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

    By: Steph
    • 10. Motherf**ker On A Motorcycle by Machine Gun Fellatio
      again with the f**k
    • 9. She Hates Me by Puddle Of Mud
      any song with f**k in it is good enogh for me
    • 8. A Walk In The Light Green by Redgum
      this song is heaps sad
    • 7. Im Just A Girl by No Doubt
      Gwen Stefani is cool
    • 6. The Great Beyond by Rem
      I asociate this song with Jim carey therefore it rox
    • 5. Good Ridance by Green Day
    • 4. Girls Not Grey by Afi
    • 3. In Bloom by Nirvana
      Nirvana are teh best
    • 2. Rollercoaster by Machine Gun Fellatio
      This song rocks
    • 1. Morning Glory by Oasis
      I could listen to this song forever.

    By: Colleen
    • 10. Killing Me Softly by The Fugees
      putting one in for the hip-hop songs. plenty of great r&b songs this decade, but i just found the rest of the songs on this top ten list to be so much better. notables: Creep/Waterfalls- TLC, Ain't Nothing But a G-Thang- Dre and Snoop, Maria, Maria- Santana, Try Again- Aaliyah
    • 9. Falling Away from Me by KoRn
      what can i say? koRn rocked this song to hell and back.
    • 8. Sour Girl by Stone Temple Pilots
      kuduos to Stone Temple Pilots, love the bass on this song, too.
    • 7. Out of this World by Bush
      another haunting song, passionatley arranged with a great bass line.
    • 6. Sugar Water by Cibo Matto
      Foreign band that is generally unheard of, but absolutley beautiful song. Really haunting, and I mean it is HAUNTING.
    • 5. The Unforgiven II by Metallica
      Could've put the cover "Whiskey in the Jar" here. Metallica rules all
    • 4. Yellow by Coldplay
      while unfortually this band has become wayyy too mainstream, this great song will always hold a special place in my heart.
    • 3. Release by The Tea Party
      Amazing band, unpopular song. But this song is incredible. I burst into tears when I first heard it. Incredible, incredible.
    • 2. Steel Rain by Chris Cornell
      former frontman of Soungarden, the last song on his solo CD, "Euphoria Morning". Could've picked some other songs from that album to put here, or him in Soundgarden for "Black Hole Sun" or "Outshined"
    • 1. #1 Crush by Garbage
      Hypnotic in every way possible. turn up the bass on this one, and you'll feel so evil and mysterious after listening to this. not to be listened to during the day, for this song is a child of the moon. very vampirical. i dont care if that's not a word.

    Too many good songs came out just after the 90s. i'll probably look back on this list in the next 10 minutes and say "dammit! forgot THAT one, or THAT one or something...". I like a lot of soundtrack classical music as well, but, just download any of these songs that u havent heard of off KaZaA or something. they will change your life. oh and btw, my list is better than all of yours. :P
    By: Daniel Saulnier
    • 10. Starseed by Our Lady Peace
      Back when Our Lady Peace sounded more like grunge style, there music was much better. This is a prime example from their first album.
    • 9. Mistake by Serial Joe
      This one has a unique tune to it and reminds me of a few years back.
    • 8. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      No reason in particular for including this one, just a nice song, not too light, not too heavy.
    • 7. Karma Police by Radiohead
      I included this song for nostalgic reasons, musical reasons, and lyrical reasons. It means a lot if you listen to the lyrics.
    • 6. Heart-Shaped Box by Nirvana
      This is my second favorite song by Nirvana, and they really do deserve to be in here twice.
    • 5. Evenflow by Pearl Jam
      One of the key songs that helped define grunge.
    • 4. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      This song has personal meaning to me, and the Foo Fighters needed to be in the top ten, so I chose this one.
    • 3. Black by Pearl Jam
      This is the best Pearl Jam song ever written. Its tune denotes a shift change between the 80's and the 90's found in the first few years of the decade.
    • 2. November Rain by Guns 'N Roses
      This song is simply amazing, especially the guitar solo at the end. Such an elaborate masterpiece deserves to be on here.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      This song gives me an all-around good feeling of nostalgia, even though I only learned of it in the past few years. It also only makes sense that Nirvana takes first place.

    By: Rodney
    • 10. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 9. Better Than You by Metallica
    • 8. Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 7. No Leaf Clover by Metallica
    • 6. In The End by Linkin Park
    • 5. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 4. Minority by Green Day
    • 3. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
    • 2. Fuel by Metallica
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: timbo s
    • 10. Champagne supernova by Oasis
      relaxing song oasis are simply the best band that ever walked this earth
    • 9. Girls & Boys by Blur
      great lyrics well thought of
    • 8. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      amzing mix of sound and style
    • 7. Goldfinger by Ash
      great song good lyrics
    • 6. Live Forever by Oasis
      A great oasis song
    • 5. The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene
      one of the best songs i have ever heard it has a grat base line and gets better and better evey time i listen to it.
    • 4. Creep by Raidiohead
      Raidiohead are a good band and have some very good albums this is probably the pick of there songs
    • 3. Song 2 by Blur
      pure brilliant rock great beat catchy riff
    • 2. Common People by Pulp
      crazy song good for chillin
    • 1. Columbia by Oasis
      brilliant song amazing band really powerfull

