What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. The Unforgiven by Metallica
their older stuff is really where it's at but if this is a 90's list, when in rome right?
- 9. The Beauty Of Gray by Live
not their biggest hit but check it out
- 8. Civil War by Guns N Roses
- 7. Disarm by Smashing Pumpkins
what a great song and awesome message
- 6. Plush by STP
yes yes yes
- 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Chris Cornell's voice rockin
- 4. Man In The Box by Alice In Chains
kick @ss tune
- 3. Alive by Pearl Jam
Not my favorite song on ten but a huge hit
- 2. Nuthin' But A G Thang by Dre/ Snoop
seriously, who didn't listen to this? it was everywhere.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
hmmm... tough call there
- 10. Alive, 1979, Black Hole Sun , Plush by Guess
i have so many ones that tie, but oh well
- 9. Novemeber Rain by Guns And Roses
most powerfull solo ever, just have to stand up and rock when i hear it
- 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chillie Peppers
the song that hooked me onto those peppers
- 7. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
wow, those british now damn well how to rock
- 6. Everlong by Foo Fighters
i still love jamming to this song
- 5. The World I Know by Collective Soul
i heard this when i was like 12, and i've loved it ever since
- 4. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
- 3. Middle Class Gangsters by Matthew Good Band
if you have not heard this song get it right now, its off underdogs, in my opinion one of the best albums from the 70's
- 2. Bulls On Parade by Ratm
best head banging song ever
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
the song that started my rebellious year, what could beat that?
By: Chad Smith
- 10. Selling the Drama by Live
Best Live song and also a good tune.
- 9. The Impression That I Get by Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Best of ska and really cool.
- 8. What I Got by Sublime
- 7. When I Come Around by Green Day
Best of the punk stuff.
- 6. Long Way Down by Goo Goo Dolls
I just stumbled upon this song and it is excellent.
- 5. Inside Out by Eve 6
Another great alternative tune
- 4. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
- 3. Heavy by Collective Soul
The only problem with this song is that it should be longer.
- 2. Real World by Matchbox 20
Cool because it's dissonant but you don't even realize it.
- 1. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
Simply the best alternative song ever.
Bitter Sweet Symphony, The Difference, If You Could Only See, Hey Leonardo, No Rain, Run-Around, and Charlie Brown's Parents were all very close.
- 10. Lithium by Nirvana
Off of nevermind, it represents the best 6 opening tracks of any album that I own.
- 9. Cryin' by Aerosmith
Their best song in my opinion, love it
- 8. Bad Fish by Sublime
Reminds me of all those fun summers I had
- 7. Lightning Crashes by Live
I love how this song starts slow, if you have a high end system, listen to this song, you will appreciate it so much more
- 6. Enter Sandman by Metallica
Need a say more for METALLICA
- 5. Don't Cry by Guns N' Roses
A soft song for G n R, most like the Appitite for Destruction stuff, I like this
- 4. Criminal by Fiona Apple
All round great song, love the bass
- 3. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
About my hometown, i love the guitar in this song
- 2. Black by Pearl Jam
Off of the Ten album, most people like Jeremy, this is my favorite pearl jam song ever, great lyrics
- 1. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
Just my personal favorite, always like it when it comes up on the radio.
- 10. Tear Away by Drowning Pool
- 9. Sweet Leaf by Black Sabbath
- 8. I'm A Loser by Beck
- 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
- 6. Fuckin' In The Bushes by Oasis
- 5. We're In This Together Now by Nine Inch Nails
- 4. Sympathy For The Devil by Rolling Stones
- 3. Song 2 by Blur
- 2. Zero by Smashing Pumpkins
- 1. Cover Of Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here by Radiohead
Time seems to slow down when you hear this song.
By: Kenny Ireland
- 10. Freak on a Leash by Korn
I have really gotten into Korn lately and this is a song that got them mainstream play around here.
- 9. All in The Family by Korn/Limp Bizkit
We need more songs like this!
- 8. What is a Juggalo? by ICP
The question has been answered!
- 7. Possum Kingdom by Toadies
This song was worth paying the $13.99 and putting up with the other BS on the album.
- 6. Closer To God by Nine Inch Nails
These guys brought it hard with this classic.
- 5. What's this life for? by Creed
Creed rocked back then
- 4. Plush by STP
- 3. There Goes My Hero by Foo Fighters
Dave carrying on Nirvana's legacy
- 2. Glycorine by Bush
Awesome...And I don't really like Bush
- 1. Smells Like teen Spirit by Nirvana
Undisputed Greatest song ever
Come as you are, Married Burried (Dunno the name), Heart Shaped Box, Black Hole Sun...... They all get honorable mentions
By: Dimitrios Genovezos
- 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Everyone who was a teenager during the 90's will agree with this selection
- 9. Power by Snap
cause i had to include a dance track
- 8. No Good [Start The Dance] by The Prodigy
Cause They are the kings of electronic music.
- 7. California Love by 2pac and Dr.Dre
RnB and Hip Hop where the big winners of the decade. especially after 1995 they owned the charts
- 6. What's up by 4 Non Blondes
It's Soooo 90's
- 5. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
Early 90's. All time classic
- 4. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
maybe the most influential band of the 90's.
- 3. Without you by Mariah Carey
ok ok i know it's not really 90's but i like this more than the original
- 2. I'll Be Missing you by Puff Daddy
same as #3. The MTV Video Music awards 1997 version is propably the best song i've heard
- 1. Black or White by Michael Jackson
took me more than 1 hour to make that list. i'm not 100% sure about the #1 but jacko deserves it
i was born on 1979. so i'm 1/4 generation x-er and 3/4 90's kid. in my opinion the 90's was the most revolutionary era in music after the 50's (rock n' roll). anyway the 80's will always have a big piece of my heart.
