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

    By: dave
    • 10. What's My Age Again? by Blink 182
    • 9. Hero by The Verve Pipe
    • 8. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 7. Gone Away by The Offspring
    • 6. Wrong Way by Sublime
    • 5. Novacaine For The Soul by The Eels
    • 4. Presidents of the United States of America by Lump
    • 3. Jesus Freak by DC Talk
    • 2. Detachable Penis by King Missile
    • 1. Low by CRACKER

    By: Charles
    • 10. Only God Knows Why by Kid Rock
    • 9. My Own Prison by Creed
    • 8. Outside by Staind
    • 7. Free Fallin' by Tom Petty
    • 6. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 5. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 3. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 2. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    There are so many more, some that should have made this list.
    By: Melissa
    • 10. Shine by Collective soul
      A great rock band who performed at woodstock 94. This was one of their first singles and it still sounds great today.
    • 9. One by U2
      One of the greatest bands ever, U2 released this song in 1992 from their smash hit Achtung baby.
    • 8. Everybody hurts by REM
      Another band from the 80's who had their best song released in the 90's. This song also has great lyrics and melody.
    • 7. One headlight by The Wallflowers
      Another great song from a great year (1997)
    • 6. Angel by Sarah McLachlan
      A very emotional, moving ballad from Mclachlan who I think is one of the best female performers of the decade.
    • 5. Don't Speak by No doubt
      This song rocked on radio stations throughout the nation during '97 making it one of the best selling singles of that year.
    • 4. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      This song has some of the best lyrics I've ever heard and it comes from one of the best albums of the 90's.
    • 3. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      What 90's countdown would be complete without a song from NIrvana? Thanks to NIrvana we didn't have to live with that cheesy, corny 80's rock anymore.
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Jeremy was the best song from the 'ten" album which in my opinion was one the best albums of the 90's.
    • 1. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
      great video, great song, good band from the 80's who released their best song in the 90's.

    By: Ellen
    • 10. The Distance by Cake
    • 9. Sad But True by Metallica
    • 8. Rain by Madonna
    • 7. Into the Fire by Sarah Mclachlan
    • 6. Kiss Them For Me by Siouxsie and the Banshees
    • 5. Friday, I'm in Love by The Cure
    • 4. Heart of the Matter by Don Henley
    • 3. Into the Great Wide Open by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
    • 2. Low by Cracker
    • 1. Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode

    By: Barbara
    • 10. Malibu by Hole
    • 9. Are you gonna go my way by Lenny Kravitz
    • 8. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
    • 7. I Think Im Paranoid by Garbage
      Shirley Manson is the best!!
    • 6. Building A Mystery by Sarah McLachlan
      I love her voice!!!
    • 5. Amazing by Aerosmith
    • 4. Missing by Everything but the girl
    • 3. Don't Speak by No Doubt
    • 2. Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 1. November Rain by Guns N' Roses

    By: crystal
    • 10. How Do I Live by Trisha Yearwood
      On a cool movie, (conair) she's a great country singer, and i fell in love with this song, and the lyrics the first time it was played.
    • 9. Schism by Tool
      The guitar work is awesome. I like it because it's different, im not sure if it was a 90's one though.
    • 8. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      What can i say, this song is THE song.
    • 7. Un-break My Heart by Toni Braxton
      Again with the emotion, i love this film clip too, even though its sad but it brings depth to it.
    • 6. Dammitt by Blink 182
      I'm an all-rounder when it comes to music and these boys i have to admit are one of my favs cause they're funny, and produce cool songs. Ever since dammit has come out, it has been my fav song, its just so cool.
    • 5. All My Life by K-ci & Jo Jo
      The sweetest love song, these guys are hot, and i love the film clip.
    • 4. Glycerine by Bush
      An introduction to die for, it makes me feel, it just pulls me in.
    • 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
      I'm only 14 so i remember the late 90's stuff and this was one of the songs that got me into my obsession with music.
    • 2. Dont Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      For a slow (grab you boyfreind at the school disco to dance) kinda song, it has so much power and emotion.
    • 1. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      With so many good songs of the 90's this one has to stand out, i love just love it.

