What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
By: Bono Jr
- 10. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews
- 9. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 8. December by Collective Soul
- 7. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
- 6. Numb by U2
- 5. Stay So Far Away So Close by U2
- 4. Shine by Collective Soul
- 3. Until The End Of Th World by U2
- 2. Last Night On Earth by U2
- 1. One by U2
THE perfect funeral song for KURT COBAIN
reason why i dont include Nivana songs is because i only like bands that are still around and even if KURT was still alive odds are he couldn't write anything because it was a no win situation. U2 BEST BAND IN THE WORLD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!***************** U2
- 10. I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
One of their best songs in my mind.
- 9. Father Of Mine by Everclear
A song that doesn't always get the credit that it deserves.
- 8. Freak On A Leash by Korn
This song was huge in 99' one of the biggest songs of that year.
- 7. Push by Matchbox 20
Probably their biggest hit from a band that had many hits in the 90s.
- 6. Good Riddance by Green Day
A huge song in the 90s. One of the most popular graduation songs of the 90s. Song is still popular today.
- 5. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
A Great song, very well written.
- 4. Changes by 2pac
Great rap song that always seemed to get stuck in your head. RIP.
- 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
One of the great songs of the 90s, revolutionized the music industry how could it not be on the list.
- 2. I Believe by Blessid Union Of Souls
A great song with a great meaning. A song that many people dont know about but should.
- 1. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
Probably one of the greatest love songs of all time.
By: ~Holli Jennings~
- 10. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
- 9. Cats in the Cradle by Ugly Kid Joe
This is an awesome song. It shows that family should come before your job! Plus it kind of shows that you don't know who is looking when you do things soo do things that you would want everyond to do>
- 8. Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton
this song is soo sad. i think it talks about a little boy dying and his father is asking him if he would know him if he say him in heaven its soo sad! everyone needs to liten to it!
- 7. Can't Touch this by mc hammer
I had a 14 year old brother that loved this song and i thought it was awesome because my older brother liked it! This song has a meaning to me! its funny how you always remember that stuff!
- 6. Macarena by Los Del Rio
- 5. Just the Two of us by Will Smith
- 4. Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus
I was like 6 when this song came out and i made up a dance to it and it has stuck to me and i just have a thing for this song!
- 3. Sex and Candy by Marcy playground
- 2. Last Kiss by Pearl Jam
- 1. Madonna by Take A Bow
this song reminds me of being a rainy cold day! i dunno just something about it that reminds me of being young!
There is SOOO many good songs that was made in the 90's! I could name about 100 of good songs that were made in the 90's. I tired to give a wide range of songs that were hot in the 90's, but most them had a story in me! I hope this kind of gave new ones to the list! Rock on!
- 10. Dont Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
PROOF positive that old rockers dont die , they just get better with age , and may they continue rocking for 30 more years.
- 9. Animal Instinct by Cranberries
The Cranberries are just cool , they have enough of everything that is good about rock and roll and seem to have none of the bad.
- 8. Unforgiven Ii by Metallica
OMG was there some incredible music in the 90's. When I was making this list I never dreamed that Metallica could have slipped all the way to #8.
- 7. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy And Faith Evans
Could have EASILY been the #1 song , Puff Daddy and Faith Evans sing this song like angels come down from heaven.
- 6. Shimmer by Fuel
What is it about bands with an Orchesta backing them up that makes the song just that more special. Another message song , but a DAMN powerful message.
- 5. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
Had probably the BEST album of the 90's. And again I pick a song that didnt get the air-play or recognition that it deserved.
- 4. My Own Prison - Acoustic Version by Creed
Proof that a group doesnt need loud music to make a powerful statement. A song with a message isnt nessasarily a bad song.
- 3. Selling The Drama by Live
A HUGELY under-rated song from one of the most under-rated groups of the 90's.
- 2. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
You have no idea how hard it was to pick ANY song over a STP song for the top song of the 90's , they are THE GREATEST musical group of the 90's or any other decade. This song is one of their many incredible songs, and speaks for itself.
- 1. The Man Who Sold The World by Nirvana
Incredible unplugged cover of the old David Bowie Song from one of the 90's greatest groups. Not only Cobains gravelly voice but some really superior music.
TOP 10 ? - lol , I could have picked a top 100 and they woould all have belonged here. To those I forgot please forgive me , here they are in no particular order : Semisonic,Bush,Matchbox 20,Offspring,Red Hot Chili Peppers,Garbage,Greenday,Blind Melon,Smashing Pumpkins,Radiohead,Garth Brooks,2pac,Dre,Snoop Dog,Collective Soul,Oasis,Soul Asylum and so many many more great bands made the 90's probably THE defining decade in the history of rock and roll.
