What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
By: Lisa Yandell
- 10. Mental Jewelry/The Beauty of Gray by Live
Didn't get radio play but what a great album.
- 9. Satellite/Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews is awesome
- 8. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Very cool song!
- 7. Creep by Radiohead
Cause I'm a creep.....
- 6. Disarm/Cherub Rock/Today by Smashing Pumpkins
Songs from another great summer.
- 5. Fade Into You by Mazzy Star
What an awesome make-out song.
- 4. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
College frat parties
- 3. Black/Evenflow/Alive/Jeremy by Pearl Jam
Defined the summer of my senior year of high school!
- 2. Sister by Nixons
Love this song...makes me think of my brother.
- 1. Smell's Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Who can argue? Undeniably the best song of the ninties
Wow! That was hard! An honorable mention for Hanson's MMMBOP (I apologize in advance!), Semi-Charmed Life, Crash Into Me/Satellite, Man on the Moon (R.E.M) Just too many to list! We need a top 20!!!
- 10. Marilyn Manson by Dope Show
Hahah It's catchy!
- 9. Change by Deftones
Is this from the 90's? I dunno but its awesome! Minerva is a cool song by them too!
- 8. Karma Police by Radiohead
- 7. Sublime by Wrong Way, What I got, Garden Grove....EVERYTHING!
All songs are awesome! Sublime freakin rocks!
- 6. Celebrity Skin by Hole
K so Courtney Love is a lil messed up but this song rocks! lol
- 5. Swallowed, Machinehead by Bush
Gavin's voice is hot! Both songs are great!
- 4. Longview by Green Day
Woohoo! Makes u wanna jump up and down....I need my motivation where is my motivation! Great song!
- 3. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
Wow! Enough said
- 2. Wonderwall by Oasis
Great slower beat song!
- 1. Creep by Radiohead
Song makes u feel like shit but in a good way! lol Awesome song!
K that was hard picking out 10 songs but OK I got some more....Sublime-Carress Me Down, Santeria, April 26th 1992...Nirvana-Smells Like Teen Spirit,All Apologies, Come As You Are. Smashing Pumpkins- 1979, today, Bullet with Butterfly Wings.Oasis-Champagne Supernova, Dont Look Back In Anger. Green Day- Basket Case, Brainstew, Minority, Good Riddance. Blind Melon- No Rain! 311- Amber, Down, All Mixed Up, Purpose! Here are some more bands- Soundgarden, Our Lady Peace, Everclear, Pearl Jam, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and Metallica! K thats all for now even though I have lots more!
- 10. Angry All The Time by Tim McGraw
Written by Bruce Robinson, McGraw does it nicely. If you can, check out the version Robinson does with his wife Kelly Willis...pretty good too.
- 9. Fading Away by V-roys
This band is no longer around, but they had two great records. This song is abou the singer's sister, who died of cancer. Mostly mistaken for a break up song.
- 8. Windfall by Son Volt
- 7. Joey by Concrete Blonde
- 6. Sunken Treasure by Wilco
Yet another great band that gets little attention. Rent the DVD, I AM TRYING TO BREAK YOUR HEART, for a good feel for this band.
- 5. Haywire by Jayhawks
The most underrated band of the 90's.
- 4. Lightning Crashes by Live
Makes me think of my daughters birth. Fantastic song.
- 3. Lost Cause by Beck
Great acoustic song. He's an eclectic artist, getting better with time.
- 2. One Headlight by Wallflowers
- 1. Let The Bad Times Roll by Paul Westerberg
Fantastic song by an aging "thrash punk". Westerberg fronted the Replacements, he still does great work.
A couple of these songs are more recent than the 90's, but they stick in my mind right now, so I posted them. FREDDY
- 10. Rollin by Limp Bizkit
they had somne good songs but this one stuck to me...
- 9. Love & Devotion by Real McCoy
not much substance...but great to dance to...
- 8. It's My Life by Bon Jovi
great comeback song....full of life and power.
- 7. Killin Me Softly by The Fugees
great remake with alot of rhythm.
- 6. You Oughta Know by Alannis Morisette
anger and rage sometimes make good songs.... very powerful.
- 5. Breathing by Lifehouse
It's not one of their singles, but its a truly incredible song. Moving, emotional, symbolic - perfect.
- 4. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
This is an incredible song. it could mean anything. lol very good and very deep.
- 3. I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys
w/e u think about boy bands doens't matter cuz this song is great.
- 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
i love this song! it so good and has a lot of versitility. very catchy... (in a non-pop way)
- 1. Always by Bon Jovi
Great song.....incredibly sweet and full of raw emotion.
there are alot of song i woulda put on here buth there wasnt room. Songs like "Take A Bow", "Swear It Again", "Ghetto Superstar", "Don't Speak", "Jump Around", n stuff like "the College Song" by Blink182 n stuff by creed n BsB.
- 10. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews band owns you all.
- 9. Ironic by Alanis Morrisette
Alanis is the epitome of 90s female artists.
