A Tweet Goes Viral As Parents Discuss How Their Kids Are Discovering Their Favorite Bands & Artists

“Few days shy of 50 and when I ask my super goth 13-year-old what they're listening to they tell me it's a band I probably don't know called The Cure.” -  @JeffSharlet

Just enough to make any ‘90s goth kid grow cold, this tweet went viral as moms and dads began discussing all the ways their kids’ musical tastes made them feel old. From “discovering” the Cure and Nirvana to finding out that mom and dad know all the lyrics to a new favorite song, here is what happened when a former goth decided to spawn. 

 


  • It All Started With A Band That 'You Probably Never Heard Of Before'

  • This Led To A Conversation About Music, Kids And Cringe

    This Led To A Conversation About Music, Kids And Cringe
    Photo: TommyD2019 / Wikimedia Commons / Public domain
  • Others Shared Stories About Their Kids Discovering 'New' Music

     

     

  • 'Wait. You Know Nirvana?'

    'Wait. You Know Nirvana?'
    Photo: Smells Like Teen Spirit/Nirvana / UMG (on behalf of DGC)
  • One Parent Had To Explain That Whitney Houston Was 'Not A New Artist'

    One Parent Had To Explain That Whitney Houston Was 'Not A New Artist'
    Photo: user uploaded image
  • For Others, It Was A Chance To Bask In The Glory Of The Cure