What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Parklife by Blur
- 9. St. Robinson In His Cadillac Dream by Counting Crows
- 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- 7. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
- 6. Creep by Radiohead
- 5. Live Forever by Oasis
- 4. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
- 3. Losing My Religion by REM
A really powerful song from another great band. Their best by far. Awsome performance at Glastonbury
- 2. Karma Police by Radiohead
They revolutionised music in the 90s. My favourite song from them. Ilost myself.....
- 1. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
A beautiful song written by one of the best bands of the decade.
So many to pick from, everything after my top 3 could have been different. By the way, I HATE THOSE TALLENTLESS, FAKE POP BANDS WHO THINK THEY CAN SING AND DONT WRITE THIER OWN MUSIC!!!! WOULD YOU KINDLY PISS OFF AND STOP CHEATING EVERYONE OUT OF REAL MUSIC. KEEP THE FAITH, THEY'LL DIE (OFF) EVENTUALLY
- 10. Total eclipse of the heart by Nikki French
- 9. Too close by Next
- 8. Stay the same by Joey McIntyre
- 7. Wannabe by Spice girls
Didn't we all go through that phase?
- 6. All Star by Smash Mouth
- 5. As Long as you love me by BSB
Back before they were married!
- 4. Jellyhead by Crush
- 3. Runaway by Real Mccoy
Reminds me of 5th grade
- 2. Mr. Vain by Culture Beat
- 1. MMMBop by Hanson
It will always remind me of summer!
- 10. November Rain by Gunsnroses
This will always be my favorite song...
- 9. Angel eyes by steelheart
- 8. Super Sonic by Salt N Peppa
- 7. Any man of mine by Shania Twain
She knows what is up...
- 6. Twisted by Keith Sweat
- 5. Down for yours by nasty boy click
- 4. She's in love with the boy by Trisha yearwood
- 3. I want you by Savage Garden
- 2. Long december by counting crows
- 1. Freshman by the verve pipe
I will love this song as long as I live...
Anything by Aerosmith, and anything by Gunsnroses...
By: Erik Simper
- 10. Red Hot Chili Peppers by Under the Bridge
- 9. Green Day by When I Come Around
- 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 7. Better Man by Pearl Jam
- 6. Higher by Creed
- 5. 1979 by The Smashing Pumpkins
- 4. Glycerine by Bush
- 3. The Verve Pipe by The Freshman
- 2. Machine Head by Bush
- 1. Lightning Crashes by Live
- 10. metallica by unforgiven 2
- 9. metallica by unforgiven
- 8. repeat by grinspoon
- 7. dammit by blink 182
- 6. silverchair by tomorrow
- 5. enter sandman by metallica
- 4. alive by pearl jam
- 3. under the bridge by red hot chilli peppers
- 2. nirvana by smells like teen spirit
- 1. lightning crashes by live
my songs are all rock songs, only because id otn listen to pop music so its hard for me to rate it.
- 10. fatlip by sum 41
I know this isn't from the 90's which is why it's #10 otherwise it would be #1, and if you would notice the fact i have no rap or pop on my list because rap and pop both SUCK! thank you
- 9. the kids arn't allright by offspring
- 8. all star by smash mouth
- 7. minority by green day
- 6. Brainstew by green day
- 5. little things by Good Charlotte
Awsome unheardof band that should be looked up
- 4. smells like teen spirit by nirvana
- 3. song 2 by blur
- 2. Basketcase by green day
- 1. makes no difference by sum41
Excellent song practicly none better
Yeah I would like to know that everyone who likes rap must be informed that it takes no talent so, when rapers start playing guitars and drums and gain talent i will stop revolting against it until then rap blows.
By: L. Bug
- 10. Lie to Me by Jonny Lang
- 9. Wide Open Spaces by Dixie Chicks
- 8. Lightning Crashes by Live
- 7. The Sign by Ace of Base
- 6. One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey ft. Boyz II Men
- 5. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
- 4. Shimmer by Fuel
- 3. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
- 2. 3 am by Matchbox 20
- 1. MMMBop by Hanson
- 10. Lickin by Black Crowes
"Now I've traded my black feathers for a crown," sings Chris Robinson, and the vibrant, roaring music on Lions supports his claim to rule the jungle. Working with producer Don Was, the Robinson boys and crew make bold sonic leaps forward, sounding both heavier and more nuanced simultaneously. In the mid-1990s the Crowes' attempts at experimentation were much less successful, often sounding forced or, worse, underdeveloped. With 1999's By Your Side, the band seemed to make a conscious attempt to strip it all down and get back to basics. Althrough 1994's Amorica continues that resurgence, and thanks to Was's influence, builds mightily on that foundation. The good-time swampy swagger is still the defining factor, but for the first time the sonic coloring enhances the tunes as opposed to sapping them of their energy. All the songs flow together, giving the album a cohesion that previous efforts have lacked, and Was generates a bold, vivid sound. And yes, it does seem quite conducive to loud volumes.
