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

    By: Jason Burney
    • 10. Riders on the Storm by The Doors
      LOVE THIS SONG>....
    • 9. Glycerine by Bush
      A kewlo love song...(even though no matter how simple the music is played it's still good)
    • 8. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Yeah I know...everyone loves the damn song...just a damn original song that should be left alone..
    • 7. The Freshmen by The Verve Pipe
      a seldom well known band that sadly never got the attention they deserved just for the style of their "pop" songs...and one of their best singles.
    • 6. Straight No Chaser by Bush
      The album "Razor Blade Suitcase" was the very first cd I ever bought in my life...and I still have it..., when I heard the song...It was the way the guitar intro and violin sounded...sounded sad...
    • 5. Coma Black by Marilyn Manson
      Of course despite the fact most (including the reader) may think him a very crappy sell out...but who cares?...All I'm just looking for is the feeling I get when I listen to it...the song kind of gives a summarization of being really niave but true to the feelings of the present time
    • 4. Oh Me by Nirvana
      I remember walking down the street just really having a strong feeling of apathy...and I had my portable cd player with the cd "Nirvana Unplugged"...it just felt so right explaining how I feel(not by lyrics, but by music) in the song...truly wonderful
    • 3. Pushit by Tool
      I had to list this one since Third Eye and Pushit were a tie...Pushit is almost an ironic love song.(SUPPOSEDLY) but way maynard's vocals are on this...it's just too amazing.
    • 2. Third Eye by Tool
      As far as Tool being my favorite band, and having a hard time to pick a song by them...The most moving one I could choose was at a tie, but Third Eye is a sort of "pink-floyd style" song because of it's length going to around 15 mintues. It's just the way the instruments weaved themselves together in one of the most beautiful transitions I've heard and creating the most unique sound I've heard maybe in my life...a damn good song
    • 1. A Long December by Counting Crows
      Well when I first saw the video, I was moved by it then later about 2 years, I bought the cd and I remember listening to the song while looking out the window about 3 am while it was snowing...it's just one of the most saddest, but beautiful songs I've heard

    *sighs* I still have a whole lotta of more songs...but this is the best i could come up with...in additon: Smashing Pumpkins "Disarm" "Bullet with Butterfly Wings" and "Porcelina of the Vast Oceans"...smashing pumpkins, Tool, and NIN....all 3 are my favorites
    By: Rob Cuellari
    • 10. Ode To My Family by Cranberries
    • 9. Man Who Sold The World by Covered By Nirvana
    • 8. Santeria by Sublime
    • 7. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 6. Unravel by Bjork
    • 5. Yellow by Coldplay
    • 4. The Calendar Hung Itself by Bright Eyes
    • 3. As The Footsteps Die Out Forever by Catch22
    • 2. Creep by Radiohead
      i really feel bad for the guy that he describes, so that's why it's right behind nmh.
    • 1. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel

    everyone should listen to all of these songs - they are catchy and good.
    • 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit & Come As You Are by Nirvana
      I treat them both equal.
    • 9. Satalite by Dave Mathews Band
    • 8. Crush by Dave Mathews Band
    • 7. Black Balloon by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 6. Slide by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 5. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 4. Real World by Matchbox Twenty
    • 3. Push by Matchbox Twenty
    • 2. Back 2 Good by Matchbox Twenty
    • 1. Name by Goo Goo Dolls

    These ARE the best songs ever!!!!!!!!
    By: Joe Trap
    • 10. Faith by Limp Bizkit
      I almost feel ashamed that I put this one on here, but face it, Fred Durst Did some good in the world in the beganning.
    • 9. Sandstorm by Darude
      A Great dance song, that still is played like crazy
    • 8. Slim Shady by Eminem
      One of the few rappers I actually can stand (for some reason, right??)
    • 7. Intergalactic by Beastie Boys
      Overplayed, but still fresh on our minds...
    • 6. Self Esteem by The Offpsring
      These guys play like there is no tommarrow, because there just might not be one :)
    • 5. Alive/Black by Pearl Jam
      Ican't decide on which song should get the honor for number 5...
    • 4. Machine Head by Bush
      You have to give it to these guys (before they went Brit Pop rock)
    • 3. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      This guys are just great
    • 2. You Know You're Right by Nirvana
      Even though this song was released a month ago, it was made in 94, therefore deserves to be on this list! THIS GOES TO SHOW, HOW POWERFUL EARLY 90'S ROCK STILL HAS OVER THIS RAP/GHETTO/POP ****. If you don't beleive me, look at the billboards for the last 4 weeks!
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Come on People, you Know this song deserves it!! Don't Deny It!

