What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
By: Robert Newman and Ryan Kern
- 10. The Wrong Way by Sublime
Is there a sublime song you haven't heard on the radio at one point or another? Yeah, that's what I thought.
- 9. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
One of the few white people with FUNK! It is like he set his soul to music.
- 8. Spiders by System Of A Down
2nd hit off of their first album became more popular than than their 1st.
- 7. Ode To My Family by The Cranberries
In my opinion better than Zombie. A haunting song of a haunted generation.
- 6. Amish Paradise by Wierld Al Yankovic
Though it seems odd to list a parody, this song did truly hit it big. I can think of few people who did not find it humorous to say the least. Coolio wishes his song could have been as popular.
- 5. No Rain by Blind Melon
Everyone knows this song. The Bumblebee girl is nearly a pop icon. They could been something truly great.
- 4. Istanbul (Not Constantinople) by They Might Be Giants
"Even old New York was once New Amsterdam...." Need I say more?
- 3. Where Is My Mind? by The Pixies
The teet that Nirvana suckled on.(THE alternative band). This song is unforgettable even if you only hear it once.
- 2. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
For most people it's Smells Like Teen spirit, but honestly I find that Heart Shaped Box is my fav. (and far more intelligable).
- 1. Struck A Nerve by Bad Religion
Off the album Recipe for Hate, perfect vocal melodies -a trademark of Bad Religion style. I highly recomend it (and any other Bad Religion albums).
Having finsihed, there are so many songs we wish we could list. We tried to achieve a balance between the music that affected our life and that which affected music as a whole (Sorry, Ice Ice Baby didn't make the cut. We think we did alright. - Bob/Ryan
- 10. Hunger Strike by Temple of the Dog
Chris Cornell's side project with Eddie Vedder on guest vocals. A masterpiece of the Seattle era.
- 9. Outshined by Soundgarden
What list is complete without Chris Cornell?
- 8. Good Pain by Live
Off of "Mental Jewelry," the band's first official album and second actual recording (the first being "Death of a Dictionary" under the name Public Affection, an album that also included this song). Ed Kowalczyk is a musical genius whose talents often pass unnoticed in favor of more "polished" trendy rock.
- 7. Down In A Hole by Alice in Chains
Passionate and haunting. Jerry Cantrell's lyrics plus Layne Staley's vocals equal pure genius.
- 6. Try Not To Breathe by R.E.M.
One of their more obscure songs, found on 1994's "Automatic for the People." A beautiful song about the feelings of obsolescence accompanying old age.
- 5. Wicked Garden by Stone Temple Pilots
Off of their first album and a very successful single, this song proved early on that this band deserved to be legendary.
- 4. Warm Machine by Bush
This song comes from "The Science of Things" and is, in my eyes, their best.
- 3. H. by Tool
A brilliant, brilliant song. Maynard is one of the most brilliant lyricists in rock history.
- 2. Hail, Hail by Pearl Jam
If you haven't heard this song, run (don't walk) to your nearest record store and pick up "No Code."
- 1. Got Me Wrong by Alice in Chains
This song, originally off of the "Sap" EP, is probably one of their best. Alice in Chains was one of the most potent forces in 90's rock.
11) "Still Remains" by Stone Temple Pilots. 12) "Rain King" by Counting Crows. 13) "Bound for the Floor" by Local H. 14) "Until I Fall Away" by Gin Blossoms.
- 10. Bow Down by Westside Connection
- 9. Janie's Got a Gun by Aerosmith
- 8. Who Made Who / Thunderstruck / Highway to Hell by AC/DC
- 7. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 6. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
- 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- 4. Sweet Child of Mine by Guns 'n' Roses
- 3. Enter Sandman by Metallica
- 2. What's My Name (Who am I) by Snoop Doggy Dogg
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Too hard to choose 10. These are just 10 great ones... there are too many and I've been away 41 hrs so I can't think well
- 10. Nas by Ether
as much as i hate Nas give it up for this diss
- 9. Ride On Them by Lil Zane
Not a hard shit talker but uses his voice good in this tight rap song
- 8. Ll Cool J by Return Of Jack The Ripper
Before ll cool j got fairy and one of the best disses
- 7. Fuck Westside Connection by Cypress Hill
i love ice cube but they got them here
- 6. Fuck Cypress Hill by Westside Connection
i love cypress hill but they got them here
- 5. Snoop Dogg by Down 4 My Niggas
play it for your homies
- 4. Hit'em Up by Tupac
would be #1 but to many white boys playin it out
- 3. Real Motherfuckin G's by Eazy-e
live it up to eazy-e
- 2. Ole School Shit by Eazy-e
Mad shit talking song wit even a bitch flowing pretty good
- 1. Survival Of The Fittest by Mobb Deep
Bad ass group with hard lyrics
no offense but all your songs suck and are fake!!! this is some real gangsta shit
By: Ryan Hughes
- 10. It's My Life by Bon Jovi
I dont know if this is 90s or not.... but anyway... its here cuz i cant think of anything ;(
- 9. Dressed To Kill by New Found Glory
Really Really REALLY awesome song that just never really got popular ;(
- 8. Basket Case by Green Day
- 7. Come Original by 311
Wicked cool band with a wicked cool song... I just wanna lit the blunt up now ;)
- 6. Californication by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Cool song ;)
- 5. Time Of Your Life by Green Day
Cool song, a little played out and can get irritating, but a true classic of the 90's
- 4. Smells Like Team Spirit by Nirvana
God bless Kurt Cobain.. Awesome classic song too
- 3. All For You by Sister Hazel
Really awesome song from a really awesome band.