- 9. Awake by Godsmack
Godsmack play their ghoulish hard rock with such a straight face, they make Sepultra's Beneath The Remains look like Slayer's Seasons In The Abyss. For proof, look no further than heavily pierced frontman Sully Erna, who is not only a practicing Wiccan but the author of melodramatic declarations such as "Can't you see what this pain has fucking done to me." It's too bad the follow-up to the Boston band's triple-platinum self-titled debut rarely delivers with the desired intensity. Instead, the disc offers anodyne takes on the same old themes of aggression ("Sick of Life"), alienation ("Bad Magick"), and hocus-pocus ("Vampires"), with the all-too-familiar buzzsaw of nu-metal guitars and elastic bass grooves tearing throughout.
- 8. Re-Arranged by Limp Bizkit
Florida-bred metal-rappers Limp Bizkit sold a million-plus records of their debut largely on the strength of a George Michael cover song. But the band indeed had "Faith" and the group's second outing proves that the Bizkit have the goods. Still, it seems as if boastful frontman Fred Durst is loading the band's deck again, this time by including scads of guest vocalists, such as Anthrax's singer Joey Belladonna, Kid Rock from Offpsring, and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Jonathan Davis. (In fact, Korn gave Limp Bizkit a leg up in the industry.) But the 16 diverse yet cohesive tracks on Significant Other don't need any help. Not as heavy as their mentors Korn--or as they are on their debut--Bizkit give Lemonheads a run for his money on the tuneful and appealing "Rearranged." "Just Like This" is another winning hip-hop and rock entry, while the amusing and memorable "Nookie" (as in "I did it all for the nookie") has self-deprecating lyrics not unlike the The Clash's "Should I Stay Or Should I Go." Bizkit segues with ease from pleasing rock and hip-hop amalgam to spooky Tool territory on "Don't Go Off Wandering" to moshable moments in the entreaty "Show Me What You Got." Significant Other may be hard to categorize, but it's easy to like.
- 7. I Pledge Allegiance (To the State of Rock & Roll) by Kiss
Talk about the roar of the greasepaint: On this first studio effort together since Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley welcomed back once-exiled mates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley with open talons (was it really almost 20 years? How the pterodactyl flies), the unkillable beast called Kiss reels off a few potent additions to its undeniably, er, prodigious body of work. Still stubbornly plodding through the musical tar pits of their classic-rock youth--a little Beatles harmony here, a little Alice Cooper guitar noise there--the dressed-to-ill foursome makes the clock roll back (if not completely unwind) with the fist-waving "I Pledge Allegiance to the State of Rock & Roll" and the if-Green-Day-can-do-it-why-not-us acoustic surprise, "We Are One." Better even than the album is the in-booklet merchandise ad, which hawks like 1976's Destroyer in all its "440-page, 9-pound" glory, for a mere $158.95. Like they say: size does matter. Did You Get That Off The Bumper Sticker?
- 6. Got You Where I Wan't You by The Flys
After hearing Adam Paskowitz, lead singer, perform on the "Bathead Soup" Ozzy Osbourne Tribute a few months ago, I decided to give the Flys a try. So, I bought their latest CD, "Outta My Way". I really liked this CD, so I soon picked up "Holiday Man". After hearing "Holiday Man", I can now say that the Flys are one of my favorite bands like AC/DC, Anthrax, Husker Du, Melvins Offspring, Sepultura, Slayer. This CD is great, and I like all but one song. Still, eleven out of twelve is pretty good. This CD mixes a lot of types of music, from slow songs like "Girls Are the Cruelest" to more upbeat songs such as "Holiday Man". Some of my favorite tracks include "Got You (Where I Want You)", "Afraid", "Holiday Man" and "Groove is Where You Find It". If you like the Flys, or want to try something new, you should check out this CD.
- 5. New Skin by Incubus
No doubt you have heard of incubus whos new album make yourself was a waste of time with its soft easy sounds but are you wondering if they are any better than Slayer circa 1990? well hear science and youl agree that there is another shade of green to incubus. Wow, these past years have been great, and I can't wait for our next tour of Fungus Amongus. Our new CD is out, so get it if you liked S.C.I.E.N.C.E. Otherwise, ha!
- 4. A.D.I.D.A.S. by Korn
This Is Korn's Most Experimental Album Its Still Raw Korn but with Added Experimenttation to create a suburb follow up to 1994 "self tittled" record of this album also bought korn into the spotlight with the song A.D.I.D.A.S being played on mtv and alternative radio stations. If you claim to be a korn fan u will already have this cd and u will know why it is great and one of there best like Sepultura circa 1989. Korn's best album, as any fan who has been with them since the first album would tell you, is the first album. Very little rap influence and very angry metal, which prompted Metallica to have them open for them on their San Francisco show a few years back. That plus ADIDAS being played on MTV's Beavis & Butt-Head, and in some circles, vocalist Jonathan Davis' endorsement of the ADIDAS logo, brought Korn into the spotlight and to the top, but not until album #3, Follow The Leader.
