What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Boyz II Men by End of the Road
I copied this answer from someone else because it's so true.
- 9. One More Chance (remix) by Notorious B.I.G.
Definitive 90's for me.
- 8. Fantasy by Mariah Carey
and especially the remix! Because Mariah had the longest-standing #1 hit of all time with "One Sweet Day" and because she rules all. She defines 90's r&b.
- 7. Caught A Lite Sneeze by Tori Amos
- 6. Violet by Hole
Amazing. A very special album.
- 5. Linger by The Cranberries
The entire "Everybody Else is Doing It, Why Can't We?" and "No Need to Argue" albums are amazing back to back. "Ode to My Family" could have made the list.
- 4. Wicked Games by Chris Isaak
Sweet, sad, depressing, but very sexy song. The video is iconic. Still used in commercials/television today.
- 3. What's the Frequency, Kenneth? by R.E.M.
Amazing! I love everything R.E.M. does! This song takes me right back to the 90's.
- 2. Drain You by Nirvana
Because the album 'Nevermind' is perfect. This is just a personal favourite. Almost any song could have gone on there.
- 1. Naveed by Our Lady Peace
I just love it. Canadian band. Amazing song.
There's too many this is way too hard.
- 10. Hey Dude by Kula Shaker
Sitting on the bus on my way home from work with K in my personal cassette player (showing my age)... this tune not only kept me awake but made me instantly happy :-)
- 9. The Riverboat Song by Ocean Colour Scene
I recall spending many a penny on the Jukebox in my local on this tune. Worth every penny!
- 8. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Can't leave Kurt out, he got me from my days as a teeny-bopper into the indie rock chick I am today. Many thanks.
- 7. What A Beautiful Day by The Levellers
Happy, happy, happy...
- 6. Street Spirit (fade Out) by Radiohead
This song haunts me, everytime I hear it the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end.
- 5. What's Going On by Four Non Blondes
A great tune to belt out at the top of your voice...
- 4. Nancyboy by Placebo
I loved this tune, I was in awe of its difference and to this day I still have Placebo Sundays!
- 3. 3 Wishes by Terrorvision
I could sing away to this one all day long.
- 2. Room 410 by The Wonderstuff
I love this tune. Hup is a great album and I still play it to death afer all these years. technically an 80's album but I got into the Stuffies in 91 so it counts!
- 1. The Drugs Don't Work by The Verve
This song is one of the greatest tunes on earth.
Looking through others posts brought back memories of all the other great tunes the 90's had... thanks you lot.
- 10. Dumb by Nirvana
- 9. All Apolegies by Nirvana
- 8. In Bloom by Nirvana
- 7. Stearing At The Sun by The Offspring
- 6. The Kids Arent Allright by The Offspring
- 5. Fear Of The Dark by Iron Maiden
- 4. Where Did You Sleep Last Night by Nirvana
- 3. Come As You Are by Nirvana
- 2. Lithium by Nirvana
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 10. Freebird by Lynard Skynard
- 9. Rock N Roll All Night by Kiss
" You drive us wild, we'll drive you Craaaaazayyy"
- 8. Come On Closer by Jem
Amazing song, not too well known
- 7. Vermillion Part Ii by Slipknot
I don't really like Slipknot... but this song is amazing
- 6. Painted On My Heart by The Cult
The song from Gone in 60 seconds... VERY good
- 5. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
- 4. Boys N Tha Hood by Dynamite Hack
Alternative cover of Boys N Tha Hood by Easy E (or NWA i always forget)
- 3. Heaven by Bryan Adams
Love the lyrics
- 2. Summer Of '69 by Bryan Adams
Just a classic
- 1. Like A Stone by Audiosalve
Makes you do the "air-drum"
Anything by MONEEN, Space Lord - Monster Magnet.... the Message by NAS, Our Lady Peace...Baby I Love Your Way - UB40.. I Want To Break Free - QUEEN, Why not smile - REM, Highschool Confidential - Rough Trade, Santeria - Sublime.... Your so last summer - Taking Back Sunday, Freefalling - Tom Petty, Always on my mind - Willie Nelson,
- 10. The Unforgiven by Metallica
- 9. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
- 8. Knocking On Heavens Door by Guns N Roses
- 7. Better Man by Pearl Jam
- 6. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chile Peppers
- 5. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
- 4. Californication by Red Hot Chile Peppers
- 3. Enter Sandman by Metallica
- 2. November Rain by Guns N Roses
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 10. Smell Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Man...can't avoid those cliches...--GREAT SONG!---
- 9. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verves
A classic...n yeah,a pity they don't get any royalty...