    Oasis will live forever
    By: Spencer V.
    • 10. The New Pollution by Beck
      It defined a new sound for indie music. Beck was Indie/Rock's 90's pioneer.
    • 9. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
      The hit that became an anthem for anyone living in the 90's. It's an incredible, powerful song that should give the band more credit.
    • 8. Orange Crush by R.E.M.
      The nerd-rock band of the late 80's, soon became the go-to band of the 90's with this hit.
    • 7. Roses In Water by Sunny Day Real Estate
      An eerie twist on music itself, Emo is born by such pioneers as Rites of Spring and the boys of Sunny Day Real Estate.
    • 6. Give It A Name by At The Drive-In
      A Modern rock anthem of 1997 that no one knew the name of, or the name of the band who sang it, incredible drumming is also featured.
    • 5. Linger by The Cranberries
      Proving that any band is better with a violin, The Cranberries seduced you into listening with this slow-rock 90's hit.
    • 4. 1979 by The Smashing Pumpkins
      Easily the band's best song, proves why The Smashing Pumpkins were one of the biggest bands of the 90's alltogether.
    • 3. Under The Bridge by The Red Hot Chili Peppers
      An anthem about the city lead singer Anthony Keidis lived in and how much he loves it, how can you make that any better? Throw in a choir.
    • 2. No Rain by Blind Melon
      R.I.P Richard Shannon Hoon, one of the best voices of the 90's.
    • 1. Know Your Enemy by Rage Against the Machine
      The one band that contains the absolute four best musicians alive during the 90's. Tim Commerford's bass roars during every song, finally proving that a bass tab is not just thumps and plucks.

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    By: Zero
    • 10. Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton
      Again with the tears...I love the tears...not to mention the best ever Eric Clapton song ever. I really hope that I'll be remembered like that years and years later.
    • 9. I Melt With You by Modern English
      Wow this song is everything that The Freshman is not. It's empowered and not melancholy.
    • 8. The Freshman by The Verve Pipe
      Well, it certainly reminds me how tragically naive those younguns are. But still can't pass it up without having an elaborate picture in my head of these college kids finding out that the world doesn't end just because of one case of unrequited love only too late.
    • 7. Let Her Cry by Hootie & the Blowfish
      Honestly, who doesn't remember this song it's music video? That's right let her cry, because she likes to be mellow/tragic.
    • 6. I Shall Believe by Sheryl Crow
      A great song when I'm down, especially after a long day.
    • 5. Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
      I love this song.
    • 4. Got You (Where I Want You) by The Flys
      Why I love this song, I don't know...I don't think it ever really made it big, but certainly everyone should give it a spin at least once to know it's out there and know just how awesome it is.
    • 3. Better Man by Pearl Jam
      I never figured out whether or not Pearl Jam was the original singer or not, doesn't matter I love the song anyway. I guess that I love mellow songs, especially the sense of missing out on a good thing in this song.
    • 2. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
      one of the best songs ever that I hardly ever hear anymore...love the bittersweetness of a love seemingly wasted and past infused in rock
    • 1. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      Hmm...I don't think I'll ever get tired of this song and the hope in today it brings

    Note**--I didn't really have these in any ranking order, it's like sacrilege to compare them like that because all are good in so many different ways
    By: marisa
    • 10. Spiderwebs by No Doubt
    • 9. Glycerine by Bush
    • 8. Aerosmith by Hole in My Soul
    • 7. Green Day by Welcom to Paradise
    • 6. Counting Crows by Long December
    • 5. What I Got by Sublime
    • 4. One Headlight by Walflowers
    • 3. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 2. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 1. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      How can you disagree?

    By: Vlad
    • 10. Guilty by Gravity Kills
      bleh bleh bleh this song rox
    • 9. Jesus Don't Want Me For A Sunbeam by Nirvana
      it is a great cover
    • 8. The World I Know by Collective Soul
      well done song
    • 7. Far Behind by Candlebox
    • 6. 46and2 by Tool
    • 5. Four Walled World by Temple Of The Dog
      another under rated song
    • 4. No Rain by Blind Mellon
      happy mellody, sad lyrics
    • 3. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      perfectly done
    • 2. Laid by James
      under rated, one hit wonder everyone forgets :(
    • 1. Plowed by Sponge
      puts you in a great mood no matter what

    By: Andrew
    • 10. Name by Goo Goo Dolls
      Everyone forgets these guys
    • 9. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      These guys still bring it after 20 years!!
    • 8. Monkeywrench by Foo Fighters
      Dave Grohl unfortuneately lives in Cobain's shadow:(
    • 7. About A Girl by Nirvana
      Completely underrated in my opinion.
    • 6. Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis
      Solid Oasis track...most of 'em are!
    • 5. No Rain by Blind Mellon
      Great song...Classic video if you recall
    • 4. Creep or Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
      I couldnt Decide
    • 3. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
      Cant leave these guys out...Geniusly simple songs!!
    • 2. Basket Case by Green Day
      Punk Rock wouldn't be the same....I would also like to say the Smash album by Offspring goes hand in hand with Green Day Dookie!
    • 1. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      Remember hearing this one everywhere? Remember singing along? (or trying to at least?) Thats what i thought!

    Honorable Mentions go to: Matchbox 20, Rage Against the Machine, Pearl Jam, Matthew Good Band, U2, Smashing Pumpkins, Sublime, No Doubt, Aerosmith, Marcy Playground, you may remember the Bodeans - Closer to Free (theme song for "Party of Five"), Everclear, Soundgarden, Live, Bush, Ace of Base was played alot.. i'm not sure that was a good thing in retrospect :S

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