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

    By: Michael Suarez
    • 10. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 9. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
    • 8. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
    • 7. End of the Road by Boyz II Men
    • 6. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
    • 5. Nuthin' But A "G" Thang by Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg
    • 4. You Outta Know by Alanis Morissette
    • 3. What's Up? by The 4 Non-Blondes
    • 2. One by U2
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    Yeah. Top Five Honorable Mentions: 5)Wonderwall - Oasis;4)I Only Wanna Be With You - Hootie and the Blowfish;3)Name - The Goo Goo Dolls;2)Livin' On The Edge - Aerosmith;1)Black - Pearl Jam
    By: H
    • 10. Pantera by Cowboys From Hell
      Pantera fuckin rules.
    • 9. Mama I'm Comin Home by Ozzy
      Ozzy is the fuckin man
    • 8. Down In A Hole by Alice In Chains
      just a great chillin song
    • 7. Coma White by Marilyn Manson
      it's so offensive to some people but i think manson can say whatever the fuck he wants to cause he's the fuckin man
    • 6. Cut You In by Jerry Cantrell
      He was great in AIC and he's still fuckin great. such a pleasant tune
    • 5. Enter Sandman by Mettalica
      This song just speaks for it self
    • 4. Alive by Pearl Jam
      eddy vedder has an amazing voice and he really showcases it in this song
    • 3. Surfacing by Slipknot
      Just pure rage and anger
    • 2. Bulls On Parade by Rage Against The Machine
      Noone can deny the greatness that is Rage Against the Machine
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Just one of the most influential songs of the 90's and a great song

    damn i wish i could add Gone by Jerry Cantrell cause it's such a great song but that came a little too late. It's really hard to pick the ten best songs of the 90's cause there were so many great songs to choose from. God the 90's were fuckin awesome.
    By: Greg Murphy
    • 10. Would? by Alice in Chains
      Layne Staley's menacing growl dominates this cut, which appeared on the soundtrack to cult flick "Singles."
    • 9. How I Could Just Kill A Man by Cypress Hill
      B-Real keeping it real. All he wanted was a Pepsi!
    • 8. Hurt by Nine Inch Nails
      Trent Reznor is one of the coolest people alive. Very poignant and harrowing.
    • 7. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      Not sure what it was about either, huh? But it was a great song from the bald one. Not bald then, but anyway...
    • 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      Immense song, any of Soundgarden's singles could have been here, but this was obviously the most well-known.
    • 5. Black by Pearl Jam
      Say what you like about Eddie & co, this is a haunting song and anyway, members of Pearl Jam were in Green River, THE first 'grunge' band to emerge on Sub Pop.
    • 4. Been Caught Stealing by Jane's Addiction
      Perry Farrell was a dude. And still is.
    • 3. She Don't Use Jelly by The Flaming Lips
      Remember them on 90210? Now everyone is their biggest fan
    • 2. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
      One of the best ever music videos accompanied an equally hilarious song.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Didn't start it all, as the first 'grunge' vid on MTV was Alice in Chains' "Man in the Box". But everyone remembers this, don't they...

    90s music could not have moved forward without contributions from the following artists in the 1980s: The Replacements, Husker Du, Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Springsteen, Prince, The Clash, Green River, Mother Love Bone, R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sonic Youth, The Pixies, and a whole lot more, but I'm getting tired of writing. Honorable mentions: Pavement, Radiohead, Massive Attack, The Cure, Jeff Buckley, Stone Temple Pilots, Metallica, blah blah...
    By: Michele
    • 10. My Name Is by Eminem
    • 9. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
    • 8. Freshman by Verve Pipe
    • 7. Crossrads by Bone Thugz n Harmony
    • 6. November Rain by Guns n Roses
    • 5. Wide Open Spaces by Dixie Chicks
    • 4. Summerime by Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff
    • 3. Country Grammar by Nelly
    • 2. She Talks to Angels by Black Crowes
    • 1. Twostep by Dave Matthews Band

    By: Mike Kemker
    • 10. Fuel by Metallica
    • 9. For Whom The Bell Tolls by Metallica
    • 8. Sanitarium by Metallica
    • 7. Damage Inc by Metallica
    • 6. Fade To Black by Metallica
    • 5. Battery by Metallica
    • 4. And Justice For All by Metalica
    • 3. One by Metalica
    • 2. Seek And Destroy by Metalica
    • 1. Master Of Puppets by Metalica

