What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Bullet with Butterfly wings by Smashing Pumpkins
This was the rock song for the mid 90's, great music, great lyrics...great overall
- 9. High by Feeder
I guess not many people know this tune...but its a good one for this generation.
- 8. Take a Picture by Filter
Just a solid song all the way through.
- 7. California love or 2 Live and die in L.A. by 2pac
The innovator representing Cali. I personally live 2Live and die in LA better, but it didn't have the same impact on the 90s that california love did, everyone knows that song even if they're not a rap fan. This is true rap, not like some of today shit where all they talk and care about is bling bling...
- 6. Superman's Dead by Our Lady Peace
The hook on this song is just awesome....well so is the rest of it too. Raine Maida's voice is perfect for this song.
- 5. Above by Finger Eleven
More finger eleven. Another great tune, not as good as tip but still solid. If any of you aint heard these guys you should go download some, especially if u like stuff like A perfect circle,fuel,filter,creed...stuff like that.
- 4. Coming of Age part 2 by Jay-Z featuring Memphis bleek
I cant beleive how good this song is, it just gets better the more and more you lisen to it. You have to listen to it alot, the fist couple times you listen to it, you think its about something, then when u actually listen to it properly after a couple times, you realize what its really about. Plus memphis bleek is just awesome of this joint.
- 3. My Own Prison or Whats this life for by Creed
Their best work, actually the whole album is way better than Human Clay is, its not even close.
- 2. Life Goes On by 2Pac
This song is the shit, i think it's probably 2pac's best song ever...you cant just hear it, you have to listen to it.
- 1. Tip by Finger Eleven
Basically anything by finger eleven could be number one, they ARE that damn good.
First i gotta say that i didn't wanna put obvious shit like smells like teen spirit and stuff down cause that would be a waste since everyone else has it. Next i gotta ask how some of yall out there can have a whole list of just backstreet/nsync shit like that when they only been here like 3 years and if you think that there music is the best of the 90s there something wrong, its not even real music people. Last i gotta say that if damn hard just picking 10 songs, theres so many that were on the bubble that i could have picked so i'll put em here Clumsy-Our Lady peace,2 of amerikaz most wanted-2pac and snoop,nuttin but a G thang-Dre and snoop, one more astraonaut-I MOther Earth, josie/dammit-Blink 182, when i come around-Green Day,Self Esteem/gone away-Offspring aright im done...even i could go on for hours
- 10. Breakfast at Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something
what happened to them anywaiz?
- 9. i will remember you by Sarah MacGlaughlin
It's a sweet song okay?
- 8. loser by three doors down
- 7. Nothing else matters by Metallica
...i just like it
- 6. Players (only love you when their playing) by Crazytown
- 5. Sunburn by Fuel
though their cover version of Elton John's song Daniel was really good as well
- 4. marshall mathers by Eminem
my fave eminem song
- 3. I do by Boyz II Men
a classic "mushy" song, you cant go pass Boyz II Men for those =)
- 2. To whom it may concern by Creed
it's just good
- 1. My Niggaz by Tupac Shakur
i love tupac!
- 10. Brick by Ben Folds Five
This is one of their well known songs, but this band is absolutely amazing and original. Check out the rest of their stuff.
- 9. Home by Sheryl Crow
Amazing voice. Have to listen to this one.
- 8. Lodi Dodi by Snoop Dogg
I have this one memorized. I like Snoop's version better than Slick Rick's.
- 7. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
White rappers, they kick it unlike any other.
- 6. Red Hot Chili Peppers by Under the Bridge
Chilled rock - very cool.
- 5. Black by Pearl Jam
This band cannot go unmentioned, my favorite song of theirs.
- 4. What's the Difference by Dre and Eminem
Ahhh yes, Dre and Eminem. Once again rap at its greatest.
- 3. Fade into You by Mazzy Star
Little known female vocalist with an incredible and mesmerizing voice. Check this one out if you haven't yet.
- 2. Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Actually not that big of a fan of this song, but a big thing.
- 1. Today was a Good Day by Ice Cube
Chilled rap at its best, a symbol of the 90's as the era of rap.
Sorry, no country... it really isn't music is it?
- 10. Fight For Your Right (to party) by Beastie Boys
- 9. Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
90's theme song
- 8. Sandman by Metallica
i just like it!
- 7. Faith by Limp Bizkit
- 6. Highway to Hell by ACDC
one of the best bands of the past
- 5. Testify by Rage Against the Machine
i love this one
- 4. Bombs Over Baghdad by Outkast
Great rhythm and beat, nice song
- 3. Heaven is a Halfpipe by OPM
funny thing about the title.....its true.
- 2. 96 Quite Bitter Beings by CKY (Camp Kill Yourself)
- 1. Guerilla Radio by Rage Against the Machine
RATM is the best band ever!
