What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
By: Hollie Mcd
- 10. Everybodys Makin It Big But Me by Dr Hook
most funniest song ever
- 9. November Rain by Guns 'n' Roses
- 8. Drain You by Nirvana
- 7. Can't Stop by Red Hot Chillie Peppers
- 6. Time Of Your Life by Green Day
very true listen to the words
- 5. So Fine by Guns 'n' Roses
soft song chillin very good once heard forever lover
- 4. Walk This Way by Run D Mc Feat Areosmith
- 3. Can't Touch This by Mc Hammer
- 2. Polly by Nirvana
wierdest song ever
- 1. Outside by Staind Feat Fred Durst
best song ever if your depressed
yeah i'm 14 years old
- 10. Save Tonight by Eagle Eye Cherry
The music video for this song is in the black and white. The song itself blew away the video.
- 9. The Wave by Fastball
A song that really keeps your mind moving. Truly beautiful.
- 8. One Headlight by The Wallflowers
Another song you have to listen to, big hit.
- 7. Jane by Barenaked Ladies
An song of obsession, one of the greatest BNL hits and surely a crowd pleaser.
- 6. Superman's Dead by Our Lady Peace
The band said the song took 15 minutes to write, and in the end this crazy song was a soulful classic.
- 5. Otherside by RHC
This tune gets you hooked from the start.
- 4. Buddy Holly by Weezer
The sole hit that established weezer. The video is also classic, the whole "Happy Days" thing as all.
- 3. Learning To Fly by Foo Fighters
The Foo's show how to do a complete song.
- 2. I'm Only Happy When It Rains by Garbage
Really a melancholy song, but one of the best none-the-less.
- 1. Overexposure by Zuckerbaby
I'm surprised this song did not get the attention i deserved. I'm assuring you that if you listen to it you will not be dissapointed by finding some song that has no beat or emotion to it. You'll want listen again.
Many of these songs were hits, and rightly so.
By: Alex Jacobsen
- 10. Anna Begins by Counting Crows
Beautiful Chorus, peculiar but captivating imagery. It's one of those songs that for some people it might take a while to get used to, but once you do you find yourself playing it over and over--especially the piano-based versions.
- 9. Grace by Jeff Buckley
The way the bridge just picks up towards the end of the song made me fall in love with this song. Obviously any Jeff Buckley song where he soars off with his vocal ability is spine-tingling, but I had to pick this one as my favorite of his.
- 8. Lightning Crashes by Live
"The angels opens her eyes..." When he sings this the third time in crescendo it just gives me goosebumps. I've tried to immitate the way he does it, but it's just impossible.
- 7. Brick by Ben Folds Five
The piano part alone is enough to bring you in. This song is put together so well. The melody somehow really captures the emotion in Ben's voice.
- 6. She Talks to Angels by The Black Crows
This is just a classic song. Beautiful in so many ways. I love the way the organ follows the vocal melody.
- 5. Ana's Song by Silverchair
Amazing how such sad and emotional topics make for such great songs. This is also one of the few songs where the video actually accents it, rather than taking away from it.
- 4. Glycerine by Bush
This was one of the first grunge songs to use stringed back-up. Man, did it work well. The tone on the guitar is so raw and emotional, too.
- 3. Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam
Don't you just love that feeling you get when you hear the first notes of this song played? It just makes you wanna smile, sit back, and love music.
- 2. Hook by Blues Traveler
A song about catchy song-writing set to a groovy beat, capped off by the prettiest harmonica playing you'll ever hear. Classic.
- 1. Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
Such a timeless song, I can listen to it over and over again. I don't know what else to say about it.
Yeah, I know I mentioned Counting Crows twice, but they're my favorite band. You all understand.
- 10. Semi-Charmed-life by Third Eye Blind
This is the 90's through and through.
- 9. Peaches by Presidents of the united States of America
- 8. Jump Around by House of Pain
Definitive old-school hip-hop
- 7. Just Ace by Grinspoon
Just enough to get you jumping.
- 6. Children by Robert Miles
The piano and the funky beats makes this song the most easily recognised techno song of the 90s.
- 5. Rattlesnake by Live
Song most likely to get stuck in your head.
- 4. Josie by Blink 182
"everything's gonna be fine....." so cool!
- 3. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
The chord prog is the real killer feature of this song. Seattle sound at its best.
- 2. Buddy Holly by Weezer
Such a great melody deserves it's place at the top. Mad video too.
- 1. When I Come Around by Green Day
The defining punk song of our generation!
