Nirvana’s former label, Sub Pop Records, posted a letter Wednesday that they received(see below) from a Virginia Tech student asking them to record a message to university students, the script for which read:
“What’s up, Virginia Tech? This is Nirvana! Just wanted to wish you guys a Happy Homecoming Week and good luck at the game this Saturday. LETS [sic] GO HOKIES!”
The student, whose name was redacted, is apparently running for homecoming court. The student also said they’d be happy to include links to Nirvana’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, and seemed to be under the impression that Cobain, or the possibly entire band, was female:
It presents great publicity for them, as well as Virginia Tech loves Nirvana, we’d love to have her in our video.
But Sub Pop humored the student and supplied a video with the requested message, more or less: