What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. December by Collective Soul
- 9. Supersonic by Oasis
- 8. Longview by Green Day
- 7. Self Esteem by Offspring
- 6. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 5. Lightning Crashes by Live
- 4. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
- 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 2. Graduate by Third Eye Blind
- 1. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
- 10. Cracher Nos Souhaits by Louise Attaque
- 9. Aliens Exist by Blink 182
- 8. For All The Cows by Foo Fighters
- 7. November Rain by Guns'n'roses
- 6. All Apologies by Nirvana
- 5. The Unforgiven by Metallica
- 4. Soulbender by D-a-d
- 3. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
- 2. Wherever I May Roam by Metallica
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 10. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 9. No Rain by Blind Melon
- 8. Not The Doctor by Alanis Morissette
- 7. Creed by My Own Prison
- 6. Ray Of Light by Madonna
- 5. Goddess On A Highway by Mercury Rev
- 4. Where Is My Mind by Pixies
- 3. Teardrop by Portishead
- 2. Karma Police by Radiohead
- 1. Uninvited by Alanis Morissette
She's the greatest artist of all times!!
By: Andrew Connors
- 10. Slayer by South of Heaven
this is the best f**kin song in the world
- 9. Korn by Faget
another gr8 song
- 8. Slipknot by Wait and Bleed
wicked song that'll never get old
- 7. Dead Skin Mask by Slayer
wicked song, must listen to
- 6. Carousel by Blink 182
wicked song with a nice intro
- 5. One by Metallica
good song, especially the chorus
- 4. Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
this isnt my favorite song ever but i personally think this was the best song ever made
- 3. America Psycho by Misfits
- 2. Bloodline by Slayer
BEST BAND EVER
- 1. Jumper by Third Eye Blind
Not the best band but a good song
i dont know if i put this in the right order or not, but Third Eye Blind is suppose to be #10 and slayer is #1, it might be right but i dont know, and id like to say Slayer is teh best band ever, everyone go buy their cd's and download their music, thanx
- 10. Cemetery Gate by Pantara
Yes this the only song by a HARD band on my list, but the thing is this song isnt really hard. It is sad, and just deppressing.
- 9. Dont Speak by No Doubt
I dont like No Doubt at all but this song is really good I think its the only true thing gwen has ever said.
- 8. Firestarter by Prodigy
This song is the best trance/rock song in the world!!!! Plus they are British
- 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
It is a shame the singer of this band died because im sure they would be making music today just as beautiful as this song.
- 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Not only is this song named after a type of acid but the video looks like something you would see on acid. The song is really mellow in a sense.
- 5. H by Tool
All of tools songs are great but this one is the best. It gives you this really strange feelings its probly because of the lyrics.
- 4. Be Quite And Drive by Deftones
This song is really mellow with great lyrics and deftones just flat out rock.
- 3. Possum Kingdom by Toadies
This song is sweet in a necrofilatic way.....but its great. I would have never knew such great music existed unless my friend Joey told me about them.
- 2. Champange Supernova by Oasis
This song is utterly beautiful....its extrmely relaxing.
- 1. Blank Earth by Chevelle
People havent really heard anything from this band until you listen to the cd #1 Point.....this song is great
By: Francis Czernicki
- 10. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
I almost cried when I heard this! It's so sad, so soulful, and it recaptures a sense of loss in all of us. Why didn't I take that chance, why did i fail, what happened to the years? We all know loss. This song reveres in it.
- 9. My Name Is . . . (Slim Shady) by Eminem
A white guy rapping . . . without a funky hairdo . . . and he's not into glam? Gentlemen, start your controversies.
- 8. You Oughtta Know by Alanis Morissette
She went from angry to mellow, but this girl started the female rock revolution.
- 7. Dammit by Blink-182
Who the Hell wants to grow up? I didn't. And that's why I like this song.
- 6. Semi Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
I love Semi Charmed Life. It's all upbeat, and then in the second verse he takes hits of crytal meth. It's a flip flop, and it shows just what most teens were doing. If you haven't noticed, I feel the nineties were the "Teenage Awareness Decade".
- 5. Lithium by Nirvana
This song started interest groups on the topic of Manic Depression, something Kurt struggled with early on.
- 4. Lightning Crashes by Live
This is the first song I ever heard from a CD, but this to me signified the fact that we are all stuck in the same machine. Live and let live.