    By: Matt
    • 10. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Metallica's biggest song ever.
    • 9. Dammit by Blink 182
      Was my favorite song when I was just a wee lad.
    • 8. Insomnia by Green Day
      I love the guitar riffs in this one.
    • 7. My Name Is by Eminem
      Put the greatest rapper of all time on the hip hop map.
    • 6. Down by 311
      Love this band... love this song.
    • 5. Gin and Juice by Snoop Doggy Dogg
      I had to put this on here...
    • 4. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
      Man do I love this video.
    • 3. Victory by Puff Daddy, B.I.G, and Busta Rhymes
      Definitely the most underrated rap song ever. Lyrics are off the hook and Puffy shows his true skills in this one. He was much better in the 90s than he is now.
    • 2. California Love by 2 Pac and Dr. Dre
      Makes you wish you were from Cali... and that's a huge compliment from me seeing as I'm from Boston.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Best song of the decade from the best band of the decade. It's a shame that Cobain ended his life so early :(

    By: Mariana
    • 10. Up All Night by Counting Crows
      on the album Hard Candy
    • 9. Raining in Baltimore by Counting Crows
      on the album August and Everything After
    • 8. All My Friends by Counting Crows
      on the album This Desert Life
    • 7. Holiday in Spain by Counting Crows
      on the album Hard Candy
    • 6. St. Robinson and his Cadillac Dream by Counting Crows
      on the album This Desert Life
    • 5. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      on the album August and Everything After
    • 4. Long December by Counting Crows
      on the album Recovering the Satellites
    • 3. Round Here by Counting Crows
      on the album August and Everything After
    • 2. Rain King by Counting Crows
      on the album August and Everything After
    • 1. Anna Begins by Counting Crows
      on the album August and Everything After

    I don't consider these the top 10 songs of the 90s, but the Counting Crows are an AMAZING band. These are what I consider their top 10 songs- listen to them- they're awesome!
    By: Mariana
    • 10. Satellite by Dave Matthews Band
    • 9. #41 by Dave Matthews Band
    • 8. Big Eyed Fish by Dave Matthews Band
    • 7. Grace is Gone by Dave Matthews Band
    • 6. Rapunzel by Dave Matthews Band
    • 5. Say Goodbye by Dave Matthews Band
    • 4. Warehouse by Dave Matthews Band
    • 3. Crush by Dave Matthews Band
    • 2. Lie in Our Graves by Dave Matthews Band
    • 1. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews Band

    The Dave Matthews Band- another kick ass band from the 90s... give them a listen.. they're great.
    By: Unmeel Banerjea
    • 10. Walk On by U2
      classic by a classic band
    • 9. No Leaf Clover by Metallica
      clever orchestral arrangement
    • 8. By The Way by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      one of their better songs
    • 7. Desert Rose by Sting
      original music, with good vocals
    • 6. Schism by Tool
      What a cool song, and it won a grammy too!
    • 5. Bullet in the Head by Rage Against the Machine
      you can't get enough Rage.
    • 4. The Best Deceptions by Dashboard Confessionals
      A lovely melody and simple lyrics.
    • 3. Lithium by Nirvana
      Gotta love the bass line
    • 2. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
      A work of genius, and one of Radiohead's greatest. The guitar work is just haunting.
    • 1. Ashes in the Fall by Rage Against the Machine
      favorite band, their most mature, complete and awesome song.

    I'd like to put more Rage up, but it would get a bit one sided.
    By: Jonny Feltham
    • 10. Two Princes by Spin Docters
    • 9. Lithium by Nirvana
    • 8. Foo Fighters by Ain't It The Life
    • 7. The One by Metallica
    • 6. Make Me Bad by Korn
    • 5. Dogman by Kings X
    • 4. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 3. Soundgarden by Black Hole Sun
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Suicidal Dreams by Silverchair
      one of the best songs by silverchair,it's great cos of the amount of emotion it has in it.

    By: Hustlin' Biarch!!!
    • 10. Lil' Ghetto Boy by Dr Dre
      Everythang he touches turns to Gold, every piece he has created has the craziest beats and melodies. From Snoop droppin lines over the bass note, to Nate Hollaring in lyrics in the background. Dre's got it all to be one of the most talented and influential people in rap / hip hop.
    • 9. Changes by 2pac
      The realist rapper out there with one of his most memoriable tracks when he was actually tryna change.
    • 8. Bone Thugs 'n' Harmony by Change The World
      Tryna make a difference with the flow and the emotion of the lyrics. All they wanted was a less thuggish world.
    • 7. Goodbye To My Homies by Master P Feat Silk The Shocker
      The smootherality of Silk and the emotion of Master P makes you think of the past thugs
    • 6. Notorious Thugs by Bone Thugs And Notorious B.i.g
      Bringing back the real Biggie Smalls talent and the classic flow of Bone Thugs 'n' Harmony.
    • 5. Holla At My Dogg by Snoop Dogg Feat Dpg And Nate Dogg
      Snoop Dogg at his finest with Nate hollaring the melodies.
    • 4. Regulator by Warren G Feat Nate Dogg
      The original classic of the Hip Hop gagsta rap scene
    • 3. Whats My Name (who Am I?) by Snoop Doggy Doggg
      The bouncing beats making you think of the West Coast
    • 2. Hit Em' Up by 2pac
      The controversy and flow of the lyrics makes it the ultimate gangsta rap hit.
    • 1. Strait Outta Compton by N.w.a
      This group was one to remember. Setting paths for the greatest rappers/producer such as Dr Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren and Ice Cube. Controversial and the first group to do what they did. GANGSTA RAP.


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