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

    By: Lesssssssssssss
    • 10. Violet by Hole
      Hole isn't a very good band but listen this song...I think is very suck..
    • 9. Self Esteem by The Offspring
      Good song of the new's 90'sound of punk rock. From the lp Smash listen...
    • 8. Blach Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      Good Grunge Rock..
    • 7. Monkey Wrench by Foo Fighters
      Foo Fighters is the band os Dave Grohl, Nirvana's Drummers. When the final of Nirvana Dave go straight ahead whit no ira
    • 6. Heart- Shaped Box by Nirvana
      From In utero, last cd after kurt's suicide this cd was very hard in comparation whit Nevrmind
    • 5. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      Really 90's rock
    • 4. Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Very good!!!! Funk Rock to the eggs....
    • 3. Losing My Religion by R.e.m.
      Very specially
    • 2. Alive by Pearl Jam
      I think the lp Ten is one of the best grunge disc and it was the Pearl Jam's debut. Clean, Hard and very compact....
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Only perfect! Nirvana was the band who make the new 90'sound

    By: Jessica
    • 10. Wonderwall by Oasis
    • 9. Closing Time by Semisonic
    • 8. Man Of Your Life by Edwin Mccain
    • 7. Good Riddance by Green Day
    • 6. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 5. Heres To The Night by Eve 6
    • 4. In My Hands by Fuel
    • 3. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 2. Anas Song by Silverchair
    • 1. Freshman by Verve Pipe

    By: Adrian H.
    • 10. The Dope Show by Marilyn Manson
      Manson, though labelled a talentless satanist by people who usually don't even listen to his music, is brilliant on this take on drugs and media. He really nails it here with his repetition of "cops and queers make good looking models, hate today, no love for tomorrow." Despite what's said about him, he really knows his shit, and this is probably one of his best songs that isn't a cover.
    • 9. Hurt by Nine Inch Nails
      This song, from its almost whispered lyrics to the soft guitar in the chorus is a different addition to Nine Inch Nails's collection of unique powerful songs like "Closer" and "The Perfect Drug". I am apparently one of the few people who think that Johnny Cash's version of this song was a little too... I don't know. But I immensely prefer this version because Reznor sounds more despairing to match the lyrics
    • 8. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
      One of the most gorgeous songs ever made, this calm song bookends a 7 1/2 minute song with ocean sounds and some really high-pitched, fancy guitar. Gallagher's voice gives me a charge that only a few other singers acheive. This song never fails to make me thoughtful and contemplative, which is its beauty.
    • 7. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      Wow. I Love this song. The classical strings that open this song never fail to get me in the mood for a really sad song about the sick sense of humour that life has. This song was, really, the only song that I ever got interested in by these guys. "The Drugs Don't Work" wasn't bad, but just a little too country. This song actually used to be my favorite song from my favorite movie (Cruel Intentions). Boy, have things EVER changed.
    • 6. Buddy Holly by Weezer
      This song, with its sometimes indiscernable lyrics and pop culture references, is a real blast. These guys never stop rocking from this nonsense song off the Blue Album, and really, that's all I want from a song.
    • 5. Zero by Smashing Pumpkins
      Of "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness", this awesome little tune just kicks the shit out of me every time I listen to it. Billy Corgan is one of the all time greats, and you have to treasure that one moment in the song when Billy stops to say "Emptiness is loneliness and loneliness is cleanliness and cleanliness is godliness and God is empty just like me." I've only limited myself to two Smashing pumpkins songs, otherwise they would populate half the list.
    • 4. When I Grow Up by Garbage
      Despite being on the soundtrack for big daddy as it's pedigree, this song just makes me happy. Shirley Manson never fails to amaze me with the insight that she infuses into her songs, which is something that bullshit phonies like N'Sync and other such morons. This should really be a tie between Garbage's "Queer", but I just find this song more wholly enjoyable.
    • 3. Beck by Jackass
      Arguably the single best track on Odelay, as well as Beck's best song ("Loser" is so overplayed), It's repetition of a few key lyrics force a huge smile on my face, as if to silently congratulate Beck on his endless innovation in songs like this as well as "Devil's Haircut".
    • 2. Subterranean Homesick Alien by Radiohead
      It was a tough choice, but between my three favorite Radiohead songs (Paranoid Android, Fake Plastic Trees, Subterranean Homesick Alien) I decided to choose the shortest one, if only for pure innovation of song. Maybe it's also because this song, as well as many of Radiohead's best songs are on "Okay Computer", which is just simply kick-ass.
    • 1. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
      Serene, peaceful, powerful, and nostalgic, this song is the Best song of the 90's from the best Album of the 90's, "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness".

    Well, that's my list. Pretty diverse, but I'd also like to give a few mentions to the songs that almost made it, like Wonderwall - Oasis, Chemicals Between Us - Bush, Ava Adore - Smashing Pumpkins, and Celebrity Skin - Hole.
    By: Suzy
    • 10. Could It Be Magic by Take That
      Who can forget the Take That mania? (At least in Europe.) I have never been a fan of them but I wanted to include at least one 'boy band' in my list as it is one memorable 'movements'(lol :) ) of the 90s as well. Maybe TT weren't the most popular around the world (they never managed a breakthrough in the US) but when I was a teenager they were soooo huge in Europe.
    • 9. Another Night by Mc Sar And The Real Mccoy
      I don't really like dance music, but this kind of sound was so typically 90s as well...
    • 8. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
      When it was a hit, I was just so fed up with this song because it was playing everywhere. I mean EVERYWHERE. I guess it was one of the greatest hits of the 90s. And it brings back some memories.
    • 7. Innuendo by Queen
      My favourite Queen song and sadly one of the last ones...
    • 6. Groove Is In The Heart by Dee-lite
      Still makes you wanna dance...
    • 5. Boys And Girls by Blur
      And what would be the 90s without Brit pop...? Oasis made some great music, but it is somehow Blur who ARE Brit pop to me.
    • 4. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      What would be the 90s without grunge?
    • 3. No Ordinary Love by Sade
      I like the unique sound of Sade.
    • 2. What Have We Become by Dc Talk
      "What have we become? / A self indulgent people / What have we become? / Tell me where are the righteous ones? / What have we become? / In a world degenerating / What have we become?"
    • 1. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      One of the best songs I've heard. And it is so typically 90s to me...