- 10. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
it was a mellow song
- 9. When You Believe by Mariah And Whitney
it was a great duet from to great voices
- 8. Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
- 7. Unleash The Dragon by Sisco
I hate to admit i actually like a sisco song
- 6. At The Beginning by Richard Marx And Umm
too bad i cant remember her name but it is a cool song
- 5. Fugee-la by The Fugees
I miss the group
- 4. Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden
- 3. Doing Just Fine by Boyz 2 Men
Perfect you left now you can kiss my ass type song
- 2. My Sacrifice by Creed
This song made me fall in love with this band
- 1. Never Had A Dream Come True by S Club 7
By: Ivo Madagaskar
- 10. She's a Woman by Pulp
- 9. Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
- 8. Pretty Good Year by Tori Amos
- 7. Then by Charlatans
- 6. Kelly Watch The Stars by Air
- 5. Dream Brother by Jeff Buckley
- 4. Spidrebite Song by Flaming Lips
- 3. Hyperbalad by Bjork
- 2. Girl/Boy Song by Aphex Twin
- 1. Cardigans by Carnival
- 10. What's The Frequency,kenneth? by R.e.m.
- 9. Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison
- 8. No Rain by Blind Melon
- 7. Basket Case by Green Day
- 6. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
- 5. Human Behavior by Bjork
- 4. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morisette
- 3. Loser by Beck
- 2. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 1. About A Girl by Nirvana
By: Nickolaus Pacione
- 10. Dante's Inferno by Iced Earth
Along with VOIVOD on The Outer Limits in 1993, Iced Earth in 1995 belted out this epic track which clocked in at 16:28 min in length. The CD that this one is one is called Burnt Offerings. This is the best kept secret in heavy metal.
- 9. Perry Mason by Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy, Zakk and Geezer Butler deliver the goods with this track -- this is the heaviest album that Ozzy put out in the 1990s. This was the year that Ozzy came very close to putting out a Black Sabbath album if they sounded like with another guitarist, but then three years later they reunited and put out Psycho Man.
- 8. Enter Sandman by Metallica
1991 was the big year for heavy metal because of this band, the band that invented thrash and speed metal -- coming out with a track which was made for radio. This song would be the one that stands out by them -- even to this day. It also was the last good album from Metallica, now infamous Black Album.
- 7. Pathogenic Occular Dissonance by Tourniquet
Christian thrash metal outfit putting out a very tight track, riffing there that is a combination of if Megadeth and Pantera were in the same band as Iron Maiden. The influences on this album were mid-period Trouble with the guitars -- one band I had the priviledge to see live and they could put on a hell of a show.
- 6. Planet Caravan by Pantera
Black Sabbath cover that was the last track on Far Beyond Driven -- glam metal act that sucessfully shook off their glam roots and became a powerful force in keeping thrash metal alive.
- 5. Tv Crime by Black Sabbath
The track that says it all, the reunion of the Mob Rules line up -- this was the album Dehumanizer. Heavy f**king album by them.
- 4. Jugulator by Judas Priest
This track was the opening track on their first album without Rob Halford, this is the first album with now Iced Earth vocalist, Tim "Ripper" Owens. This album came out in 1997.
- 3. Dittohead by Slayer
This is Slayer coming into their own in the 1990s, this is the track introducing Slayer that just because it is a new decade -- don't mean one cannot be controverially heavy. There is stories of the inside cover of a picture of Kurt Cobaine, after he killed himself (the crime scene photos.)
- 2. Black Lodge by Anthrax
The dark ballad by thrash metal pioneers. They proved they could do heavy when slow as well as fast with this one, on the 1993 album "Sound Of White Noise." The album was out in 1993
- 1. The Nile Song by Voivod
This was originally a Pink Floyd track where Roger Waters was the vocalist, this is found on the album The Outer Limits. Band that is honerable mention at this time along with Anthrax -- TOOL with the groundbreaking SOBER video.
The 1990s was the big year for heavy metal, the biggest for death metal and the birth of the sub-genre gothic metal and nu-metal (shitty band Limp Bizkit.) The best band coming out in 1998 was System of a Down, but the thrash metal band Anthrax saw the departure of both Joey Belladonna and Dan Spitz, which saw a lot of experementation in the sound with them. The Anthrax album mentioned above is with Armored Saint mouthpiece, John Bush.
- 10. Who Will Save You Soul by Jewel
Such a sad song!
- 9. Hold On by EnVogue
You Go Girls!!!
- 8. If You Love Me by Brownstone
Defined my highschool years!
- 7. I Know by Dionne Farris
- 6. Don't Ever Wonder(Ascension) by Maxwell
Great love song!!!
- 5. I Want You Back by N*sync
- 4. Quit Playin' Games by The Backstreet Boys
- 3. Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap
Great Techno beat!
- 2. Another Night by The Real Mccoy
Keeps you in the groove!!!
- 1. Butterfly by Mariah Carey
By: Dustin Smith
- 10. What's Left Of The Flag by Drunken Lullabies
- 9. Strangled by Osker
- 8. American Jesus by Bad Religion
- 7. Bad Habit by The Offspring
- 6. S.o.s. by The Suicide Machines
- 5. Jr. High Sucked by 30 Foot Fall
- 4. Maxwell Murder by Rancid
- 3. Brat by Green Day
- 2. Greed by Pennywise
- 1. Bob by Nofx
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