- 3. What's My Age Again? by Blink-182
On their 1997 release, Dude Ranch, juvenile hardcore-pop band Blink 182 tickled the funny bone with an assortment of dumb sex jokes, off-color artwork, and between-song skits, including one of a dog drinking from a freshly peed in toilet. So, two years down the road, have the band matured at all? One look at the cover of Enema of the State, which features cover art of a tarted-up blonde nurse donning a rubber glove, provides the easy answer. Fortunately, Enema supports the humor with strong musicianship. The songs are more dynamic and multitempoed than those on Dude Ranch, sounding like a cross between the Descendents and Fountains of Wayne. And unlike the glut of alt-rock releases that offer one or two memorable songs, Enema is flush with instantly memorable melodies and ear-pleasing harmonies. Good, dirty fun--no more, no less.
- 2. I Choose by Offspring
Every generation of high schoolers needs a band to express the angst and agony specific to 14-to-18-year-olds. At present, when they did Ixnay Of The Hombre in 1996 that band is the Offspring. Their songs are aimed squarely at a younger crowd, from "The Meaning of Life" to "Leave It Behind" to "I Choose," and especially "All I Want" and "Change the World". Their occasionally insightful lyrics are anything but obscure, which is actually refreshing; there's real pain behind "Gone Away," and "Way Down the Line" taps into the common fear among the younger crowd of turning out just like our parents like 1994's Smash. Musically, the Offspring are hardly complex, but then complexity isn't a requirement. This is music to play at full volume, bang your head to, and annoy your neighbors. Cool.
- 1. Peaches by Presidents of the United States of America
I was browsing throught the music available at amazon and thought I'd check out how our records were doing now that we've split up. I was pleasantly surprised to find lots of recent positive feedback on what we were. For the record, we enjoyed ourselves and got out when the enjoyment waned. Music is a celebration of life, and the music business that this porn can make you feel pretty darn in a hurry. Just ask Green Day, Pennywise, Offspring, NOFX, L7, Joe Strummer, Husker Du. Fortunately, we're all still alive and kicking. In fact, Chris , Jason and I have recently gotten together with Sir Mix-A-Lot to do some recording. We've worked up a few songs and we're gearing up to play some shows and, I hope, put out a record. The new band is called Subset.
I Wish All You Guys Enjoyed Them All The Time Because Those Are From All Of My Enhanced CDs.
- 10. Everything I Do (I Do It For You) by Bryan Adams
Such a romantic song!
- 9. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
Such a good, romantic song, and that girl can sing!
- 8. You'll Be In My Heart by Phil Collins
- 7. I'll Make Love To You by Boys 2 Men
This is a really romantic song!
- 6. Adam's Song by Blink 182
This is such a sad song!
- 5. Fly Away From Here by Aerosmith
This is such a good song, it makes you just wanna fly away with someone you love and never come back!!
- 4. Gone by *n sync
This is the saddest song I've ever heard, i cried the first time i heard it, if you haven't heard it then you should go out and by the cd!!!!! (It's on Celebrity)
- 3. I Thought She Knew by *N sync
Again *n sync, they have so many songs it's hard to choose ur favorites, this is such a good song, if you haven't heard it, there's something wrong with you!!!
- 2. November Rain by Guns & Roses
This is such a good song!!
- 1. God Must've Spent (a little more time on you) by *N sync
This is my favorite song of all time!! I LOVE *N SYNC!!!!!!!
If You people havent heard these songs then you must've been locked up in a cave for the last 10 years, go listen to them, they're all good songs!!
- 10. Mr Jones by Counting Crows
Classic, feelgood song.
- 9. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
A love song like few others in the 90s.
- 8. Design For Life by Manic Street Preachers
Beautiful, melodious, and by a very talented ensemble.
- 7. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Gripping stuff. I enjoyed the video with Barbie burning on the BBQ!
- 6. Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
A beautiful piece of work by a brilliant group. Classic.
- 5. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
Forget the Spice Girls - this was Girl Power. Female angst packaged in a way that many others tried to emulate without success.
- 4. November Rain by Guns 'N Roses
Say what you like about Axl and the boys, this has to be the rock ballad of the 90s. Magic stuff!
- 3. Daughter by Pearl Jam
A very intense Pearl Jam song about a very real problem.
- 2. Losing My Religion by REM
The REM song that everyone will remember. It came at a time in my life when I was struggling with change, but the haunting quality of the song remains.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
An anthem of frustration and anger. THE song of the Gen-X 90s.
Although U2 is a huge personal favourite, I don't feel that any of the experimental stuff they did in the 90s warrant them a place on this top ten.
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