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

    By: Fernando Hernandez
    • 10. Roots Of Creation by Sublime
      rare track not on any of there cds. its on one of the bootlegs though
    • 9. Jailhouse by Sublime
      a little long but otherwise great.
    • 8. Pool Shark (both Versions) by Sublime
      sounds better acoustic version but the original is great.
    • 7. Scarlet Begonias by Sublime
      great cover song.
    • 6. Falling Idols by Sublime
      No vocals on this song,but great intrumental song
    • 5. Stone Temple Pilots by Sublime
      best part is when the song gets all fast toward the 1:54 part of the track.
    • 4. Greatest Hits by Sublime
      great song
    • 3. 5446 That's My Number/ball And Chain by Sublime
      Great sound. sublime rules
    • 2. Badfish by Sublime
      Another great sublime song...but arent all their songs great?
    • 1. Dj's by Sublime
      great song

    Sublime will live on forever r.i.p brad
    By: Brett
    • 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      You can't ignore a top band when you hear one.
    • 9. Fat Lip by Sum 41
      This one was hard to pick, but this is such a polished punk song and it's too catchy to ignore.
    • 8. Red Hot Chilli Peppers by Under The Bridge
      An awesome song that only the chilli peppers could produce.
    • 7. Wait and Bleed by Slipknot
      This song is fast, aggressive and just.........sic maggots.
    • 6. Aenemia by Tool
      Alternative Rock at its very best.
    • 5. Chop Suey by System of a Down
      What can I say?
    • 4. Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
      Whatever Manson song it's guarunteed to kick ass and spark controversy.
    • 3. Faget by Korn
      This song has heaps of passion and is fueled by the great vocals of Jon Davis.
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Grunge pioneers they created a song with guts that is great to listen to.
    • 1. Freak On A Leash by Korn
      The Greatest Song. Hard, clean music with cool film clip to match.

    I didn't realise how hard it is to pick a top ten. There are so many great bands i had to leave out.
    By: Slopes
    • 10. Life is a Highway by Tom Cochran
      Most forget this song, but it was very played and a great driving song.
    • 9. Bust A Move by Young MC
      Fun hip hop song that appealed to everyone.
    • 8. To Be With You by Mr. Big
      Pre- Nirvana/Alternative carry over from the 80's but still a good song/ballad.
    • 7. Hook by Blues Traveler
      Who hasn't tried to get all the words?
    • 6. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Established Metallica as a hard rock band who would survive the 90's.
    • 5. So Much To Say by Dave Matthews Band
      Pick any song from this album, ANY. Show me one person who doesn't like this band.
    • 4. November Rain by Guns and Roses
      One of the best all around songs of all time, who would have though it was a last gasp of a great band.
    • 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Spoke for so many and opened eyes for so many.
    • 2. Time of Your Life by Green Day
      To this day when you hear it you remember.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Single handidly changed music forever.

    I think the 90's brought all kinds of music to everyone. White suburban kids listening to gangsta rap and everyone buying a flannel shirt with the grunge trend. I think the 90's will be looked at as one of the great decades of music. For the first time music retained a harmonious balance between fun and real.
    By: Alex
    • 10. Mudshovle by Staind
      there first single still best song
    • 9. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      its metallica had 2 find em a place
    • 8. Uncle F***er by Terrance And Phillip
      damn canadians
    • 7. All About The Pentiums by Wierd Al
    • 6. Inside Out by Eve 6
      yeah i like em so what
    • 5. Sugar by System Of A Down
      there best song yet
    • 4. Surfacing by Slipknot
      see #3
    • 3. Wait And Bleed by Slipknot
      its slipknot and thats that
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      what can i say
    • 1. Jeremy by Pearl Jam

    O Damn I Forgot Korn Oops Im Too Lasy @ Change
    By: Timbo King
    • 10. The Bad Touch by Bloodhound Gang
      A great Song but this band has also other good songs
    • 9. All That She Wants by Ace Of Base
      a cool song
    • 8. Gangstas Paradise by Coolio
      The best 90s Rap song beside Ruff Ryderz Anthem
    • 7. 74-75 by The Connels
      i like it
    • 6. Basket Case by Green Day
      What can i say?....every1 knows that this song is dope
    • 5. Self Esteem by The Offspring
      This song Rockz
    • 4. Im A Scatman by Scatman John
      I dont understand the scatting but i like this song
    • 3. Boom Shake The Room by The Fresh Prince And Dj Jazzy Jeff
      The Ultimative Party Song
    • 2. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
      a good song for chillin�
    • 1. Chop Suey by System Of A Down
      Its the late 90�s but this song rulez!

    The 90s was the best Time with music Grunge...Metal..Hip Hop...I will back in Time !!!! :D
    By: N.A.F.
    • 10. Creep by Radiohead
      When I think of the 90's, this is the sort of song I think of.
    • 9. Even Walls Fall Down by Tom Petty
      Goes with a good movie, She's the One. Good song. What the hell.
    • 8. Barely Breathing by Duncan Sheik
      ? It's completely inexplicable.
    • 7. Two Step/Crush by DMB
      Two good songs, with good lyrics, if you have time to listen to the lengthy versions.
    • 6. Regulate by Warren G
      One of my earliest experiences with rap on Above the Rim. If there is a song that ends a movie better, I haven't heard it.
    • 5. Sover by Tool
    • 4. One by Creed
      Powerful, has a message, on a good CD. What more can you want?
    • 3. Santeria by Sublime
      Fun song, what the hell. You sing when you hear it, don't lie.
    • 2. Faith by Limp Bizqit
      Good mix of sounds, though it did start the remake avalanche of the 90's.
    • 1. I'd Die Without You by PM Dawn
      Nice slow song.