- 2. My Heart Will Go On by New Found Glory
I BELIEVE this song is in the 90's (late 90's i think ;) ) Anyway, it is without a doubt the best punk cover ever.
- 1. Minority by Green Day
Awesome beat! You can listen to this song all day without it started to wear on yah.
Sorry if any of these songs aren't in the 90's but I think i came close.... anyway ;)
- 10. Name by Goo Goo Dolls
special mention for faith no more (easy)
- 9. You Re So Great by Blur
- 8. Tearjeker by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 7. Everlong by Foo Fighters
- 6. High And Dry by Radiohead
- 5. Shine by Collective Soul
woodstock hears them
- 4. River Of Deceit by Mad Season
- 3. I Got Id by Pearl Jam
exquisitely anonimous song
- 2. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
- 1. Lithium by Nirvana
i also like the lemonheads version for LUKA
By: Kanwar Anand
- 10. When Love And Death Embrace by Him
WHAT A SONG! SUMS IT ALL
- 9. Scream by Michael Jackson
Janet also sung in this . Awesome beats , video.
- 8. Faget by Korn
Allright yeah you hate this band. Like this band. Whatever. I just adore them so much. They are the best and this is JON DAVIS at his best.
- 7. Deep Inside Of You by Third Eye Blind
- 6. Whats This Life For (acoustic) by Creed
The lyrics , vocals , music , everything is so perfect.
- 5. Tremorchrist by Pearl Jam
Am I the only one whos a freak for this song?
- 4. Ugly by Cold
OWWWW! This pains.
- 3. Light Years by Pearl Jam
Yet another classic. I like this so song. This is one song which is so diverse you can listen to it anyime you want.
- 2. Letting The Cables Sleep by Bush
My goodness me. The 1st time I heard it I couldnt beleive it that music could be taken to this level. This is so soothing.
- 1. Black by Pearl Jam
" I know someday you'll have a beautiful life . I know someday you'll be a star in somebody else's life. Why can't it be MIIIIIIIIINE? " *sob*
A lot of songs. Actually these came to my mind. My 3 fave bands would be KoRn , Pearl Jam and Creed.
- 10. Tonight Is The Night by Le Click
- 9. Pump Up The Jam by Technotronic
- 8. Everybody by Dj Bobo
- 7. Scatman by Scatman John
- 6. Run Away by Real Mccoy
- 5. Rhythm Of The Night by Corona
- 4. No Limits by 2 Unlimited
- 3. What Is Love? by Haddaway
- 2. Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap!
- 1. Vogue by Madonna
By: Adrienne Carpenter
- 10. Come Undon by Duran Duran
Ohh yes, trying to make a comback... failed as usual
- 9. Killing Me Softly by The Fugees
- 8. Wonderwall by Oasis
- 7. Blame It On The Rain by Mili Vanilli
- 6. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 5. Hey Jealousy by Gin Blossoms
- 4. Laid by James
- 3. Black by Pearl Jam
- 2. Mojo Pin by Jeff Buckley
Jeff Buckley was the more important artist of my generation and his death was a million times more important then Cobain's.
- 1. Been Caught Stealing by Janes Addiction
By: Corey Mallard
- 10. Parabola by Tool
- 9. Half The Man I Used To Be by Stp
- 8. Losing My Religion by Rem
- 7. Otherside by Red Hot Chile Pepers
- 6. About A Girl by Nirvana
- 5. Nirvana by Lake Of Fire
- 4. Speed Kills by Bush
- 3. Freak On A Leash by Korn
my theam song
- 2. Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 1. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
touches your heart
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