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

    By: Thomas Vp
    • 10. Polly by Nirvana
      Such a simple song but so beautiful
    • 9. Rape Me by Nirvana
      Courtney you kild him you b*tch
    • 8. Be Like That by 3 Doors Down
      I like this song acoustic
    • 7. Mia by Gorki
      I feel in heaven when I hear this song
    • 6. Heaven by Bryan Adams
      Verry inportant song for me
    • 5. Gotta Get Away by The Offspring
      I can listen houres to this songs and it stays beautiful
    • 4. Californiacation by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      The best band that stil exist
    • 3. Kryptonite by 3 Doors Down
      I get tears in my eyes wen I hear this song
    • 2. Where Did You Sleep Last Night by Nirvana
      He screams his heart out
    • 1. You Know You're Right by Nirvana
      Beautiful lirycs and the best band ever

    Kurt cobain forever he lives in my heart if you think so to e-mail me at nirvana_rules_187@hotmail.Com
    By: Apocalypse King
    • 10. Even Flow by Pearl Jam
    • 9. Music of the Mind by Jamiroquai
    • 8. Oh Yeah by Ash
    • 7. Forty Six & 2 by Tool
    • 6. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 5. You And Me Song by The Wannadies
    • 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 3. A Change of Seasons by Dream Theater
    • 2. Synesthesia by Porcupine Tree
    • 1. Dream Brother by Jeff Buckley

    I think they're all '90s anyway hehe. I didn't think about it too much though, so there's probably stuff I would have put in that I've missed.
    By: Thaddeus
    • 10. Guerilla Radio by Rage Against The Machine
    • 9. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      I really like this album, but not much else by them.
    • 8. Where Is My Mind by The Pixies
      good song, dont really listen to the band
    • 7. Losing My Religion by R.e.m.
      blah blah great song great band.
    • 6. Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Awsome song. great album.
    • 5. Jerry Was A Racecar Driver by Primus
      awesome song, by the wierdest good band out there.
    • 4. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
      Really really good band, and an awesome unconventional song.
    • 3. November Rain by Guns 'n' Roses
      Great, epic song. Great band as well.
    • 2. Buddy Holly by Weezer
      This was a hell of song on a hell of an album.
    • 1. Today; Disarm; 1979; Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      This is my favorite band of all time. These are the songs that changed my life.

    By: Jonathan
    • 10. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 9. Crash In To Me by Dave Mattews Band
    • 8. Time Of Your Life by Green Day
    • 7. Breathe The Pressure by Prodigy
    • 6. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 5. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 4. Santeria by Sublime
    • 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers

    By: Monica, Becca, Mandiqua, and Ert
    • 10. Straight Up by Paula Abdul
    • 9. I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys
    • 8. This is How We Do It by Montel Jordan
    • 7. I'll Make Love to You by Boyz II Men
    • 6. Can't Touch This by MC Hammer
    • 5. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
    • 4. Macarena by Los Del Rio
    • 3. Sex and Candy by Marcy Playground
    • 2. Tubthumping by Chumbawumba
    • 1. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice

    Honorable Mention to Gettin Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
    By: James
    • 10. Smashing Pumpkins by Tonight Tonight
      good song very good song
    • 9. Black Balloon by Goo Goo Dolls
      great song vocals are amazing
    • 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      one of the greatest bands ever brilliantly trows together this musical masterpiece
    • 7. Triumph by Wu-tang Clan
      i generally dont listen to rap,anymore at least, but this is a classic!
    • 6. Shine by Collective Soul
      great song....great band
    • 5. Oasis by Champagne Supernova
      everyone thinks that wonderwall is the're greatest song, they obviosly skipped over this track!
    • 4. Far Behind by Candlebox
      great song....semi-good band
    • 3. Aenima by Tool
      in my opinion the greatest band ever, tool shows theyre brilliance in this one. must listen to understand
    • 2. Sex Type Thing by Stone Temple Pilots
      this song comes out swinging !! gotta love the everything about it from the drums to scott's voice.
    • 1. Plowed by Sponge
      not alot of people have heard of this song but is probably one of the best kept secrets of 90's rock

    there are so many great songs that came out of the 90's from all genres of music, these are just ones that have stuck out in my mind.... these come in no particular order either
    By: Bec
    • 10. Into My Arms by Nick Cave
      Sends shivers down the spine
    • 9. Creep by Radiohead
      I'm a freak too, Thom
    • 8. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      for sheer infamy
    • 7. Always by Bon Jovi
      Love love love Bon Jovi
    • 6. Better Man by Pearl Jam
      Or Alive... Or Jeremy...
    • 5. Pump up the Jam by Technotronics
      such a gem. The 'funky cold medina' of the early 90's. Love the zebra stripes/neon themed video too!
    • 4. Holy Grail by Hunters and Collectors
      Australian Anthem - nothing beats a pub rendition when Aussies win something at sport!
    • 3. Spark by Tori Amos
      1st song on 'Chiorgirl hotel' - such an excellent CD.
    • 2. Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley
      Or Grace... ohhh he was good.
    • 1. Karma Police by Radiohead
      Th best song of the 90's on the best CD. LOVE Radiohead!

