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    By: Liz
    • 10. Man in the Box by Alice in Chains
      They Rock and probably should be higher up on my list.
    • 9. Possum Kingdom by Toadies
      This is a really cool song but I haven't heard any of thier other stuff
    • 8. Creep by Radiohead
      This is an awesome song
    • 7. Anthem for the year 2000 by Silverchair
      Silverchair was/is a really good band and didn't get enough recognition. This song is a really good anthem and Anna's Song was also a really awesome song.
    • 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      This is a really good song.
    • 5. Doll Parts by Hole
      This is a really good and sad song, especially since it was released on Live Through This right after Kurt died.
    • 4. 4 am by Our Lady Peace
      Our Lady Peace has been a really important band to the 90's and has had some other awesome songs, including Clumsy and Are You Sad. Also, one time I walked in to a room they were waiting in before a concert and asked them where the bathroom was and they were really nice.
    • 3. The Freshmen by The Verve Pipe
      Same as # 2, but even more so because it is a true story and the guys are really cool.(and the home town East Lansing Rocks!)
    • 2. One Headlight by The Wallflowers
      This is a beautiful and sad song.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spririt by Nirvana
      This isn't my personal favorite song by Nirvana, it was just sooo important to the 90's. Also, If I did more than 1 song per band, the whole list would be Nirvana! Nirvana Rocks!

    By: Kasaundra
    • 10. Love by Musiq
    • 9. I Don't Mean It by R- Kelly
    • 8. Peaches and Cream by 112
    • 7. Sunny Day by Big Tymers
    • 6. Candy by Foxy Brown
    • 5. Hush Lil lady by Corey
    • 4. Still Fly by Big Tymers
    • 3. Fallin by Alicia Keys
    • 2. Just A Friend by Mario
      I Think That He Is So Sexy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • 1. Oh Boy by Cam'ron

    By: Philip P.
    • 10. Rocket by Smashing Pumpkins
      Also loved Today, Cherub Rock, and Disarm from the Siamese Dream CD.
    • 9. Stay by Lisa Loeb
      The chick with the big glasses...a very beautiful song.
    • 8. Barely Breathing by Duncan Sheik
      "I could stand here waiting, a fool for another day"...maybe it's because I've lived through this that I like this song so much.
    • 7. Girlfriend by Matthew Sweet
      Guitar god.
    • 6. Every Time You Touch Me by Moby
      A super-groovin' song from Moby's "Disco" period. One of the best dancin' songs out there.
    • 5. Baby It's Tonight by Jude Cole
      Another song that most people won't remember, from way back in 1990.
    • 4. Thar's What Love Can Do by Boy Krazy
      Most people won't remember this song very well...but it's a VERY catchy little ditty back from 92 or 93 by a pre-Spice girl group. I love this song!
    • 3. Violet by Hole
      Courtney Love kicks ass. Celebrity Skin was great too.
    • 2. I Touch Myself by Divinyls
      The greatest love song of the 90s!
    • 1. Da Funk by Daft Punk
      Blastin' beats.

    Tons of others I wanted to add: If You Could Only See (Tonic), No Ordinary Love (Sade), It's Not Right But It's OK (Whitney Houston), Missing (Everything but the Girl), November Rain (Gn'R) Everlong (Foo Fighters), and I could go on and on...
    By: Anna
    • 10. Wake Up by The Boo Radleys
    • 9. C'mon Billy by PJ Harvey
    • 8. Ladykillers by Lush
    • 7. Bullet with Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 6. Every Me, Every You by Placebo
    • 5. Parklife by Blur
    • 4. Common People by Pulp
    • 3. Bascet Case by Green Day
    • 2. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
    • 1. I'm Only Happy When it Rains by Garbage

    By: Mike
    • 10. Shorty Wanna Be A Thug by 2pac
    • 9. Renee by Lostboyz
    • 8. Brakedown by Mariah Carey Ft.bone Thugz N Harmony
    • 7. Whats My Name by Dmx
    • 6. Ruff Ryders Anthem by Dmx
    • 5. Whats The Difference by Dr.dre
    • 4. Dammit by Blink-182
    • 3. Hellrazor by 2pac
    • 2. Bourbans And Lacs by Master P
    • 1. Crossroads by Bone Thugz ~n~ Harmony

    By: Lucas Zetsen
    • 10. Ahead By a Century by The Tragically Hip
      A great mellow song to listen to.
    • 9. Angels by Robbie Williams
      My friends always make fun of me for listening to Robbie Williams, but it doesn't stop me.
    • 8. No Diggety by Blackstreet feat. Dre
      Yo Dre drop the verse!
    • 7. Back for Good by Take that
      Ahh. reminds me of good old grade 5 and listening to this song on Tarzan Dan's Hitlist(hey come on he was cool when we were young)
    • 6. Callin Baton Rouge by Garth Brooks
      I used to hate country, this guy changed that.
    • 5. Always by Bon Jovi
      Bon Jovi is cool, isn't he, yeah, yeah, he's cool, Bon Jovi's cool
    • 4. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      You can listen to this sond over and over again.
    • 3. Even walls fall down by Tom petty
      One of his newer songs but good.
    • 2. Still D.R.E. by Dr. Dre.
      This is the best rap son in the 90's for sure.
    • 1. Little Bones by The Tragically Hip
      The best canadian group ever, this song gets you pumped up.

