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ATS Favorite Songs of the 90's

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posted on Oct, 30 2017 @ 02:27 AM
Nothing in this song is bad, but what catches my attention the most are the strings (bass & guitar). It's been on my playlist ever since I heard it the first time.

Kyuss - Space Cadet (1994)

posted on Apr, 15 2018 @ 04:43 PM
a reply to: Hellmutt

Thanks man, never heard that before.nice and trippy, here is a rave scene wonder, to me anyway, DJ Hype

posted on Apr, 16 2018 @ 10:37 AM
Pretty much anything by Live.

Moist was good too. Canadian band. You may not have heard of them.

ETA: Another Canadian band. The Tea Party. Awesome:

edit on 16-4-2018 by intrepid because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 16 2018 @ 11:46 AM

edit on 16-4-2018 by olaru12 because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 16 2018 @ 12:43 PM
Don't know how I forgot Collective Soul:

If you hear a good song and don't know who it is it's probably them. Kinda flew under the radar.

posted on May, 14 2019 @ 12:26 AM
Arc Angels - Network TV Debut - June 9, 1992 - Living in a Dream

Arc Angels - Sent by Angels
Released: April 14, 1992

posted on May, 28 2019 @ 08:54 PM
The 1990s, in my opinion, was probably the greatest decade for music, ever. I could post exhaustedly on this but I will limit myself at this time to a few of my favorites.

Band: The Smashing Pumpkins
Song: Tear
Album: Adore
Year: 1998

Lyrics excerpt:
I saw you there
You were on your way
You held the rain
And for the first time
Heaven seemed insane
Cause heaven is to blame
For taking you away

Thoughts: A great song (out of several) from an underrated album.

Band: Pearl Jam
Song: Animal
Album: Vs.
Year: 1993

Lyrics excerpt:
One, two, three, four, five against one
Five, five, five against one
Said one, two, three, four, five against one
Five, five, five, five, five against one
Torture from you to me, yeah
Abducted from the street
I'd rather be
I'd rather be with
I'd rather be with an animal

Thoughts: As stated in the YouTube comments "Total destruction, from start to finish" is a good description of this song. It burns at both ends for two minutes and forty-nine seconds.

Band: Green Day
Song: Worry Rock
Album: Nimrod
Year: 1997

Lyrics excerpt:
Another sentimental argument and bitter love.
#ed without a kiss again and dragged it through the mud.
Yelling at brick walls and punching windows made of stone.
The worry rock has turned to dust and fallen on our pride.

Thoughts: One of my all-time favorite albums in general which is better known for "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" and while that song deserves its accolades I remember this album for songs like the following "Worry Rock" among others.

Band: Bush
Song: Cold Contagious
Album: Razorblade Suitcase
Year: 1996

Lyrics excerpt:
Wherever you are
You will carry always
Truth of the scars
And the darkness of your faith
Slowly move on
How did we get to here
It all went wrong
Gravity claiming all your tears

Thoughts: I bought this album the day before I had several wisdom teeth extracted. This song is strong enough for me to still like it despite the fact that it reminds me of dental surgery. Need I say more?

Band: Sublime
Song: Jailhouse
Album: Sublime
Year: 1996

Lyrics excerpt:
Jailhouse gets empty.
Lou gets plenty.
The baton stick gets shorter
Lou gets taller
Can't fight against the youth 'cuz we're strong
Them are rude rude people
Can't fight against the youth 'cuz we're strong
And the rude rude people long, baby get now.

Thoughts: It's a great feel-good tune and it isn't one of their more well-known songs.

Band: The Flaming Lips
Song: She Don't Use Jelly
Album: Transmissions from the Satellite Heart
Year: 1993

Lyrics excerpt:
I know a girl who thinks of ghosts
She'll make ya breakfast
She'll make ya toast
But she don't use butter
And she don't use cheese
She don't use jelly
Or any of these
She uses Vaseline

Thoughts: It's fun, it's silly, it's The Flaming Lips. Subsequently, this video sums up all 90s Alternative music videos in a nutshell although it was seven years before the end of the decade. What a fantastic, weird song.

edit on 28-5-2019 by JiggleNuts42 because: consistency

posted on May, 28 2019 @ 09:55 PM
Queensryche - Jet City Woman (Official Video)

Nine Inch Nails - Head Like A Hole

posted on May, 28 2019 @ 09:59 PM
Nirvana - Verse Chorus Verse

Weezer - Say It Ain't So

Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song

Marcy Playground - St. Joe On The Schoolbus

edit on 28-5-2019 by Autorico because: added vids

posted on May, 28 2019 @ 10:15 PM
Foo Fighters - I'll Stick Around

Age of Electric - I Don't Mind (Canadian)

Matthew Good band - Hello Time bomb (Canadian)

The Killjoys - Rave And Drool (Canadian)

Limblifeter - Cordova (Canadian)

posted on May, 29 2019 @ 07:33 AM
Band: Radiohead
Song: No Surprises
Album: OK Computer
Year: 1997

Lyrics excerpt:
A heart that's full up like a landfill
A job that slowly kills you
Bruises that won't heal
You look so tired, unhappy
Bring down the government
They don't, they don't speak for us
I'll take a quiet life
A handshake of carbon monoxide
With no alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
Silent, silent

Thoughts: What a gorgeous song, musically and lyrically. I have to be in a certain mood to listen to this as not to become melancholy because it can affect me emotionally somewhat easily.

