What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Walk On The Ocean by Toad The Wet Sprocket
another great tune of the continual search for self... hey man this is my list...
- 9. River Of Deceit by Mad Season
pedigry...how about alice in chains, screaming trees, pearl jam... another pseudo trib (by accident) talented musicians doing talented songs...
- 8. Summertime by Will Smith...aka Dj Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Princ
just a feel good groove that perfectly describes the innocence of summer
- 7. The Old Apartment by Bare Naked Ladies
gotta love canucks... you can jam and have thoughtful fun lyrics
- 6. Gone Away by The Offspring
anthem rock did not die in the 90's... just shifted focus...excellent band for sky dives
- 5. Basket Case by Green Day
another triumph for angry white boy music
- 4. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
the whole blue album qualifies... atypical example of the faith in the garage band
- 3. Jane Says by Janes Addiction
just a beautiful song of battling personal demons
- 2. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
pedigry you ask? how about soundgarden, pearl jam and mother love bone... a top 10 list by themselves
- 1. Everlong by Foo Fighters
unequivocally their best... dave is best when unshackled of his nirvana past...
In viewing other listings I wonder, did (some of) these people reside in the same 90's I did? to qualify (and hopefully not date) myself, I graduated high school and college in the early/mid 90's... I fully realize their is a gendre and gender bent to my listings... standby for femme list and a completely reconciled list to follow... if you care
By: Freddy Eiseb
- 10. Dangerous by Michael Jackson
- 9. Never Say Never by Brandy
- 8. Will You Be There by Michael Jackson
- 7. Bended Knees by Boyz2men
- 6. I Swear by All For One
- 5. Hit Me One More Time by Britney Speares
- 4. They Don't Really Care About Us by Michael Jackson
- 3. Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey
- 2. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
- 1. I Love You by Celine Dion
this is a song which i preffer to be played loud while i sleep. it has sensational lyrics and the melody just flows with it. i vote this song for the song of a lifetime category!!
all this songs are my favourite songs.
By: Dough Boy
- 10. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
word to your motha
- 9. Cant Touch This by MC Hammer
- 8. Dont Speak by No Doubt
- 7. Firestarter by Prodigy
- 6. Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cirus
- 5. One Head Light by Wallflowers
- 4. Dogshit by Wu-tang Clan
- 3. Freak Me by Silk
- 2. Basket Case by Green Day
- 1. My Name Is by Eminem
this song made eminem what he is today
theirs alot of other songs like boyz 2 men ill make love to you and on bended knee. will smith miami just the two of us and gettin jiggy with it there is so many more i cant sum it up in just 10
By: Geoff, Danny, and Fonzy
- 10. Losing My Religion by REM
you gotta mention it
- 9. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
One of 20 i could have chosen from Stone Temple Pilots
- 8. Baby Got Back by Sir-Mix-A-Lot
- 7. Machine Head by Bush
Do i have to say anything?
- 6. Loser by Beck
Theme song for an entire generation
- 5. Lightening Crashes by Live
Best Live Song, acoustic guitar is simply excellent
- 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Damn Good, can't forget the music video
- 3. Jeremy by Pearl jam
Excellent guitar, excellent lyrics, and political, it covered everything
- 2. Enter Sandman by Metallica
First Single off the black album. Need i say more?
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
celine dion, just sucks along with ace of base, jewel, creed, and any softer music. let's face it, the 90s were dominated by grunge, and the heavier side of rock, as shown by Metallica, and our list, YOU ARE THE ONE'S WHO ARE THE BALL LICKERS. we're gonna shit, then make you eat our shit, then shit out your shit, and make you eat the shit that you shit out that's made up of our shit.
- 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 9. Spiders by System of a Down
- 8. My December by Linkin Park
- 7. Good Riddance by Green Day
- 6. Adam's Song by Blink 182
- 5. Tired of You by Foo Fighters
- 4. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
- 3. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
- 2. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
- 1. Roulette by System of a Down
Anything by Nirvana and System of a Down is AWESOME!
- 10. Cant Touch This by M C Hammer
He paved the way for many greats.