    By: farrell
    • 10. Wonderwall by Oasis
      the best of before they were rubbish
    • 9. Lifted by Lighthouse Family
      feel good song of the decade
    • 8. Time of your life by Green Day
      Love it
    • 7. My Way by Limp Bizkit
      i love the guitar and decks- rollin' is great
    • 6. Aerodynamic by Daft Punk
    • 5. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
      Some of their best work
    • 4. Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters
      brilliant song, brilliant video
    • 3. Supergrass by Pumpin' your Stereo
      Indie rock never sounded so good
    • 2. Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai
      You have to love the Stevie Wonder sound off this, the video's great!
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      i dont need to explain- except that they paved the way for 90's Rock

    if anyone thinks its bad, its coz im 16, but then again an 11 year olds was alrite so why cant mine! to the americans that dont know some of the songs its coz i live in Ireland!
    By: Lindsay
    • 10. Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something
    • 9. Someday We'll Know by New Radicals
    • 8. Follow You Down by Gin Blossoms
    • 7. Bitch by Meredith Brooks
    • 6. Ace Of Base by The Sign
    • 5. You Were Meant For Me by Jewel
    • 4. How Bizarre by Omc
    • 3. Jumper by Third Eye Blind
    • 2. Save Tonight by Eagle Eye Cherry
    • 1. Torn by Natalie Imbruglia

    By: Josh
    • 10. The Freshman by Verve Pipe
    • 9. Losing My Religion by REM
    • 8. Glycerine by Bush
    • 7. Bye, Bye, Bye by N'Sync
    • 6. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 5. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 4. Wonderwall by Oasis
    • 3. The World I Know by Collective Soul
    • 2. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 1. Basket Case by Green Day

    By: Mbizi
    • 10. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
      When I first heard this song, I hated it, but its really genious in its construction and the slow melody in the bridge is just amazingly beautiful.
    • 9. She Walks Over Me by Hole
      Hole was my introduction into the angry female indy rock scene. This song has my favorite lyrics of all the Hole songs: "Anorexic magazines it smells like girl, it smells like girl!"
    • 8. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      Hands down the most influential band of the 90's. I think this song captures everything "Nirvana" in that it Kurt was a very melodic songwriter and it incorporates a sort of ballad in the beginning and a very grungy chorus.
    • 7. Say You'll Be There by Spice Girls
      You might not like the Spice Girls as a group, but if you are a true lover of good music, you can appreciate the production on this infectious pop song.
    • 6. Uninvited by Alanis Morissette
      This song draws you in from the beginning because it is modal and changes keys right in the middle of the melody. This seldomly works, but when it does, along with a fine performance by Alanis, you get this masterpiece.
    • 5. Never Is A Promise by Fionna Apple
      This is one of the most beautiful songs that I have ever heard the lyrics are stunning and the production is apropriately simple. A Ballad at its best.
    • 4. Longview by Green Day
      Green Gay "Dookie" actually my very first CD and for a while my only CD(I was a little behind the times)So I new the lyrics and riffs inside and out. This was one of the songs that I enjoyed the most.
    • 3. Your Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
      This song was pivitol in my entire perspective of music because it did a perfect job of painting such an angry and emotional image. Alanis Morissettes performane and the lyrics on this song are immaculate.
    • 2. Big Pimpin' by Jay-z
      I put this song second merely for sentimental value because it was my introduction to the genius that is Timbaland.
    • 1. Down Rodeo by Rage Against The Machine
      To me, this songs lyrics expressed the essence of RATM and everything they stood for "So now I'm rollin' down Rodeo with a shotgun, these people aint seen a brown skin man since their grandparents bought one." Pure Poetry.

    Doesn't Music Kick A**!!!!!
    By: Chris
    • 10. Sober by Tool
    • 9. Renegades Of Funk by Rage Against The Machine
    • 8. Got A Life by Korn
    • 7. Freak On A Leash by Korn
    • 6. Down With The Sickness by Disturbed
    • 5. Prayer by Disturbed
    • 4. Blind by Korn
    • 3. Know Your Enemy by Rage Against The Machine
    • 2. Here To Stay by Korn
    • 1. Bombtrack by Rage Against The Machine

    Theres other songs just dont know name

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