Band: Rage Against the Machine
Song: Bombtrack
Album: Rage Against the Machine
Year: 1992

Lyrics excerpt:
Hey yo, it's just another bombtrack
And suckas be thinkin' that they can fade this
But I'm gonna drop it at a higher level
'Cause I'm inclined to stoop down
Hand out some beat-downs
Cold runna train on punk ho's that
Think they run the game

Thoughts: I just found out Stone Sour covered this song. Weird. Not bad, but . . . weird. Anyway, this song goes hard and the drummer in me loves it.

Band: Korn
Song: Shoots and Ladders
Album: KoЯn
Year: 1994

Lyrics excerpt:
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Nick-nack paddywack, give a dog a bone, this old man came rolling home
Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as neeeuhh-neeeoh

Thoughts: "Mary lad a little lamb its fleece was white as neeeuhh-neeoh" enough said.

posted on May, 29 2019 @ 08:42 PM
Alice In Chains - Man in the Box (Official Video)

Rob Zombie - Dragula

posted on May, 30 2019 @ 06:45 AM
Band: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Song: The Impression That I Get
Album: Let's Face It
Year: 1997

Lyrics excerpt:
Have you ever been close to tragedy
Or been close to folks who have?
Have you ever felt a pain so powerful
So heavy you collapse? No?
Well I've never had to knock on wood
But I know someone who has
Which makes me wonder if I could
It makes me wonder if
I've never had to knock on wood
And I'm glad I haven't yet
Because I'm sure it isn't good
That's the impression that I get

Thoughts: Pure nostalgia. A fun song that you can play and sing the chorus to while having a few drinks with friends.

Band: Rockbitch
Song: Sex And The Devil
Album: Motor Driven Bimbo
Year: 1999

Lyrics excerpt:
Everything you need, I give to you
And when you started this
You wanted me, that's true, I knew
Sex and the Devil
Do what you want to do

Thoughts: I wish this band was still around. Motor Driven Bimbo is overall a good album. Talented, Unique, Sexy and Awesome = Rockbitch

Band: Spacehog
Song: In the Meantime
Album: Resident Alien
Year: 1996

Lyrics excerpt:
And in the end we shall achieve in time
The thing they call divine
And all the stars will shine for me
When all is well and well is all for all
Forever after
Living in the meantime wait and see
We love the all the all of you
Where lands are green and skies are blue
When all in all we're just like you
We love the all of you

Thoughts: The bass line makes this song worth a listen from that start. Catchy and could possibly get stuck in your head.

Band: Soul Asylum
Song: Black Gold
Album: Grave Dancers Union
Year: 1992

Lyrics excerpt:
Black gold in a white plight
Won't you fill up the tank, let's go for a ride
I don't care 'bout no wheelchair
I've got so much left to do with my life

Thoughts: Good band, great song.

Band: Björk
Song: It's Oh So Quiet
Album: Post
Year: 1995

Lyrics excerpt:
It's oh so quiet
Shh shh
It's oh so still
Shh shh
You're all alone
Shh shh
And so peaceful until
You fall in love
Zing boom
The sky up above
Zing boom
Is caving in
Wow bam
You've never been so nuts about a guy
You want to laugh you want to cry
You cross your heart and hope to die
'Til it's over and then
Shh shh
It's nice and quiet
Shh shh

Thoughts: Björk smacks bitches up. (and it's a good song)

Band: Dr. Dre
Song: Lyrical Gangbang
Album: The Chronic
Year: 1992

Lyrics excerpt:
Now I'ma kick up dust, as I begin to bust
On the wick-wack, #ed up suckers you can't trust
When I kick up, I lick up, your face get smacked up
When I rack up, so all you motha#as just pack up
Or get slapped with the swiftness
If you think you're swift with the gift, Merry Christmas

Thoughts: In the 90's I use to blast this at high volume in residential areas.

posted on Jun, 7 2019 @ 11:40 PM
Republica - Ready to Go

Tool - Ænema

posted on Jun, 8 2019 @ 08:20 PM
I've always been a fan of the Beatles' Tomorrow Never Knows.
...And Setting Sun by the Chemical Brothers from 1996.

posted on Jun, 11 2019 @ 05:54 PM

Tightrope live

posted on Jun, 11 2019 @ 06:13 PM


Best music video

edit on 11-6-2019 by karl 12 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jun, 11 2019 @ 09:17 PM

posted on Jun, 11 2019 @ 10:09 PM

originally posted by: EndtheMadnessNow
Republica - Ready to Go

Remember the brief MiniDisc (mini CD) resurgence fad back then? Pepperidge Farm remembers, as do I. Talk about me being steaming pissed when that single dropped and all I could find it on was a damned MINIDISC.

Anyway, my entries.

posted on Jun, 11 2019 @ 11:11 PM

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