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

    By: Hugo Pires
    • 10. Wonderwall by Oasis
    • 9. Wicked Game by Chris Isaak
    • 8. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 7. Tomorrow by Silverchair
    • 6. Smack My Bitch Up by The Prodigy
    • 5. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
    • 4. Black by Pearl Jam
      The most emotional song I have ever heard.
    • 3. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
    • 2. The Unforgiven by Metallica
      It would be the best cadidate to take teen spirit from the top.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Represents my generation, and it will remain in the history of music.

    Those were the days, when grunge was the shit, when I could choose my music without stumbling in hip hop. Not that hip hop is bad, but now days you can't escape from it.
    By: Matt
    • 10. Down in a Hole by Alice in Chains
    • 9. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 8. In Bloom by Nirvana
    • 7. I'm Above by Mad Season
    • 6. Room a Thousand Years Wide by Soundgarden
    • 5. Nutshell by Alice in Chains
    • 4. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 3. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 2. 4th of July by Soundgarden
    • 1. Would? by Alice in Chains

    By: Maguire
    • 10. Eternal Life by Jeff Buckley
    • 9. Enjoy The Silence by Depeche Mode
    • 8. Aniema by Tool
    • 7. Faster by Manic Street Preachers
    • 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 5. Killing in The Name Of by Rage Against the Machine
    • 4. Come On My Selector by Squarepusher
    • 3. Parabola by Tool
    • 2. Windowlicker by Aphex Twin
    • 1. Hurt by Nine Inch Nails

    By: Dan
    • 10. What's Up by 4 Non Blondes
    • 9. Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) by The Offspring
    • 8. Don't Speak by No Doubt
    • 7. Can I Get A....? by Jay-Z
    • 6. Ironic by Alanis Morissette
    • 5. Shoop by Salt n Pepa
    • 4. No Scrubs by TLC
    • 3. Sleep To Dream by Fiona Apple
    • 2. Head Over Feet by Alanis Morissette
    • 1. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
      Best angry/anything song ever...actually all ten songs of the 90's should come from Jagged Little Pill

    By: Adam
    • 10. Rape Me by Nirvana
    • 9. Sliver by Nirvana
      weird song but cool
    • 8. Heart Shaped Box by Nirvana
    • 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 6. Hero by Foo Fighters
    • 5. Come As You Are by Nirvana
    • 4. Lithium by Nirvana
    • 3. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Freaky but Great song
    • 2. In Bloom by Nirvana
      great melody
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      GREATESt SONG EVER WRITTEN just too bad Cobain had to Blow his head off

    NIRVANAAAAA In Memory of KURT Cobain 1967-1994
    By: David
    • 10. Can`t Change Me by Chris Cornell
    • 9. Live by Selling The Drama
    • 8. December by Collective Soul
    • 7. No Surprises by Radiohead
    • 6. I Am Mine by Pearl Jam
    • 5. One by Metallica
    • 4. Lithium by Nirvana
    • 3. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 2. Creep by Stone Temple Pilots
    • 1. Smell Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    By: Jordan Beck
    • 10. Lightning Crashes by Live
      Great way to end the list
    • 9. Losing my Religion by REM
      Not many people like this song, what a shame
    • 8. Slide by Goo Goo Dolls
      Also "Black Balloon," "Naked," "Iris," "Here is Gone," and "Broadway"
    • 7. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
      Great message......
    • 6. Unforgiven 2 by Metallica
      Have to get some Metallica on the top ten list
    • 5. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
      If I had to say this is the best Stone Temple Pilots song, but it was tough...
    • 4. Fuel by Hemorage
      Don't care for the band much, but love the song
    • 3. Glycerine by Bush
      If you truley love 90s music nothing has to be said about this great song
    • 2. Name by Goo Goo Dolls
      Best Goo Goo Dolls song
    • 1. World I Know by Collective Soul
      Best song from the best band of the 90s(Also "Shine", "December", and "Run")

    Creed "One", Stone Temple Pilots "Interstate Love Song""Creep", Counting Crows "Mr.Jones" Vertical Horizon "Everything You Want", Hootie and the Blowfish "Cry" Third Eye Blind "Jumper" Oasis "Wonderwall" to name a few
    By: Pepi
    • 10. Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
    • 9. Streets Of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen
    • 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Pepers
    • 7. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 6. If You Tolerate This by Manic Street Preachers
    • 5. Out Of Space by Prodigy
    • 4. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 3. Children by Robert Miles
    • 2. Live Forever by Oasis
    • 1. Enjoy The Silence by Depeche Mode

    By: Joseph
    • 10. Porcelain by Moby
      His most beautiful and epic song ever...this one brings back the most memories for me...
    • 9. Torn by Natalie Imbruglia
      Aussie soap star turned pop star...errr...worked alright for Kylie...
    • 8. Live Forever by Oasis
      Best song to date by this pompous and outrageous Brit band...
    • 7. Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
      Perhaps one of the most soulful and talented songstresses to date...
    • 6. Losing My Religion by REM
      I lost mine a long time ago...
    • 5. Walk Into This Room by Neneh Cherry
      Beautiful song...I discovered this one while watching "Playing By Heart" with my best girl friend in high school...
    • 4. Missing by Everything But The Girl
      And I miss you...Like the deserts miss the rain...
    • 3. The Sign by Ace Of Base
      Ahhhhh...Swedish POP! I saw the sign, and it opened up my eyes...
    • 2. You Get What You Give by The New Radicals
      Such a great band! Why there was only one album is anyone's guess...
    • 1. Stay by Shakespear's Sister
      Siobhan Fahey takes a big step forward from her Bananarama days...

    By: Tom Corless
    • 10. Confide In Me by Kylie Minogue
      Stunning transformation by the pop princess.
    • 9. Rain by Madonna
      One of Madonna's greatest ballads.
    • 8. High And Dry by Radiohead
      Haunting and moving.
    • 7. Angels by Robbie Williams
      Take who??
    • 6. Got 'til It's Gone by Janet Jackson Featuring Q-tip
      Long before Nipplegate and the Jackson Family Hour shenanigans, Janet was a true artist, and this hip-hip classic, sampling Joni Mitchell's 'Big Yellow Taxi' was one of her last great songs.
    • 5. Stop by Spice Girls
      A pop classic for the '90s.
    • 4. Kiss Them For Me by Siouxsie And The Banshees
      I can't get enough of this one.
    • 3. Gone 'til November by Wyclef Jean
      A beautiful pop/reggae/R&B hit.
    • 2. Freedom '90 by George Michael
      Listen Without Prejudice is an underrated follow-up to Faith but this is a classic nonetheless.
    • 1. Stay by Shakespear's Sister
      Brilliantly arranged and produced.

    Also brilliant: Take A Bow, Madonna; Go West, Pet Shop Boys; Disco 2000, Pulp; Big Time Sensuality, Bjork; Un-break My Heart (Soul-Hex Remix), Toni Braxton; Fairground, Simply Red and Love...Thy Will Be Done by Martika.

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