RATM is great
- 10. Date Rape by Sublime
- 9. Dammit by Blink 182
It just makes me wanna drive fast and agghhh, yeah, that's right =)
- 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
I think everyone knows why
- 7. con te partiro/time to say goodbye by Andrea Bocelli
Truly beautiful, can fall asleep with this song anytime.
- 6. Sober by Tool
Truly powerful song, if you truly listen to the lyrics it makes a lot of sense.
- 5. Run by Collective Soul
Even after hearing it a millon times, there's something about this song that still captures me.
- 4. Superman's dead by Our Lady peace
Really a beatiful song, no band is as underrated as OLP.
- 3. One by Metallica
Just blows my mind away everytime I hear it, specially when it has the "Comentary" that's included in the video.
- 2. Estranged by Guns 'n roses
the coolest video of the 90s, lyrics aren't bad either.
- 1. Lightning Crashes by Live
Awesome song, awesome lyrics
By: Brett Jones
- 10. Evan Flow by Pearl Jam
- 9. Lithium by Nirvana
- 8. Go Away by Godsmack
- 7. Higher by Creed
- 6. VooDoo by Godsmack
- 5. Pretty Fly (for a white guy) by The Offspring
- 4. The Outherside by The Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- 3. Where Ever I May Roam by Metallica
This song rocks
- 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by NIRVANA
Smells like teen spirit is by far the cool est dong of the 90's
The 90's were a lot better than the 80's
By: Dave K
- 10. Groove is in the Heart by Dee-Lite
- 9. Tender by Blur
- 8. Ray of Light by Madonna
How does she keep doing it?
- 7. Hey Boy, Hey Girl by Chemical Brothers
Think of a hot summer evening with quality drugs, and the partner of your choice. How good with this playing?
- 6. Live Forever by Oasis
See Slide away
- 5. Everybody Hurts by R.E.M.
Greatest ballad ever?
- 4. Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap
Greatest dance song ever at the time.
- 3. Slide Away by Oasis
They may be tossers but...
- 2. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor
If you can't cry during this, you have a heart of stone.
- 1. Insanity by Oceanic
Lager, eccies, love, bass...
These were in no particular order, just songs which either remind me of great times or make me think. All of them I can listen to for now and for ever.
By: Stefan S.
- 10. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
Smashing Pumpkins rock(ed). It sucks that they broke up :(
- 9. Freedom by Rage Against the Machine
It's too bad Zach left RATM. These guys rock(ed), too.
- 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
I don't really get why people compare Pearl Jam to Nirvana so much. They don't sound anything alike. Anyway...Great song.
- 7. Heart Shaped-Box by Nirvana
Nirvana: The greatest thing to happen to rock since the Beatles.
- 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Another great Grunge song. This song had an AWESOME video.
- 5. What Would You Say? by Dave Matthews Band
Great guitar playing.
- 4. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
It was hard choice between this or "Vaselines".
- 3. Paranoid Android by Radiohead
This is a really great song. I love the video, too.
- 2. Sabotage by Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys rock like no one else. 'Nuff said.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Nirvana was definitely the best band of the 90's. They came along at a time when rock music needed a major kick in the arse (like today) and blew all those terrible 80's hair bands away.
The early 90's was the best. It all went downhill from there.
By: OMAR EL MERO MERO
- 10. SNOOP DOGG by YOU THOUGHT
- 9. CAMRON by WHAT MEANS THE WORLD TO YOU
- 8. TOO SHORT by COCKTAILS
- 7. SOUTH PARK MEXICAN by STREETS ON BEATS
- 6. TRICK DADDY by NANN NIGGA
- 5. CYPRESS HILL by I WANT TO GET HIGH
- 4. LIL ROB by SOY CHINGON
- 3. HAY by CRUCIALCONFLICT
- 2. GET FUCKED UP by ICONS
- 1. FORGOT ABOUT DRE by DR.DRE
THESE ARE MY FAVORITE SONGS
By: Jaime Zapata
- 10. Candy by Iggy Pop & Kate Pierson
- 9. Policy Of Truth by Depeche Mode
- 8. Butterfly On A Wheel by The Mission UK
- 7. Say Something by James
- 6. Cuts You Up by Peter Murphy
- 5. Silent Lucidity by Queensryche
- 4. Everyday Is Like Sunday by Morrissey
- 3. The Crying Game by Boy George
- 2. Everybody Hurts by R.E.M
- 1. One by U2
Another Mentions -Face To Face-Siouxsie & The Banshees -Girls and Boys-Blur -You Get What You Give-New Radicals -I Don't Want To Wait-Paula Cole -Regret-New Order
Previous List or Next List
This page currently edited by: ChuckyG. Past editor: CeramicsFanatic
We also have pages on this topic devoted to the 80s and 90s
Would You Like To Add Something We Missed?
Please use the submission page to submit information to be used on this page.
The Official amIright|
Misheard Lyrics Book