    These songs aren't in any particular order. In fact they're in almost reverse order. Once you've picked the best 10 songs out of 10 years, what's the point into narrowing it down more. I tried to pick a mix, but whatever.
    By: Jamie
    • 10. Fly by Sugar Ray
      This is the best song to sing w/ friends.
    • 9. I'll Be There For You by The Rembrandts
      Most commonly known as the Friends theme.. It was just a great 90s song yo!
    • 8. All For You by Sister Hazel
      Wonderful, Wonderful song..
    • 7. Sell Out by Reel Big Fish
      This song made ska popular. I love ska.
    • 6. Closing Time by Semisonic
      Closing tiime.. na na na na na na, yeah you know the song.
    • 5. What I Got by Sublime
      GREAT BAND.. I absolutely love Sublime. The lead singer had a great voice.
    • 4. Basketcase by Green Day
      famous for- "Do you have the time to listen to me whine.." All the kids should know this one
    • 3. Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something
      Rockin song!
    • 2. Mr Jones by Counting Crows
      We used to sing this all the time!
    • 1. Run Around by Blues Traveler
      Brings back memories!

    I think im stuck in the 90's. Who needs Backstreet boys?! The 90's rock man!
    By: Richard
    • 10. Pretty Noose by Soundgarden
      great song from the most underrated album of the 90s
    • 9. Sex Type Thing by Stone Temple Pilots
      not one of my favorite bands but they kicked ass with this song
    • 8. In The Meantime by Spacehog
      another band that i wish had put out more stuff..this song rocks
    • 7. Satan's Bed by Pearl Jam
      theres some fine lyrics in most of pearl jams stuff,including this song..though you may have to read the lyric sheet for this one
    • 6. Over Now by Alice in Chains
      a simple sounding song..but try to play it!..i bet you cant..i like the dual lead vocals between staley and cantrell
    • 5. Blackberry by Black Crowes
      simply a great song from a great band
    • 4. My Iron Lung by Radiohead
      Creep would be the obvious Radiohead choice but i like this one better
    • 3. Away by Toadies
      hard to pick a fav from this album..too bad they didnt give us more in the 90s..hell below/stars above from 2001 is great also
    • 2. The Day I Tried To Live by Soundgarden
      great lyrics,great riff...great song
    • 1. Would? by Alice in Chains
      3 and a half minutes of kick you in the nuts rock n roll...greatest drums in a song since John Bonham

    i know theres no metallica..i almost included "don't tread on me"..but nah metallica is overrated anyway..alice in chains was THE band of the 90s for me.
    By: Tyler Durton
    • 10. Ya Whatever by Splender
      A frequently overlooked one-hit wonder, Splender, can indeed make you wanna rock, (or hate girls for that matter).
    • 9. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      A little too Ironic? Ya I really do think.
    • 8. Basket Case by Green Day
      Green Day invented Punk. Period.
    • 7. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
      Did you ever watch the Box when this song was big? It was the only thing ever on.
    • 6. Lightning Crashes by Live
      Everyone likes this song, even you.
    • 5. What I Got by Sublime
      Didn't begin but certainly led the modern alternative movement.
    • 4. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
      I can't stand it, I know you planned it. I'm gonna set it strait-this war to date.
    • 3. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
      I absolutely hate this song. But it has to be number 3 because it was so big.
    • 2. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      Blissful classic. Can be appreciated by all.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Not my favorite, but definitely the most influencial and purposeful.

    Ya, you know I'm right.
    By: Dorian Williams
    • 10. Some People Fly by Queensryche
      Off of their "Hear in the Now Frontier" album. One of my favorites from the band.
    • 9. Speak by Queensryche
      Just a great song off a great album.
    • 8. Suite Sister Mary by Queensryche
      One of my all time favorite rock songs. Great to sing along to, just don't try to sing like Geoff Tate, you'll rip out your vocal chords.
    • 7. The Needle Lies by Queensryche
      The drum and guitar work in this song is simply amazing.
    • 6. Eyes of a Stranger by Queensryche
      Okay, this album came out in 88 but it is the second best concept album ever and deserves some mention. The best concept album ever is "The Wall" of course.
    • 5. Anybody Listening by Queensryche
      The best song off of the "Empire" album. Just a beautiful song all around.
    • 4. Another Rainy Night by Queensryche
      One of the best solos of the 90's.
    • 3. Jet City Woman by Queensryche
      The intro alone is enough to like this song.
    • 2. Empire by Queensryche
      One of the best rock (non-metal) songs ever. Kick you in the face guitar licks and very powerful message.
    • 1. Silent Lucidity by Queensryche
      Quite possibly the best slow song ever. Next to Comfortably Numb anyway.

    Why I haven't seen this band on any of these lists is a complete mystery to me. They are one of the best rock bands ever. Their lyrics and guitar work really get my emotions going. If you haven't listened to them, you should. Great, Great band.

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