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Here's some:

Meatpuppets ~ "Backwater"

Barenaked Ladies ~ "Brian Wilson"

Counting Crows ~ "Mr. Jones"

Fatboy Slim ~ "Funk Soul Brother" "Praise You"

Beck ~ "Loser" "Where It's At"

Dishwalla ~ "Counting Blue Cars"

Faith No More ~ "Epic"

The Offspring ~ "Come Out and Play"

Ugly Kid Joe ~ "I Hate Everything About You"

Pavement ~ "Cut Your Hair"

Lenny Kravitz ~ "Are You Gonna Go My Way"

The Flys ~ "Got You Where I Want You"

Weezer ~ "Suzanne" "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here"

Presidents of the USA ~ "Lump" "Peaches"

Blues Traveler ~ "The Hook" "But Anyway"

Porno For Pyros ~ "Pets"

Sublime ~ "40 oz. to Freedom" Santaria" "What I Got"

Fountains of Wayne ~ "Stacy's Mom"

Candlebox ~ "Far Behind"

Temple of the Dog ~ "Hungerstrike"

Stone Temple Pilots ~ "Plush" "Big Empty" "Interstate Love Song"

The Breeders ~ "Cannonball"

Fastball ~ "Out of My Head" "The Way"

Foo Fighters ~ "Big Me"

Superdrag ~ "Who Sucked Out the Feeling"

Seven Mary Three ~ "Cumbersome"

Dave Matthews Band ~ "What Would You Say"

Cracker ~ "Low"

Filter ~ "Hey Man, Nice Shot" "Take My Picture"

Us3 ~ "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)" :afro:

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here's one 90s song i fell in love with ever since i first heard it on the radio :

elliot smith "waltz II"

irst the mic then a half cigarette

singing cathy's clown

that's the man that she's married to now

that's the girl that he takes around town

she appears composed, so she is, i suppose

who can really tell?

she shows no emotion at all

stares into space like a dead china doll

i'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow

now she's done and they're calling someone

such a familiar name

i'm so glad that my memory's remote

'cos i'm doing just fine hour to hour, note to note

here it is, the revenge to the tune,

"you're no good,

you're no good you're no good you're no good"

can't you tell that it's well understood?

i'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow

i'm here today and expected to stay on and on and on

i'm tired

i'm tired

looking out on the substitute scene

still going strong

XO, mom

it's ok, it's alright, nothing's wrong

tell mr. man with impossible plans to just leave me alone

in the place where i make no mistakes

in the place where i have what it takes

i'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow

i'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow

i'm never gonna know you now, but i'm gonna love you anyhow

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and naother that i thought reflected exactly how i felt

harvey danger "flagpole sitta"

i had visions, i was in them

i was looking into the mirror

to see a little bit clearer

rottenness and evil in me

fingertips have memories

mine can't forget the curves of your body

and when i feel a bit naughty

i run it up the flagpole and see who salutes

(but no one ever does)

i'm not sick but i'm not well

and i'm so hot cause i'm in hell

been around the world and found

that only stupid people are breeding

the cretins cloning and feeding

and i don't even own a tv

put me in the hospital for nerves

and then they had to commit me

you told them all i was crazy

they cut off my legs now i'm an amputee, god damn you

i'm not sick but i'm not well

and i'm so hot cause i'm in hell

i'm not sick but i'm not well

and it's a sin to live so well

i wanna publish zines

and rage against machines

i wanna pierce my tongue

it doesn't hurt, it feels fine

the trivial sublime

i'd like to turn off time

and kill my mind

you kill my mind

paranoia paranoia

everybody's coming to get me

just say you never met me

i'm going underground with the moles

hear the voices in my head

i swear to god it sounds like they're snoring

but if you're bored then you're boring

the agony and the irony, they're killing me

i'm not sick but i'm not well

and i'm so hot cause i'm in hell

i'm not sick but i'm not well

and it's a sin to live so well

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Hi Levi's. Try these:

Collective Soul--"The World I Know", "Gel", "Shine"

Sublime - "What I Got", "Wrong Way", "Santeria"

Live - The album "Throwing Copper"

I like a lot of the dance stuff from the '90s, too. I'll have to fish out a couple of compilation CD's I have and get back to you.....

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White town - Your woman

I heard this one yesterday and also last week... one of those memory bringers! da daa dadaa da dadaa da dadaa

Another band that I remember from the 90s (cuz I was older when it came out) and became a massive fan of is Kula Shaker. During my exams some 4 years ago my mom told me to recite the Gayatri Mantra to help me concentrate. I didn't want to go through the effort so instead I decided to try out this one band I remebered from the later 90s that did this kinda thing and a Kula fixation was born! I tried another similar band recently and barring one song, it sucked! :thumbsdown:

And I think 'Island in the Sun' by Weezer is so cute!!! Have you seen the baby animals video?