- 9. Ecstasy by Bone Thugs N Harmony
I had to get these guys on here more than once. too many to choose from all of their songs are good, this one shines above some.
- 8. Gangstas Paradise by Coolio
all i can say is awesome.
- 7. Keep Their Heads Ringin by Dr. Dre
By far the greatest rapper ever. No question about it.
- 6. Ladi Dadi by Snoop Dogg
Man he wasnt on many lists, hes one of the greatest ever
- 5. Big Poppa by Notorius B.I.G
Same as Tupac, lots of great ones but this one is by far the best.
- 4. Rap Superstar by Cypress Hill
All i can say is a piece of art.
- 3. Hit Em Up by Tupac ft. Outlawz
Many great Tupac songs, hard to choose but this one is the best as far as im concerned.
- 2. Regulators by Warren G
He gets little respect now but one of the best songs.
- 1. Mo Murda by Bone Thugs N Harmony
By far the greatest beat, lyrics, chorus, and did i say rappers ever!
Rap is one category of mine. I like many but rap above all.
- 10. The Impression That I Get by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
One hit wonder...sure...but what a hit!
- 9. Everlong by Foo Fighters
Which Foo Fighters song to put on from The Colour And The Shape? Everlong sticks out as everlasting...man they were great...
- 8. Jump Around by House of Pain
The only guilty pleasure on the list (with the possible exception of song #7) and it's just a great song to listen to.
- 7. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
I'm not sure whether or not this song has been so played out that it has lost all meaning, but it still holds some value for me. It's not subtle, but it's a powerful ballad.
- 6. Carousel by Blink 182
I had a hard time finding a place for this song on the list...it's not a masterpiece, it doesn't have a great subject matter...but I love the song...it's constructed beautifully and just quite simply works on a level transceding punk music.
- 5. Creep by Radiohead
Radiohead pops up for the second and last time. The song is depressing as hell, but what makes me keep listening to it?
- 4. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nrivana
Hard to pick which song, but the biggest is most probably the best...Nirvana was an amazing band and their sound was like no other.
- 3. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
Creep is easier to relate to (for some of us), but this is a musical masterpiece...amazingly constructed...the 90s version of Bohemian Rhapsody.
- 2. Tonight, Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins
I wish I could put the whole Mellon Collie and Infinite Sadness album on here, but this song will do. The Pumpkins have the best lyrics of all the 90s, maybe more...
- 1. Adam's Song by Blink 182
An odd mix of depression and power ballad. An amazing song that hasn't yet worn out it's welcome.
Red Hot Chili Peppers deserve to be mentioned here and The Smashing Pumpkins really should have taken away spots from House of Pain and the Bosstones, but what're ya gonna do? ITS FINISHED NOW!!!
- 10. MMM Bop by Hanson
- 9. Peaches by Presidents of the United States of America
- 8. Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes
- 7. Shoop by Salt N' Peppa
- 6. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 5. No Rain by Blind Melon
- 4. Longview by Green Day
- 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 2. Waterfalls by TLC
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 10. I Wish by Ski Lo
I had to have this one because it's just such a great party song! also, try it driving with a car full of people and all the windows down - pure brilliance!
- 9. Disco Down by Shed Seven
One of the best songs EVER - you just can't help but sing and dance!
- 8. Shivers by Coldplay
Come on, i had to have at least ONE song from this legendary band
- 7. Semi Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
Just damned good music
- 6. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
The world stops for me when this song comes on
- 5. Drive by Incubus
A great driving song ;-)
- 4. Stupid Kid by Alkaline Trio
- 3. Adam's Song by Blink 182
very moving, as it's about a real kid who commited suicide
- 2. If You Don't, Don't by Jimmy Eat World
What can i say except this is one of the greatest bands of all time
- 1. Street Spirit by Radiohead
this video is one of the wonders of the television world!! you just get sucked in!
- 10. Killing Me Softly by The Fujees
- 9. The Hell Song by Sum 41
- 8. Drops Of Jupiter by Train
- 7. Smooth Criminal by Alien Ant Farm
- 6. Wonderwall by Oasis
- 5. Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
- 4. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- 3. 7 Nation Army by White Stripes
- 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 1. Losing My Religion by R.e.m
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