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

    By: Ali
    • 10. Mayonaise by Smashing Pumpkins
      this song has the best acoustics i have ever heard in my life
    • 9. With Or Without You by U2
      U2 is so talented
    • 8. Just A Girl by No Doubt
      so true, so true...
    • 7. Three Libras by A Perfect Circle
      great song. great band.
    • 6. Dreams by The Cranberries
      i love this song
    • 5. Follow You Down by Gin Blossoms
      this song is so awesome
    • 4. As I Lay Me Down by Sophie B. Hawkins
      what a pretty song
    • 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      dude, need i say more?
    • 2. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      when i heard this song, i could not stop listening to smashing pumpkins..they rock
    • 1. Shimmer by Fuel
      this is the #1 best song of the 90's, i must say.

    mr. jones by counting crows, semi-charmed life by third eye blind, counting blue cars by dishwalla, far behind by candlebox, only in dreams by weezer, and minerva by deftones
    By: Donyo
    • 10. Mayonaise by Smashing Pumpkins
      it only took me 10 years to ignore Corgan's whine and listen to the music.
    • 9. Enjoy The Silence by Depeche Mode
      probably the first decent single of the 90's, and still one of the few songs I can listen to over and over and not tire of
    • 8. Song 2 by Blur
      completely took the piss out of grunge with this one, and wouldn't you know it? their biggest american hit!
    • 7. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      as hyped as teen spirit was, this remains my favorite nirvana song. one of cobain's angriest songs with a video that makes him look almost happy. amazing.
    • 6. Alive by Pearl Jam
      featuring the second best guitar solo of the 90's. vedder hasn't written a better hook since.
    • 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      amazing how such a mediocre overhyped band can have such a stunning song
    • 4. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      grohl will never top this one
    • 3. Black Metallic by Catherine Wheel
      THE best guitar solo of the 90's. never heard it? give it a try...it takes you to a different world
    • 2. Live Forever by Oasis
      yearning for immortality....oasis' first american single remains their best
    • 1. Creep by Radiohead
      as far as edgy pop songs are concerned, it'll be hard for anyone to top this. those infamous guitar crunches are living proof that the best moments in music are often the spontaneous ones

    This is the Anti-Teen-Spirit list. Since it's basically a given that Teen Spirit is the uncontested #1 song of the decade (it's almost blasphemous to say otherwise), I'm ignoring it completely. Consider that song #0 on my list.
    By: Goldiependle
    • 10. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
      Makes sense of life
    • 9. You Belong To Me by Jason Wade
      Gives me chills-another great cover
    • 8. Hot In Herre by Nelly
      Listen to the backbeat-ignore the lyrics
    • 7. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me by U2
      Bold truth
    • 6. Need You Tonight by Inxs
      Another gut-wrencher
    • 5. Across The Universe by Fiona Apple
      A fantastic cover
    • 4. Porcelain by Moby
      So beautiful
    • 3. Take A Picture by Filter
      The film clip is unbeleivable
    • 2. We Used To Be Friends by The Dandy Warhols
      So hot
    • 1. Erase/rewind by The Cardigans
      God-This song makes me nauseous every time I hear it-that's a good thing

    These are in no particular order-don't believe in ordering songs-all equally good. There are so many more than these-only room for 10
    By: Jojo
    • 10. One More Astronaut by I Mother Earth
    • 9. Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
    • 8. Song 2 by Blur
    • 7. Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 6. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
    • 5. Losing My Religion by Rem
    • 4. One by U2
    • 3. Smell Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 2. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 1. Paranoid Android by Radiohead

    By: Andres Rodriquez
    • 10. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      Very touching.
    • 9. A New Level by Pantera
    • 8. Boiler by Limp Bizkit
      THE BEST VID EVER. Get it. Watch it. Replay the bar scene as slowly as you want it. It rocks.
    • 7. Don't Stay by Linkin Park
      The screaming never ends
    • 6. Pink Lemonade by Kittie
      11 minutes of nonstop goth metal
    • 5. Disasterpiece by Slipknot
      You don't get the real meaning to the end and this describes me the most. I am erased.
    • 4. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      I'm not always into the psychadelic rock, but this song kicks ass. And so does pink floyd.
    • 3. Coma White by Marilyn Manson
      The vid was AWESOME. Kennedy had to go.
    • 2. Coma Black by Marilyn Manson
      He puts anger into feeling, not into shit like korn.
    • 1. Child's Play by Carcass
      Awesome Father of Death Metal...that and Napalm Death created Death Metal as we know it today.