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the nineties rocked really, when you think of it! i can't even think of anything that hasn't already been mentioned, wish so much i had all these songs!

btw i was a blur girl and argued so much with one of my best friends who loved oasis about it! (actually it was more of a damon -v- liam argument... we were hormonal twelve year old girls!). but i loved and still love both bands' music!

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My "picks of the nineties"..

Adamski - Killer

Marc Almond - The Days Of Pearly Spencer

Arrested Development - People Everyday

Ash - Girl From Mars / Angel Interceptor

The Auteurs - Lenny Valentino / Light Aircraft On Fire

Beastie Boys - Sabotage / Sure Shot

Beck - Where It's At / Devil's Haircut

Bentley Rhythm Ace - Bentley's Gonna Sort You Out

Bjork - Big Time Sensuality / Army Of Me

Black Grape - In the Name Of The Father / Kelly's Heroes

Blur - Girls and Boys / Parklife / Beetle bum

Bomb The Bass - Bug Powder Dust

Betty Boo - Doin' The Do / Where Are You Baby?

Bush - Everything Zen

Cardigans - Sick and Tired / Rise and Shine

Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine - Sheriff Fatman

Catatonia - Mulder and Scully / Road Rage

Chumbawamba - Enough Is Enough / Timebomb

Gary Clail and On-U Sound System - Beef / Human Nature

Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You

Julian Cope - Try Try Try / I Come From Another Planet Baby

The Cure - Friday Im In Love

Cypress Hill - Insane In The Brain / When The Sh** Goes Down

The Divine Comedy - National Express

Dream Warriors - Wash Your Face In My Sink / My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style

Echobelly - Great Things

Elastica - Line Up / Connection / Waking Up

En Vogue - Free Your Mind

Fatboy Slim - Rockefeller Skank / Praise You

Foo Fighters - This Is A Call

Fun Lovin' Criminals - Scooby Snacks / The Fun Lovin' Criminal

Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains / Queer / Stupid Girl / I Think I'm Paranoid / When I Grow Up

PJ Harvey - Sheela na-Gig / 50ft Queenie / Down By The Water / Send His Love To me / A Perfect Day Elise

Hole - Violet

Killing Joke - Millennium / Democracy

Leftfield / Lydon - Open Up

Lemonheads - Mrs Robinson

Luscious Jackson - Deep Shag

Manic Street Preachers - Motorcycle Emptiness / Revol / A Design For Life / Kevin Carter

Mansun - Taxloss

Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy / Safe From Harm / Karmacoma

Menswear - Daydreamer

Ministry - NWO

Kylie Minogue & Nick Cave - Where The Wild Roses Grow

Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit / Lithium / Come As You Are

Oasis - Supersonic / Live Forever

Dawn Penn - You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)

Placebo - Nancy Boy

Pop Will Eat Itself - Bulletproof / Get The Girl! KIll The Baddies!

Portishead - Glory Box / Sour Times

Presidents Of The USA - Lump / Peaches

Prodigy - Firestarter / Out Of Space

Pulp - pretty much all of theirs

Rage Against THe Machine - Killing In the Name / Bullet In The Head

St. Etienne - Only Love Can Break Your Heart / You're In A Bad Way

Skunk Anansie - I Can Dream / Selling Jesus

Sneaker Pimps - 6 Underground / Spin Spin Sugar

Stereo MCs - Connected / Step It Up

Stereolab - French Disko

Sub Sub - Aint No Love (Aint No Use)

Suede - Animal Nitrate / Trash / Lazy / Filmstar

Supergrass - Caught By The Fuzz / Alright / The Sun Hits The Sky

Symposium - Farewell To Twilight

Therapy? - Screamager / Nowhere / Trigger Inside

Tricky - Aftermath / Black Steel

Underworld - Spikee / Dark and Long

Utah Saints - Something Good

Whale - Hobo-Humpin Slobo-Babe / Pay For Me

Jah Wobble's Invaders Of The Heart - Visions Of You / Becoming More Like God

Bugger, I forgot all about Right Said Fred :P

Somebody else mentioned The Pixies' "Debaser". If that was in the 90s then , well yeah...that one too. It's right up my alley.

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Has anyoe mentioned Ned's Atomic Dustbin yet? :) I had a very soft spot for "Grey Cells Green."

Also in that same vein, Jesus Jones "Right Here Right Now" Material Issue "Diane". There was Liz Phair with Supernova, Local H had a good song with "Copacetic (Bound for the Ground)" Harvey Danger had a good song called "Flagpole Sitta," Primus had "Jerry Was a Racecar Driver..." there are tons I am remembering but I wonder if I am hitting the mark for you or completely missing it! :)

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I like Rusty Cage too, but it didn't make my "cut", partly because my system for selection was flawed, causing some "essentials" to be overlooked.

But as Daslied points out "Jesus Christ Pose" is just about as heavy as it gets. I'm not normally such a "heavy rock" fan, but I can distinctly recall the circumstances in which I first heard this song, and being totally awestruck by its immensity. A masterpiece of its kind.

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