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Subject: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: ADH13 on 02/14/07 at 11:46 pm


sorry for the liberal use of "ish"... it's just in anticipation of whoever might come along and say "That's not exactly alternative", or "that came out in 2000 or 1989" :D


1. Buddy Holly - Weezer
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
6. Dreaming - OMD
7. Terra Titanic - Peter Schilling
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers
9. Creep - Radiohead
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. Everybody Hurts - REM
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants
15. Two Worlds Collide - Inspiral Carpets
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
19. Always - Erasure
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something
23. O Valencia - Decemberists
24. Punk Rock Girl - Dead Milkmen
25. Pictures of You - The Cure
26. Linger - Cranberries
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows
28. Happy Birthday - Concrete Blonde
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church
31. The Only One I Know - Charlatans UK
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II
33. Nowhere Girl - B Movie
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup
35. We Are Nowhere and Its Now - Bright Eyes
36. Come Down - Bush
37. This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (or Carter USM)
38. Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain
39. All Over You - Live
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: whistledog on 02/15/07 at 12:36 am

1 = Crap | 5 = Awesome

1. Buddy Holly - Weezer 5
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt 3
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis 6
6. Dreaming - OMD 6
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers 4
9. Creep - Radiohead 3
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers 2
11. Everybody Hurts - REM 5
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 5
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms 3
19. Always - Erasure 5
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry 4
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran 5
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something 3
25. Pictures of You - The Cure 3
26. Linger - Cranberries 2
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 4
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church 5
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II 3
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup 3
38. Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain 99999999999
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge 3

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: GoodRedShirt on 02/17/07 at 4:03 am


1. Buddy Holly - Weezer 5
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic 4
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt 3
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis 5
6. Dreaming - OMD ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
7. Terra Titanic - Peter Schilling ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers 3
9. Creep - Radiohead 4
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers 5
11. Everybody Hurts - REM 5
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins 5
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 4
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants 4
15. Two Worlds Collide - Inspiral Carpets ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish 2 (nice tune. sucky lyrics)
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms 3
19. Always - Erasure ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry 4
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran 5
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something 2
23. O Valencia - Decemberists 4 "that came out in 2006  :D"
24. Punk Rock Girl - Dead Milkmen ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
25. Pictures of You - The Cure ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
26. Linger - Cranberries 3
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 4
28. Happy Birthday - Concrete Blonde ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul 5
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church 4
31. The Only One I Know - Charlatans UK 5
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
33. Nowhere Girl - B Movie ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup 2 "that came out in 2003 or something  :D"
35. We Are Nowhere and Its Now - Bright Eyes ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
36. Come Down - Bush 2
37. This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (or Carter USM) ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
38. Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it
39. All Over You - Live 3
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge ...i cant remember. but I'm sure I know it

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: Tanya1976 on 02/19/07 at 6:55 pm




1. Buddy Holly - Weezer..4
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic...3
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket..4
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt...3 I loved it until pop discovered it and played it to death
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis...4
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers...1 annoying as all hell
9. Creep - Radiohead...5
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers...5
11. Everybody Hurts - REM...2 I still don't get the allure of this song
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins...3
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors...5
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish...1 another annoying as all hell song
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms...5
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry...3
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran...5
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something...4
25. Pictures of You - The Cure...4
26. Linger - Cranberries...5
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows....5
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul...2
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup...2
36. Come Down - Bush...4
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge..4.5

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 02/20/07 at 6:36 pm

This is a pretty awesome list of songs. Would you consider programming a radio station? I'd love to listen to one like this. Anyhow...

1-5, 5 is best ... if I deleted it, I've either never heard it or don't know it well enough to rate it.