    As you can see, I listen to all types of music. I think as you get older you develop a better taste for music and sometimes (only sometimes) u go back and see that some songs you listen to weren't so bad. And also I started and finished of the list with the Hip, and any Canadian knows there is some Hip down in all of us.
    By: Todd
    • 10. Praise by Sevendust
    • 9. Hailies Song by Eminem
    • 8. #1 by Nelly
    • 7. Saturday (Oooh Oooooh!) by Ludacris
    • 6. Oh Boy! by Camron
    • 5. One Last Breath by Creed
    • 4. No Such Thing by John Mayer
    • 3. Still Fly by Big Tymers
    • 2. Down Ass Bitch by Ja Rule
    • 1. Dilemma by Nelly Feat. Kelly Rowland

    By: Dominique Lewis
    • 10. Drive Myself Crazy by 'N Sync
    • 9. Believe by Cher
    • 8. First Date by Blink 182
    • 7. I Want To Be In Love by Melissa Etheridge
    • 6. Escape by Enrique Iglesias
    • 5. I Just Wanna Love You by Jay-Z
    • 4. Pass the Couvasie by Busta Rhymes (feat. P Diddy)
    • 3. The Middle by Jimmy Eat World
    • 2. Complicated by Avril Lavigne
    • 1. A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton

    By: Anthony Gibbons
    • 10. Last Resort by Papa Roach
      Sweet song
    • 9. Country Roads by Hermans House Band
      Sweet song
    • 8. In The End by Linkin Park
      Sweet song
    • 7. Starbucks by A
      Sweet song
    • 6. Sing For The Moment by Eminem
      Sweet song
    • 5. I Want It All by Queen
      Sweet song
    • 4. Bohemian Rapsody by Queen
      Sweet song
    • 3. Anniversary by Rootjoose
      Sweet song
    • 2. Unchained Melody by The Rightous Brothers
      Sweet song
    • 1. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
      Sweet song

    By: Ly Tran
    • 10. It's No Good by Depeche Mode
      I'm a huge fan of Depeche MOde from the 80s but only like a handfull of their songs from the 90s. This song is the top on my list that they did in the 90s.
    • 9. The Sparrows and The Nightingales by Wolfsheim
      A band that sings in both English and German. There are two other songs from them that I would also put on this list - "Once In A Lifetime" and "Kunstliche Welten".
    • 8. Blue Lights by Fictional
      One of the band members from this group is acutally the same guy from Ravenous and Funker Vogt, the later being the most popular. Ravenous plays a mixture of industrial and synthpop. Funker Vogt is straight industrial dance/ebm and Ficitonal, my favorite of the three plays straight up dark synthpop.
    • 7. Trust Youq by Mesh
      A 90s synthpop band coming from England. It seems that the synthpop scnene in England, the country that had the most synthpop bands in the 80s, was dead. Sure they had the orginators like Depeche Mode, Erasure, and The Human League, but I wanted to hear new bands. Mesh was the first English band in the 90s that I heard. Now I'm discovering other English synthpop bands like The Nine and Blue October.
    • 6. Strange by No Decay
      German band that's not as popular as my top choices but still a great band.
    • 5. Annie Would I Lie To You by (Forgiving) Iris
      An excellent synthpop band coming out of Texas. One of the 90s synthpop act coming from America that I like.
    • 4. Save Me by Elegant Machinery
      A synthpop band coming out of Sweden. They play the early type of synthpop music (i.e. Yazoo or Depeche MOde "Speak & Spell" period). They sound more like an 80's band.
    • 3. Smalltown Night by Blind Passengers
      German band that use to play synthpop but now are a thrash metal band. I don't care too much for their later stuff but this song is a great synthpop tune.
    • 2. Dinner Without Grace by De/Vision
      Another great band from Germany. Their latest efforts seem to use more "real" instruments but still good.
    • 1. Sometimes by And One
      Great synthpop act hailing from, you guess it - Germany. "Sometimes" is a great tune in the vein of mid 80s Depeche Mode.

    There are many people that thought synthpop was dead in the 90s, me being one of them, becuase of grunge and gangsta rap until I discovered the internet. There are many great synthpop acts out there that the general public does not know about because they are not being played on the radio or MTV. As a quote from A Different Drum, an excellent American synthpop label and store stated - "Synthpop is not dead, it just went underground".

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