All of these songs were ubiquitous. They were in the Top 10 of the US charts. They permeated the culture and colored everyone’s life.
I was drunker than a barrelful of Graham Coxons
She writes of being haunted by songs, battered and tormented and bullied until she can get them down and safe. It’s not craft, it’s alchemy.
Grunge. Done badly, it’s horrendous. (I was going to link to a Silverchair video here, but thought better of it.)