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

    By: Sammei
    • 10. Livin La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin
    • 9. Scream by Michael & Janet Jackson
    • 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 7. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor
    • 6. Ray Of Light by Madonna
    • 5. Freedom 90' by George Michaels
    • 4. Ironic by Alanis Morisette
    • 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 2. Losing My Religion by REM
    • 1. We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel

    By: Diablah
    • 10. No Surprises by Radiohead
      Amazing, would've been higher but though variety would be good
    • 9. U2 by Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
      Different and brillient
    • 8. Recovering the Satellites by Counting Crows
      More quality nineties rock
    • 7. These Living Arms by Tea Party
      Something different, awesome
    • 6. Let Down by Radiohead
      Ever looked out the window on the bus and watched the world flow by
    • 5. Brick by Ben Folds Five
      Haven't heard anything else by Bend Folds that comes close
    • 4. Nightswimming by R.E.M.
      R.E.M at their best, beautiful
    • 3. ONE by U2
      What can i say, its brillient
    • 2. Mrs. Potter's Lullaby by Counting Crows
      Its infectious and i never seem to get bored of it
    • 1. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
      In 1995 when rock seemed lost on the airwaves, the album voted on BBC and by Q-magazine as the 2nd best ever slipped through almost unnoticed.

    Was also considering, REM - Daysleeper, Counting Crows - Colorblind, Smashing Pumpkins - 1979, Wallflowers - One Headlight, Radiohead - Airbag
    By: Bradders N The Backtackers
    • 10. Macarena by Los Del Rio
    • 9. Baby When The Lights Go Out by Five
    • 8. If You Ever by East 17 And Gabrielle
    • 7. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy
    • 6. Lets Get Ready To Rumble by Ant And Dec
    • 5. Saturday Night by Whigfield
    • 4. Wannabe by Spice Girls
    • 3. Relight My Fire by Take That
    • 2. I Dont Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
    • 1. Everything I Do I Do It For You by Bryan Adams

    By: Chris
    • 10. Nine Inch Nails by Closer
      This sex driven industrial tune, brought out the best in lead singer Trent Reznor and despite all the underlying sexual themes the song got major air time on MTV.
    • 9. Rage Against the Machine by Freedom
      Standing out as a group with a political opinion and agenda like no other band of their time, RATM's "Freedom" put the band on the map and got a lot of people's attention really fast.
    • 8. November Rain by Guns N Roses
      Not a particularly huge fan of the band, they still deserve credit for this rock masterpiece that spanned nearly 8 minutes in length.
    • 7. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      A trip out video combined with one of the greatest lead singers of all time made for one of the biggest hits of the decade.
    • 6. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      Huge hit in the early 90's and a song that put STP among the top acts in the country.
    • 5. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      A song that experienced alternative and mainstream success, Billy Corgan's band recorded one of the more timeless songs of the decade.
    • 4. Rooster by Alice in Chains
      A song inspired from the grim reality known as Vietnam, Alice in Chains took Grunge and rock music on to a whole new level with this incredible song and video.
    • 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      The song that has kept Pearl Jam a favorite among many Grunge era fans.
    • 2. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      A rock anthem, that is still a standard in mainstream metal.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      The turning point in rock and music in general in the early 1990's.

    Honorable mentions in the decade include Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Radiohead,Mother Love Bone,Mudhoney,Screaming Trees,Sonic Youth,and Mad Season. All these bands had a lot to do with the rock resurgence in the early 90's, however I feel these were the best tunes of the 90's.
    By: Megan
    • 10. Hurt by Nine Inch Nails
    • 9. Only In Dreams by Weezer
    • 8. Karma Police by Radiohead
    • 7. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 6. Idiot Box by Incubus
    • 5. Make Yourself by Incubus
    • 4. All Apologies by Nirvana
    • 3. Caress Me Down by Sublime
    • 2. Be Quiet And Drive by Deftones
    • 1. Something In The Way by Nirvana

    By: Ashley
    • 10. Ching Ching by Mrs. Jade
    • 9. Wanksta by 50 Cent
    • 8. Dr. Greenthumb by Cypress Hill
    • 7. Slacker by Tech N9ne
    • 6. Thug Holiday by Trick Daddy And Natasha Scott
    • 5. Nan N***** by Trick Daddy And Trina
    • 4. Move B**** by Ludacris
    • 3. Pimp Juice by Nelly
    • 2. I'm Sick Of Being Lonley by Feild Mafia
    • 1. Thug Mansion by Tupac

