this album. Shit was kinda weak.