    Just re-discovered 'I could never be your woman' and thought it deserved an honourable mention!
    By: Jime
    • 10. Something's Always Wrong by Toad The Wet Sprocket
    • 9. Get Off This by Cracker
    • 8. Here In Your Bedroom by Goldfinger
    • 7. Dune Buggy by The Presidents Of The United States Of America
    • 6. Immortality by Pearl Jam
    • 5. Feel The Pain by Dinosaur Jr.
    • 4. Burden In My Hand by Soundgarden
    • 3. Basketcase by Green Day
    • 2. Everlong by Foo Fighters
    • 1. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins

    By: Lara H.
    • 10. Nsync by I Want You Back
      Well this was nsyncs first song that they released...and look where it got Justin Timberlake.
    • 9. I Swear by All 4 One
      This was a really popular love/slow song - all 4 one tried to mimic Boyz 2 Men but didn't quite have it...this was pretty much their only hit.
    • 8. All Star by Smashmouth
      I still catch my self humming this tune. lyrics are funny.
    • 7. Wannabe by Spice Girls
      One of the songs that revolutionized the spice girls and made them a HUGE success.
    • 6. The Sign by Ace of Base
      Everyone used to sing this song it's a good dance beat too.
    • 5. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
      This is a lso a good guitar song to learn. Chilli peppers are great.
    • 4. I Don't Want to Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
      This was a huge hit with the movie Armageddon it is still played a lot today on radio or music video on tv. It's a great song.
    • 3. Ironic by Alanis Morrissette
      Alanis rocks and she's Canadian..but everyone ALWAYS quotes this song "isn't it ironic...don't you think?"
    • 2. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
      my god you got sick of how many times this song was/is played on the radio..especially when Titanic was in theatres
    • 1. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day
      just about everyone who plays guitar learns this song in the beginning

    Think about how much you used to sing these songs when they first came out on the radio.
    By: Kelvin.
    • 10. Because You Loved Me. by Celine Dion.
      Personally, I find this song far more intriguing and better-produced than 'My heart will go on'.
    • 9. Sway. by Bic Runga.
      A rare treat from the land of the 'Kiwis'. An interesting song that surprisingly established itself as the theme song for "American Pie".
    • 8. If You Love Me (say It). by Brownstone.
      The tightly woven and powerful voice of the R&B trio is just one of the many interesting keypoints stemming from this song.
    • 7. I Will Always Love You. by Whitney Houston.
      In my opinion, this is THE ballad of the decade.
    • 6. Hero/always Be My Baby. by Mariah Carey.
      Looking back at Mariah when she was at the height of her career and comparing to her image of today never ceases to amaze me how fast image and success in the Entertainment industry can change.
    • 5. Stay by Lisa Loeb
      I never get tired of listening to this song. I enjoy listening to softly spoken and 'easy-listening' songs that are perfect for a quiet day at home.
    • 4. Save The Best For Last. by Vanessa Williams.
      I am an avid 80s fan, and I'll admit that one of the reasons why I nominated this song was because of its heavy 80s influence. But there's no denying that this particular hit propelled Williams to worldwide stardom as a respected artist.
    • 3. Ironic. by Alanis Morissete.
      Clever lyrics and the song that defined this talented Canadian pop/rock singer.
    • 2. I'll Remember/rain/take A Bow. by Madonna.
      I would never admit this in public, but I believe Madonna had a good collection of singles that were often a cut above many other artists'. I'm surprised that "Rain" didn't fare well in the Billboards when it was first released back in 1992.
    • 1. Ode To My Family. by The Cranberries.
      This song is beautiful. Touching lyrics that are perfect to reflect on and be thankful for having a family.

    I'm extremely biased. I listen to any genre of music, since I do not believe in limiting myself to any specific categories. However, I have a soft spot for ballads. Call me a 'sap' or 'cheesy', but I find these songs to be a good way of escaping the harsh realities of life and retreating into the world that these songs mould for its audience. Some other honourable mentions go to "Change the World" (Eric Clapton), "Diggin on You" and "Waterfalls" (TLC), "Dreams" (Gabrielle), "Got til it's gone" (Janet Jackson), "Fast Love" (George Michael), "Teenage Dirtbag" (Wheatus), "Pretty Fly for a White Guy" (The Offsprings), "Freestyler" (Bombfunk MC's), "Groovejet (If this ain't love)" (DJ Spiller ft. Sophie Ellis Bextor), Lauryn Hill (Doo Whoop That Thing), "Put yourself in my place" (Kylie Minogue), "One Night" (M People), "Wonderwall" (Oasis), "Rush, Rush" (Paula Abdul), "7 Seconds" (Neneh Cherry & Youssou N'Dour), "Fairground" (Simply Red), "Nothing compares to you" (Sinnead O'Connor), "Hold On" (Wilson Phillips), "Zombie" (The Cranberries), "Say what you want" (Texas), "Burn" (Tina Arena) and "Truly, Madly, Deeply" (Savage Garden). There would be many more I'd like to mention, but I think I've taken enough space here.

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