    Be obscene, resist authority, take down the government, and tear it apart. Just don't kill the civilians.
    By: Savannah
    • 10. Step By Step by Method Man
    • 9. Forgot About Dre by Dr. Dre
    • 8. Ready To Ride by Snoop Dogg
    • 7. The Flyest by Nas
    • 6. Put It On Me by Dr Dre
    • 5. Loked Out Hood by Dj Quik
      this is fun
    • 4. It Was A Good Day by Ice Cube
      this is tight
    • 3. Boyz-n-the-hood by N.w.a
      This song definatly represents...
    • 2. Me Against The World by 2pac
      this is a song by 2pac and 2pac was off the hook may he rest in peace.
    • 1. Bitch Please by Snoop Dogg
      this song is a good song

    By: Jimbo
    • 10. Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
    • 9. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 8. Ants Marching by Dave Matthews Band
    • 7. Clumsy by Our Lady Peace
    • 6. Buddy Holly by Weezer
    • 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 4. Crying by Aerosmith
    • 3. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Jason Archuleta
    • 10. Frozen by Madonna
      Introspective lyrics, a matured voice, and strong music arranged created a sound Madonna needed in order to survive. Amazing stuff.
    • 9. Wilco by I Can' Stand It
      Amazing song from an amazing band.
    • 8. ...Baby One More Time by Britney Spears
      Certainly one of the best pop songs to grace radio. Spear's breathy and seductive vocals work nicely with the hushed chords and slinky piano arrangement, mixed with a funky beat and sexy lyrics, Spears peaked early.
    • 7. Undone (The Sweater Song) by Weezer
      Oozing with style and creativity all their own, Weezer rocks.
    • 6. Nightswimming by R.E.M.
      The best song they ever recorded....amazing piano arrangement and subsequent melody.
    • 5. My Name Is by Eminem
      Some of the best stuff from the best rappers of the late 90's.
    • 4. Grace by Jeff Buckley
      Influenced by Jazz & Led Zeppelin just to name a few Jeff Buckley was pure musical beauty.
    • 3. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
      The great band of our generation and the perfect song to represent their untouchable soundscapes,looming melodies, dramatic key changes, and great instrumentation.
    • 2. One by U2
      Some of the best lyrics of the last twenty years, U2 in top form as usual.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      This band, song, and album of course revolutionized rock and roll the way no other band could do.

    By: Webmaster of www.RipTheSystem.com
    • 10. MOST by Pantera
      Hardcore Songs, not liked by the weak
    • 9. Most by Rage Against The Machine
      Metal with a Message
    • 8. Most by Faith No More
    • 7. Most by PIG
      Like KMFDM & NIN but some more unique music and vocals, Unique
    • 6. Most by Pop Will Eat Itself
      One of the most unique bands Ever!
    • 5. Most by Alice In Chains
      Great Metal Songs
    • 4. Most by Nine Inch Nails
      Great Refined Industrial Act
    • 3. Most by KMFDM
      Still Underground Still Better than what industrial acts you think are good.
    • 2. Most by Type O Negative
      Beatles Meets Black Sabbath
    • 1. Most by Pearl Jam
      Greatest Rock Group of the 90's

    Check out www.RipTheSystem.com A Real Music/Culture Site Ohh and you guys picked a bunch of CRAP!
    By: Vedder
    • 10. Disarm by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 9. Passenger by Powderfinger
    • 8. Drain You by Nirvana
    • 7. Warped by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 6. Easy by Faith No More
    • 5. Hunger Strike by Temple Of The Dog
    • 4. Everybody Hurts by Rem
    • 3. November Rain by Guns 'n Roses
    • 2. Breath by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Crown Of Thorns by Mother Love Bone


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