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What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?

    By: Dan Meier
    • 10. Basket Case by Green Day
    • 9. Killing in the Name Of by Rage Against the Machine
    • 8. This is a Call by Foo Fighters
    • 7. Loser by Beck
    • 6. Pepper by Butthole Surfers
    • 5. Peaches by The Presidents of the United States
    • 4. Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 3. Loosing My Religion by REM
    • 2. Creep by Radiohead
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      This is the greatest song ever and it was the definition of Generation-X.

    By: Gulcin Gokoglu
    • 10. Get down(you're the one for me) by Backstreet boys
      Even from that day, it was obvious that Backstreet Boys was a good band.
    • 9. Words by Boyzone
      This song is a cover, but boyzone gave it another taste.
    • 8. Vision of Love by Mariah Carey
      I think this is the best Mariah Carey song as she then changed ehr sound a little.
    • 7. All that she wants by Ace of base
      Maybe this song is not good as ''the sign'' but its success and quality is never deniable.
    • 6. What is love by Haddaway
    • 5. Wannabe by Spice Girls
      Neither they again gave the taste of this song nor the cheap girl bands that came after them.
    • 4. macarena by Los del rio
      Hasn't this song made everyone dance?
    • 3. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      It was as big as everyone expected.
    • 2. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      I find myself in thsis ong, though i couldn't find another no doubt song as successful as this one.
    • 1. The Sign by Ace of Base
      Maybe this is the best song I've ever heard. Was so successful that, everyone still remembers its name.

    There are lots of other good songs that i couldn't mention here. But here some of them that's unforgettable: Zombie= The Cranberries Puff Daddy= I'll be missing you Mr. President= Coco Jambo( they just imitate ace of base, but they haven't succeeded ) Alanis Morissette= You oughta know Joan Osborne= One of us Celine Dion = it's all coming back to me now Toni Braxton= Unbreak my heart... lots of others
    By: Steven
    • 10. Falling Away From Me by KoRn
      KoRn is an awsome f***in' band!!!
    • 9. Ooooops! I did it again by Britney Spears
      Another Great song!!!
    • 8. Got The Life by KoRn
      A great kick a** song!!!
    • 7. Last Resort by PaPa Roach
      An awsome song!!!
    • 6. Bent by Matchbox Twenty
      Matchbox Twenty Rules!!!
    • 5. My Name Is by Eminem
      The first Eminem song I herd!!!
    • 4. There You Go by Pink
      I just like this song!!!
    • 3. Lucky by Britney Spears
      I liked this song since i first HERD the CD.
    • 2. It's Gonna Be Me by *N SYNC
      I just liked this song since I first got the CD.
    • 1. The Real Slim Shady by Eminem
      I wish I was the real Slim Shady!!!!!

    By: Phil A
    • 10. Porcelain by Moby
      This tune closes the 90s and points to the future of music for the 00s.
    • 9. Man on the Moon by REM
      An acoustic sound in the middle of a powerchord music scene? It happened and radiohead pulled it off to create a spectacular fresh sound for the time.
    • 8. Number One Crush by Garbage
      A well done progressive 'alternative' song of the latter half of te 90s. The use of sampling and vocals makes for a pretty erotic song, as opposed to just plain depressing.
    • 7. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      I only give this song credit for it's impact on the music of the 90s, I don't really care much for the song but I do like what sprang from it.
    • 6. Pretty Noose by Soundgarden
      One of the last remnants of the Nirvanaesque sound of the early 90s.
    • 5. Today by The Smashing Pumpkins
      Radiofriendly alternative tune that launched the Pumpkins to superstardom which alowed the band to experiment and create a soundrack to the decade for many.
    • 4. Sweet Surrender by Sarah McLachlan
      The zenith of the female signer's reign in late 90s music charts. The only decent female signer as far as I'm concerned (Jewel? Alanis? Ugh).
    • 3. Just by Radiohead
      Just, the next generation of 'alternative' music. A departure and transformation of the typical angst-filled alterno-tunes like RH's 'Creep'.
    • 2. Setting Sun by Chemical Brothers
      One of electronica's first major hits, marking a point in 90s music where the amount of drum machines used in popular music increases.
    • 1. Mysterious Ways by U2
      A sure sign of the change in music in the 90s was the change in the premier band of the 80s, U2.

    By: Cam
    • 10. Sober by Tool
      This probably belongs higher but there are so many good songs
    • 9. Firestarter by Prodigy
      Play it at work. A lot
    • 8. Beauty of Gray by Live
      Never really made it big time but one of my favs by them
    • 7. Hey Jealousy by Gin Blossoms
      This song may possibly have been responsible for some sleep-overs..
    • 6. Whats Up by 4 Non Blonds
      I try to sing along but my voice just isn't high enough
    • 5. Mighty KC by For Squirrels
      If you have never heard of this band you need to find this song. Its a tribute to Kurt Cobain and it seriously rocks.
    • 4. Cumbersome by Seven Mary Three
      Just plain rocks
    • 3. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morisette
      I love angry chics... as long as they aren't angry with me
    • 2. Machinehead by Bush
      You know you whip out the air guitar for this one
    • 1. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      Very talented band. I can listen to this song over and over

