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Rockin' 1000 take on Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit

1200-strong Italian band perform Nirvana classic to promote new live album

Having successfully campaigned to bring Foo Fighters to Italy, the multi-membered Cesena-based band Rockin' 1000 have released a live version of Nirvana's classic 1991 single Smells Like Teen Spirit.

Now positioning themselves as the "world's largest band", the video has been released to accompany their new live album, That's Live - Life In Cesena 2016, which also features covers of many classic rock songs including Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild, AC/DC's It's A Long Way To The Top and Neil Young's Rockin' In The Free World. The album was filmed in front of a crowd of 14,000 at Cesena's Orogel Stadium Dino Manuzzi stadium, and featured 1200 musicians and singers.

"You can enjoy the seventeen songs of the concert in Cesena into your headphones," says band leader Fabio Zaffagnini. "When you're screwing around or when you're working, when you're stuck in a traffic jam or while being laid on the couch, where you want, when you want!" Which is convenient.

The album is on sale now.

That's Live - Life In Cesena 2016 Tracklisting

  1. Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
  2. Come Together – The Beatles
  3. Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
  4. Born to be Wild – Steppenwolf
  5. Jumpin’ Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
  6. It’s a Long Way to the Top – AC/DC
  7. C’mon Everybody – Eddie Cochran
  8. Police on my Back – Clash
  9. Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
  10. Blitzkrieg Bop – The Ramones
  11. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
  12. Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
  13. People Have the Power – Patti Smith
  14. Rockin’ in the Free World – Neil Young
  15. Song 2 – Blur
  16. Medley (Jimi Hendrix’s Purple Haze and Foxy Lady; Led Zeppelin’s Kashmir, Moby Dick, Heartbreaker, Communication Breakdown and Whole Lotta Love)
  17. Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters

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