Best Songs of the '90s

Smells Like Teen Spirit wasn't the only song from the 90's. In fact it may not even be the best. Voice your choice. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
HELLO, HELLO, HELLO, HELLO?
This should be number one next to Killing in the Name Of and California Love.
An iconic song that changed the decade and how music is made, viewed, and listened to. I thank this trio of geniuses for birthing such an inspiration.
It's too far down you say? There are many more good songs than this, and the one's in front of it right now are better than it, too.
[Newest]Come on guys, A-ha? Really? Nirvana is the greatest 90's band. They Brought all of music together.

2East of the Sun - A-ha
One of the best songs ever, so deep and blue. It deserves the first place. A-HA is the best band ever and so much underrated. Just listen to the Songs "Out of blue comes green", "Lamb to the slaughter", "Slander Frame", "I call your name", "Sycamore leaves", "There´s never a forever thing", "Scoundrel days", "Living a boy´s Advanture tale", "Lifelines", "Summer moved on", "Cold river"... listen to all their songs and see how genial they are.
This is not only the best Song of the 90`s it is also one of the best Songs ever made by the best Band of the last 25 years. Morten proves in this Song with his deep voice his qualities as a baritone although he used to sing often falsetto. This Song is like a fairy tale, like to plunge into a fantasy world, this is a song which remainds of the ballads from Middle Earth (Lord of the Rings).
Full of melancholy, what else could be expected from this wonderful band who is recognized for this? The music is perfect and Morten's vocals are different but magnificent all the same. No one can argue that while grunge was at its peak East of the Sun was the best and most underrated

3Enter Sandman - Metallica
This song is so boss. GO Metallica!

4Wonderwall - Oasis
Wonderwall should be number 1 best song of the 90s not 3rd and Live Forever should be in the top 10 as well Live Forever not even in the top 76 who made this list
Heartfelt and catchy at the same time.
god song mellow but good and souled be 1 ON THIS LIST
[Newest]Wonderwall is an amazing song and absolutely is one of the best songs from the 90s! I love that you included this!

5Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
This song is one of the best songs of all time! How this isn't number one surprises me! It was one of most important songs ever created!

FireNinja606

this song has got to be on the top 10 list
Come on, let's go top 5!

6November Rain - Guns N' Roses
Shoud be in the top 10, I mean come on number 13. Thats a great song and Slash and Axl preform at thier best!

7Basket Case - Green Day
Best punk rock song ever... On 29? Please vote ya. But I can't understand what you like in smells like teen spirit and wonderwall these songs are good but not so much good. I can take wonderwall anyways but smells like teen spirit, what it really means and what is great in it I can't understand. Just normal music, normal vocal and stupid lyrics. And this song is rated in top 3? I takes Somwhere I belong a song by linkin park just a good hit by linkin park. Really its far away better than smell... It have better lyrics, vocal and music. Green Day and linkin park have almost more 50 songs each which are good then smells like... If don't trust try it
What the hell? This should be in the top ten! One of the best songs ever! Please vote, people!

georgielikesgreenday


8Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
One of the saved best songs. How come the RHCP's aren't in the top 10?

9Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine
Are you kidding me? I voted for this to get it up higher. I don't think its the best but it is at least worthy of a top 5 spot. This song is kickass and launched RATM into the mainstream to continue blowing peoples minds. Nu-Metal was made by these guys. Long live RATM

10Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
Such an excellent piece of music, with the simple string melody repeating on the background
Possibly the greatest song of all time
So epic and catchy. mixes so well.

The Contenders

11I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
Backstreet Boys are one of The Best Boy Bands of all time! I Love them and I'm very happy when I listen their songs. They helped me a lot with their music! "I Want It That Way" is a worldwide hit single and became the most successful single from a boy band! This song broke the record for most radio station adds, and it's number one in the charts in many countries. "I Want It That Way" is one of The Greatest Songs of the 90's! This song is amazing, incredible and unforgettable!
I love this group of boys like there's no tomorow. They make me smile even on my worst day in addition to, also, being the only musicians/boybands/singers/artists that I go fan-crazy for just at the sight of them, virtual or real, or if hear a song of their's playing anywhere, which is strange because I don't get obssesd easily... Absolutely pure magic they and their music is.
Standard music, sweet lyrics, innocent emotions... What else is needed? Love <3 you Backstreet Boys

12Alive - Pearl Jam

13Everlong - Foo Fighters
Everlong is an amazing song, but judging by the rest of their output I guess this was just blind luck.
This song is amazing! Dave Grohl's voice just rocks it and deserve to be on the top ten!

14Angels - Robbie Williams

15Man in the Box - Alice in Chains
Pretty sure this song is way better than where it is currently ranked. Also sure that you still hear this song on the radio, can't recall hearing any Backstreet Boys or SG on the radio lately.

16Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

17Lightning Crashes - Live
This is really an amazing song Live really hit it big with this one, and if you listen to the lyrics you will be touched I guarantee it

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18Black or White - Michael Jackson
michael should be no. 1!
when I think of the 90's this is the one song I remember!

19Bulls On Parade - Rage Against the Machine

20Lithium - Nirvana
I know you think I'm crazy for putting this at the best Nirvana song, but just listen to it again.

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