What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
Oasis was the best British band of the '90s, and this was their best song.
- 9. Cherub Rock by Smashing Pumpkins
In the top 4 for best-sounding songs, and a breakthrough hit for Smashing Pumpkins.
- 8. Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon
Although this song barely got any airplay in the 1990s, it began to in late December, and went on to have phenomenal success in 2000. It is, at minimum, the best song of 1999.
- 7. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
The great groundbreaking hit for the best and most innovative band of the late '90s.
- 6. Shine by Collective Soul
Boy, what a memorable song. Great band, and great breakthrough hit.
- 5. What Would You Say? by Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews and the gang made it onto the charts for the first time with this groundbreaking song.
- 4. Alive by Pearl Jam
The first popular song by Pearl Jam -- and a great one at that.
- 3. Rooster by Alice In Chains
Another top song of the early '90s --- very catchy, and they helped to define what grunge is all about. They cared nothing about what people thought of their music, only what they thought of it, and that's what made their music so great.
- 2. Even Flow by Pearl Jam
Boy, this is probably the best-sounding song of the decade. Great band (I like Pearl Jam better than Nirvana myself), and this song only helped the grunge revolution.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Where would music be without this song? It was the turning point for rock music, away from commercial rock and leather outfits, and towards cool alternative music that followed for the rest of the decade. Although it's not my favorite song, I think that many of my favorite songs wouldn't exist if it weren't for this one.
- 10. Down in it by Nine Inch Nails
- 9. Killing in the Name by Rage Against the Machine
- 8. Stinkfist by Tool
Another of tool's macabre songs that tear at the flesh of your soul.
- 7. Head Like a Hole by Nine Inch Nails
As always, Trent is a GOD.
- 6. What I Got by Sublime
Lovin' is what I got. Ya know?
- 5. Heaven is a Halfpipe by O.P.M.
This is just a geat feelgood song.
- 4. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
This song just rocks no matter how you look at it because Trent Reznor is a GOD!
- 3. Everybody Hurts by R.E.M.
- 2. Anima by Tool
This song gave a lot of angry people a pressure valve for thier anger at society.
- 1. All Apoligies by Nirvana
I belive this song was very influential in many peoples' lives.
These aren't in any particular order but oh well.
By: Haley Smith
- 10. I knew I loved Before I met you by Savage Garden
- 9. Lucky by Brittney Spears
- 8. The one by Backstreet Boys
- 7. Just the Two of us by Will Smith
- 6. All Star by Spice Girls
- 5. This I promise you by Nsync
- 4. Bye Bye Bye by Nsync
- 3. with arms wide open by Creed
- 2. Higher by Creed
- 1. Amazed by lonestar
Its gonna be Me By Nsync, Smooth by santana/Rob Thomas
- 10. the real slim shady by eminem
- 9. calypso by spiderbait
- 8. coco jambo by mr.president
- 7. red hot chilli peppers by californication
- 6. time after time by cindi lauper
- 5. tocas miricle by fragma vrs coco
- 4. if you had my love by jenifer lopez
- 3. fly for a white guy by the offspring
- 2. coming back to me by celine dion
- 1. addicted to bass by josh abrahams
this song is so totally cool
By: Chris Phillips
- 10. Woke Up This Morning by Sopranos soundtrack
- 9. Scooby Snacks by Fun Lovin Criminals
- 8. Burden in my Hand by Soundgarden
- 7. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynrd Skynrd
another song that guitar players would recognize
- 6. Unplugged- Eric Clapton by Signe
nothing but a guitar song... its sounds like nothing other... if you are a guitar player... you will really know why I picked this one
- 5. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
these five and up are my favorite for the time being... so they change now and then... but the DMB song will always be one of my favorites
- 4. Break Stuff by Limp Bizkit
what can I say... just bad as hell
- 3. Adam's Song by Blink 182
They are awesome when it comes to their little solo deals in between the verse and refrains
- 2. S&M Hero of the Day by Metallica
Metallica usually does have SOME songs that are similar... but Metallica is a exception... they make it sound frickin great
- 1. Story Tellers - Tripping Billies by Dave Matthews Band
DMB is my favorite band for many reasons... one... they have not just one great song... they have a ton of good songs... and every song doesn't sound the same as every other song they have made like some other band do
I'm sure there are a ton I have defenitely missed... especially on 5 through ten... but oh well... they were just on my mind
- 10. There U Go by Pink
- 9. Who let the dogs out by Baha Men
- 8. Thong song by Sisqo
- 7. Bye Bye Bye by *NSYNC
- 6. The One by BSB
- 5. What's my age again? by Blink 182
- 4. Promise by Eve 6
- 3. Wonderful by Everclear
- 2. Right Now by SR71
- 1. (Absolutely)Story of a Girl by Nine Days
By: Tara Sullivan
- 10. Adam's Song by Blink-182
This song is excellent. It's very well written, with great lyrics and awesome instrumentals.
