What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Next is the E by Moby
I remember this song before MTV ever heard of MOBY!!!
- 9. Head Like a Hole by NIN
- 8. Everlong by Foo Fighters
Its one of those song that sticks in your head.
- 7. Special by Garbage
Shirley is anything but Garbage!
- 6. Its your Love by Faith & Tim
It gives me goose bumps.
- 5. Back that azz up by Juvenille
You can go "FULL FREAK MODE" to this song!
- 4. Singing in my Sleep by Semisonic
I can heard you sing it to me in my sleeep . . . Need I say more?
- 3. Disarm by Smashing Pumpkins
- 2. Ultra Violet by U2
I pulled this one from a long list of favorites by U2. I believe these guys are immortal.
- 1. Satellite/Two Step by Dave Matthews Band
He seems like the kinda guy you could just chill with. I just love his music!
I hope I captured a little bit from all types of music. There are some songs that I enjoy more than these but I wanted a little diversity.
- 10. Avenue by Paul van Dyk
How could I do a 90's comp without mentioning PvD? One of the most pivotal figures in current Trance music, and an amazing talent.
- 9. Groove Is In The Heart by Dee Lite
Great poppy dance music from the early 90's. One of the songs that really got me interested in dance music in the first place.
- 8. Connection by Elastica
One of the great Alt-rock tunes of the decade, in my opinion. Once again proves that British musicians kick ass.
- 7. Popular by Nada Surf
If one song makes me remember my high school days, it's Nada Surf's 'Popular', all about high school relationships.
- 6. I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred
Just when we all thought that dance music was a dumb fad, Right Said Fred came along and reminded us all that it can be... fun!
- 5. March of the Pigs by Nine Inch Nails
Once again, although this song never reached the peak popularity of 'Closer', I feel it's a better song, one of the high points of NIN.
- 4. Sure Shot by Beastie Boys
Although not quite as popular as some of their other singles in the 90's, I think this song more accurately represents their incredible talent.
- 3. November Rain by Guns & Roses
Who can deny that this is the culmination of all things hair band/butt rock oriented? Awesome piece of music, this is.
- 2. When I Grow Up / Special by Garbage
With Garbage's 'Version 2.0' album, they seem to have successfully bridged the gap between pop, rock, and techno, and the band continues to develop.
- 1. Soma by Smashing Pumpkins
Excellent, meaningful rock from the Chicago based band. A bit more obscure than some of their stuff, but better than most in my opinion.
Sickened by the shallow, mainstream songs that so many of you chose, I decided to choose some songs that were a little more off the wall. Hope you all can appreciate my selections! Mind you this is not a definitive list of all my favourites, nor are these in any particular order of favourites. Just a variety of some of the better songs from the 90's
- 10. BLACK OR WHITE by MICHAEL JACKSON
HE DID IT AGAIN
- 9. NOVEMBER RAIN by GUNS AND ROSES
SOME OF THE BEST INSTUMENTAL EVER HEARD
- 8. JEREMY by PEARL JAM
EXCELLENT SONG, WELL WRITTEN
- 7. I BELIEVE I CAN FLY by R. KELLY
HE IS GONNA BE ONE OF THE GREATS
- 6. GET OVER IT by EAGLES
- 5. DON'T WANNA MISS A THING by AEROSMITH
VERY WELL WRITTEN
- 4. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU by WHITNEY HOUSTON
VERY RARELY DOES A COVER SONG OUT DO THE ORIGINAL BUT THIS SONG WAS ONE OF THOSE RARE CASES
- 3. ONE SWEET DAY by BOYZ II MEN AND MARIAH CAREY
EXCELLENT SONG VERY WELL WRITTEN
- 2. SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT by NIRVANA
NOT VERY GOOD BUT VERY POPULAR
- 1. END OF THE ROAD by BOYZ II MEN
THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST SONG OF THE 90'S
By: Michael Browne
- 10. Candy in the Sun by Swirl 360
There's a deep thoughtfulness to this up-tempo, jovial romance tune, something profound about adolescence and the relationships forged during it and all that which I'm not very clear on. But I know it's there, and I feel it's emotional ideas...
