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

    By: Rog�rio Bettoni
    • 10. Never The Same by Supreme Beings Of Leisure
    • 9. Glory Box by Portshead
    • 8. World by New Order
    • 7. Smack My Bitch Up by Prodigy
    • 6. Secet Smile by Semisonic
    • 5. Underwater Love by Smoke City
    • 4. Tropicalia by Beck
      One of my favourite singers.
    • 3. Queer by Garbage
      Garbage is the only band who knows how to mix some of the greatest sounds.
    • 2. A Segunda Estrada by Noivo Da Lu
      Thsi band is really a revelation from Brazil in the last century. Fantastic.
    • 1. Drowned World/substitute For Love by Madonna
      The best song for a decade!!!

    By: Rory
    • 10. Just A Girl by No Doubt
      Great ska band
    • 9. Wrong Way by Sublime
      Sublime was a great band too
    • 8. Freshman by Verve Pipe
      Sad song but powerful meaning
    • 7. When I Grow Up by Garbage
      They're great
    • 6. I Don't Want To Wait by Paula Cole
      The song was in fact annnoying but swept indie rockers
    • 5. When I Come Around by Green Day
      Still love Green Day...
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Great song...showed injustice of school cliques
    • 3. Wannabe by Spice Girls
      Not a really deep song but it sparked the re-generaation of pop band. And grossed in millions upon millions of fans and money
    • 2. Roll To Me by Del Amitri
      This on hit wonder band's song Roll to me is totally fun, you mihgt remember their video where their in baby carragies.
    • 1. Basketcase by Green Day
      Green Day ROCKS!

    By: greg steely
    • 10. Cannonball by Breeders
    • 9. Alice In Chains by Got Me Wrong
    • 8. Rape Me by Nirvana
      Buy In Utero!
    • 7. Milk It by Nirvana
      Buy In Utero!
    • 6. Heart - Shaped Box by Nirvana
      Buy In Utero!
    • 5. Lithium by Nirvana
      Buy Nevermind!
    • 4. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      You Heard It...
    • 3. Touch Me Im Sick by Mudhuney
      Awesome Grungy Song
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      You've All Heard It...
    • 1. Anuerysm by Nirvana
      Buy Incesticide!

    Nirvana Owns The 90's...hahahaha There Is Too Many Nirvana Songs To Mention...Just Buy The Cd's.
    By: Ryan Naviaux
    • 10. Losing My Religion by REM
      My most listened to song, not what I had thought would be. I'll never forget what all I have done while listening to this song.
    • 9. No Rain by Blind Melon
      These guys could've been great, but at least we got one great song out of them, it's a shame what happened.
    • 8. All In the Family by Korn
      I know it's different, but it's just a great song, without the video. The whole album is good, but this made them, whether for good or bad.
    • 7. Driven by Incubus
      This is the first song I ever heard from Incubus, and I've loved them ever since. YOu have to be strong and not have any regrets when you look back. YOu don't need to worry about tomorrow, you'll deal with it when it becomes today.
    • 6. Rock Bottom by Eminem
      The best song from Eminem, not the most popular, but the greatest from this decade. He speaks his mind and he's right for doing so, and thank gooness or we would never had heard this song.
    • 5. Good Riddance by Green Day
      My favorite punk-rock song ever. Anytime that I feel my life cann't go right, I turn to thise one. If you ever look back at your life you should be able to say that you made the best choice, or that you learned something from it because when you are old, memories and choices are all you really have and they should be worthy of you.
    • 4. Free Falling by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
      A great overall song with lyrics, voice, and instruments. This is my favorite to listen to after a bad hit in life.
    • 3. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      The song tells us how we are all fragile and need to be helped. Sometimes we just need to step away from everything and see what's going on in our lives, listen to our surroundings.
    • 2. Freshman by Verve Pipe
      The one song that I think deals with the confusing thoughts you experience as a teenager, sadness for the death, guilt for not stopping it, happiness for still being alive, and confusion for how to deal with it all.
    • 1. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      None of these are in order but this song is the first to come to mind. When I think of my favorite song, this is probably it.

    Some good times, some bad times, but isn't that life? Enjoy yours, these artists tell the best stories in their songs, almost prophetic in my life.
    By: Luke Walters
    • 10. Voices by Cheap Trick
    • 9. Ghosts of the Mississipi by Down
    • 8. Heart Shaped-Box by Nirvana
      Blow's me away.
    • 7. Monkey Wrench by Foo Fighters
      Holy SHIT!!
    • 6. Zero by Smashing Pumpkins
      Shouldn't have broke up
    • 5. Tainted Love cover from the Clash by Marilyn Manson
      don't know what to say, but........WWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWW!!!
    • 4. Song 2 by Blur
    • 3. Come as You Are by Nirvana
      Nice and mellow to the ears.
    • 2. Cowboys From Hell by Pantera
      Just a kick ass song
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      The best fucking song in the world. Deadly guitar riffs at the beginning and then into a heavy punk-rock guitar sound.

