“People were talking about how the Nirvana song was a little bit indecipherable, that you couldn’t figure out the lyrics, so I wrote a song about that. I was very happy to do this song because I was a big fan. I didn’t think Nirvana would get big enough for me to do a parody, but when they hit number one, I was thrilled.
“I talked to Kurt Cobain on the phone when he on the set of Saturday Night Live and got his permission. The whole thing was very fun for me to do. We got a lot of the extras who were in the original video, the same cheerleaders, and we even found the janitor – as it turned out, he was the plumber of the director.
“I don’t know if we spoke to Butch Vig or not for production tips. My band is really good, though, so they picked apart the song and gave it their best shot.”