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

    By: eazy
    • 10. (Hed)pe by Serpentboy
      just like it
    • 9. Inside Out by Eve 6
      the best lyrics... "SoCal is where my mind states but its not my state of mind.."
    • 8. Down by 311
      the song that made 311
    • 7. Runaway by Linkin Park
      Another really good linkin park song
    • 6. Detsl by nadejda na zavtra
      detsl is the shit.. Russian rap kicks ass!!
    • 5. Me So Horny by 2 Live Crew
      great party song, and the video is really funny
    • 4. Real Muthaphukkin' G's by Eazy E
      I really like the beginning beat... "and here comes my left blow.."
    • 3. Killing in the Name by RATM
      play the end of this song loud when you waiting at the light next to an old couple
    • 2. Lithium by Nirvana
      Awesome and soothing
    • 1. One Step Closer by Linkin Park
      Killer song, give this new band a listen, and so what if they're technically not from the 90s.

    Theres lots of other great songs out there, these are just some of my favorites
    By: Becky E.
    • 10. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 9. Bad Boys by Inner Circle
    • 8. November Rain by GNR
      This yet another song by GNR, that was really good
    • 7. Baby Got Back by Sir-Mix-Alot
    • 6. Im Too Sexy by Right Said Fred
      This song was totally awesome
    • 5. I would walk 500 miles by Proclaimers
    • 4. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
      You can't think early 90's without this song.
    • 3. Better Man by Pearl Jam
    • 2. Don't Cry by Guns N Roses
      I remember this song from 1991. Nothing can top it.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      This song signified a new era in rock, and are also one of the best bands of all time.

    There are a lot more songs I love, but these are the ones I thought of right off the top of my head.
    By: S
    • 10. Dammit by Blink 182
      Okay so this wasnt one of the most popular songs or anything but its by my fave band. plus its got great lyrics and a message and can just make things a whole lot better
    • 9. Wonderwall by Oasis
      You gotta love Liam Gallager and his unique style. Not to metnino the beat of this song rocks.
    • 8. Nuthin but a G'thing by Dr. Dre f/Snoop Doggy Dog
      This song was so awesome back when it was snoop doggy dog not just snoop dog.
    • 7. Waterfalls by TLC
      These band made such a comeback and this song really makes you think!!!!!
    • 6. Boombastic by Shaggy
      Alright right now this song prolly doesn't seem that great, but it was when it was flooding the air waves, and every guy wanted to be boombastic!
    • 5. What I Got by Sublime
      Once again great music great lyrics amazing musicians in the band.
    • 4. Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      These guys had such an influence on grunge music, and just music in general. Their songs are great their lyrics are great the whole band is great. Rest in Peace Kurt.
    • 3. Bended Knee by Boys II Men
      These guys are such sweeties. any song by them rocks, i can't wait for them to make a come back!
    • 2. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
      Alright so maybe his hair was bad, but this guy could rap and he wasn't too hard on the eyes either!
    • 1. Right Stuff by New Kids On the Block
      C'mon you gotta love a song by a bunch a cutes from Boston!

    By: Tom
    • 10. Everything I do (I do it for you) by Bryan Adams
    • 9. Diggin' On You by TLC
    • 8. Losing My Religion by REM
    • 7. Dreamlover by Mariah Carey
    • 6. Always by Erasure
    • 5. Return To Innocence by Enigma
    • 4. Secret Garden by Bruce Springstein
    • 3. Soul Asylum by Runaway Train
    • 2. Being Boring by Petshop Boys
    • 1. Take A Bow by Madonna

    By: Mike
    • 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      ok...ok, I know, but it would be a sin not including this ladmark. This song truly made music what it is today, and we have to recognize that. You can't tell me you don't jump with energy the second you hear this song.
    • 9. Basket Case by Green Day
      Once again, I'm sorry, but...you'd be a liar if you said you didn't even like this song for at least 2 minutes and 59 seconds.
    • 8. Tomorrow by Silverchair
      This song only came to mind because you have to appreciate the talent of these aussies...they were all but 14 years old when they wrote it...pretty impressive.
    • 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
      A milestone for MTV as one of the most popular videos of all time. The little bumblebee girl is impossible to forget.
    • 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      Somehow a rocker, a ballad, anything and everything you wanted it to be. A very unique song.
    • 5. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      I don't know...just seems so important to me.
    • 4. Jimi Thing by Dave Matthews Band
      To tell you the truth...I hate this band...I am just amazed at the songwriting talent.
    • 3. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
      The riff to this song is what inspired me to play the guitar.
    • 2. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Hands down the greatest radio song of all time...surpassed stairway to heaven, and still going. The instant that giutar comes in in the beginning, all hell breaks loose. This song is a firestarter, it just plain kicks ass.
    • 1. Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton
      Easily one of the most well written, beautiful, and tear promoting songs of the generation.

