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100 Greatest '90s Alternative Songs

The greatest songs from the era that brought us grunge and took the counter-culture mainstream.

98 songs (6 hours and 54 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana - Nevermind (Remastered)
5:01
2
Losing My Religion
R.E.M. - Out Of Time [Explicit] (25th Anniversary Edition)
4:28
3
Jeremy [Explicit]
Pearl Jam - Ten
5:18
4
Wonderwall (Remastered)
Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? [Remastered]
4:18
5
1979 (Remastered 2012)
The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness [Explicit]
4:26
6
Under The Bridge
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik (U.S. Version) [Explicit]
4:24
7
Black Hole Sun
Soundgarden - Superunknown (Super Deluxe Edition)
5:18
8
Loser
Beck - Mellow Gold [Explicit]
3:55
9
Closer [Explicit]
Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
6:13
10
Sabotage [Explicit]
Beastie Boys - Ill Communication [Explicit]
2:58
11
Basket Case
Green Day - Dookie [Explicit]
3:01
12
Come As You Are
Nirvana - Nevermind (Remastered)
3:38
13
Alive
Pearl Jam - Ten
5:41
14
No Rain
Blind Melon - Blind Melon [Explicit]
3:37
15
Bitter Sweet Symphony
The Verve - Urban Hymns
5:58
16
Song 2 (2012 Remastered Version)
Blur - Blur
2:01
17
Man in the Box [Explicit]
Alice In Chains - Facelift [Explicit]
4:44
18
Plush
Stone Temple Pilots - Core
5:10
19
Buddy Holly
Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
2:39
20
Creep [Explicit]
Radiohead - Pablo Honey [Explicit]
3:58
21
Tonight, Tonight (Remastered 2012)
The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness [Explicit]
4:14
22
Friday I'm In Love
The Cure - Wish [Explicit]
3:34
23
Been Caught Stealing
Jane's Addiction - Ritual De Lo Habitual [Explicit]
3:34
24
Scar Tissue
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication [Explicit]
3:35
25
Lithium
Nirvana - Nevermind (Remastered)
4:17
26
Don't Look Back In Anger (Remastered)
Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? [Remastered]
4:49
27
Epic
Faith No More - The Real Thing
4:53
28
Hunger Strike
Temple Of The Dog - Temple Of The Dog
4:06
29
Are You Gonna Go My Way
Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way
3:31
30
Say It Ain't So
Weezer - Weezer (Blue Album)
4:18
31
When I Come Around
Green Day - Dookie [Explicit]
2:58
32
Interstate Love Song
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple [Explicit]
3:13
33
The Kids Aren't Alright
The Offspring - Americana [Explicit]
3:00
34
Heart-Shaped Box
Nirvana - In Utero - 20th Anniversary Remaster
4:41
35
Spoonman
Soundgarden - Superunknown (Super Deluxe Edition)
4:06
36
Jane Says
Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking [Explicit]
4:47
37
Even Flow
Pearl Jam - Ten
4:53
38
Everybody Hurts
R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
5:20
39
Give It Away
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik (U.S. Version) [Explicit]
4:42
40
Karma Police
Radiohead - OK Computer
4:24
41
Everlong
Foo Fighters - The Colour And The Shape (Expanded Edition)
4:10
42
Peaches
The Presidents of the United States of America - The Presidents of The United States of America: Ten Year Super Bonus Special Anniversary Edition
2:51
43
Self-Esteem
The Offspring - Smash [Remastered] [Explicit]
4:17
44
Would?