- 3. Losing My Religion by REM
This song is all about depression, and was an inspiration to soulful teens in the 90s.
- 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
Right up behind, this song changed the way we thought of our children. Obedience lessons just messed us up more.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Who else signified the nineties? Anybody? Folks, this is Numero Uno, and we all know it. Began the Great Rock Revolution.
Also by Oasis, I think "D'You Know What I Mean" should get an honorable mention. And Pearl Jam's collaboration with Neil Young for the song "Rockin in the Free World" deserves a kudos as well.
- 10. Dream Sequence #1 by Deus
A song to make you think (and occasionally cry)
- 9. Lucky by Radiohead
There must be a radiohead song in this list; This one's my personal favourite at the moment (but i might as well have chosen 8 others)
- 8. Eels by Last Stop This Town
The best song by one of the best bands of the 90s
- 7. Popular by Nada Surf
THE kick ass song of the 90s
- 6. Slow Dog by Belly
Does something like a feel-good sad song exist? Yes it does
- 5. Porcelain by Moby
The ultimate proof that techno can sound pure and natural
- 4. In Bloom by Nirvana
Like this one slightly better than smells like, althougth that song deserves to be remembered forever
- 3. Smack My Bitch Up by The Prodigy
To celebrate the purchase of a new audio set, put in this one and turn it to 100000000
- 2. Your Ghost by Kristin Hersh Feat. Michael Stipe
This is so well-written and played by the heart. Nothing fancy, just beautiful
- 1. Parklife by Blur
There's something irresistibly bouncy to that song, and it keeps that way over time
And then there are some 100 songs I could not mention
By: Venu Mattraw
- 10. The Sweater Song by Weezer
I don't remember the actual title to the song, but I've heard the song so many times that I can repeat the lyrics in deep sleep. I hate this band so much, not because they sold out, or because they ripped off Pixies and Pavement riffs but beacuase River Cuomo's lyrics are just shit terrible now. I love the Blue Album and I will forever love the Blue Album, but everything else they've released just sucks. It's mostly the lyrics. Say It Ain't So is also a tie with The Sweater Song.
- 9. Repeater by Fugazi
Fugazi will always kick ass!
- 8. Row Boat by Beck
While still on the subject of evolving, maturing, and releasing good music, why don't we take a gander at Beck. I liked his lo-fi B-sides albums released after Mellow Gold- Stereo Pathetic Manuer & One Foot in the Grave. These albums painted a slow somber landscape of ol' Hank Williams country with a couple of overdriven Tiger slaps to the face, they were beautiful albums.
- 7. Longview by Green Day
I really fucking like this song and I still like this band, I don't care. Though Green's music has taken a slightly more melower and pop approach lately; I'm still finding that their music is changing and maturing. I don't like that muturing shit very much but for Green Day, it works.
- 6. Rape Me by Nirvana
I'm avoiding Nirvana for a good reason because there were so many other great bands in the 90's that were avoided by most critics and people. And yes, Smells Like Teen Spirit was a very important song, yet Rape Me raped mainstream listeners just when they expected a more pop friendly Nirvana. This song upset so many of Nirvana's fourteen year old manipulated youth fans. I wish more bands would do that today (Korn, fuck you).
- 5. Hey Arnold by Radiohead
The same year as Lonesome, Ok Computer saved good music. And the funny thing is, Good music is not MTV's bye-product. Good music is to MTV as is Christianity is to Islam, the two don't like each other.
- 4. Cowboy Dan by Modest Mouse
These guys are just about the best most unconventional creators in music today, period. When Pavement left us, Modest Mouse was there to keep Rock rolling. Like Nirvana, this three piece is most definately the voice and sound of a new era. If you haven't heard this song or bought their 1997 album, The Lonesome Crowded West, you should fucking do so immediately.
- 3. The Song I Hate by Sonic Youth
This band is not grundge goddamnit. They are totall innovators in the post-punk evolution. Still, no one has been able to mimic their sound, I guess that's because their sound is so hard to mimic.
- 2. Here by Pavement
Before Crooked Rain there was Slanted and Enchanted. Like the Pixies, this very song set the sound for so many other bands like Weezer and Built to Spill.
