What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
By: Jimmy Aspra
- 10. Creep by Radio Head
- 9. Run Away Train by Soul Assylum
- 8. Santa Fe by Jon Bon Jovi
- 7. Daughter by Pearl jam
- 6. Wicked Games by Chris Isak
- 5. Mama said knock you out by L.L Cool J
- 4. Can i get a ... by Jay Z
- 3. Estrange by Gunīs N Roses
- 2. losing my religion by R.E.M
- 1. ice ice baby by vanilla ice
90īs not so bad, 80's rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!
By: Rochelle Taylor
- 10. Share My World by Mary J. Blige
- 9. Release Yo'Delf by Method Man
- 8. C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) by Wu-Tang-Clan
- 7. Bump N Grind by R. Kelly
- 6. Fortunate by Maxwell
What can I say the man's a genius and so is R. Kelly for writing the song
- 5. Soon as I get Home by Faith
Songs says it all
- 4. Real Love by Mary J. Blige
What can you say she's a Hip Hop Classic.
- 3. Hey Papi, Big Pimpin by Jay-Z
Currently rankings up there. Two Ultimate party Songs
- 2. Damien and Stop Being Greedy by DMX
The best album DMX put together "Its Dark and Hell is Hot" 4x platinum
- 1. Mo Money Mo Problems by Notorious Big f/Puffy Daddy and Mase
One of Biggies' best song next to One More Chance, Warning and Big Poppa
- 10. Pardon Me by Incubis
See #9 above
- 9. Last Resort by Papa Roach
A kick-ass song!
- 8. Foo Fighters by My Hero
This song just rocks!
- 7. Break Stuff by Limp Bizkit
Just one of the many things that led to the riots at WoodStock
- 6. Fly by Sugar Ray
Just try and listen to the song without moving to the beat
- 5. Push by Matchbox 20
The best song yet by these guys
- 4. Tradin War Stories by 2Pac
A lyricial masterpiece
- 3. (Good Riddance) Time of your Life by Green Day
Because it showed that the band has a soft side
- 2. Higher by Creed
C'mon, who doesn't like this song?
- 1. Smells like Teen Spirit by Nirvava
Honorable Mentions & close calls: Godsmack's self-titled album; "Semi-Charmed Life" by Third Eye Blind; "What I Got" by Sublime; "Doggystyle" CD by Snoop Dogg; "The Way I Am" by Eminem; "American Bad Ass" by Kid Rock; "Hey Man Nice Shot" by Filter
- 10. One Headlight by Wallflowers
- 9. Two Princes by Spin Doctors
- 8. Wake Up by Rage Against The Machine
- 7. Smooth by Santana featuring Rob Thomas
- 6. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
- 5. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
- 4. Self Esteem by The Offspring
- 3. Basket Case by Green Day
- 2. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
I chose these songs because I believe that they played a significant role in helping to shape the style of music from the nineties.
By: daniel thompson
- 10. Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
- 9. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
- 8. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 7. Nothing but a G Thang by Dr. Dre with Snoop Dogg
- 6. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
- 5. Can't Touch This by M. C. Hammer
- 4. I will always love you by Whitney Houston
- 3. Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey
- 2. Enter Sandman by Metallica
- 1. Crossroads by Bone Thugs n Harmony
- 10. Creep by Radiohead
how can't you like this song?!
- 9. Runaway Train by Soul Asylum
a classic from early 90's
- 8. Epic by Faith No More
this song started what's now called ... korn, limp bizkit
- 7. Don't Speak by No Doubt
well I think this had to be the most well known love song at the end of the 90's
- 6. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
This song is scary and awesome at the same time... and the video fits perfectly to the song.
- 5. Basket Case by Green Day
The best Green Day song? maybe not, but this is like an anthem for the 90's rock-alternative music.
- 4. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
STP will always be remembered for this song. If you are a rock fan, and you don't know "Plush"... download it now!
- 3. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
This is not the best Nirvana song, but with this song, grunge was created, and moshing, became "a sport", it started a new generation, the X-generation.
- 2. The Unforgiven by Metallica
A master piece by Metallica. Can't describe how cool this song is.
- 1. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
It's my favorite song, maybe not the best of the 90's, but everyone has to admit that it's a great song. STP is the best rock band actually.
HONORABLE MENTIONS: "Creep"-Stone Temple Pilots, "Enter Sandman"-Metallica
- 10. Spice Girls by Wannabe
Love em, hate em, they're a part of pop history. Yo, I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want... classic 90's pop.
- 9. Tubthumping by Chumbawumba
Can't think of the 90's without being reminded of this one-hit-wonder.