- 8. Regulate by Warren G
O_o hip/hop?Yeah,this is by far my fav hip/hop song of all time...
- 7. Every Me,every You by Placebo
I neva get tired of this song or the band itself...
- 6. The Man Who Sold The World by Nirvana
A crime not to have any Nirvana song in the list...Tis is my fav Nirvana song ...way better than Smell Like teen spirit
- 5. November Rain by Guns N Roses
Great song by one of the greatest band ever.
- 4. Starcrazy by Suede
Love the lyrics...^_^
- 3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
A spiritual journey... Thanks for this masterpiece!
- 2. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Pepper
Need I comment?
- 1. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
Without doubt,the best 90's song of all time by the greatest 90's band of all time.
- 10. Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
I like that song.
- 9. Good Riddance by Green Day
Everyone likes this song. It is a requirement.
- 8. ????? by ?
I dont know, I can't think of anymore. Actually yeah, I can, but it's another Green Day song so...
- 7. Just A Girl by No Doubt
YEAH! NO DOUBT!
- 6. All The Small Things by Blink 182
Man, I really hope this was 1999 and not 2000...i think it was...
- 5. Spice World by The Spice Girls
- 4. Welcome To Paradise by Green Day
yay! more Green Day! ...obsession...
- 3. Basket Case by Green Day
Umm...how many times are we allowed to put the same band?
- 2. Take Back by Green Day
It wasn't a single but it was still one of the best songs on nimrod. ...(I swear no more Green Day!)
- 1. Hitchin' A Ride by Green Day
I love this song...and this band. (Ok so I lied. So shoot me.)
GREEN DAY! ALL GREEN DAY SONGS!
- 10. Fu Gee Laa by Fugees
- 9. The Edge Of Darkness by Iron Maiden
- 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 7. Seasons In The Abyss by Slayer
- 6. Dreaming My Dreams by Cranberries
- 5. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 4. Connected by Stereo MC's
- 3. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
- 2. One by U2
- 1. Shape Of My Heart by Sting
- 10. Faith by Limp Bizkit
- 9. Glycerin by Bush
- 8. Bouncing Around The Room by Phish
- 7. Stitches by Orgy
- 6. Lullaby by Shawn Mullins
- 5. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 4. Sex and Candy by Marcy's Playground
- 3. Here's To The Night by Eve 6
- 2. Inside Out by Eve 6
- 1. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
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- 10. Black Hole Sun by Sound Garden
Being born in '88, I remember hearing this song when I was quite young and have always thought it was a bit strange 'til I grew old enough to understand it...
- 9. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
By far one of the most deep and meaningful songs ever written by this band.
- 8. Cotton Eyed Joe by Rednex
Practically one hit wonders, but a totally unforgettable song!
- 7. Wonderwall by Oasis
Played this song every day at 6:00p.m., for at least 3 months in a row, on channel 2 without a doubt when I was about 9.
- 6. Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
Not one of the most influential songs of the 90s, but deffinitely my MOST FAVOURITE SONG IN THE WORLD!!! and probably a very memorable one for many other people.
- 5. Only Happy When It Rains by Garbage
Love this song. Can always relate to it at some point in the year.
- 4. Song 2 by Blur
A great rock song!!! Actually hated it when it first came out, but it grew on me, and is now a total reminder of the 90s.
- 3. Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) by Green Day
If you don't know this song, you aren't living...
- 2. What is Love? by Haddaway
This is a great dance song. But isn't it weird how people are only just starting to hear it for the first time now???
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Deffenitely most influential grunge/alternative/rock song of all time. Setting the scene for many other popular grunge/alternative/rock today. This song, by far, makes the '90s, THE 90s!!!
Music from the 90s just varied so much. It was an amazing decade to grow-up in, with all the different styles of music that were constatly flowing into the charts. Where will the music industry today be without it???
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