- 9. Don't Turn Around by Ace of Base
I love this song. The first time I heard this was my introduction to the world of pop music.
- 8. Private Emotion by Ricky Martin
This song didn't get a lot of radio play, but I think it is his best song, plus the video is killer.
- 7. Angels by Robbie Williams
This is one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard, I almost cry every time I hear it.
- 6. It's My Life by Bon Jovi
This is a great rock song. Whenever I hear it on the radio, I can't help but crank it up!
- 5. Wonderful by Everclear
I just love the lyrics to this song.
- 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
This song will not be forgotten by anyone who saw the Columbine footage as it unfolded on tv. It characterized the entire event. It is Pearl Jam's best and most meaningful song.
- 3. Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely by Backstreet Boys
Alright! I am a SAP! I love this song, I teared up the first time I saw the video it was sooooo sad.
- 2. Bye Bye Bye by *N SYNC
This was the song that got me hooked on *N SYNC. I can't help but love it, and I don't even know why I like it!!
- 1. Too Much Infomation by Duran Duran
This song was not a hit, but it characterized 90's media perfectly. The video helped make the point with it's blatant reference to the movie "A Clockwork Orange".
By: jon ( the kornflaik)
- 10. sweet home alabama by lynard skynard
i hate old music but the emotion ou tinto this song is great, Hey this guy really loved alabama. well that's enoughfor me to like this song.
- 9. Possum kingdon by Toadies
this song is relativaly unknow and also relatively popular, it's one of those songs where you go to yourself, OHHHH THAT SONG! it's great and i love it you should download it caseu i love it. lol
- 8. soul to squeze by red hot chille peppers
i've got a bad sdisease, i found my pain is where i bleed. you have to know this song if you know music.
- 7. all apologies by NirVanA
Kurt Cobain was a hero in a sea of wannabee sell outs, maybe he wasa sell out maybe not, but he will influence me forever, and this song makes me get all emotional
- 6. sober by TOOL
Maynard has the best voice of the ninetys, it's undeniable and this song proves it just give it a listen, you'll love it
- 5. Popular by Nada surf
this song summarizes all teenagers lives, SO DOWNLOAD IT AND HEAR IT FOR YOURSELF!
- 4. better man by Pearl Jam
pearl jam had to be on my list
- 3. perfect by smashing pumpkins
this i promise we'll be perfect
- 2. vasoline by STP
flys in the vasoline!
- 1. Hooker with a Penis by TOOL
This song basically summarizes what all rock bands have done, sold out, DOWNLOAD IT AND FIND THE LYRICS CAUSE THEY ARE AS GOOD AS THEY GET AND TOOL IS THE BEST BAND EVER
the songs i mentioned may not be in your music preference and that's cool. but i'de like to ask you to just look up the lyri. and maybe download one or two of them cause they moved me and i bet they would move you to. if you don't already like tool don't download hooker with a penis cause it's a good tool song and it's to heavy for most. thanks. kornflaik
By: Brock Johnson
- 10. Standing Outside the Fire by Garth Brooks
As ashamed as I am to admit I listen to it, its really a great song if you listen to it a few times.
- 9. Karma Police by Radiohead
- 8. Superman's Dead by Our Lady Peace
Our Lady Peace is the greatest acts to ever come out of Canada!
- 7. If You Could Only See by Tonic
- 6. Machine Head by Bush
- 5. With Arms Wide Open by Creed
- 4. 5th Avenue Heartache by The Wallflowers
- 3. And then the morning comes.. by Smash Mouth
Doesn't everyone have days like that?
- 2. I'm Alright by Owsley
- 1. The World I know by Collective Soul
By: Cesar CG
- 10. Animal by PEARL JAM
- 9. Umbelievable by EMF
- 8. Give it away by RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
- 7. Come out and play by The OFFSPRING
- 6. Hold me, thrill me, kiss me, kill me by U2
- 5. Plush by STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
- 4. RE Arranged by Limp Bizkit
- 3. You Could be Mine by Gun's and Roses
- 2. Freak on a Leash by KoRn
- 1. Jeremy by PEARL JAM
* Only happy when it rains GARBAGE * Until it sleeps METALLICA * Blind KORN * Evenflow, Go, Hail Hail, Rats, Do the evolution Pearl Jam * Creep Stone Temple Pilots * Killing in the name Rage Against the machine * Breathe Prodigy * Ice Ice Baby Vanilla Ice * My Own Prison Creed * Misery Soul Asylum
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