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

    By: Rodrigo Malandre
    • 10. My Iron Lung by Radiohead
      A rocking song of what has become a classic band.
    • 9. Crazy Mary by Pearl Jam
      Amazing Cover included in the Sweet Relief compilation
    • 8. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      Still find myself singing it in the shower.
    • 7. Ants Marching by Dave Matthew's Band
      How can he sing and play those strange chords at the same time?
    • 6. Another Horsedreamer's Blues by Counting Crows
      Of the erroneously unapreciated Recovering The Satellites, it's a supreme composition.
    • 5. Heavy 33 by The Verlaines
      Best New Zelander band. This song appears on the No Alternative compilation with unreleased songs of Smashing Pumpkins, Uncle Tupelo, Breeders, etc.
    • 4. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
      Amazing hit.
    • 3. One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces by Ben Folds Five
      How can anybody play the piano the way Ben Folds does here? This song absolutely rocks.
    • 2. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
      Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder singing together in one hell of a song.
    • 1. Buttercup by Brad
      Beatiful song of the most underestimated band of the 90's. Shawn Smith has an amazing voice. Check the first two albums of this Stone Gossard's side project.

    The 90's produced an incredible amount of great music, only matchable bhy the 1966 - 1973 period. Examples: the Seattle scene, Helmet, Quicksand, My Bloody Valentine, Smashing Pumpkins, the best of Sonic Youth and R.E.M. material, Dave Matthews Band, alternative folk like Uncle Tuppelo, Buffalo Tom, the genious of Beck... should I keep on going?
    By: Qwerty
    • 10. Green Day by Good Ridence
    • 9. Toxcity by System Of The Down
    • 8. Wait And Bleed by Slip Knot
    • 7. Get Free by The Vines
    • 6. Rodeo by Garth Brooks
    • 5. The Spaces Between Us by Dave Mathews Band
    • 4. Suck My Kiss by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 3. Green Day by Basket Case
    • 2. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
      I just really like the beat but not him.
    • 1. Praise You by Fat Boy Slim

    I think my true love is 80's hard rock.
    By: Lisa
    • 10. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      I always liked this song and i know it deserves to be in the Top ten!
    • 9. Bryan Adams by Everything I Do( I Do It For You)
      OOOOO need i say this is like the best love song of all time!??! This is definitely a top ten ! But i love Bryan Adams!
    • 8. Born To Make You Happy by Britney Spears
      This is one of my favorite songs by her. Even though im not a fan really anymore, i used to love her early stuff.. I should say first album and also second.. But what happened to her? (i guess she just changed).
    • 7. Ricky Martin by Shes All I Ever Had
      I'm not a huge fan of Ricky but i do love this song. The lyrics are soo sweet and i always wonder if he wrote this song about someone he really loved. It sounds so sincere.
    • 6. Enrique Iglesias by Bailamos
      This song is the first song i heard from him. He has made more songs and albums and i continue to buy them. Enrique has a very unique voice, yet very romantic.
    • 5. Garth Brooks by The Dance
      Everytime i hear this song i just almost always start to cry.. cherishing the ones you love and not regreting the sad things that can come.
    • 4. Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton
      This song is very sad. The words are just soo from the heart.. I am sure most of everyone knows what it's about.His son and how he cannot join him yet. That is what i got from it anyways.. But yep, beautiful song indeed!
    • 3. Walking After You by Foo Fighters
      I never stopped liking this song after i heard it. I haven't seen anyone put this one their top ten list yet.. Very surprised. The beat is very good, and so are the words. About a guy who wants this girl but she cannot make up her mind.. But he really never gives up.
    • 2. Gravity Of Love by Enigma
      Although most of all Enigmas songs are great, this one really sticks to me. It has kind of a gothic romantic feel to it.
    • 1. True Colors by Phil Collins
      This song is very inspirational.. Its very true and if you haven't heard it then you should. Its beautiful.

    If i could, i would list more . But since i can only list 10 here they are. It was hard though to break them all down.. Cuz there were soooo many great 90s songs.
    By: Dana Cathcart
    • 10. Alive by Pearl Jam
    • 9. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      gets you out of bed
    • 8. Black Hole sun by Soundgarden
    • 7. Man on the Moon by R.E.M
      If you believe.
    • 6. Lightning crashes by Live
      watch out for the lightning
    • 5. Man in a Box by Alice IN chains
      save me@!
    • 4. Hunger Strike by Eddie Vader
      Im going hungry..great duo
    • 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Jeremy's falling............everyone caught him
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Who didnt bang their head for hours
    • 1. All Apologies by Nirvana
      All Apologiez, I have to cry

    By: Dj Umbro
    • 10. The First Rebirth by Jones & Stephenson
      TRANCE rules!!!!!!!
    • 9. Think About The Way by Ice Mc
      because 90's was the decade of dance and this was my favourite
    • 8. Block'rockin'beats by The Chemical Brothers
      play it loud!!
    • 7. My Girl by Nirvana
      simply the most beautiful song they have made
    • 6. Children by Robert Miles
      beautiful and catchy at the same time
    • 5. Zombie by The Cranberries
      when you hear it, you can't get it out of your head
    • 4. Insomnia by Faithless
      i still can get no sleep...
    • 3. Killing Me Softly by The Fugees
      so smoooooth!!!
    • 2. November Rain by Gun's And Roses
      it still makes me cry sometimes
    • 1. Around The World by Daft Punk
      the best house song ever!!!