    Time of you life by Green day is also a wicked song, Everybody hurts REM, gangstas paradise by COolio, ironic Alanis, and a whole heap of others would of made my list if to but i couldnt decide, music today is mad, but the last decade rocked like no other in my opinion.
    By: Jason
    • 10. Glycerine by Bush
      Yeah! Bush kicks it!
    • 9. Sweet Beyond by Nixons
      Ok, you might not know who the Nixons are, but they rocked out (biggest song was Sister) Check out their Foma CD...awesome stuff
    • 8. Only in Dreams by Weezer
      Last song on the CD and makes you beggin' for more. Their newest album aint too shabby neither, plus Ric Ocasek is the best- i would put some Cars songs here if it were the 80's
    • 7. Tyler by Toadies
      OMG, this wasn't a single in the town i lived in, but i'm sure you know and love it
    • 6. Silent Lucidity by Queensryche
      I think this came out borderline 1990, but remained on air time entire decade, oh yeah!
    • 5. She by Green Day
      I figured this or when i come around...i dunno, the whole album just reminds me of my teenage years...damn good
    • 4. Rotting Pinata by Sponge
      hells yeah, most people know plowed, but i think its the worst on the album, although still good, just not the best
    • 3. Smash by The Offspring
      Title-track, baby...makes you wanna jump around and bang your head
    • 2. The Unforgiven by Metallica
      It took em long enough to come out with an album, and it was well worth the wait. They've sold out, but who cares, there music was awesome.
    • 1. Lithium by Nirvana
      Nirvana was the 90's, what can i say. Wow, all these songs belong to the best Albums of the 90s and the best bands....hmmmmm

    Pearl Jam, soundgarden, STP, Meatpuppets, Collective Soul, Econoline Crush, Everclear, Filter, Candlebox, and Goo Goo Dolls might fit in here somewhere also
    By: Neil
    • 10. Midnight In A Perfect World by DJ Shadow
      chilled out
    • 9. Division Bell by Pink Floyd
      listen to it with headphones...ace!!
    • 8. Fun Lovin' Criminal by The Fun Loving Criminals
    • 7. Eclipse by Regular Fries
      Relatively unknown band, but very very cool song
    • 6. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
      A bit of angry hip-hop-rock - with an amazing video to go with it
    • 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 4. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
      Eddie Vedder & Chris Cornell, possibly the best combination ever
    • 3. Burn One Down by Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
      The lyrics are brilliant, I'll get stoned whether you like it or not!!
    • 2. Release by Pearl Jam
      Kick ass song off their first album
    • 1. Sunshower by Chris Cornell
      In my opinion, a lot of his solo stuff is even better than the stuff he recorded with Soundgarden (though I believe Matt Cameron drums on this)

    By: Nikki
    • 10. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      I love this song and I think Kurt Cobain was just misuderstood by listeners. People just need to lighten up.
    • 9. Only God Knows Why by Kidrock
      This song shows that even The American Bad Ass himself has a soft side.
    • 8. Dont Speak by No Doubt
      I think this is a great song about heartbreak and Gwen shows every that women do ROCK!!!
    • 7. Time of Your Life ( Good Ridance) by Green Day
      I chose this song because it makes me look to the past and feel good about the things that I have gone through and to feel like I have achieved something.
    • 6. Glycerine by Bush
      I chose this song beacause Gaven has a voice that reminds me so much of Kurt Cobain and since he isnt around to sing anymore, I feel like he is keeping the rock alive!!!!!!!!!
    • 5. Just a Girl by No Doubt
      I chose this song because it explains how I feel at times when I am treated differently because I am a girl and people think I am incapable of doing some things, but that just makes me want the challenge!!
    • 4. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
      This is a great love song for all the true rockers out there.
    • 3. Nookie by Limp Bizkit
      This song represents what everyone wants "Nookie."
    • 2. Cowboy by Kidrock
      Its a great medly of rock and rap with a little bit of humor.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      I think this is a really great song because it represents what every young person feels.

    For all the true rockers out there, ROCK ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    By: Mike
    • 10. Freak On A Leash by Korn
      Just a great tune - no one knows the lyrics but can hum along with it and certainly do a little head banging!
    • 9. Time Of Your Life by Green Day
      This somber song probably doesn't have the most creative music but it sure packs a powerful message. Great song for Prom's and other dances!
    • 8. Wannabee by Spice Girls
      Wow... I'm even surprised I put this one on the list! (Can you get the hint I don't like girl bands?) ;-)
    • 7. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Probably one of the best heavy rock bands out there - ever. This song was a great hit for the group as well as a lot of other tunes!
    • 6. Hit Me Baby One More Time by Britney Spears
      As much as I don't like all the media for Britney, this song clearly had a defined tune and beat. I know I catch myself singing it time to time! :-)
    • 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      This song was popular in the early 90's and continues to provide us with a great mellody.
    • 4. One Headlight by Wallflowers
      Can't say much except this song was very popular!
    • 3. Changes by 2Pac
      For a rap song, this one clearly showed emotion and sensitivity - which all appealed to those who were not exactly committed to this alternative style.
    • 2. Higher by Creed
      Even being a new band, this song could be heard across the country every day. This introduced the beginning of a new band - Creed which I believe will be just as known as Aerosmith.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      There is no other song that influenced the 90's like this song. Nirvana took/set the stage with this great tune!

    Many other bands should probably be on this list but I feel these songs were the most influencing of the 90's. Some others are the Goo Goo Dolls, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Aerosmith, and even Eminem. Good luck with YOUR tunes and please pardon my spelling!!

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