- 9. Dayz of Our Lives by Bone Thugs N Harmony
Haunting and tragic
- 8. Dreaming of You by Selena
A beautiful love song, the only really quality thing produced by Selena
- 7. Graduation (Friends Forever) by Vitamin C
It came out this year, the year that I graduated, so it is especially touching
- 6. Shimmer by Fuel
It always makes me stop and think, about what I don't really know, but it is extremely pensive-fying
- 5. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
The saddest song I have ever heard
- 4. Basketcase by Green Day
The ultimate rock song. Green Day are the greatest band - wait, scratch that. They're my FAVORITE band. That's more accurate and real anyway
- 3. The Crossroads by Bone Thugs N Harmony
When life meets death at the crossroads...something everyone confronts at some time in their lives - usually many times, unfortunately
- 2. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
This one just grew on me and became my favorite song for a while. I listened to it constantly - it gave me a manic sense of urgency and exuberance, not necessarily in a happy way, though
- 1. Closer to Free by Bodeans
The lyrics are universal, but the sound is absolutely stunning in some way. I could sing and dance my life away to this song
A bottomless treasury of unforgettable audio masterpieces (JAR by Green Day, All My Fault by Fenix TX, The Getaway by Bone Thugs N Harmony, You Don't Know How It Feels by Tom Petty, What's My Age Again? by Blink 182, When I Come Around by Green Day, Story of My Life by Social Distortion, Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger, I'll Be There For You by Rembrandt, C U When U Get There and Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, Loser by Beck, Return to Innocence by Engima, Across the Universe by Fiona Apple, Monkey Wrench by Foo Fighters, I Swear by All-4-One, Higher by Creed, Buddy Holly by Weezer, Lightning Crashes by Live, Birdhouse in Your Soul by They Might Be Giants, Only You by Yaz, Zombie by The Cranberries, Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden, Wise Up by Aimee Mann, Graduate and How's It Gonna Be by Third Eye Blind, I'll Remember by Madonna, Dammit by Blink 182, Supermodel by Jill Sobule, Can't Get Enough of You Baby by Smash Mouth, Come to My Window by Melissa Etheridge, Gotham City by R. Kelly, Today by Smashing Pumpkins, I Want You by Savage Garden, Jolene by Springheeled Jack, I'm the Man by Buck-o-Nine, Rivers by Sugar Ray, Down by 311, No Rain by Blind Melon, Shine by Collective Soul, Yellow Ledbedder by Pearl Jam, Polyester Bride by Liz Phair - so so many, but these 10 are the all-time harmonies
- 10. Sway by Coal Chamber
- 9. Whisky in the jar by Metallica
Good ole Amereican bastards
- 8. Zombie by Cranberries
Good ole irish bastards
- 7. Freak by Silverchair
Good ole Australian bastards
- 6. Little Things by Bush
Good ole british bastards
- 5. Rape Me by Nirvana
- 4. Would? by Alice in chains
uh, no comment
- 3. Cowboys from hell by Pantera
Do i really have to explain myself?
- 2. My Name is Jonas by Weezer
Best song on a great album
- 1. Hitchin a Ride by Green Day
Hard hittin punk-metal song
By: Corey Green
- 10. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
Summer of '98 the song was everwhere!
- 9. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
The song Rings along so well.. Peppers Rock!
- 8. Santa Monica by Everclear
Reminds me of summer no matter when I hear it, a never forget!
- 7. The World I Know by Collective Soul
I can still remember the first time I saw the video!
- 6. Starseed by Our Lady Peace
How can you not love this song?
- 5. Disarm by The Smashing Pumpkins
With all the songs they have, this gets inside of you!
- 4. Losing My Religion by REM
They put this song together so well, you can't get sick of it!
