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    By: Jonathan
    • 10. What I Got by Sublime
    • 9. Greatest Hits by Sublime
    • 8. Date Rape by Sublime
    • 7. Fall Back Down by Rancid
    • 6. All Apologies by Nirvana
    • 5. Come As You Are by Nirvana
    • 4. Saw Red by Sublime
    • 3. Bad Fish by Sublime
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Santeria by Sublime
      Thats The greatest song ever. Ever

    In My opinion Sublime is the greatest band ever & Bradley Nowell was the most intellectual And greatest Song Writer of all time
    By: Daniel
    • 10. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      amazing when done accoustically
    • 9. Abuse Me by Silverchair
      Yea yea yea the guy looks like crap but this song is great
    • 8. Creep by Radiohead
      Creeps everywhere! This song is great too
    • 7. Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
      Can't say enough about this band....
    • 6. Self Esteem by Offspring
      Just a great song espcially if you got screwed over by a chick :P
    • 5. Wonderwall by Oasis
      A few of their other songs should also be considered
    • 4. Enter Sandman by Enter Sandman
      The whole cd is good though
    • 3. Estranged by Guns N Roses
      Not enough props to GNR
    • 2. Black by Pearl Jam
      I just seem to like the less picked favorites of bands
    • 1. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
      Yes I know everyone says "Smells like team spirit" but this song is soooo good!

    Don't let the 90's die... Beats the hell out of crap coming out to date....October 14th 04
    By: David
    • 10. Right Now by Van Halen
    • 9. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 8. Whitney Houston by I Will Always Love You
    • 7. Shania Twain by From This Moment On
    • 6. Losing My Religion by REM
    • 5. I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy
      I hate remakes, but this was good...
    • 4. Love of a Lifetime by Firehouse
    • 3. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
    • 2. Hero by Mariah Carey
    • 1. The Power of Love by Celine Dion
      Best song by the best singer.

    By: Klarysa
    • 10. The Gangs All Here by Exploited
    • 9. Lightning Crashes by Live
    • 8. Firestarter by Prodigy
    • 7. Criminal by Fiona Apple
    • 6. F.O.D by Green Day
    • 5. Don't Call me White by NOFX`
    • 4. Smooth Criminal by Alien Ant Farm
    • 3. Glycerine by Bush
    • 2. Pepper by Butthole Surfers
    • 1. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots

    By: Katy
    • 10. My Own Worst Enemy by Lit
    • 9. I Stay Away by Alice In Chains
      violins are quite soothing
    • 8. Zero by The Smashing Pumpkins
      i love how the pumpkins can go from something like the instrumental 'mellon collie and the infinite sadness' to zero... something heavier
    • 7. Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) by The Offspring
      lyrics are funny
    • 6. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      nice riffs
    • 5. Alive by Pearl Jam
      strong, powerful song
    • 4. All Apologies by Nirvana
      sure I love Kurt and Nirvanas one of my favorite bands... but ya know, AIC contributed a lot too.... dont forget them
    • 3. Tonight, Tonight by The Smashing Pumpkins
      Billy was great... Iha was the cause of the demise of this excellent band... check out the article on netphoria.org
    • 2. Man in the Box by Alice In Chains
      ... but AIC runs a close 2nd R.I.P. Layne Staley '67-'02
    • 1. Longvew by Green Day
      best band to see in concert... best band over-all in the history of music...

    best bands/musicians: green day, alice in chains, ramones, nirvana, the offspring, unwritten law, metallica, buddy holly, steppenwolf, the cars, the white stripes, the smashing pumpkins, puddle of mudd, lit....
    By: Myke Anderson
    • 10. It's All Coming Back To Me Now by Celine Dion
      Ah, mais elle est LA Diva des annees 1990-2000, et elle continue! Canada's songbird for the 21st century, and with good reason.
    • 9. Can't Touch This by MC Hammer
      Puffy pants! Puffy pants!
    • 8. Saturday People by Prozzak
      A rave song... about ravers. And an excellent one at that. Love 'em, hate 'em, whatever, they were a key part of the music scene in the mid-late 1990s, and still influence our music today.
    • 7. Waterfalls by TLC
      Excellent music, pretty singers, a groundbreaking video, AND a social conscience... Come on, people!
    • 6. Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
      This Aussie soap star can also sing, as she proved to the world with this impossible-to-ignore single.
    • 5. Tubthumpin' by Chumbawamba
      I get knocked down... But I get up again... You're never gonna keep me down... Ah, to be drunk and Irish.
    • 4. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      I have to justify this pick? Garsh. Uh. Tragic Kingdom was a defining album of the 90s, and this was the track that stood out in everyone's mind, hands down. It's still played on "new pop" radio today. That has to count for something.
    • 3. Killing me Softly by The Fugees
      Soul is back, and she is strong, sistah!
    • 2. Viva Forever by The Spice Girls
      Even if you HATED them, they were a definite part of 90s culture, and deserve their footnote.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Come on, guys... The song that stood up, mooned society, and said "Grunge has Landed!" has to figure somewhere on the list.

