What are your top ten favorite songs from the 90s?
- 10. Only Happy When It Rains by Garbage
- 9. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
- 8. Just A Girl by No Doubt
- 7. You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
- 6. I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith
- 5. Losing My Religion by REM
- 4. My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
- 3. I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden
- 2. Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve
- 1. Arms Wide Open by Creed
- 10. Nuthin But A G Thang by Dr. Dre And Snoop Dogg
Snoop's smooth delivery on this cut is awesome.
- 9. Tomorrow by Silverchair
- 8. Got You Where I Want You by The Flys
One hit wonder, but I think it's worthy...
- 7. Hey Man, Nice Shot by Filter
A powerful song about the very disturbing suicide of Pennsylvania State Treasurer, R. Budd Dwyer.
- 6. Evenflow by Pearl Jam
Ticketmaster? Who's that? :p
- 5. Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
"F*** you, I wont do what you tell me!"
- 4. Stinkfist by Tool
Unbelievable arangement on this opening track from 1997's AEnima. One of my faves from these guys.
- 3. Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
Dean DeLeo, Scott Weiland and crew create this masterpiece for their 1994 album Purple.
- 2. Burden In My Hand by Soundgarden
Great song from one of my favorite bands. Simply amazing.
- 1. All Apologies (from Mtv's Unplugged) by Nirvana
Most significant band of the 90's. "What else could I say?"
- 10. December by Collective Soul
- 9. Plush by Stone Temple Pilots
- 8. November Rain by Guns N Roses
- 7. Black by Pearl Jam
- 6. What If by Creed
- 5. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
- 4. My Own Prison by Creed
- 3. No Rain by Blind Melon
- 2. Possum Kingdom by Toad The Wet Sprocket
- 1. Shine by Collective Soul
By: Stuart Matthews
- 10. Daughter by Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam are the best band to come out of the 90's, pity about their videos since Jeremy.
- 9. How Bizzare by OMC
Only New Zealand band to ever make US top ten, sadly after that they dissapeared.
- 8. All I Want by Reef
I love this song, very interesting video also.
- 7. My Wave by Soundgarden
Cornell to head Rage Against The Machine? His time with Soundgarden will always be his best.
- 6. Why Does It Always Rain On Me by Travis
From Travis second album, this song was a no. 1 hit all over Europe and Australasia like many great bands in the UK are yet to break the US market.
- 5. Singing In My Sleep by Semisonic
Dan Wilson seems to be put down frequently over his lyrics but I think Semisonic has produced some great songs.
- 4. Semi-charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
Great Song in my mind, Third Eye Blind is a band you either love or hate.
- 3. Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House
Another great kiwi band.
- 2. Home Again by Shihad
New Zealand's best ever rock band their first big hit in New Zealand. (released 1996)
- 1. Jeremy by Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam my favourite band, a great song to sing along to and still their best song to date.
Other great bands that deserve a mention: Stone Temple Pilots, Smashing Pumpkins, Beastie Boys, Nirvana and Faith No More
By: Mike Owen
- 10. Tuesday's Gone by Metallica
James Hetfield:vocals + John Popper(Blues Traveler):harmonica =great remake of Skynard's classic!
- 9. Shine by Collective Soul
The song that interdouced me to the world of hard rock. Nuff said.
- 8. Epiphany by Staind
When I first heard this song, I was totally blown away. It completely amazed me to learn of the "true" talent that Aaron Lewis possesses. Not only is he one of the greatest song writers of my time, but he also knows how to put melody to good use. Even though this is not a track that you'll be hearing on the radio soon, you should give it a listen. this song would be higher on my list, but the band hasn't been on the charts long enough to receive anything higher than #8.
- 7. Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton
Two words: Clapton rules. And that's all that needs to be said.
- 6. You Wanted More by Tonic
Yea, I know it's a really pop-like song, but you've got to give Emerson Hart and his boys from Tonic they're dues on this track. It's well written and it deserves a higher note than just "that song from American Pie".
- 5. Polly by Nirvana
Polly is probably not that well known, but I see it as being the best track off of the Unplugged in New York album. I would never forgive myself if I finished off this top 10 without at least one Nirvana song.
- 4. Big Empty by Stone Temple Pilots
This is a song that I love to listen to while I'm doing just about anything. I rember going to see The Crow over five times just to hear this song.
- 3. I'll Be by Edwin Mcain
This is a song that I enjoy simply because of the fact that it is so well written.It's almost as if Edwin Mcain's very heart and soul had been poured into the writing of this song, which is a trait that has been lost somewhere in this huge rush of bland pop music.
- 2. Hang by Matchbox Twenty
This is a no brainer for me, since MB20 is one of my favorite bands to emerge in the mid-90's. Once again, this song has a simple melody and easy-going lyrics that merge together to form a story of a couple having troubles in their relationship. The ending gives no true conclusion to the story, which I tend to appreciate. This way you can figure things out on your own.