- 10. Marijuana by Nirvana
- 9. Time Of The Season ( Season For Loving) by The Zombies
- 8. Time by Pink Floyd
- 7. All Along The Watch Tower, By Jimmi Hinderex by Dave Mathews
A Jimmi Henderix Song Preformed By Dave Mathews
- 6. Typical Situation by Dave Mathews
- 5. Paint It Black by Rolling Stones
- 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeplin
- 3. Mary Jane's Last Dance by Tom Petty
- 2. Comfortabley Numb by Pink Floyd
- 1. Burn One Down by Ben Harper
It Always Gets Me In The Mood
By: Brian W.
- 10. Run Around by Blues Traveler
Ah, yes. The harmonica. This guy is a amazing. I highly recommend listening to any of his songs.
- 9. The Way by Fastball
Song about a journey. Good Beat. Good Lyrics. Enough said.
- 8. Time of Your Life by Green Day
Alas, I choose one of the band's less hardcore songs. I do believe that there is an aura about this song that forces every human to look back upon something when listening to this song, whether it be graduation or whatever.
- 7. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
How many of you out there can not like this song. "...step outside, but not to brawl...I'll make it to the moon if I have to crawl..." Absolutely Classic!
- 6. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
Yes, constant drum beat, the wailing voice...its all components for yet another great song.
- 5. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
A good 'pick-you-up song.' In a down mood? Listen to this song and you feel your foot tap and you lips sing along, garuanteed.
- 4. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
This may be a popular one on this list, but I must put it on. The shear sound of the lyrics makes you feel somthing crumble inside of you.
- 3. Losing My Religion by REM
Yes, this song definately deserves a high rank. As Henni put it,"really really lovely. Just beautiful."
- 2. Bittersweet Smyphony by Verve
Many of you have heard the tune, but probably couldn't ID it. I suggest you download it! It's retitious beat grows on you.
- 1. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews
By far, the meaning and feeling of this song is quite powerful and a great song by a great band.
Other notables: Zoot Suit Riot-Cherry Popin' Dadies, Intergalactic- Beastie Boys, Breakfast at Tiffany's- Deep Blue Something, I'll Be- Edwin McCain, What it's Like- Everlast, Smells like Teen Spirit- Nirvana, Why Don't You Get a Job- Offspring, Vitual Insanity- Jamiroquia, Kiss Me- Sixpence, None the Richer. Thanks and I bid you "Farewell!"
By: The Father of Rock'n'Roll
- 10. In Bloom by Nirvana
We all know, or we all SHOULD know, that Nirvan was definetly the band that broke through the 80's hairbands, and totally redefined rock n roll for the decade. We definetly needed a change, and Nirvana was our answer. When Smell Like Teen Spirit was released in 1991, all the kids who were listening to Poison, Bon jovi, and Winger had been introduced to grunge. And you know what, THEY FUCKING LOVED IT. This is the second track off of "Nevermind" and is a kick ass song.
- 9. Primus by Jerry was a race car driver
You gotta love that funk 'ol band Primus, always coming up with good shit. This one is on "Sailing the seas of cheese". It can also be heard on Tony Hawk's Pro Skagter, the first game. With excellent beats and kick ass bass, Thsi is definetly one of the best songs of the 90's.
- 8. Third Eye by TooL
After 3 years of being out of the studio, due to heavy touring and song wrting, Tool rocked back into the Charts with "Aenima" in 1996. This track, the 15 minute last song on the CD, is filled with illusionary and hypnotizing chords and beats, as well as complex and meaningful lyrics. Also contains a speech by Bill Hicks. Whether you love drugs or not, you'll love this song.
- 7. What the Hell have I by Alice In Chains
First of all RIP Layne Staley (1967-2002), you will be missed. This song appears on the "Last Action Hero" soundtrack. One of the many AIC song that rocks and kicks ass. Such a tight song with excellent lyrics. If you have not heard it, Fuckin download that shit right now.
- 6. War? by System of a Down
On their debut self-titled CD. This is a band that will stick around for quite a while. Their lastest work "Toxicity" did not end up as many sophomore efforts have in the past [For example: (Remember, this is opinon, so dont get pissy pants) Silverchair's Freak Show, and Godsamk's Awake] Wicked good song, listen to it if you havent.
- 5. Freedom by Rage Against the Machine
On the self titled CD, again a CD you can play the whole way through and not have to switch a track. A political hardcore song tht makes you want to hit something
- 4. Even Flow by Pearl Jam
Off of "Ten", their debut album, which is one of those albums you can play the whole way through with out stopping. Definetly their best work they've done. Sad to say, but they should quit now, because they will never match that album.
- 3. Rooster by Alice In Chains
Off of their breakthrough album "Dirt" released in 1992, aroudn the same time that many breakthrough rock albums came out such as Nevermind, Undertow, Ten, and Core. The song is about Jerry Cantrell's father in the Vietnam War.
- 2. Just Go by Staind
Best song Staind has ever done. I know they have kind of gone mainstream and quieted down since "Dysfunction", but they are still an excellent band. If you are a Staind fan or a hardcore fan and have not heard this album, I suggest you buy it and play from track one to the end.
- 1. Opiate by TooL
Such a kick ass song, anyone whos is anyone should know this song too. It is off of their first release, the EP "OPIATE". Not played as much as such tracks as "Sober", "Prison Sex", or "Stinkfist (Don't get me wrong those songs kick ass too) but definetly deserves as much credit.
This is my list. Any rock n roll fan woudl agree, and if you dont you suck. If you would like to discuss music or anything in general, feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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