    By: Amy
    • 10. About A Girl by Nirvana
      This song is good..I dunno what it is that grabs you...But its great!
    • 9. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      This is a good song...I've related to it many many times!!
    • 8. Dumb by Nirvana
      From their earlier album "bleach"...A great song...I love it!!!
    • 7. Pennyroyal Tea by Nirvana
      Great great song!
    • 6. Something In The Way by Nirvana
      This song is sad...It tells about when kurt cobain lived on the streets..But so insprirational!
    • 5. Oh Me by Nirvana
      Great song...So deep...They performed this in the mtv unplugged in new york.
    • 4. In Bloom by Nirvana
      Its a really really good song!! its got like this amazing beat taht captures you!!
    • 3. Rape Me by Nirvana
      It shows just how much all the stupid paparazzi did bother this group...Thats what they was talkin about
    • 2. Come As You Are by Nirvana
      What can I say? its a gr8 song!
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      This is like the best song of the 90s...If nirvana wasnt around...Punk would be totally different!!!!!

    Of course..You see..All these songs are by nirvana. I just think they are the greatest band ever! they have helped me alot and I thought they deserved a top 10 just for them...Cause I dont think they really got the ranking they deserved in other top 10 things here!! nirvana! whoa who! hehe
    By: Brandon Andrews
    • 10. Were In This Together by Nine Inch Nails
      depressing and mood setting. very innovative. i love it.
    • 9. Faceless Man by Creed
      i love this song. the song sets a great atmosphere. the tone is perfect. excellent song.
    • 8. A Sorta Fairytale by Tori Amos
      a passive ballad. beautiful and expressive. tori amos is a genius.
    • 7. 32 Flavors by Ani Difranco
      a light cheerful song. perfect road music.
    • 6. Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      red hot chili peppers are the embodiment of road music. personally, i think this is their finest work.
    • 5. Big Empty by Stone Temple Pilots
      this song has a depth that most people probably dont understand. it really brings you in and doesn't let go.
    • 4. Crash by Dave Matthews Band
      beautiful song. great band.
    • 3. Heart-shaped Box by Nirvana
      nirvana is undoubtedly the greatest band of the '90s. there lyrics really sent a message to the frustrated and alienated youth of the generation. this particular song is incredible and the video is one of the most artistic i have ever seen.
    • 2. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      this song is excellent, and the guitar solo is probably one of the best ever.
    • 1. Whimsical by Days Of The New
      my favorite song from my favorite band. nuff said.

    By: Ben
    • 10. Loser by 3 Doors Down
    • 9. Lake of Fire by Nirvana
    • 8. All Apologies by Nirvana
    • 7. Sad But True by Metallica
    • 6. King Nothing by Metallica
    • 5. Wherever I May Roam by Metallica
    • 4. Alive by Pearl Jam
    • 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 2. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
    • 1. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Best Song in the World

    By: Michael Horvat
    • 10. Name by Goo Goo Dolls
      One of the best guitar Plays of the 90's. Also a Great BAnd!
    • 9. Janie's Got a Gun by Aerosmith
      Excellent song. Best Song of 1990.
    • 8. Machine Head by Bush
      Exellent Rift! :):)
    • 7. December by Collective Soul
      "Shine" was almost up here as well.
    • 6. Novemeber Rain by Gun's and Roses
      The Greatest Ballet of the 90's.
    • 5. Wonderwall by Oasis
      What A GREAT SONG....Enough said.
    • 4. Daughter by Pearl Jam
      Jeremy, Betterman, Yellow ledbetter, Alive, Last Kiss and others by Pj would be in this spot as well. All Classics! Pearl JAm is #1 Band of 90's!
    • 3. Semi-Charmed Life by Third eye Blind
      "Jumper" also came Close to the Top 10. this is the best Sing-Along!
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirt by Nirvana
      The Anthem of the 90's. You Think 90's music, you think of this song!
    • 1. Higher by Creed
      Will Bring back So many memories of High school (Soph and Junior Year)

    Every one of these songs will Remind me Best of the 90's. There is about 20 or 30 other songs that could also make this list, once again...its real hard to pick a Top 10.
    By: Banana
    • 10. Walk Like An Egyptian by The Bangles
    • 9. Hey Baby by Dj Otsi
    • 8. Lose Yourself by Eminem
    • 7. Badboy 4 Life by Pdiddy
    • 6. Purple Pills by D12
    • 5. Freestyler by Bomfunk Mc's
    • 4. Teenage Dirtbag by Weezer
    • 3. Yellow by Coldplay
    • 2. Ride With Me by Nelly
    • 1. Real Slim Shady by Eminem

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