    By: Crazed Masta
    • 10. Hero by Foo Fighters
      Its a song about kurt cobain, one of the greatest artists of the 90's, sung by dave grohl, another great artist of the ninties. Big Me was a close 2nd.
    • 9. Father of Mine by Everclear
      Great Great Great song. Also could have been a few others by everclear.
    • 8. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day
      OK...this was another tough one. Basketcase, Nice Guys Finish last, Fing for a day, Prothsthetic Head, Welocome to Paradise, and definatly When I come around all could have made it...
    • 7. Champaine Supernova by Oasis
      Could have been Wonderwall BUT ITS NOT!
    • 6. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      If this song doesn't get to you...your probobly loney, stupid, have no emotions or satan.
    • 5. Closing Time by Semisonic
      Oh yes...just...yes
    • 4. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      Could have been colorblind. Counting Crows is great... and so is the band ::budum ch::
    • 3. Song 2 by Blur
    • 2. What I Got by Sublime
      Could have been Santaria or Wrong way...but i chose this one. Whatev.
    • 1. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
      Yeah...this song rocks ("I'm Paraniod. I'm Paranoid. Everybody's comin' to get me. just say you never met me...")

    Honerable Mentions: REM- Losing My Religion and Everybody hurts Korn- Got The Life The Sign- Ace of Base blink182- Dammit, Apple Shampoo, Adam's song Marcy Playground- Sex and Candy
    By: Jessie/Dolphin/Ginger
    • 10. Learn To Fly by Foo Fighters
      it's a really great song...
    • 9. Brass Monkey by Beastie Boys
      OK... so.. this wasn't their best song... but it was my favorite by them!!
    • 8. Satallite by Dave Mathews Band
      really great song... brings back memories for some reason...
    • 7. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 6. Say You'll Be There by Spice Girls
      It one of their best songs... It deserves a mention!
    • 5. Kiss From A Rose by Seal
      So... I like Seal.. sue me...
    • 4. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      A really great band... and a really great song! I will always remember it!
    • 3. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
      She's a briliant singer and this is her best song... It's the best!
    • 2. Wannabe by Spice Girls
      Spice Girls rule and this is their best song! Ginger forever!!
    • 1. I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      It's a kick a$$ song! It has to be the best b/c it makes you think... and remember...

    These songs took awhile to pick, but I managed. I'll give honorable mentions to "Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls" by TLC and "Killing Me Softly" by the Fugees.
    By: Noelle
    • 10. Cry Me A River by Justin Timberlake
    • 9. Clubbin' by Marques Houston Feat. Joe Budden
    • 8. Miss You by Aaliyah (r.i.p)
    • 7. Stand Up by Ludacris
    • 6. Into You by Fabolous Feat. Ashanti
    • 5. Badaboom by B2k Feat. Fabolous
    • 4. Get Low by Lil Jon And The Eastside Boyz Feat. Ying Yang Twin
    • 3. Naggin by Ying Yang Tiwns
    • 2. Gigilo by Nick Cannon
    • 1. Suga,suga by Baby Bash

    By: Kirby
    • 10. Hit Me Baby One More Time by Backstreet Boys
    • 9. Karma Police by Radiohead
    • 8. Evenflow by Pearl Jam
    • 7. Rockin In The Free World by Neil Young
    • 6. In The Fade by Queens Of The Stone Age
    • 5. Black by Pearl Jam
    • 4. Hey Johny Park by Foo Fighters
    • 3. The Album Vs by Pearl Jam
    • 2. Given To Fly by Pearl Jam
    • 1. Everlong by Foo Fighters

    as you should be able to tell i hate pearl jam
    By: Brittany
    • 10. Genie In A Bottle by Cristina Auglria
    • 9. It Wasn't Me by Shaggy
    • 8. Aaron's Party by Aaron Carter
    • 7. Lucky by Britney Spears
    • 6. Wild Wild West by Will Smith
    • 5. Everybody by Backstreet Boys
    • 4. Waterfalls by Tlc
    • 3. Come On Over by Cristina Auglria
    • 2. Soda Pop by Britney Spears
    • 1. Larger Than Life by Backstreet Boys

    By: Andrea Oliver
    • 10. Around The World by Lisa Stansfield
    • 9. I've Got The Power by Snap
    • 8. Everbody Dance Now by C& C Music Factory
    • 7. Brenda's Got A Baby by Tupac Shakkur
    • 6. I Love It When You Call Me Big Poppa by Notorious B.i.g.
    • 5. Ain't Nothing But A G Thang by Dr Dre And Snoop Dogg
    • 4. Baby Got Back by Sir Mix A Lot
      Celebrated the brown round!
    • 3. Gangsta Paradise by Coolio
      First sing-song hip hop joint
    • 2. If U Wanna Be My Lover by Spice Girls
      Girl Power to the x-treme
    • 1. Macarena by Those Two Old Dudes
      Sums up the decade in one word: fun

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