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

    By: Alberto P Garcia
    • 10. Send His Love To Me by Pj Harvey
    • 9. Angeles by Elliott Smith
      one of elliott's best
    • 8. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
      damn good
    • 7. Slow Dog by Belly
      energetic an catchy
    • 6. Taste by Ride
      Great song
    • 5. 40 Days by Slowdive
      They are one of my favorite bands and this song is a masterpiece
    • 4. Cry Wolf by Lisa Germano
      One of the most beautiful and touching songs I've ever heard
    • 3. For An Angel by Paul Van Dyk
      van Dyk's finest hour and one of the best trance songs ever
    • 2. Alec Eiffel by Pixies
      the final chorus is pure genius
    • 1. Cannonball by The Breeders
      best single of the 90's

    By: William Pugatch
    • 10. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      Very cathartic music that's dark but leaves a light at the end of the tunnel. I was born in '79 so I have to give props to this song!
    • 9. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
      Doo-doo-doo, doo-doodoo-doo, doo-doo-doo! Does any song place me back in time better than this one? I remember popping this cassette single into the deck of my '87 Celica at the end of high school and start of college. I still don't know all the words, but I end up singing along the best I can each time I hear it.
    • 8. Estoy Aqui by Shakira
      Shakira was already a star in San Antonio back in early 1999. I heard this song at a dance and this got me into Spanish pop music. Now I'm familiar with Mana, Moenia, Los Enanitos Verdes, Laura Pausini, and Paulina Rubio! And I'd just like to say I liked Shakira with dark hair better.
    • 7. Wonderwall by Oasis
      This song sounds fresh every time I hear it. I get a rush of varying feelings whenever I hear this haunting song. And you've gotta love any music video with large saws in it!
    • 6. The Impression That I Get by Mighty Mighty BossTones
      Try not to bounce around while driving when you hear this catchy contagious song. Most people actually think the name of the song is Knock On Wood! There really isn't anything like the BossTones, and I love the obligatory groans ("Uugggh!") that the lead singer throws into EVERY song they have. Plus, I've always enjoyed the one guy in the group whose only contribution to the band is his interpretive dancing.
    • 5. Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon
      This song pretty much sums up how I've been treated by women in the past. I knew about Vertical Horizon about ten months before they really got going. Looking forward to a follow up album.
    • 4. Write This Down by George Strait
      The song that introduced me to country music and the king of the genre. I remember hearing this song on vacation in the car with my dad. We were in the desert of Arizona, coming back from the Biosphere in Oracle and cranked this one up. There are about a half dozen George Strait songs I like more, but this got me started and tided me over until I found the Box Set.
    • 3. I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden
      This was a special song that I shared with a former girlfriend. I made an instrumental version of the song to be played as a duet between us on Valentine's Day for our respective instruments--clarinet (her) and classical guitar (me).
    • 2. Kiss Me by Sixpence None the Richer
      This band was originally from New Braunfels, Texas and this song was at the top of the charts when I moved from California to the college town of San Marcos, only ten miles from where Leigh Nash and crew got started. This song made up for the acting of Freddie Prinze in She's All That.
    • 1. Follow You Down by Gin Blossoms
      This band was very underrated and it was a shame that they broke up after only two great albums, but it's great to see them back on tour this summer. This song beats out tough competition from Till I Hear It From You and Hey Jealousy for my favorite Blossoms song.

    Honorable Mentions: Runaway Train/Soul Asylum, Everything To Everyone/Everclear, Perfect Blue Buildings/Counting Crows, The Difference/Wallflowers, Name/Goo Goo Dolls, Insensitive/Jann Arden, Time of Your Life/Green Day, Who Needs Pictures/Brad Paisley, 3am/Matchbox Twenty
    By: Neil
    • 10. Smells LikeTeen Spirit by Nirvana
      This changed everything.
    • 9. Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley
      Among the greatest albums and artists in the 1990s. Beautiful.
    • 8. Rebound by Sebadoh
      the definitive Indie rock single!
    • 7. Jump Around by House of Pain
      Even us non rap fans dug this song!
    • 6. Let Her Cry by Hootie and the Blowfish
      Damn right, Let Her Cry was damn cool!
    • 5. Doing the Unstuck by Cure
      Non-single from Wish,live single from Show. Rocks!
    • 4. My Sister by the Juliana Hatfield 3
      I hate my bitch of a sister too!
    • 3. Barely Breathing by Duncan Sheik
      As much as I wanted to hate it, I couldn't.
    • 2. Vasoline by STP
      among the simplest and coolest riffs in the 90s.
    • 1. Lithium by Nirvana
      I shaved my head now I'm not sad.