- 1. Kitchenware And Candybars by Stone Temple Pilots
This song may be seven years old, but it is still a thought provoking and interesting song that, in my opinion, is the best of the band's entire collection of songs. its simple lyrics and mellow tune keeps you unprepared for the big finish ending.
By: Omni Para
- 10. Lightning Crashes by Live
My favorite song by my favorit artist, this dirge-like elegy really speaks to me
- 9. Higher by Creed
At this point my pick seems a little trite. These guys are the best active band and their music appeals to all
- 8. Wonderwall by Oasis
For a while, these guys were the most popular band in the world. They were at the forefront of mainstream indie music
- 7. Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Then the good lord said "let their be funk." And there was much rejoicing
- 6. Loser by Beck
This self-deprecating hit exhibits the talent of the unorthodox one-man machine
- 5. Basket Case by Green Day
This band was perhaps the most succesful post-Nirvana band and led the Punk Reborn movement
- 4. Bullets With Butterfly Wings by Smashing Pumpkins
I still don't get this title. No matter, it's still a great song and Billy Corgan's voice is perhaps the most distinctive of the 90s
- 3. Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
This classic by the grunge founders transcends barriers and appeals to listeners outside the alternative spectrum
- 2. Song 2 by Blur
The best alternative import of the 90s. It's unfortunate more of this band's material didn't make it in the U.S.
- 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Gave birth to the alternative movement that dominated 90s music
Honorable Mention: Glycerine by Bush, Jeremy by Pearl Jam, Creep by Radiohead, Closer by Nine Inch Nails, Sex Type Thing by Stone Temple Pilots, Learn to Fly by the Foo Fighters, Santa Monica by Everclear, Tomorrow by Silverchair, The Man in the Box by Alice in Chains and Pretty Fly for a White Guy by the Offspring
- 10. Boyzone by Paradise
Me and my best friend listen to this song and go all gooey about men when listening to it!!! :o)
- 9. Creed by With Arms Wide Open
Listen to the words and you will understand!
- 8. Incubus by Drive
A great song with a wicked video-Brandon Boyd is SO hot!
- 7. Aerosmith by I Dont Wanna Miss A Thing
Another really nice song!
- 6. Perfect Gentleman by Wyclef Jean
Brings back memories of a wicked holiday!!
- 5. Metallica by The Unforgiven Ii
The brilliant follow up to "The Unforgiven".
- 4. Metallica by The Unforgiven
A brilliant song!
- 3. Metallica by Nothing Else Matters
Reminds me of my Boyfriend! (he can play it on the guitar!)
- 2. Savage Garden by I Knew I Loved You Before I Met You
Awww, Its just So nice!
- 1. All My Best Friends Are Metalheads by Less Than Jake (or Small Town Riot)
This is the best song to do the hand-jive to!! It rules! The Small Town Riot Version is BEST!!
These songs are not in order - That would be SO hard!!
By: Mike Watson
- 10. Basket Case by Green Day
- 9. Self-esteem by The Offspring
- 8. Say It Ain't So by Weezer
- 7. Bullet With Butterfly Wings by The Smashing Pumpkins
- 6. Machinehead by Bush X
- 5. Baby Cool Your Jets by Jet Set Satillite
Could you believe it - Another Canadian Band
- 4. I Hear You Calling by Gob
Another Canadian Band.
- 3. Indestructable by Matthew Good Band
Great Song! Canadian Band.
- 2. Supersonic by Oasis
It's even better when they play it live.
- 1. Long Way Down by Goo Goo Dolls
This song is just so powerful.
I limited it to one entry per band. There are a lot more songs from the Goo Goo Dolls and Oasis I could have put on.
- 10. I Feel You by Depeche Mode
- 9. Stupid Girl by Garbage
- 8. Jesus Christ Pose by Soundgarden
- 7. Would? by Alice In Chains
- 6. Epic by Faith No More
- 5. Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
- 4. Daytripper( The Beatles) by Type O Negative
- 3. Via by Deus
- 2. Beautiful Alone by Strangelove
- 1. Drown by Smashing Pumpkins
By: Starke Blueberry
- 10. Albuquerque by Weird Al
- 9. Brain Stew by Green Day
- 8. Betterman by Pearl Jam
- 7. Alive by POD
- 6. Dead And Bloated by Stone Temple Pilots
- 5. Gets Me Through by Ozzy Osbourne
- 4. One by Creed
- 3. Cure For The Itch by Linkin Park
- 2. Gotta Get Away by Offspring
- 1. No Leaf Clover by Metallica
What in the world is Omni Para Talkin About. I Mean Come on!!!!!
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