    By: The Realist
    • 10. The Saga by Cormega
      Great lyrics, sick beat, Cormega is true hip hop
    • 9. Get Away by Mobb Deep
      If u don't know why this is on the list just download it and listen. Great song.
    • 8. Party N Bull Sh*t by Biggie
      Awsome beat, biggies voice made for this track
    • 7. Slippin (dirty Version) by Dmx
      DMX spills his gust on this one, he talks about how F*cked up his life was, and how he fought of his demons, this track always gets me
    • 6. Its Yours by Wu Tang
      Wu tang is soooooooo hype, and this has gotta be one of there best
    • 5. Regulators by Warren G
      a Classic, the mellowness in warren n nates voice gives this song something I've never heard before. Promise u'll bob your head
    • 4. Reene by Lost Boyz
      Mr Cheeks tell about his lost love in the way only he could, its so real u can feel his pain.
    • 3. Thug Love by 2 Pac
      Bone thugs and 2 pac what more can I say, this song is gangstar, 5 different rappers ripp it up. (listen when u wanna get pumped)
    • 2. Pain by 2 Pac
      This is one of pacs songs that never got to popular, dunno why. This song explains the everyday strugle in the ghetto, and the pain comes along with it
    • 1. The Message by Nas
      Hip hop beat with some acoustic guitar put together in harmony, and to make it even better Nas saved his best lyrics for this one.

    I know this all hip hop, but the last good rock music was made long ago, and no dance or trance cause this is probably an american or canadian site and u just wouldn't appreciate it to bad. Anyways this is in no way the top 10 hip hop songs, theres to many good songs to narrow it to 10.
    By: Julie
    • 10. Crazy by Aerosmith
      The whole album was just THAT GOOD.
    • 9. Die Without You by P.m. Dawn
      Don't tell me you forgot about them!? Classic love song.
    • 8. You Don't Know How It Feels by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
      The perfect song...
    • 7. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
      Everyone loves this song, and rightfully so. I wanna....
    • 6. Memory Motel by Rolling Stones & Dave Matthews
      What a sweet, sexy song...
    • 5. Away by Toadies
      From one of my all-time favorite albums...this song brings back such awesome memories of the good ol' days.
    • 4. Smooth by Santana & Rob Thomas
      Just one of those super-feel-good songs...what a great collaberation! Rob is God!
    • 3. Nothin' But A G-thang by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dog
      This was the ULTIMATE hang-out song...I get the warm fuzzies just thinkin about it!
    • 2. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      Oh, Eddie...isn't he great?
    • 1. Lithium by Nirvana
      From the #1 album of the decade...what else needs to be said?!

    There were just too many great albums, I wanted to list more! Alanis, Bush, STP, Soundgarden, Sublime, Eminem, Sarah McLachlan, Korn, Matchbox 20, Whitney, RHCP, Wu-Tang Clan & all the early 90's gangsta rap and R & B groups!!
    By: Beckie Jo
    • 10. Mambo No. 5 by Lou Bega
    • 9. Saturday Night by Whigfield
    • 8. The Sign by Ace of base
    • 7. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
    • 6. Push by Matchbox 20
    • 5. Macarena by Los Del Mar
    • 4. Everybody (backstreets back) by Bacstreet Boys
    • 3. Wannabe by Spice Girls
    • 2. Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap!
    • 1. Mr. Vain by Culture Beat

    OMG this was soooo much harder than i thought.
    By: manuel v.
    • 10. Losing My Religion by Rem
      Marked the mid-90's. Great lyrics, music and singin
    • 9. Don't Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      Until that point was the only song i didn't like of Aerosmith (since i've hate everything they have recorded) But many people like this song and brigs good memories for them.
    • 8. Unforgiven by Metallica
      Personally the best hard song of the 90's (not metal) Great balance with hard electric guitars and acoustic guitars.
    • 7. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Great mush song, maybe not with outstandig lyrics or anything like that but its just simply one of the best songs of the 90's
    • 6. Beautiful Day by U2
      One positive song for any ocassion, it makes us feel alive and gives us the vive to sing with it. Very very good song.
    • 5. Black by Pearl Jam
      Very good song. Personally it has the bes written ending of a song :"I know someday you'll have a beautiful life, i know you be the sun in somebody elses' sky but why can't it be mine?"
    • 4. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      Also, big song around the world. Dont say you dont like it, Gwen best singing and best lyrics. Too bad they went comercial with theyr lates cds.
    • 3. November Rain by Guns n Roses
      the 10 most enjoyable minutes of the 90's. Everyone knows this song and loves it. You may not like Guns n Roses but you do like this song, very emotional song and excellently made.
    • 2. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkings
      Great song by a great band, and alsgo great video. The violins help alot to this song and the lyrics are also very good.
    • 1. Iris by Goo Goo Dools
      great touching song, im not a big fan of pop or soft rock but i cant find any song better that this in the 90's.

    I give credits to Whitneys - i will always love you Gigi D'Agostino - Ill fly with you Bone Thungs and Harmony - Crossroads TLC - Waterfalls Ozzy - I Just Want You

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