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

    By: Nick Daigle
    • 10. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      it showcases everything thats wrong with our society and it did it before its time
    • 9. Round Here by Counting Crows
      the best song from a band that has produced so many great ones
    • 8. No Rain by Blind Melon
      makes me sad everytime i hear it and realize that the world has lost such a great singer way too early
    • 7. Santeria by Sublime
      same as #8
    • 6. Summertime Remix by Sublime F. Pharcyde
      a great remix of a fantastic song
    • 5. Someone Whos Cool by The Odds
      simply a great song to just sit back and listen to
    • 4. Hate Everything About You by Ugly Kid Joe
      a great song to sing along to
    • 3. Rape Me by Nirvana
      to me its far superior to any other nirvana song
    • 2. Last Hour Of The Last Day Of Work by Less Than Jake
      the song that turned me on to ska, simply a great song
    • 1. Good Riddance (time Or Your Life) by Green Day
      the greatest song ever written and nothing you'd expect from a punk band

    By: RJC
    • 10. Sleep Now In The Fire by Rage Against The Machine
      I have serious hate for their politics, but their music was good enough that I didn't care. Much.
    • 9. Medication by Garbage
      One of my favorite albums of the decade was Garbage Version 2.0. Medication probably wouldn't be the 'most popular' from the album, but it was definitely my favorite.
    • 8. No Rain by Blind Melon
      Another one of the songs that will pass the "played until the last people who were alive when it first played are buried" standard on the radio.
    • 7. Pay The Man by The Offspring
      Americana was another album with lots of songs. "Pay The Man" wins out by virtue of being more complex and far more interesting than the other songs on the album.
    • 6. The Day The Whole World Went Away by Nine Inch Nails
      Of all the NIN songs, this is the one that sticks out in my head the most. It has a peculiar resonance with me nowadays, given the sky-is-falling reaction of the press to major catastrophes and the ranting megalomaniac pronouncements of random terrorists.
    • 5. Zombie by The Cranberries
      I've always liked this song, and this band has a few good songs that play on the radio. Zombie is my pick over "Dreams". It's sort of interesting comparing "Zombie" to "Sunday Bloody Sunday" as a contrast.
    • 4. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Definitely the best Metallica song, especially at high volume.
    • 3. Creep by Radiohead
      This song has ended up on a lot of the 90's lists for a very good reason. Namely, because it's one heck of a good song which many people can identify with.
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      The runner up. "Ten" would be my choice for album of the decade.
    • 1. Disarm by Smashing Pumpkins
      It's a tossup between this and "Bullets With Butterfly Wings". In the long run, I think the Pumpkins will come out on top. Lots of the songs on the radio now will lose their punch twenty years from now, which is the standard we should judge by.

    By: USS Panic
    • 10. Stupid Girl by Garbage
    • 9. You're The Only One by Melissa Etheridge
    • 8. Thank You by Dido
    • 7. Trouble Me by Natalie Merchant
    • 6. Mmmm Mmmm by Crash Test Dummies
    • 5. Ice Cream (Your Love Is Better Than) by Sarah McLachlan
    • 4. Thank U by Alanis Morissette
    • 3. I Can't Live (Without You) by Mariah Carey
    • 2. Dreams by The Cranberries
    • 1. Calling All Angels by From movie "Pay It Forward"; duet with kd lang & J
      Song is heard during the candlelight vigil in front of the boy's house after his death. Incredible! (Dear Woostah - I submitted a list just a second ago and it's not in the order I want it to be. Would you please post this list and not the list that begins with "Ice Cream"? I'd really appreciate it! Thanks! USS Panic)

    DO NOT PRINT: Thanks again for swapping out my two lists! USS Panic
    By: Osric
    • 10. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morrisette
    • 9. Lucky Man by The Verve
    • 8. Daughter by Pearl Jam
    • 7. What's Up by 4 Non Blonds
    • 6. One Heatlight by Wallflowers
    • 5. High Hopes by Pink Floyd
    • 4. High And Dry by Radiohead
    • 3. Enter Sandman by Metalica
    • 2. Losing My Religion by R.e.m.
    • 1. One by U2
      The best song ever

    U2 - The fly
    By: Mia
    • 10. Better Man by Pearl
    • 9. Shit Town by Live
    • 8. Thunder by Prince
      First song at the Prince Concert
    • 7. First Time by Pleasure Beat
      We used to hoon around with the girls in the car with this song full blast.
    • 6. Scrub by TLC
    • 5. Atomic by Trainspotting Soundtrack CD Version
    • 4. Open Your Eyes by Koko
      Big Club hit in the UK. Mad song
    • 3. Self Esteem by Offspring
    • 2. Keep the Faith by Bon Jovi
      Keep the Faith Tour in 95.
    • 1. Shimmer by Fuel
      Reminds me of a very close friend of mine.

    By: Nicole
    • 10. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
    • 9. Eve 6 by Inside out
    • 8. Breakfast at Tiffanys by Deep Blue Somthing
    • 7. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
    • 6. Hey Jealousy by Gin Blossoms
    • 5. Brick by Ben Folds Five
    • 4. Sex and Candy by Marcy Playground
    • 3. Bittersweet Symphony by Verve Pipe
    • 2. Freshmen by The Verve
    • 1. Mr.Jones by Counting Crows

    these are not in any order! cept for song 1 lol :)
    By: Emily
    • 10. You Drive Me Crazy by Britney Spears
    • 9. Pretty Fly For A White Guy by Offspring
    • 8. Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera
    • 7. Come To My Window by Melissa Ethridge
    • 6. Livin La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin
    • 5. Wannabe by Spice Girls
    • 4. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
    • 3. Dreams by Cranberries
    • 2. This Is Your Night by Amber
    • 1. Shoop by Salt & Pepa

    By: Ellen Bowden
    • 10. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 9. Been Caught Stealing by Alice In Chains
    • 8. Loser by Beck
    • 7. Landslide Cover by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 6. 40 0z To Freedom by Sublime
    • 5. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
    • 4. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 3. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 2. Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 1. Black Star by Radiohead

    By: Claudia
    • 10. Wannabe by Spice Girls
    • 9. Closing Time by Semisonic
    • 8. Lucky Love by Ace Of Base
    • 7. The One by Shania Twain
    • 6. All Around The World by Oasis
    • 5. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      Awesome song, original and very VERY true
    • 4. Bitch by Meredith Brooks
    • 3. Basket Case by Green Day
    • 2. Mmmbop by Hanson
      catchy as hell
    • 1. I Dont Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      you just feel those lyrics

    By: Meredith
    • 10. 4 AM by Our Lady Peace
    • 9. Inside Out by Eve 6
      I love singing this song, it's so much fun
    • 8. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
      Love it
    • 7. Wish You were Here by Pink Floyd
      Such cool lyrics
    • 6. When I Come Around by Green Day
      one of my favorite songs, good any time
    • 5. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      One of the best bands ever. I love Seattle
    • 4. It's The End Of The World As We Know It by R.E.M.
      ok, late 80s, but i had to put it on here
    • 3. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      I love this band
    • 2. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Reminds me of a certain person and it's just a good song from an amazing band
    • 1. Good Riddence by Green Day
      It's amazing, plain and simple

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