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

    By: Kristopher
    • 10. One Week by Barenaked Ladies
      Very fast and lyrical song. Filled with pop culture references of the 90s. Just listen to the song and you will understand what I mean. This is the LIFE IS A ROCK by REUNION for the 90s.
    • 9. Been Caught Stealing by Jane's Addiction
      Cause we've all been caught stealing in the 90s once or twice. And Dave Navarro plays mean guitar on this.
    • 8. Monkey Wrench by Foo Fighters
      Rock it hard Dave. Rock it loud and hard and just dont stop. Okay, now scream a little. And while you are at it, bring rock back to life and make the world fall in love with you too.
    • 7. Buddy Holly by Weezer
      Great sing along song with probably the cleverest film clip of the 90s. The boys singing in Arnold's Diner from Happy Days. Anyone who bought Microsoft Windows 95 probably had this in their PCs, and enjoyed every Weezery second of it.
    • 6. Out the Window by Violent Femmes
      An acoustic bass song that makes light of peoples false attemts at getting attention from committing suicide. Sounds depressing but it is not. Gordon Gano rules. The album WHY DO BIRDS SING? by the Violent Femmes is one of the great albums of the 90s.
    • 5. Runaround by Blues Traveller
      Great new blues. The band has a fun sound, and John Popper's voice and harmonica styles are among the best in the world. Live it. Love it. Want more of it.
    • 4. All For You by Sister Hazel
      Just one of those half acoustic feel good songs that anyone can enjoy. This could also include anything by the Rembrandts, or that song from PARTY OF FIVE.
    • 3. Ironic by Alanis Morisette
      Any Alanis song would do for this but I chose this one because it was a huge hit for her, a memorable song of the times, and nothing in it is ironic. It's all just unfortunate. She led the way for girls like Avril and Pink too, so some good did come of it.
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Probably the most recognisable song of the Seattle grunge movement. You cant not think of this song when you talk about influences of 90s music.
    • 1. Too Much by Dave Matthews Band
      A song that not only sounded excellent but also reflected the way most of us feel in this world of over consumption. Great track. Great Band.

    Yeah I know my list has no Meatloaf or Shaggy. No Tupac or Biggie. No Britney, Kylie, Madonna, Cher, or Spice Girls. I tried to put in songs that just weren't little throw away hits by groups that that never lasted or influenced anyone important. I like real musicians. People who can actually play instruments and don't need to rely on studio tricks for clarity in vocals. These the songs I like. I hope you can all like them too..Kristopher
    By: Peter
    • 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 9. Girl/Boy Song by Aphex Twin
    • 8. Creep by Radiohead
    • 7. The Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
    • 6. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
    • 5. The Curse Of Millhaven by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
    • 4. No Leaf Clover by Metallica
    • 3. Retrovertigo by Mr. Bungle
    • 2. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 1. Everlong by Foo Fighters

    By: Denny
    • 10. Summertime by Will Smith
      Will Smith's greatest song eva
    • 9. Go Rest High on that Mountain by Vince Gill
      Another very sad song but he has such a good voice.
    • 8. Yesterday by Boys II Men
      This song had to have taken so much talent because it is Acapella the whole time but it sounds like there is music.
    • 7. Crossroads by Bone Thugs N Harmony
      This is a sad song, but these guys can rap very good.
    • 6. Adams Song by Blink 182
      This is a depressing song but I love it anyways.
    • 5. Rock Bottom by Eminem
      This is one of his greatest songs "in the 90's" but i think sing for the moment or Lose yourself is way better.
    • 4. Ain't Nuttin But A G Thang by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg
      This is the greatest rap song of all time.
    • 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Awesome song!!
    • 2. On Bended Knee by Boys II Men
      This is a great song, the best ever by Boys II Men.
    • 1. The Dance by Garth Brooks
      This song is such a good song, I definently want it played at my funeral because it is my absolute favorite and will always be my absolute favorite!

    By: Steve
    • 10. Don't Look Back in Anger by Oasis
    • 9. Californication by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 8. Sweet Dreams by Marilyn Manson
    • 7. Zombie by The Cranberries
    • 6. Just by Radiohead
    • 5. Apparitions by Matthew Good Band
    • 4. Lightening Crashes by Live
    • 3. Alive by Pearl Jam
    • 2. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Bartek Drobniak
    • 10. About A Girl, And Drain You by Nirvana
      if i wanted all of these songs would be about nirvana, i love them so much that i wish i could be Kurt Cobain
    • 9. The Man Who Sold The World by Nirvana(cover Of David Bowies)
      I love this song
    • 8. Supersonic by Oasis
      good band
    • 7. Blind by Korn
      First Goodd Korn song, followed by classical gothic rock
    • 6. Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 5. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      Nirvana is the idol of every rock band heart shaped box classic but weird video
    • 4. Falling Away From Me by Korn
      Kick ass
    • 3. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Freak On A Leash by Korn
      KOrn is the only good Gothic rock them and Nirvana formed rock
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      I dont know much about the 90s, born in 89 but now that im 13 and am writing this i realize this is just a small site but i wish to voice my opinions so here goes. Nirvana is the best gruop of the 90s, this one is a classic that will never be forgotten Long LIve Nirvana R.I.P Kurt cobain ur mission on Earth was fullfilled

