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

    By: Mass
    • 10. Annie-dog by Smashing Pumpkins
      again, off the Adore CD. Just so deep and true...it's beautiful.
    • 9. Orestes by A Perfect Circle
      This song just shakes me...the lyrics are good, but know what "Orestes" means, and they mean so much, much more.
    • 8. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Change music forever.
    • 7. Karma Police by Radiohead
      Amazing song. Amazing video. Amazing band.
    • 6. Dolphins Cry by Live
      Just a great rock song
    • 5. Letting The Cables Sleep by Bush
      really slow Bush
    • 4. With Or Without You by U2
      They don't make them like this anymore...
    • 3. Wonderwall by Oasis
      Awesome mellow song.
    • 2. The Man Who Told Everything by The Doves
      So unknown...yet so talented. So mellow, so harmonic, beautiful.
    • 1. Smashing Pumpkins by Blank Page
      So sad and slow---shows the other beauitful side the pumpkins had. Everyone should own the ADORE CD. It is hauntingly beautiful--every song.

    So much music, so little time. If we are talking trance--BT is god. Rap, 2pac is.
    By: Jamie (uk)
    • 10. Vibeology by Paula Abdul
    • 9. Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega And Dna
    • 8. Vitamin C by Graduation (friends Forever)
      An massive US hit in 1999 but unheard of in the UK. She's probably better known as Ricki Lake's dancing rival in 1988's 'Hairspray'.
    • 7. Just Another Dream by Cathy Dennis
    • 6. Fresh by Gina G
      Don't laugh if you know who she is.
    • 5. Dannii Minogue by Disrememberence
      Sophisticated eurodance at its finest.
    • 4. This Kiss by Faith Hill
    • 3. Better The Devil You Know by Kylie Minogue
    • 2. Believe by Cher
      It was different when it came out and a nice career move for Cher. Sadly after 2 albums of Believe's the sound tires but the original always makes me wanna dance.
    • 1. Maria by Blondie
      This is the song of the 90s for me. At the time i wasn't intrested in music much i'd got a bit bored by about 1996 and then this came out.

    i also like.... Kylie Minogue featuring DNA and Jazzi P - 'Shocked' Divinyls - I Touch Myself Prince - Controversy Geri Halliwell - G-A-Y (so bad its good)
    By: Mateus Pagotto Yoshida
    • 10. Crucify by Tori Amos
    • 9. Peruvian Skies by Dream Theater
    • 8. One by Creed
    • 7. Walking After You by Foo Fighters
    • 6. Hero Of The Day by Metallica
    • 5. Do The Evolution by Pearl Jam
    • 4. Bittersweetsymphony by Verve
      cause life is a bittersweet
    • 3. The Freshman by Verve Pipe
    • 2. Lightning Crashes by Live
    • 1. Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming by Deep Purple
      just listen...best guitar ever

    By: Silver6565
    • 10. Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
      One of the better British songs of the 90's. This song rocks.
    • 9. Alien by Bush
      This is actually my favorite Bush song. Although most people don't know it so it's lower on my list than Come Down.
    • 8. Enter Sandman by Metallica
      Metallica back in their better days!
    • 7. Yellow Led Better by Pearl Jam
      Another Nirvana of the 90's. Their music definately changed a lot.
    • 6. Lightening Crashes by Live
      Very deep song. Definately affected 90's music.
    • 5. Come Down by Bush
      A good song. One of Bush's better songs.
    • 4. Creep by Radiohead
      SO much rage yet such a great song!
    • 3. Soul To Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      Another one of my favorite bands. I love this song!
    • 2. Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews Band
      Another great band of the 90's.
    • 1. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
      What can I say I love the Pumpkins and this song is what did it for me. From then on I was a forever fan!