- 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
The song that Launched their North American Career, and it still kicks ass!
- 2. November Rain by Guns `n Roses
This is an Epic of a song!
- 1. Smells Like Teem Spirit by Nirvana
What can I say? It's The best of the best!
Significant others: One More Astronaut - I Mother Earth, Push - Matchbox 20 Temptation - The Tea Party, No bubble gum music here!
By: Tim Pirolli
- 10. Sloop John B. by Beach Boys
Self-explanatory...cept for that whole "made in 1960's" roadblock
- 9. Amazing by Aerosmith
Alicia Silverstone is hot
- 8. November Rain by Guns'n'Roses
Is Axl dead? Someone please clafiy. Ah, I had too much pickle juice for lunch!!
- 7. Man in the Box by Alice in Chains
just because of all that creepy yelling
- 6. Come out and play by The Offspring
Where else could teenage mafias be glorified so well?
- 5. Enter Sandman by Metallica
YAY! SCREW YOU NAPSTER!!
- 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
So, I like Seattle....kill me
- 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 2. I'll Stick Around by Foo Fighters
There's not much to say cept this song kicks ass, plain and simple
- 1. Alive by Pearl Jam
Beautifully painful lyrics, incredible guitar solo, powerful melody and it just makes you wanna sing
I enjoy water. It just tastes good...WEST SIDE!!
- 10. We Must Be In Love by Pure Soul
- 9. How's It Goin' Down by DMX
- 8. Everything by Mary J. Blige
- 7. You Don't Have To Worry by New Edition
- 6. My Body by LSG
- 5. Gimme Some More by Busta Rhymes
- 4. The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) by Missy Elliot
- 3. Are You Still Down by Jon B.
- 2. Get Up On It by Keith Sweat
- 1. Lose My Cool by SWV
By: Russ Caspe
- 10. High Enough by Damn Yankees
Ok, so I'm a sucker for those left-over 80's bands.
- 9. Circles by Soul Coughing
I had to throw in something by these guys.
- 8. Lies by Stabbing Westward
Forgotten song from a forgotten album from a forgotten band. Who cares if they sound like NIN, I think they're better.
- 7. Heaven Besides Me by Alice in Chains
Their best effort on a good solid album.
- 6. BadMotorFinger by Soundgarden
Wanna know where grunge started? Look beyond PJ and Nirvana, Soundgarden was around since '84.
- 5. Burden in my Hand by Soundgarden
Two good albums, I'll just pick my fave from those albums
- 4. Garden by Pearl Jam
Or Garden of Stone, depending where and when you bought Ten, and I KNOW you all bought Ten. Hell, I could probably list any 10 songs from that album for this.
- 3. Plowed by Sponge
One hit wonders? Who cares, this song kicks!
- 2. In the Meantime by Space Hog
One hit wonders? Who cares, this song kicks!
- 1. State of Love and Trust by Pearl Jam
The Cream of the crop from the cream of the crop.
Early 90's was when I came of age, and Pearl Jam is my favourite band. Ten is the most amazing album... ever.
- 10. Higher by Creed
Its been overplayed lately, but still a good tune.
- 9. History of a Boring Town by Less Than Jake
Had to get some Punk in here
- 8. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews Bad
I just love singing to this song, its not even a very good song to sing along to, but yet i still do.
- 7. My Own Worst Enemy by Lit
This is just one of those songs that I always find myself playing, so it must be good.
- 6. The Impression That I Get by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
This song is bad ass! It seems that no one ever knows the name of it, everyone just calls it the knock on wood song.
- 5. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
I have come accross so many Pearl Jam haters lately. This song is so high quality! The video is awesome too
- 4. Basket Case by Green Day
One of those songs that just never gets old.
- 3. One by Metallica
A Metallica song had to make it on the list somewhere. One simply is their best song.
- 2. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
STP has never gotten the full recognition they deserve. This song is the best among a bunch of great songs.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Just sit down and listen to this song. I bet when its over you play it again
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