It was released on November 4, 1997 by Marcy Playground. Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) died on April 5, 1994 3 years before I Smell Sex & Candy was ever released. So anyone that argues it was a Nirvana song is "dead" wrong. View wiki. “Sex and Candy” is Marcy Playground’s “breakthrough” hit from their 1997 self-titled debut studio album. The song was written in just one hour. The song spent 15 weeks atop the US Modern.
Lyrics. Marcy Playground Hangin' round downtown by myself And I had so much time To sit and think about myself And then there she was Like double cherry pie Yeah there she was Like disco superfly I smell sex and candy here Who's that lounging in my chair Who's that casting devious stares In my direction Mama this surely is a dream Yeah mama this surely is a dream Yeah mama this surely is a. #-----PLEASE NOTE-----# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the# #song. You may only use this f.