    My list kicks a--!
    By: Esmerelda
    • 10. Santeria by Sublime
      middle school memories . . .
    • 9. Let You Down by Dave Matthews Band
      my favorite DMB song
    • 8. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
      this group's got depth
    • 7. Cailin by Unwritten Law
      i love this band
    • 6. Refine Me by Jennifer Knapp
      by far, the best christian rock artist
    • 5. Kissing You by Des'ree
      easily the most gorgeous love song from this decade
    • 4. Angel by Ben Harper
      this man could not be any finer
    • 3. Ex-factor by Lauryn Hill
      lauryn hill's incredible
    • 2. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
      just a damn good song
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      anthem of a generation

    i would've put hip-hop on here cause they're the only songs which you can grind to, but these ones have more depth than most hip-hop stuff does
    By: Dennis Tho
    • 10. Perception by Cass And Slide
      Track that puts them where they are today.
    • 9. Estranged by Guns And Roses
    • 8. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    • 7. Stem/long Stem by Dj Shadow
      Entroducing was just amazing. Every track was mind blowing. Where is he getting his strings/horns/bells samples from????? The drums on this track is off the hook.
    • 6. Nevermind by Nirvana
    • 5. My Iron Lung by Radiohead
      Track that got me to buy the bends. Which is one of the few rock cds I still listen to.
    • 4. Symphony (Sure Is Pure Mix) by Hybrid
      Amazing built up to the climax. Great strings. The Hybrid trio has got a genre all to their own. Somewhere in between new school breaks and not so cheezy trance.
    • 3. Murda Box by Hedrush, Dead Prez And The People's Army
      Off of no more prisons. Dead Prez is picking up where Public Enemy left off. High energy and inspiring.
    • 2. Be As One by Sasha And Maria Nayler
      10+ min masterpeice. Great vocals. still sends chills up my spine.
    • 1. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
      Track that threw one of the biggest bands in the 90s into limelight ...btw no order to this list...

    These are just 10 songs that came to my mind.
    By: Jack
    • 10. Free Fallin' by Tom Petty
    • 9. Losing My Religion by R.e.m.
    • 8. Better Man by Pearl Jam
    • 7. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
    • 6. Satellite by Dave Matthews Band
    • 5. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
    • 4. Linger by Cranberries
    • 3. Changes by Tupac
    • 2. Time Of Your Life by Green Day
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    I definetly left out some very good and deserving songs, but there are just too many great songs to put in one Top 10.
    By: Liz
    • 10. Ana's Song by Silverchair
    • 9. Lightening Crashes by Live
    • 8. Never Is A Promise by Fiona Apple
    • 7. Brick by Ben Folds Five
    • 6. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morrisette
    • 5. Angel by Sarah Mclachlan
    • 4. Push by Matchbox 20
    • 3. Semi-charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
    • 2. Good Riddance (time Of Your Life) by Greenday
    • 1. Iris by Goo Goo Dolls

    By: Amanda
    • 10. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 9. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
    • 8. Give It Away by Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    • 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
    • 6. Losing My Religion by Rem
    • 5. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 4. Lightning Crashes by Live
    • 3. November Rain by Guns N Roses
    • 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
      I don't think this song needs an explanation. It's a great song, and it was hard for me to chose between this one & my number one choice.
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
      Definately has got to be at least in the top 5 on anyone's list who knows anything about 90s music. It was the anthem of the whole early 90s Grunge movement, and a great song.

    I know that all of these songs are in the same (or a very similar) genre, but these are what I feel the best songs of the 90s were. I'd also add some things by Dave Matthews, Matchbox 20, The Stone Temple Pilots, and a bunch more bands if I had enough room. I stayed away from a lot of the late 90s music, because personally, I think that pop crap (BSB, NSYNC, Hanson, Spice Girls, etc.) Sucks.
    By: Greg
    • 10. Welcome To Paradise by Green Day
    • 9. Down by 311
    • 8. Machinehead by Bush
    • 7. Guerilla Radio by Rage Against The Machine
    • 6. Otherside by Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • 5. Enter Sandman by Metallica
    • 4. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
    • 3. Stinkfist by Tool
    • 2. Pardon Me by Incubus
    • 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

    if you haven't nocited, everything on my list is of the rock genre. this is because I think rock is the only kind of music worth listening to, and therefore the only type of music that should be on such a top 10 list.

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