By: Ali Tuncel
- 10. Territorial Pissings by Nirvana
Got to find a way to find a way. Different, wierd, recursive... yet rocks!
- 9. Enter Sandman by Metallica
For me, black album is their best work.
- 8. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
Nice early 90's song.
- 7. Black No. 1 by Type O Negative
Refreshing for you soul.
- 6. Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
Impressive band with unique music and attitude.
- 5. Down In A Hole by Alice In Chains
Great song. RIP Layne.
- 4. Longview by Green Day
Formal comeback of punk.
- 3. Firestarter by Prodigy
The best of non-alternative new-happennings in early 90's.
- 2. Screamager by Therapy?
This band did not get enough recognition in the US. In my opinion, their work in 'Troublegum' is a classic.
- 1. Lithium by Nirvana
You can see how Nirvana influenced the upcoming rock music in this song. Sudden back-and-forth shifts in guitar distortions and vocals. Isn't this the same formula used in pretty much every alt-rock song today?
Thank God that I spent part of my teenage years in early 90's. It was a blessing after all the 80's crap.
- 10. Vasoline by Stone Temple Pilots
- 9. Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
- 8. Lightning Crashes by Live
the video is the best
- 7. Been Caught Stealin' by Jane's Addiction
- 6. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
off of mellencollie and the infinite saddness
- 5. Fight The Power by Public Enemy
my favorite, this might have been from 89
- 4. Aerosmith by Crazy/cryin'
- 3. Welcome To The Jungle by Guns And Roses
- 2. Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton
- 1. All Apoligies by Nirvana
11. cake - the distance 12. beck - loser blind melon, bush, no doubt
By: Zack Haslam
- 10. Bitter-Sweet Symphony by The Verve
Very nice round-out song to the order.
- 9. Warning by Green Day
I don't even like Green Day. But this I like.
- 8. Buddy Holly by Weezer
Also an older song which I find pretty fun.
- 7. Come Out And Play by The Offspring
I don't know why I chose this. It's from 1994 and pretty good.
- 6. Hello Time Bomb by Matthew Good Band
The best of the Matt Good songs. Very Alternative. Very Canadian.
- 5. Push by Matchbox 20
Very nice. Rob Thomas brings together a great fundamental idea here.
- 4. Song 2 by Blur
Deserves A Spot on this list.
- 3. All The Small Things by Blink 182
A great Punk....well...punk-pop song.
- 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
The definitive Song. Grunge is dead, and thats just the way it should be.
- 1. Lithium by Nirvana
A powerful hit from the Band of the decade. Any Other Band in this slot is just a real bad lie. Remember, the early 90s provided better rock than the late 90s
Sorry about the order. Lithium is no#1.
- 10. Point Of View by Db Boulevard
- 9. Turn Me On by Superheroes
Really good song
- 8. Move Your Feet by Junior Senior
great song! cool band
- 7. Someone Else by Superheroes
- 6. Your Song by Ewan Mcgregor
(Elton john)! From moulin rouge! nice song
- 5. Control Of The Beat by Superheroes
the best soundtrack! !(langt fra las vegas)!
- 4. Br�ndby Svin by Fck
Nice danish football song
- 3. Breakfest At Tiffanys by Deep Blue Something
Song with many nice memorys
- 2. I Dont Like The Drugs But The Drugs Like Me by Marylin Mason
Cool lyrics! and good song
- 1. Coolgirl by Superheroes
the best song
- 10. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
I HEARD U SAY!
- 9. Everything I Do, I Do It For You by Bryan Adams
- 8. With Or Without You by U2
nobody should disagree with this one
- 7. You And Me Always by Dodgy
This got my nan to dance which is a miracle so this song rocks!
- 6. Just Like A Prayer by Madonna
This has a sentimental value to me...it isnt that great of a song though!
- 5. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
the lyrics to this song are beautiful when i'm sad its the first thing i play!
- 4. Can't Touch This by Mc Hammer
this always gets me dancing
- 3. Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
- 2. Angle Of Mine by Monica
This song makes me cry but feel good at the same time!
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Best Nirvana track!
By: Yoritomo Aramasu
- 10. Wannabe by Spice Girls
- 9. One Week by Barenaked Ladies
- 8. Can't Touch This by MC Hammer
- 7. So Young by The Corrs
- 6. All That She Wants by Ace Of Base
- 5. Breathe by Prodigy
- 4. Buddy Holly by Weezer
- 3. All Star by Smash Mouth
- 2. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
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