Alice In Chains - Dirt
3:26
45
Lightning Crashes
Live - Throwing Copper
5:25
46
Cannonball
The Breeders - Last Splash
3:33
47
Fell On Black Days (Album Version)
Soundgarden - Superunknown (Super Deluxe Edition)
4:43
48
Glycerine
Bush - Sixteen Stone (Remastered)
4:26
49
Hurt [Explicit]
Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
6:15
50
Black
Pearl Jam - Ten
5:44
51
Hey Man, Nice Shot (Remastered Version)
Filter - Short Bus
5:14
52
Creep
Stone Temple Pilots - Core
5:32
53
Nearly Lost You
Screaming Trees - Sweet Oblivion
4:07
54
Backwater
Meat Puppets - Too High To Die
3:40
55
In Bloom (Nevermind Version)
Nirvana - Nevermind (Remastered)
4:15
56
Runaway Train
Soul Asylum - Grave Dancers Union
4:25
57
Live Forever (Remastered)
Oasis - Definitely Maybe (Remastered) [Deluxe Edition] [Explicit]
4:36
58
Better Man (Remastered)
Pearl Jam - Vitalogy
4:28
59
This Is a Call
Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters
3:53
60
Lump
The Presidents of the United States of America - The Presidents of The United States of America: Ten Year Super Bonus Special Anniversary Edition
2:14
61
Just A Girl
No Doubt - Tragic Kingdom
3:29
62
Losing A Whole Year
Third Eye Blind - Third Eye Blind
3:20
63
All The Small Things
blink-182 - Greatest Hits [Explicit]
2:51
64
Only Happy When It Rains
Garbage - Garbage (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition/Remastered)
3:56
65
Flagpole Sitta [Explicit]
Harvey Danger - Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?
3:37
66
Stars
Hum - You'd Prefer An Astronaut
5:09
67
Machinehead
Bush - Sixteen Stone (Remastered)
4:16
68
Interstate Love Song
Stone Temple Pilots - Thank You
3:13
69
Zombie
The Cranberries - Stars: The Best Of The Cranberries 1992-2002
5:06
70
About A Girl (2009 Re-mastered Version)
Nirvana - Bleach (Deluxe)
2:48
71
What's The Frequency, Kenneth? [Explicit]
R.E.M. - Monster
4:00
72
Bull In The Heather (Album Version)
Sonic Youth - Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star
3:04
73
Violet
Hole - Live Through This
3:24
74
Possum Kingdom
Toadies - Rubberneck
5:09
75
The Distance
Cake - Fashion Nugget [Explicit]
2:59
76
Down
311 - 311 [Explicit]
2:52
77
Santa Monica
Everclear - Sparkle And Fade
3:11
78
I Alone
Live - Throwing Copper
3:51
79
Sell Out
Reel Big Fish - Turn The Radio Off [Explicit]
3:47
80
Seether
Veruca Salt - American Thighs
3:16
81
Chloe Dancer/Crown Of Thorns
Mother Love Bone - Mother Love Bone
8:22
82
Tomorrow (Remastered)
Silverchair - Frogstomp 20th Anniversary (Remastered)
4:26
83
Dammit [Explicit]
blink-182 - Dude Ranch [Explicit]
2:45
84
Bound For The Floor
Local H - As Good As Dead
3:42
85
Cumbersome
Seven Mary Three - American Standard [Explicit]
3:57
86
The Impression That I Get
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Let's Face It
3:14
87
Rooster (Album Version)
Alice In Chains - Dirt
6:14
88
Plowed
Sponge - Rotting Pinata
3:17
89
In The Meantime
Spacehog - Resident Alien [Explicit]
4:59
90
Laid
James - Laid
2:36
91
Novocaine For The Soul [Explicit]
Eels - Beautiful Freak
3:08
92
Say Hello 2 Heaven
Temple Of The Dog - Temple Of The Dog
6:24
93
Jerry Was A Race Car Driver (Album Version) [Explicit]
Primus - Sailing The Seas Of Cheese
3:10
94
Shine
Collective Soul - Hints, Allegations & Things Left Unsaid
5:06
95
Far Behind
Candlebox - Candlebox [Explicit]
4:59
96
My Own Worst Enemy [Explicit]
Lit - A Place In The Sun [Explicit]
2:49
97
Good
Better Than Ezra - Deluxe
3:05
98
Popular
Nada Surf - High/Low [Explicit]
3:48