    You may notice the importance of rock on my list...it is only the truth...I could have named a million other songs...these were just the first that came to mind...onviously it is the impact that made me think of them first.
    By: Shawna Green
    • 10. Whoa by Black Rob
      I love this song, Like Whoa!
    • 9. As we lay by Kelly Price
      Classis remake
    • 8. Seperated by Avant
      He doesn't want to be with that girl for sure !
    • 7. Can't Stay by Dave Hollister
      He convinces you with his music.
    • 6. Kill You by Eminem
      You just gotta love this guy!
    • 5. 4,5,6, by Sole
      The song was just the truth.
    • 4. They Don't Know by Jon B.
      Anytime you can cross over and touch all races with your music, your a helluva musician.
    • 3. Incomplete by Sisqo
      He came with the best songs in the year fo the dragon!
    • 2. Between Me and You by Ja Rule
      Every little thing that we Do ! Every little thing that we do!
    • 1. Bounce with me by Lil Bow Wow
      One little boy who rocked the nation with this rap song.

    By: Max
    • 10. Told You So by Barenaked Ladies
    • 9. Who needs sleep? by Barenaked Ladies
    • 8. Some Fantastic by Barenaked ladies
      Really Funny
    • 7. Then the morning comes by Smash Mouth
    • 6. Space Cowboy by N*sync
    • 5. If I had $1,000,000 by Barnaked Ladies
    • 4. Blue by Eifell 65
    • 3. All Star by Smash Mouth
    • 2. Never is enough by Barenaked Ladies
    • 1. One Week by Barenaked Ladies
      No dought greatest song ever.

    Barenaked Ladies are not females and they wear clothes. ;-)
    By: lost at sea.
    • 10. a design for life. by manic street preachers.
    • 9. so real. by jeff buckley.
    • 8. say yes. by elliott smith.
    • 7. bathysphere. by smog.
    • 6. wicked game. by chris isaak.
    • 5. only molly knows. by travis.
    • 4. ripples. by trembling blue stars.
    • 3. a perfect sonnet. by bright eyes.
    • 2. third eye. by tool.
    • 1. girls of summer [live - mad for sadness]. by arab strap.

    radiohead is probably the best band of the 90's in my opinion, but i couldn't choose a best song by them, there's far too many good ones. same with belle and sebastian, so i left those two bands out although they both belong somewhere on this list. other great 90's music i didn't get to include on the list...mogwai, pulp, suede, portishead, pj harvey, godspeed you black emperor!, cat power, muse, the bluetones, the verve, massive attack, the smashing pumpkins, i could go on and on but i'm rather tired. i just wanted to post a list of some REAL music that came out during this era 'cos most of the stuff that surfaced in the 90's was shite and most of the lists that have been posted seem like "worst of" lists. rather appalling considering how much good music there actually was. so there's my contribution, hope you enjoyed it.
    By: Mick Lee
    • 10. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 9. Don't Go Away by Oasis
    • 8. Everything Will Flow by Suede
    • 7. The Universal by Blur
    • 6. Rush by Big Audio Dynamite
      Not sure if this is an 80s song or 90s song but makes my top ten either way.....
    • 5. Mayonaise by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 4. Daughter by Pearl Jam
    • 3. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 2. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
    • 1. High & Dry by Radiohead
      Best back-to-back songs on an album. See Song #2

    By: Dan
    • 10. Dancing Nancies by Dave Matthews Band
    • 9. Muzzle by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 8. Malibu by Hole
    • 7. The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve
    • 6. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
    • 5. 6th Avenue Heartache by Wallflowers
    • 4. Clumsy by Our Lady Peace
    • 3. Crazy Life by Toad the Wet Sprocket
    • 2. Far Behind by Candlebox
    • 1. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      "....I don't want to staaaay.." Eddie pretty much summed up our generation and how we felt about our place history with alot of the verses in this song

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