- 8. Today by Smashing Pumpkins
Just a cool song.
- 7. No Rain by Blind Melon
Everyone remember the Bee-Girl? Wasn't she cute?
- 6. Free Your Mind by En Vogue
More Girl-Power :-)
- 5. Express Yourself by Madonna
Madonna has to be SOMEWHERE on this list. Pre Spice-Girls Girl-Power song.
- 4. Groove is in the Heart by Dee-Lite
Retro-disco-techno-dance-pop. Altogether yummy. I dare anyone to listen to this and not want to dance.
- 3. Always by Bon Jovi
One of the most memorable balads from the 90's.
- 2. Jump Around by House of Pain
Gets everyone out of their seat and jumping... jump up, jump up and get down!
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
This is Grunge at its grungiest.
This is a top 10 list from someone who's actually LIVED through the 90's and was old enough to listen to ALL of it... So all of you backstreet-boys limp bizkit lovin teeny boppers this is a list from old-timer who's been there.
- 10. Creep by RADIOHEAD
A band that continues to revolutionize music into the new millenium
- 9. Plowed by SPONGE
"Will I wake up.. Some dream I made up??.. No, I guess it's reality".. CLASSIC Mid - 90s grunge sound
- 8. Violet by HOLE
They get what they want and then never want it again... Courtney Love is the WOMAN that saved ROCK!!
- 7. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morrissette
Ahh yes.. the song that every female singer tried to duplicate but just couldn't.. Love that JADED-Chick sound..
- 6. Closer by Nine Inch Nails
An intense song about the feeling of utter lust and animalistic passion
- 5. Angry Johnny by POE
From POE's groundbreaking, "HELLO" album
- 4. In the Meantime by Spacehog
"Lands are Green and Skies are blue.. All in all they are just like you"
- 3. Dammit by Blink 182
The band that sold out punk rock...
- 2. Everlong by Foo Fighters
I have to admit that Dave Grohl was probably my fave member of NIRVANA. and the FOO FIGHTERS are underrated compared to NIRVANA...
- 1. Black by Pearl Jam
A definative look at the early '90's from the eyes of a GENERATION X-er...
"Lithium" by Nirvana, "What's up?" 4 Non Blondes
- 10. Near Wild Heaven by R.E.M.
Hey, they use a Rickenbacker............
- 9. Bitches Brew by Inspiral Carpets
Along with the Stone Roses, they were supposed to help revitalize Manchester...what happened? James is what happened!
- 8. Stay by Shakespears Sister (1992)
A highly underrated band of the early 90s
- 7. Viva Forever by Spice Girls (1997)
I hated the Spice Girls until I heard this song, but 1 brilliant masterpiece can't make up for the the lack of talent
- 6. Ladykillers by Lush (1995)
The album Lovelife was certainly one of my favourites of the decade
- 5. What Do You Want From me? by Monaco (1992)
...........and everybody thought it was new Order
- 4. Sometimes Always by Jesus and Mary Chain with Hope Sandoval
An unlikely collaboration leads to a great song
- 3. The Thunder Rolls by Garth Brooks (1991)
Hey...he outsold everybody else
- 2. Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chili Peppers (1999)
This song rocks
- 1. Animal Instinct by The Cranberries (1999)
An excellent song from the best band of the decade
Being a teenager in the late 70s and early 80s, I developed a fondness for guitar driven alternative music (aka punk) and there were some 90s bands like that such as Sugar, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden but I figured everybody would pick those. So, I concentrated on songs that "I" felt were the best of the 90s
By: Natalya Pshelenskaja
- 10. Silent All These Years by Tori Amos
Anything on the Litte Earthquakes (her term for male orgasms, notice the phallic symbols on the back) is amazing and worthy of this list
- 9. Assoholic by 54*40
A band that did their most memorable stuff in the 80s but as the 90s have progressed, their adaptive range makes them a fan favourite
- 8. Heaven Coming Down by The Tea Party
Finally, a Tea Party song we can all sing to
- 7. The Other Side Of Summer by Elvis Costello
Unfortunate exploitation of bikini clad women in the video but a neat song from one of the 80s best songwriters
- 6. Driven By You by Brian May
Brian and his homemade guitar rock on!
- 5. Homeboy by Adorable
it was close between this and sunshine smile
- 4. Tears From Heaven by Eric Clapton
guitar God shows his lighter side..may his son rest in peace
- 3. Kiss From A Rose by Seal
A great opening to a great song
- 2. Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
- 1. If You Tolerate This by Manic Street Preachers
The White Video
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