- 8. Your Winter by Sister Hazel
I miss Sister Hazel.
- 7. One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
The 90s also wouldn't be the 90s without these two artists.
- 6. Fields of Gold by Sting
The 90s wouldn't be the 90s without Sting.
- 5. Glycerine by Bush
Obviously this grunge-y song, along with "The Chemicals Between Us", is so very Bush, and so very good.
- 4. Good by Better Than Ezra
As 90s alternative as you can get.
- 3. Let Her Cry by Hootie & The Blowfish
This song makes -me- cry.
- 2. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
This song always makes me think about driving around and listening to the radio.
- 1. When I Come Around by Green Day
Basically, everytime I hear Green Day I think of the 90s.
I <3 90s music.
- 10. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
- 9. What It's Like by Everlast
Something about this song
- 8. When You're Gone by Cranberries
Loved these guys through the ninties, hard to pick their best. Salvation, promises, it's all good.
- 7. Don't Cry by Guns N' Roses
So many memories, their best.
- 6. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
My one true love song.
- 5. Creep by Both Radiohead And Stone Temple Pilots
Both amazing bands and songs
- 4. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
Listen to the guitar intro.
- 3. Enjoy The Silence by Depeche Mode
These guys have been around and made it through everything. Amazing song.
- 2. Brick Is Red by Pixies
These are the guys that led to Nirvana and that whole music revolution.
- 1. Troublemaker by Nada Surf
I still don't understand why these guys never made it big. They are amazing.
11. Never met a girl like you before: Edwin Collins Is this a sexy song or what?
By: Brett Landry
- 10. Long December by Counting Crows
This song is f***ing great. The counting crows are truly talented and this is a fine example of their abilities. If you have never listened to this song then you really should. IT is the BEST.
- 9. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
Eddie Vedder is AMAZING. This c.d., Ten, is one of the best c.d.s in the world. This song is so great and ver vivid.
- 8. Ironic by Alanis Morrisette
This song is great, even though many things she describes in the song are not ironic. Yet, everyone loved this song and knew it by heart. Isn't it ironic?
- 7. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
You cannot have a list of definitive songs from the 90's without including Nirvana. That band is probably one of the best of our lives.
- 6. The Sign by Ace of Base
One of the few things to come from Sweden, and boy are we glad they came.
- 5. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
What can you say about this band? Wow is all I can say, and this song is one of their best.
- 4. Spiderwebs by No Doubt
- 3. Satellite by Dave Matthews Band
This band is one of the greatest of our time. This was the first song I ever heard by them and I have loved them ever since.
- 2. Everybody Hurts by Rem
This song is very touching and it has very deep ties to me.
- 1. New Age Girl by Dada
This song is great, I love it.
I have soooooooo many other songs that I love from the 90's. A few of the other contenders for the top ten are Breakfast at Tiffany's, Hold On, Waterfalls, Bittersweet Symphony, Under the Bridge, Buddy Holly, Crash, and there are too many more to name. The 90's rocked, almost as much as the 80's.
By: John Cypher
- 10. I Will Buy You A New Life/Father of Mine by Everclear
***A Tie*** The ghetto love song & the ghetto family tune
- 9. Sarah MacLachlan by Angel
- 8. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
- 7. This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna
Not too many people like this song, but it brings back memories if you can read between the lines.
- 6. NiN by Something I Can Never Have
- 5. Garbage by Only Happy When I Rains
The title says it all.
- 4. Soul To Squeeze/Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 2. Dear Mama by Tupac Shakur
- 1. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
An instant classic that'll be heard for years to come.
Alot of Linkin Park songs would be in here if this list included songs from 2000 - 2003. Same w/ Blurry from Puddle of Mudd...
By: Steve Mcspidey
- 10. Come Out And Play by Offspring
- 9. Buddy Holly by Weezer
- 8. Mister Jones by Black Crowes
- 7. Always by Bon Jovi
- 6. Crazy by Aerosmith
- 5. Don't Speak by No Doubt
- 4. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
- 3. I'll Always Love You by Withney Houston
- 2. Losing My Religion by Rem
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
One of the greatest songs ever
- 10. Here Come The Hot Stepper by Ini Kamose
very original tune.
- 9. Cant Touch This by Mc Hammer
still smokin to this one. sounds primo stoned
- 8. Breed To Breathe by Napalm Death
- 7. Funeral In Carpathia by Cradle Of Filth
fav. song of 97
- 6. 1996 by Marilyn Manson
hes your anti-christ superstar.
- 5. Irresponsible Hate Song by Marilyn Manson
- 4. Grease Paint Monkey Brains by White Zombie
Classic 90s Industrial tune
- 3. Ss-3 by Slayer
the true story of the Brutal Nazi Butcher Reinhard Heydrich "the hangman of prague"
- 2. Territorial Pissings by Nirvana
fast, no-nonsense tunes from the BEAST of 90s bands
- 1. Mouth For War by Pantera
Mid-Late 1990s pop music blew total monkey cock,
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