    i read some of these and i agree with one guy. When Kurt Cobain died it was the end of rock. Then some teenagers tried to take rock over but without success. These days there is Eminem, 50cents rappers and hip music which is all shit. Sure there are some good songs but mainly its garbage. Simply when Kurt cobain died so did Nirvana, rock , and music will never be the same. I think that a big chunk of music is tin the grave with Kurt. Music will never be the same.
    By: Kyle N
    • 10. When I'm Down by Chris Cornell
    • 9. Rooster by Alice In Chains
    • 8. Reach Down by Temple Of The Dog
    • 7. Wicked Garden by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 6. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 5. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
    • 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 3. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
      amazing song, not many know the band
    • 2. Black by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      wow, need i say more?

    if u didn't guess, pearl jam is my favorite band, and anything that they are involved in
    By: Rodders
    • 10. Where the Rain Grows by Helloween
    • 9. Blistering by Machine Head
      Best Riff Ever
    • 8. Iron Savior by Riding On Fire
      Dream the dreams, of a distant place, sheltered and hidden from the human race.
    • 7. Virus by Iron Maiden
      Highly Underrated song
    • 6. Private by Amen
      This hit the spot it did
    • 5. Lit Up by Buckcherry
      Cock-rock heaven
    • 4. Trip Like I Do by Filter & Crystal Method
      Amazing Techno Metal
    • 3. The Dope Show by Marilyn Manson
      Quality Song
    • 2. My Land by Sonata Arctica
      Finnish Powermetal
    • 1. Condition Red by Iron Savior
      German Powermetal

    By: Colin
    • 10. Bon Jovi by Living On A Prayer
      sums up the 90's for me
    • 9. U2 by Beautiful Day
      literally beatuful song
    • 8. Oasis by Stop Crying Your Heart Out
      such a sad song perfect for ugly times in your life (weep weep)
    • 7. Miracle by Vertical Horizon
      such a nice love song really makes u think
    • 6. Steriophonics by Hurry Up And Wait
      the best drive along song for me off all time!!(the album performance and cocktails is just so sweet)
    • 5. Lose Yourself by Eminem
      sums up my life now!!!great for inspiration!!!
    • 4. The Unforgiven by Mettalica
      the best song metal song i have ever heard!!!! its so smooth yet so harsh great for when u are feeling down
    • 3. Otherside by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
      Really one of the best rock songs ever chillis at their prime and this song is a great singalong!!!!
    • 2. Good Riddance Time Of Your Life by Greenday
      The finest song ever!!!reminds me of the last days of my school days!!! great party ender where the mood is described to its entirity
    • 1. Smooth by Santana Ft Rob Tomas
      Such a damn fine song u can listen over and over!!! its perfect for every emotion u feel whether sad or happy"!!!!

    so many more songs from these artists i just picked out a few that stand out"!!!!
    By: Special K
    • 10. Freshman by Verve Pipe
    • 9. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 8. Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
    • 7. Freak On A Leash by Korn
    • 6. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 5. Karma Police by Radiohead
    • 4. Schism by Tool
    • 3. Faget by Korn
    • 2. Black by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    Alot of emotional music, and no pop music.
    By: Astathica
    • 10. Pierced Genitalia by Carpathian Forest
      Great track.
    • 9. Funeral Fog by Mayhem
      From the legendary 'De Mysteriis Dom Satanas' album, the first and best track, although 'Pagan Fears' is just as brilliant.
    • 8. My Journey to the Stars by Burzum
      Too bad this guy is in jail.
    • 7. Svarte vidder by Enslaved
      The structure of the song might be hard to get, but once you know it it's a killer track.
    • 6. Aeons of Desolation by Sear Bliss
      The trumpet on this track is brilliant.
    • 5. Devour the Damned by Devourment
      Very brutal, very, VERY brutal...
    • 4. En Trone Vevd av Tid by Mactatus
      Brilliant intro, song comes from the 'Provenance of Cruelty' album.
    • 3. The Loss and Curse of Reverence by Emperor
      Great keyboards in this one.
    • 2. The Insight and the Catharsis by Dimmu Borgir
      Ah, i lost my virginity on that one.
    • 1. Black Trip by Samael
      Great song. The first song from the 'Ceremony of Opposites' record, and a good heavy started. Nice riffs, great drums and a haunting vocal job.

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