    By: Pete Schrock
    • 10. I Get Around by 2pac
    • 9. Cupid by 112
    • 8. Bow Down by West Side Connection
      (see above "Make Em Say Ugh")
    • 7. Lodi Dodi by Snoop Dogg
      "Lodi Dodi, we likes to party, we dont cause trouble, we dont bother nobody"
    • 6. Everything Zen by Bush
    • 5. Hero by Mariah Carey
      How many of you had your first kiss to this song??
    • 4. Killing Me Softly by Fugees
      Ohhhhhhhhhhh man does this take me back
    • 3. Waterfalls by Tlc
      Great song. Great message
    • 2. My Name Is.. by Eminem
      Even if you didn't like him, you still sang along to this
    • 1. Make Em Say Ugghhh by Master P, Silkk Da Shocker, Mystikal, Mia X, Fiend
      Makes you wanna get rowdy and start fightin someone

    By: Will
    • 10. You Know You Right by Nirvana
    • 9. Foo Fighters by Breakout
    • 8. Idlewild by Quite Crown
    • 7. Alive by Pearl Jam
    • 6. Scar Tissue by Rhcp
    • 5. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
    • 4. Big Mouth Strikes Again by The Smiths
    • 3. Big Mouth Strikes Again by Placebo
      Great cover of the smiths song
    • 2. Just by Radiohead
    • 1. Rape Me by Nirvana

    By: Seth
    • 10. Machinehead by Bush
      everything zen also is kick ass, as well as every other song they wrote i put these in order as best i could, bottom line - they are all good, and could be on the top of my list depending on my mood.
    • 9. In Bloom by Nirvana
      i like it better than teen spirit, they were real good
    • 8. Everlong by Foo Fighers
      hero, ill stick around, walking after you, all good, but everlong is kick ass electric or acoustic
    • 7. Better Man by Pearl Jam
      hard to decide which song is the best, this one is good
    • 6. Soul To Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      havent seen this one on many lists, but its a good one
    • 5. Wonderwall by Oasis
      need some oasis up in here
    • 4. Cumberson by Seven Mary Three
      sweet song, waters edge is also good
    • 3. Creep by Radiohead
      gotta like the hard distorted parts
    • 2. Tomorrow by Silverchair
      wish they would have eaten more
    • 1. Copesitic by Local H
      just dont get it, can you learn to accept is or no your so pathedic,(not im order cause i dont know what he says before copesitic) i thought this was a nirvana song when i was real young. took me a while to find it because i had not heard of these guys.

    There are a lot of good lists here, from people who know the 90's, however, anyone who includes and boy bands in a 90's list is either a girl (whom if you like boy bands you lived in the other 90's), a homo(which is wrong anyway), or 12 years old(and you didnt really live in the 90's). A few people here need to realize that the 90's did not start in 1998. Sorry for ranting, but I know I speak for a lot of people out there who do not like crappy music.
    By: Ash
    • 10. Iris by Matchbox20
    • 9. Stay by Lisa Loeb
    • 8. Take A Bow by Madonna
    • 7. I Swear by All 4 One
    • 6. Hero by Mariah Carey
    • 5. Four Seasons Of Lonliness by Boyz Ii Men
    • 4. Rush Rush by Paula Abdul
    • 3. Dreaming Of You by Selena
    • 2. Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
    • 1. One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey And Boyz Ii Men

    Not in order coz dat would be juz too hard...
    By: Andy
    • 10. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      Great song, the orchestra really puts feeling into this song. The video is one that is original, and should be recognized. Smashing pumpkins are awesome!
    • 9. Bulls on Parade by Rage Against The Machine
      Great song. Pumps me up so much. I put this song on here more because of the band and how they deserve to be on here. I have their picture entitled "Nuns with Guns", and it is probably my favorite picture, so they are on this countdown.
    • 8. Shoots and Ladders by Korn
      Great rock song based on nursery rhymes. This song is a great one at that from an all time amazing band. Korn is awesome at tours, and this song blew me away when i saw it live. That is why i included it on my countdown.
    • 7. Freshmen by The Verve Pipe
      Great song - Great band Haven't heard much from them since, and that is to bad because they had a great hit. Don't anyone consider them a one hit wonder, they still have time to come back, even though they won't.
    • 6. Free Fallin' by Tom Petty
      Awesome song from "The Man"! He has such an inspiring way to get his messages across, and this song is one of his ways of magic.
    • 5. Finnegans Wake by Dropkick Murpheys
      I cannot believe that no one has mentioned the Dropkick Murpheys on here! They are awesome. 10 times better than "yo yo yo mofo lets rap dawg kick it wit my homes" RAP sucks and anyone that disagrees sucks too!They have no talent - just a bunch of black guys or( white guys trying to be black )with missing teeth and "bling bling" around their neck and band-aids under their eyes. I could be a goddam rapper, and thats just sad!
    • 4. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      Nirvana has alot of talent, and I wish i oculd put them in a higher spot on this mini countdown, but there are just a couple songs that i find better than this one. So, even though they are at the 4th spot, I dedicate it to the loss of Kurt. Many still miss you. RIP
    • 3. Better Man by Pearl Jam
      What else is there to say about one of / if not the greatest band of all time. This song reflects their true personality and that's why I love it. Buy their new album!
    • 2. Tribute by Tenacious D
      "This is not the greatest song in the world, this is just a tribute" For all of you who do not listen to this great band, I feel sorry for you. You truely are missing out on something great!
    • 1. Stinkfist by Tool
      I don't know why, but this songs pumps me up so much. I lift to it all the time. Tool is the greatest example of true rock music, not pussy rap. And "stinkfist" is the best song and that's why it is number 1.

    To all you who think that rap was the highlights of the 90's, you better think again. No black rapper going "yo yo yo" with gold teeth and "bling bling" is a highlight in my book. It makes me want to puke. And white guys trying to be black, you guys are just funny cause you look like shit. And anyone who thinks that Ricky Martin should be on this countdown is a queer. VIVA LOS MUSICA DE ROCK!!!

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