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    By: Nelly
    • 10. Shine by Collective Soul
      Most likely should be honorable mention, but nonetheless I am putting in the top ten because it just flows with the list.
    • 9. Jeremy OR Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
      Great band, great voice (Eddie), and their most recognizable song.
    • 8. Crash by Dave Matthews Band
      Is anyone going to argue that this is their most popular song in the 90's?
    • 7. Zombie by The Cranberries
      The most popular and unique of their repertoire of great songs.
    • 6. Higher by Creed
      At one point I was sick of this song - maybe a little too popular, just about everybody went crazy for it.
    • 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
      Cornell and Co's hit that will never go away.
    • 4. Changes by Tupac Shakur
      Arguably the best rap song of all time. Unlike today's hip hop and Rap, this song was about life's struggles and had substance. It's really sad to see what has happened to Rap music and its focus today.
    • 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      90's best Song lists are impossible to complete without this one. REVOLUTIONARY - enough said...
    • 2. No Rain by Blind Melon
      "IT'S NOT SANE" to remember 90's music without this ever popular classic.
    • 1. Bullet with Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
      Maybe not their best song, arguably their most popular and unique-sounding though.

    Honorable Mention & Songs you need to hear that you probably haven't;Creed - Never Die, Faceless Man / Pearl Jam - Release / Collective Soul - The World I know / DC Talk - Jesus Freak / Hootie and the Blowfish - Let her Cry OH THERE SO MUCH MORE! Lata
    By: Eric Hannum
    • 10. Never Let You Go by Third Eye Blind
      Well this is only #10... let's just keep moving, shall we?
    • 9. You Only Get What You Give by New Radicals
      Something tells me you might not like this one... but I do so SHUT UP!
    • 8. Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
      From the 'Dirty Work' Soundtrack... good movie... good song...
    • 7. Chemistry by Semisonic
      You cna listen to this song around 5-year-olds ant they'll never pick up on what it's about ;).
    • 6. Fred Astaire by Lucky Boy's Confusion
      This diserves a better spot than #6 but then again... so did #1-5... huh...
    • 5. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
      This was my all time favorite song for a long time... now it's #5...
    • 4. Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
      I had to give some recognition to the music video for this one... I'd include a link but I can't find the video anywhere.
    • 3. Intergalactic by Beasty Boys
      "Beasty Boys known to let the beat... hmmmmmmmm, DROP?"
    • 2. Promise by Eve 6
      Catchy... that is all really, however it does infact diserve a spot at #2.
    • 1. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
      This used to play on the radio all the time but I haven't heared it again 'till just recently and now I say one thing: LATE 90's ALT ROCK ROCKS!!!

    This is reall a list of the top 10 late 90's alt rock songs but still... it could be both really.
    By: Dezz
    • 10. Slaughtered by Pantera
      a great song from f.b.d
    • 9. Crucifados Pelo Sistema by Sepultura
      kool song when sepul' were thrash as f**k!
    • 8. Is It Luck by Primus
      kick as song with kool lyrics
    • 7. Antifaith by Superjoint Ritual
      an amazing thrash style song!
    • 6. The Prince by Metallica
      cover song from the album garage inc . (disk II)
    • 5. Divine Intervention ** Album** by Slayer
      antoher album that is heavy as hell
    • 4. Air by Anthrax
      one of my favorite anthrax songs!
    • 3. speak English Or Die ** The Album Not The Song!* by S.o.d. ( Stormtroopers Of Death)
      i couldnt pick a song from this coz its a great f**kin album!
    • 2. Orion by Metallica
      an amazin song partly composed by the legened cliff cburton
    • 1. Heresy by Pantera
      amazin song with shit hot guitar work

    all these albums are the shizit!! pantera - cfh , vulgar , f.b.d. , trendkill , live 101 , reinventing slayer - reign in blood , seasons , divinr , undisputed , g.h.u.a. metallica - kill em' , ride the , master , ...and justice, garage inc, s&m primus - sailing , pork soda , tales from sepultura - morbid visions , arise , the roots of sepultura s.o.d. - s.e.o.d. , live at budokan , bigger than the devil , s.t.o. anthrax - moshers , among , fist , armed , killer b's , w.c.f.y.a.
    By: Jason
    • 10. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 9. Rusty Cage by Sound Garden
    • 8. Naked by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 7. Wonder Wall by Oasis
    • 6. Simple by Collective Soul
    • 5. Man In The Box by Alice N Chains
    • 4. You by Candlebox
    • 3. Israel's Son by Silver Chair
    • 2. Swamp Song by Tool
      Just simply rocks!
    • 1. Freedom by Rage Against The Machine

