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

    By: Shaun
    • 10. Cold Contagious by Bush
    • 9. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 8. One More Astronaut by I Mother Earth
    • 7. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 6. This Is Shangrila by Mother Love Bone
      Most under-rated band ever...
    • 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 4. Down In A Hole by Alice In Chains
    • 3. Cherub Rock by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      Amazing guitar riffs
    • 1. Tomorrow by Silverchair

    By: Wahid
    • 10. Adidas by Korn
      me too !
    • 9. Roots Bloody Roots by Sepultura
    • 8. Android Paranoid by Radio Head
    • 7. Beneath The Holing Stars by Cradle Of Filth
    • 6. Sleeping Satellit by Tasmin Archer
    • 5. Jam by Mickeal Jackson
    • 4. Fire Starter by Podigy
    • 3. My Own Summer by Defton
    • 2. Black Hole Sun by Sound Garden
    • 1. Smell Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      no comment !

    encore pleins d'autres , mais bon...
    By: Joshua H.
    • 10. No Rain by Blind Melon
      so friggin retro-cool
    • 9. Self Esteem by Offspring
      this song was pretty sweet
    • 8. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      They were good, but not nearly as successful as Nirvana.
    • 7. Creep by Radiohead
      a great song
    • 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      hey i can't stand the singer but the song was good i guess
    • 5. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      this was also coolness
    • 4. Buddy Holly by Weezer
      oooo weeee oooo, yeah you know it
    • 3. Sober by Tool
      very cool stuff right here
    • 2. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      this is obvious too
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      this is a little obvious

    there are a ton more that were great, but I wouldn't rank a single Metallica song in the top 20. They just seemed too mechanical for me. I want real emotion, maybe a lot of other people too, and that's why grunge smacked down metal's "i'm angry all the time" mood.
    By: Dianka
    • 10. Tourniquet by Marylin Manson
      It's a different song from Manson!!
    • 9. Crazy, Crying And Amazing!! by Aerosmith
      Those 3 are the best songs ever from Aerosmith!
    • 8. Freak On A Leash by Korn
      It's the best video from Korn!!
    • 7. Nothing Else Matter by Metallica
      Metallica! oh Jason!!
    • 6. November Rain by Guns 'n Roses
      The best song, with the best video, with the best guitar!! from Guns n' Roses!
    • 5. Losing My Religion by Rem
      "That's me in the corner...." C'mon!! who have never heard that song?
    • 4. Song 2 by Blur
      It's that short song that it makes you feel free!!
    • 3. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      Chris Cornell, it's just awsome!!
    • 2. Creep by Radiohead
      Who has not being deppresed when u listen to that song? ~~ "But I'm a creep, I'm a weirdo...what the hell I'...."
    • 1. Smell Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      I know...another one with the same number 1! But please! That song changed the meaning of music!!

    For me the best Band everIs NIRVANA!! also there's a lot of Bands that I like as : FOO FIGHTERS,GREEN DAY, WEEZER, NO DOUBT, BUSH, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS (Half the man I used to be), THE OFFSPRING, PEARL JAM, ALICE IN CHAINS.
    By: Heath
    • 10. Corduroy by Pearl Jam
    • 9. Zero by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 8. Got You (where I Want You) by The Flys
    • 7. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
    • 6. Low by Cracker
    • 5. All Apologies by Nirvana
    • 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 3. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Black by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Davide
    • 10. El Scorcho by Weezer
    • 9. Song 2 by Blur
    • 8. Fell on Black Days by Soundgarden
    • 7. Don't Look Back in Anger by Oasis
    • 6. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
    • 5. Hedonism by Skunk Anansie
    • 4. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
    • 3. Bullet with Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Lithium by Nirvana
    • 1. No Surprises by Radiohead

    other good bands that couldn't get to the list: Green Day ("Basket Case", "When I Come Around") Marilyn Manson ("The Beautiful People", "Coma White"), Pearl Jam ("Rearviewmirror"), Placebo ("Pure Morning"), Offspring ("Self Esteem"), Sonic Youth ("Sunday")
    By: Rob
    • 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 9. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 8. The Kids Aren't Right by Offspring
    • 7. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
      This song rocks
    • 6. Karma Police by Radiohead
      Readhead = Best band Ever.
    • 5. Where It's At by Beck
    • 4. Zombie by Cranberries
    • 3. Dreams by Cranberries
      Awesome song.
    • 2. Changes by 2pac
      Awesome Song.
    • 1. What if God was one of Us by Joan Osborne
      These songs I listed are in no particular order.

    These songs pretty much some up the feel of 90s music :)
    By: holly
    • 10. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 9. Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 8. Heaven Beside You by Alice In Chains
    • 7. Crash by Dave Matthews Band
    • 6. Good Riddance by Green Day
    • 5. You Oughtta Know by Alanis Morissette
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 3. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 2. Blind by KoRn
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Tony
    • 10. This Is A Call by Foo Fighters
    • 9. Through The Eyes Of Ruby by The Smashing Pumpkins
    • 8. Elderly Woman Sitting Behind The Counter In A... by Pearl Jam
      yea, it might be a long name for a song, but when you listen to the lyrics, you realize its one of the best songs ever written
    • 7. May 16th by Lagwagon
    • 6. Bro Hym Tribute by Pennywise
    • 5. Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Virve Pipe
    • 4. Freshman by Virve Pipe
      heres another 90's one hit wonder with the name virve pipe, great song tho
    • 3. These Are The Days by 10000 Maniacs
    • 2. Come Original by 311
    • 1. Bring Me Down by Collective Soul
      one of those songs that are so good, it just sends a shiver down your spine.

    these are just the songs that stick out in my mind from the 90's, they're not really in a certain order. i think a lot of these songs were forgotten way too soon, i know i did not mention great bands such as nirvana, or include any other genre of music such as hip hop, i guess you can say this list is more of a personal list
    By: Mark Griffiths
    • 10. Porcelain by Moby
      Generally can't abide this style of music, but this really works.
    • 9. The Chad Who Loved Me by Mansun
      Quirky but effective mix of strings and guitars.
    • 8. A Design For Life by Manic Street Preachers
      Had to get a Welsh band in there :)
    • 7. Winter by Tori Amos
      Paints a harrowing picture with the semi-biographical content of her lyrics. Winter, however, is a little more uplifting.
    • 6. Lightning Crashes by Live
      One of the greatest albums of all time. Could have chosen several songs from this CD.
    • 5. Wonderwall by Oasis
      One of their few tracks which wasn't generic. Easily their best
    • 4. Loser by Beck
      Genius still making great music almost a decade later.
    • 3. Novocaine For The Soul by Eels
      VERY underrated band. Beautiful Freak is still one of the best debuts i've heard.
    • 2. Street Spirit (Fade Out) by Radiohead
      Superb haunting melody. Perfect ending to one of the definitive rock albums of the 90s.
    • 1. Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
      Forget Nirvana, R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People is the album of the decade.. Having said that, the outstanding tune by this brilliant group is Losing My Religion.

    Honourable mentions go to Jeff Buckley, Elliott Smith, Super Furry Animals and the Dandy Warhols.

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