    Honourable Mentions: "Jump, Jive & Wail" (Brian Setzer Orchestra) Swing, daddy cat, swing. "Macarena" (Those Latino guys) Yeah, it's universally loathed, but find me a single person over the age of 5 who hasn't done it at least ONCE. "Stay" (Lisa Loeb) The first independantly-produced and distributed single to hit number 1 since the 1950s, and that's gotta count for something.
    By: Brendan
    • 10. How The Gods Kill by Danzig
    • 9. Suicide Machine by No Fun At All
    • 8. Everready by H2o
    • 7. American Jesus by Bad Religion
    • 6. Maxwell Murder by Rancid
    • 5. Crack In The Egg by Gwar
    • 4. Justification by Against All Authority
    • 3. Mother by Danzig
    • 2. She's Gone by Nofx
    • 1. Sky Scraper by Bad Religion

    By: Richie
    • 10. Alive by Pearl Jam
      It took me about six years to figure out what the guy was singing in the verses of this song but its the wierdly joyous chorus line of 'I'm still alive' that made this song a winner.
    • 9. Encore Une Fois by Sash
      Sash made some pretty good songs before people figured out that he was a one trick pony. Encore Une Fois was one of the better ones.
    • 8. Wicked Game by Chris Isaac
      A brilliant song from somebody that seemed to fade into obscurity. Shame. The David Lynch video for the song was pretty good too.
    • 7. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Marilyn Manson
      This song was probably most peoples introduction to Marilyn Manson, it's a little simple but a good version of a good song.
    • 6. Higher States Of Consciousness by Josh Wink
      "Bow Bow Bada-Bada Ba-Bow" Josh Wink took a simple sample, made a simple song and made what every pill-popper wanted to hear. An electric melody getting higher and higher pitched as the song goes on. Simple but effective.
    • 5. No Good (Start The Dance) by The Prodigy
      An excelent fast and aggressive dance track with an unforgetable tune and hectic drums.
    • 4. Under The Bridge by The Red Hot Chilli Peppers
      I'm not a huge Red Hot Chili Peppers fan but Under The Bridge is one of the best songs ever written.
    • 3. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
      This song did more to secure Metallica's position as a serious act as apposed to just another heavy metal band than anything else they did before or after.
    • 2. Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen
      Even if you hated dance music (which I did when this was originally released) you couldn't stop that "e's are good" line from echoing around your head for hours on end.
    • 1. Up And Down by The Vengaboys
      A perfect recipe for success in the nineties: a cheesy dance riff, simple drums, repetitive sampled voices and two attractive dancing girls in the video. Perfect!

    This list is in no particular order and there's heaps of songs I'd live to have included but I guess that's the nature of a top ten.
    By: Max
    • 10. Whats My Age Again by Blink 182
    • 9. Take A Look Around by Limp Bizkit
    • 8. California Love by 2pac & Dr Dre
    • 7. Live Forever by Oasis
    • 6. Firestarter by Prodigy
    • 5. Bittersweet Symphony by Verve
    • 4. Electrolite by Rem
    • 3. Dont Look Back In Anger by Oasis
    • 2. Californication by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 1. Wonderwall by Oasis
      its just the best

    By: dela
    • 10. Guilty Conscience by Eminem
    • 9. Killing In The Name Of by Rage Against The Machine
    • 8. Thunderstruck by ACDC
    • 7. Prisoner Of Society by The Living End
    • 6. Red Hot Chilli Peppers by Under The Bridge
    • 5. Nirvana by Smells Like Team Spirit
    • 4. Cast Away by Green Day
    • 3. Chop Suey by System Of A Down
    • 2. Stay Together For The Kids by Blink 182
    • 1. The Middle by Jimmy Eat World

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