    By: Angela
    • 10. Rape Me by Nirvana
      Genius. With the soon release of the Nirvana box set, it will only prove what a lyrical master Kurt was. He is missed, but the music continues which makes you appreciate what he brought to music a little bit more. His words did a lot to define a generation.
    • 9. Teenage Dirt Bag by Wheatus
      I think this bordered on the 2000's but again, another anthem that mixed pop with a touch of alternative flare.
    • 8. More Human the Human by White Zombie
      Twisted, strange but Rob Zombie's music is truly amazing. This song is a must for any alternative fan.
    • 7. Do You Know What I Mean? by Oasis
      Oasis, regardless of the reputation puts out great music and this song blends great vocals with great sound.
    • 6. The Sweater Song by Weezer
      Just a truly fun song - superman scibbies!
    • 5. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      is it pop or is it alternative? whatever it is, when it comes across the airways I still turn it up to this day!
    • 4. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
      What can you say except ... amazing!
    • 3. ShitList by L7
      Girl Power speaks volumes in this anthem! Best song to play when you have a crap day!
    • 2. Rooster by Alice in Chains
      You can't forget this song. Another song in the definitive grunge movement.
    • 1. Fade into You by Mazzy Star
      the music, the haunting voice, a song that makes me close my eyes and just drown everything out.

    By: Alex
    • 10. Lump by Presidents Of The USA
    • 9. Down Rodeo by Rage Against the Machine
      Damn, Rage Against the Machine has a helluva lotta good songs
    • 8. Cant Touch This by MC Hammer
    • 7. Killing In The Name by Rage Against the Machine
    • 6. Clint Eastwood by Gorillaz
      Well, the cd was made in 2001 but the song was first preformed in the 90's
    • 5. Bulls On Parade by Rage Against The Machine
    • 4. Welcome To The Jungle by Guns n' Roses
    • 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 2. Guerillia Radio by Rage Against The Machine
    • 1. A Bullet In The Head by Rage Against The Machine

    By: Steve
    • 10. Loser by Beck
    • 9. Thunderstruck by ACDC
    • 8. Candy Says by Blind Melon
    • 7. Only God knows why by Kid Rock
    • 6. Daughter by Pearl Jam
    • 5. Since When by 54-40
    • 4. Scar Tissue by Red hot Chilli Peppers
    • 3. Plateau by Nirvana
    • 2. One by Metallica
    • 1. Wheat Kings by The Tragically Hip

    By: Andrew
    • 10. Good Riddance by Green Day
      Another incredbile acoustic performance.
    • 9. No Rain by Blind Melon
      I love it.
    • 8. The Kid's Arn't Alright by Offspring
      An awesome song, a bit more up beat
    • 7. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Don't forget this band...they're incredible
    • 6. Freshman by Verve Pipe
      Powerful, reminds me of my bestfriend.
    • 5. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
      One of the best melodies I've ever heard. Gotta love fantasy.
    • 4. Everlong by Foo Fighters
      Another incredible song.
    • 3. No One by Athenaeum
      An underground band, but absolutely incredible... One of the best songs about love
    • 2. The World I Know by Collective Soul
      It really adds perspective to cynicism.
    • 1. Name (acoustic) by Goo Goo Dolls
      The most incredible lyrics I can really think of

    heh, I think I like pretty songs, what do you think?
    By: Patrick Walsh
    • 10. 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
    • 9. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 8. Karma Police by Radiohead
    • 7. All Apologies by Nirvana
    • 6. Sober by Tool
    • 5. Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt by Dj Shadow
    • 4. Creep by Radiohead
    • 3. Stripsearch by Faith No More
    • 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • 1. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers

    All these songs have changed music or at least set the standard for music to come, all great songs by great artists
    By: Amy Space
    • 10. Don't Speak by No Doubt
      Gwen Stefani's voice pulls this song off for me, she just sings it well
    • 9. Bran Van 3000 by Drinking in LA
      What the hell am I doing drinking in LA?
    • 8. Every Me And Every You by Placebo
      The Cruel Intentions soundtrack was fantastic this one really stood out. Seen it live and it was stunning
    • 7. Son Of Dick by Less Than Jake
      These guys are so under-rated!
    • 6. Tire Me by Rage Against The Machine
      Just love the bit that goes : I wanna be Jackie O Nasis I wanna wear a pair of dark sunglasses I wanna be Jackie O, o,o,o please don't DIE! I LOVE THESE REBEL DUDES
    • 5. Parklife by Blur
      I've grown up listening to Blur, since the age of 5 they've been drummed into my head by my big brother and this is my favourite!
    • 4. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
      It's personal, it reminds me of someone, but that's not the reason why I love it so much.. It's heartfelt!
    • 3. Suck My Kiss by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      This is soooo funky and I've seen it live by Red Hot Chilis and then by a cover band both were great :)
    • 2. Alive by Pearl Jam
      This is amazing, messed up lyrics haha, LOVE IT!
    • 1. Walk This Way by Run DMC/Aerosmith
      One of those songs that you HAVE to sing when you're bored with your mates!!

    ermm Know Your Enemy by RATM... i cant remember what year this songs from, but Party On Your Pussy by Red Hot Chili Peppers... can't remember the year of Man In The Box by Alice In Chains either... God I'm useless at remembering dates lol!

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