    I wish this was a top twenty. Too many good songs are left out.
    By: Fernan Balsalubré
    • 10. Amazed by Lonestar
      Ryan Annis-- my country-listenin' x....
    • 9. (You) Drive Me Crazy by Britney Spears
      Yann Beise
    • 8. I Try by Macy Gray
      Matthew Berry
    • 7. Bent by MatchBox20
      Jeff Smith...my best friend, jeff and i agreed that the world is out to get us...and this song exemplifies that...
    • 6. Adam's Song by Blink 182
      my song!!!
    • 5. Absolutely (Story of a Girl) by Nine Days
      Matthew Berry - this song is very uplifting,everyone smiles =)
    • 4. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      Jesse Terrill
    • 3. Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon
      Jesse Terrill
    • 2. One For Sorrow by Steps
      Yann Beise...very danceable song...poppy...just like the 90's
    • 1. Swear It Again by Westlife
      (Matthew Berry)- my last semester crush...each time i heard this song, I couldn't help but think of him...

    All these songs I have listed are tied in with the guys who have broken my heart, or touched my heart in some way...as you can see, each song comes with a guy...
    By: mojo
    • 10. 311 by down
      wicked song
    • 9. esthero by breathe from another
    • 8. learn to fly by foo fighters
      nice tune
    • 7. animal instinct by the cranberries
    • 6. hollywood freaks by beck
    • 5. all mixed up by 311
      a great song
    • 4. bump by kottonmouth kings
      funky shit
    • 3. alive by beastie boys
      kewl song
    • 2. redefine by incubus
    • 1. do you right by 311
      this song makes me feel so good

    the 90s was an awesome decade for music, it revolutionized music lots of wicked music including my favourite band of all time; 311.
    By: phpmaster
    • 10. Ode to my Family by The Cranberries
      You just can't go wrong with this group and their excellent albums!
    • 9. Ava Adore by Smashing Pumpkins
      Gotta love the Pumpkins!
    • 8. Drop Dead Gorgeous by Republica
      One of many great songs on this great album
    • 7. Get Up by Technotronic
      Another excellent song
    • 6. Where Are You Now? by Janet Jackson
      Nice slow song
    • 5. Missing by Everything But the Girl
      Great dance song
    • 4. 6 Underground by Sneaker Pimps
      Just love this song...
    • 3. I've Got a Feeling by Ivy
      Best song on Apartment Life album.
    • 2. Light From a Dead Star by Lush
      The ultimate Lush song (on their album "Split"). The entire "Spooky" album is awesome too!
    • 1. Subhuman by Garbage
      Not a well-known song from them, but should be!!! Garbage is the top band of the 1990s. Other masterpieces: Crush, Stupid Girl, Vow, Trip My Wire

    By: Koen
    • 10. Can we Start Again? by Tindersticks
      1999: Is it '60s soul? Britpop? Kurt weill?
    • 9. Rockafeller Skank by Fatboy Slim
      1998: Big Beat. Right about now...
    • 8. Ain't that Enough? by Teenage Fanclub
      1997. No top 10 of mine is complete without one of theirs in.
    • 7. Born Slippy by Underworld
      1996. The ultimate anthem
    • 6. The Universal by Blur
      1995: Britpop. Anyone of Blur's singles could have been in here
    • 5. Sour Times by Portishead
      1994: Bristol ruled
    • 4. Regret by New Order
      1993: my favourite 80s band returns triumphant
    • 3. Changes by Sugar
      1992: Breakup w/ my girlfriend. Changes, you know?
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      1991: Seattle ruled
    • 1. The Only One I Know by Charlatans
      1990: Manchester ruled

    This is great fun. I could add ten more lists
    By: yepitme
    • 10. My Own Prison by Creed
      Hi! We F&#%n ROCK!!! and were happy to do it. :)
    • 9. Anything by Sixpence None The Richer
      Yeah we should like to see a burning bush type sign, but anything would be fine.
    • 8. Santeria by Sublime
      I got sumtin fo his punk ass...
    • 7. Fade Into You by Mazzy star
    • 6. Elsewhere by Sarah Mclachlan
      Fumbling toward ecstasy? Yeah something like that.
    • 5. Deja Voodoo by Kenny Wayne Sheppard
      Da blues for dat ass.
    • 4. Supermans Dead by Our Lady Peace
      Do you worry that your not liked? How long till you break? Your happy cause you smile. But how much can you fake?
    • 3. You and me and the bottle makes three by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
      Dude!?! You like swing? Shudap; hand me a beer, and listen.
    • 2. Lucky Denver Mint by Jimmy Eat World
      Emo...Everybody. Everybody....Meet EMO.
    • 1. Halcyon & on & on by Orbital
      This piece is silky schmooooov!! And you don't even need to speak english! It can be found on the Hackers soundtrack.

    Top 10's are tough, so here are some honorable mentions: Sick of myself by Mathew Sweet, Nice Shot by Filter, 6 Underground by The Sneaker Pimps,Clubed to Death by Rob D, and Sex-O-Matic Venus Freak by Macy Gray (90's?)

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