- 1. Velouria by Pixies
From the top of the underground to the bottom of the mainstream, this one song sold thousands and those thousands went on to make millions. Get me.
Bands that I wish I could've mentioned but forgot to or didn't think deserved the top bills: Yo La Tengo Murder City Devils Built to Spill Pearl Jam Minutemen Blur Etc..
By: Darren G.R.
- 10. Just a Girl by No Doubt
I am not sexist and think that a girl should deserve a spot on my prestigeous list. No Doubt set the tone with this song and said that even a girl can be a rock icon. Gwen Stefani and No Doubt did this in a loud and sexy way to this day are even bigger than in those previous years.
- 9. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
I love this song! The name always sounds unfamiliar but when you hear the few words "Despite all my rage I am still just a rat in a cage" you just get pumped. Smashing Pumpkins weren't very common on everyone else's lists and I just couldn't let them go without being mentioned.
- 8. Sex and Candy by Marcy Playground
Marcy Playground is now an unknown name. But at the time of this song everyone was singing "I smell sex and candy here..." and so on. The song is hard to remember, but when you hear it the memories come flying back.
- 7. Get a Job by The Offspring
I know the Offspring didn't do anything spectacular or release any #1 songs, but I can't leave my absolute favorite band of alltime out of the list. This song I feel is the way most people think of Offspring, even though I had trouble deciding between Self-Esteem and Come out and Play too, it was hard.
- 6. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
Yeah I hate the song too, but you just can't leave it out of the 90's list. I got really old really quick but is still in the memories when you think of the 1990's. Plus you've got to give credit to a white guy who can actually rap, so I salute Eminem too and all other white rappers.
- 5. Good Vibrations by Marky Mark
Mark Wahlberg, a.k.a. "Marky Mark", made "good vibrations" when the world heard this song. Even though it lead to be his only hit, he stayed famous by recording music, starring in bigtime movies, oh yeah, who can't remember his underwear modeling. Just beware of calling him Marky, he gets a little offensive about his past.
- 4. Man in the Box by Alice In Chains
You can't leave out Alice in Chains. A.I.C. were leaders during the Grunge Revolution and survived on through until after it was over. This song makes my list because it, along with Rooster, get the most play time for any of their songs.
- 3. I'm Still Alive by Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam is I believe the most underappreciated band of the decade. They were in there during the Grunge Era and survived until this day releasing countless hits. I added this song to give them some well-deserved recognition and because it inspires me and is one of my favorite songs, ever!
- 2. Metallica by Enter Sandman
Metallica was once an unstoppable force especially at the time of their Black alum. Enter Sandman is at the top of their most well-recognizable songs and is the first thing I think of when I hear their name mentioned.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Nirvana is purhaps the most influential band of the 90's and maybe forever. This is the song that got them started. They are one of my favorite bands, but this, believe it or not, is not one of my favorite Nirvana songs even though it's one of my top 11 Nirvana songs.
I know I left out some major songs and bands, but hey there's only 10 spots. There are probably plenty of songs that I forgot and would've had on the list but I am only human. Other great bands and people of the 90's that I'd like to mention are: Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey (I have a sensitive side too), Janet Jackson, Madonna, and the rest. Sorry if I offended you by forgetting somebody, because I know I did :(
- 10. Don't Speak by No Doubt
such a powerful song, this was the beginning of my love affair with Gwen
- 9. Millenium by Robbie Williams
great humor, nice instrumentals...certified classic
- 8. One More Chance (remix) by Notorious BIG
The late great's greatest hit, always guaranteed to get people on the dance floor
- 7. Kiss From A Rose by Seal
beautiful song and vocals, one of those rare songs which can bring tears to my eyes
- 6. Secret by Madonna
What a great message...still makes my heart flutter everytime I hear it
- 5. Too Much by Spice Girls
haha, i know a few people are laughing at me having the Spice Girls on this list, but I still love this song; i wish they could go back to being this good at making songs...
- 4. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
Great vocals + great instrumentals + story of a perverted voyeristic kid= near perfection
- 3. California Love by 2Pac & Dr. Dre
this song had people all over the world throwing up the "W"...RIP 2Pac
- 2. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
can anyone honestly tell me they never ever liked this song? i doubt it
- 1. Take A Bow by Madonna
so moving, Madonna at her best; just one of many great songs on her Something To Remember CD
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