    I kept my list with an abundance of singles.#1 is the only in order.
    By: Chris
    • 10. Semi-charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
    • 9. Higher by Creed
    • 8. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 7. Ants Marching by Dave Mathews
    • 6. Mo Money Mo Problems by Puffy And Notorious Big
    • 5. One by U2
    • 4. 2 Princes by Spin Doctors
    • 3. More Than Words by Extreme
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Jeremy by Pearl Jam

    special mention: counting blue cars (dishwalla), this is how we do it (Montell Jordan), crash (DMB), better than ezra (time of year), nothing but the girl, I wish I was your lover, dangerous minds (Coolio), always the last to know (Del Amitri),
    By: Chris
    • 10. Semi-charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
    • 9. Higher by Creed
    • 8. Mr. Jones/murder Of One by Counting Crows
    • 7. Ants Marching by Dave Mathews
    • 6. Mo Money Mo Problems by Puffy And Notorious Big
    • 5. One by U2
    • 4. 2 Princes by Spin Doctors
    • 3. More Than Words by Extreme
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Jeremy by Pearl Jam

    special mention: counting blue cars (dishwalla), this is how we do it (Montell Jordan), crash (DMB), better than ezra (time of year), nothing but the girl, I wish I was your lover, dangerous minds (Coolio), always the last to know (Del Amitri), no rain (Blind Melon)
    By: J
    • 10. Whats It Gonna Be? by Busta Rhymes
      kick ass
    • 9. Hitchin A Ride by Greenday
      kicks ass
    • 8. Beautifull People by Marylin Manson
      sweet tune and pase
    • 7. Still Dre by Cr Dre (feat. Snoop)
    • 6. Tomorow by Silver Chair
      best aussie song
    • 5. Polution by Limp Bizkit
    • 4. Falling Away From Me by Korn
    • 3. Bullet With Buterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Chop Suey by System Of A Down
      hell yeh
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Just is!

    great songs
    By: Steve
    • 10. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      kurt cobain saved rock n roll form all them crazed hair bands
    • 9. Thirty-three by Smashing Pumpkins
      this one is about moving away and is sad but very cool
    • 8. Bulls On Parade by Rage Agaisnt The Machine
      bashing politics and world problems in music is always fun
    • 7. Alive by Pearl Jam
      eddie vedder is the only one with the cool low voice. all other are coppiers!
    • 6. Lady Picture Show by Stone Temple Pilots
      hey this band is good and they have cool songs
    • 5. Stupid Girl by Garbage
      garbage is awesome. shirley manson is an awesome singer
    • 4. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      .....hey this too
    • 3. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
      this is a goos song to jump around to and scare your parents
    • 2. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      yeah the pumpkins so rule the music world
    • 1. Tonight Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      yeah the pumpkins are the best and will forever be the best band in the world! tonight tonight is such a classic and is the anthem to my life! haha theyre awesome man! "the impossible is possible tonight, tonight" whooo!

    yes i would like to say that the msahing pumpkins are the best band of the 90's. billycorgan (the singer) has a new band called zwan so the pumpkins arent completely dead. and they never will be!
    By: Ruben Fernando
    • 10. Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses
    • 9. Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
    • 8. Losing My Religion by R.e.m
    • 7. Give It Away by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 6. One by U2
    • 5. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 4. Loser by Beck
    • 3. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Brad
    • 10. (tie) All Apologies & Song Against Sex by Nirvana & Neutral Milk Hotel
    • 9. Euphrates With the Golden Hands by Luxury
    • 8. No Way by Pearl Jam
    • 7. The Fountain by Creeper Lagoon
    • 6. Buggin' by The Flaming Lips
    • 5. Gone Till November by Wyclef Jean
    • 4. Intergalactic by Beastie Boys
    • 3. One Day by Havalina Rail Co.
    • 2. California Stars by Billy Bragg and Wilco
    • 1. Army by Ben Folds Five

    By: Michael Luchsinger
    • 10. If I Ruled the World by Nas feat Lauryn Hill
    • 9. Triumph by Wu-Tang Clan
      Nobody does it like the WU. It might just be the video that makes this song so good
    • 8. You're All I Need by Method Man feat Mary J. Blige
      First rap/R&B song
    • 7. Regulate by Warren G feat Nate Dogg
    • 6. 2pac and Dr. Dre by California Love
      2 legends puttin it down the right way
    • 5. What's My Name by Snoop Dogg
      The song that put one of the greatest of all time into rotation
    • 4. What's My Name by DMX
      The greatest song to get you pumped up
    • 3. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy feat Faith Evans and 112
      Still gives me goose bumps to this day
    • 2. Nuthin But a G Thang by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg
      This is the song that put gangsta rap into mainstream
    • 1. Mo Money Mo Problems by Notorious BIG feat Puff Daddy and Mase
      This is the song that changed the whole rap game

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