1. Buddy Holly - Weezer 4
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic 5
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket 5
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt 5
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis 5
6. Dreaming - OMD 5
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers 5
9. Creep - Radiohead 5
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers 4
11. Everybody Hurts - REM 2.5
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 5
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants 5
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough 4
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish 3.5
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms 5
19. Always - Erasure 5+, this song is amazing
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry 4
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something 5
25. Pictures of You - The Cure 5+
26. Linger - Cranberries 4.5
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 2
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul 5
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup 4
39. All Over You - Live 5
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge 3

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: nally on 02/20/07 at 6:39 pm

Only those I know:

1. Buddy Holly - Weezer 4
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic 4
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket 4
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt 4
6. Dreaming - OMD 2
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers 4
9. Creep - Radiohead 3
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers 4
11. Everybody Hurts - REM 4
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins 3
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 4
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish 4
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms 5
19. Always - Erasure 4
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry 4
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran 4
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something 3
25. Pictures of You - The Cure 4
26. Linger - Cranberries 1
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 3
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul 4
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church 5
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II 5
33. Nowhere Girl - B Movie 5
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup 3
36. Come Down - Bush 4
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge 4

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: ADH13 on 02/20/07 at 8:25 pm


This is a pretty awesome list of songs. Would you consider programming a radio station? I'd love to listen to one like this. Anyhow...

1-5, 5 is best ... if I deleted it, I've either never heard it or don't know it well enough to rate it.

1. Buddy Holly - Weezer 4
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic 5
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket 5
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt 5
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis 5
6. Dreaming - OMD 5
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers 5
9. Creep - Radiohead 5
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers 4
11. Everybody Hurts - REM 2.5
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 5
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants 5
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough 4
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish 3.5
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms 5
19. Always - Erasure 5+, this song is amazing
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry 4
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something 5
25. Pictures of You - The Cure 5+
26. Linger - Cranberries 4.5
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 2
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul 5
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup 4
39. All Over You - Live 5
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge 3


:o Woo-hoo!!! Welcome back!!!

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: MLB on 03/20/07 at 11:40 pm


  To save myself from having to type little numbers by all these songs I am--once again, going to use color codes. Big Favorites   I'm sure if I knew the real names of some songs I'd like this one, but I do like the group  NOT on my playlist

Buddy Holly - Weezer
If You Could Only See - Tonic
All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket
Don't Speak - No Doubt

Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Dreaming - OMD
Terra Titanic - Peter Schilling
(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers
Creep - Radiohead
Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Everybody Hurts - REM

Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
Two Princes - Spin Doctors
Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants
Two Worlds Collide - Inspiral Carpets
Honeydrip - Ian McCullough

Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish --> will you hold it against me if I say I saw their concert and loved it!?
Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms

Always - Erasure
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Ordinary World - Duran Duran
Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something

O Valencia - Decemberists
Punk Rock Girl - Dead Milkmen
Pictures of You - The Cure
Linger - Cranberries
Mr Jones - Counting Crows
Happy Birthday - Concrete Blonde--> I like BowWowWow's  "Happy Birthday" better
The World I Know - Collective Soul
Under The Milky Way - The Church
The Only One I Know - Charlatans UK
The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II
Nowhere Girl - B Movie
1985 - Bowling For Soup

We Are Nowhere and Its Now - Bright Eyes
Come Down - Bush
This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (or Carter USM)
Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain
All Over You - Live

Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge I got nothing against her, I just prefer not to listen!

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 04/29/07 at 12:46 am


1. Buddy Holly - Weezer - 5
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic - 4 for their version.  I know a guy who does a live cover of this that rates a 5++.
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket - 3
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt -- I echo Tanya on this.  It was a 5 and then it got overplayed and now it's a 3.
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis - 5
6. Dreaming - OMD - 5++
7. Terra Titanic - Peter Schilling -- Don't know the song, and I don't think I know the artist.
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers - 4
9. Creep - Radiohead - 5
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers - 2
11. Everybody Hurts - REM - 3.  I love REM but always thought the "sing-along" thingy in this song was too corny.
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins - 4.5
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors 4
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants - I never did hear this band.
15. Two Worlds Collide - Inspiral Carpets - The name of this band rings a bell for me, but I can't recall a song.
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough - Don't recall this one.
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish - 3.5
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms - 4
19. Always - Erasure - 5++ The whole "I Say, I Say, I Say" album is FANTASTIC.
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry - 3 by them, 4 by the guy I mentioned who covers the Tonic song.
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran - 5++ -- Love this song.
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something - 3.75
23. O Valencia - Decemberists - don't know it.
24. Punk Rock Girl - Dead Milkmen - 3
25. Pictures of You - The Cure - 5+++ - whole album is a masterpiece.
26. Linger - Cranberries - 4
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows 5+
28. Happy Birthday - Concrete Blonde - know the band but not the song
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul - 4.5
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church - 5++
31. The Only One I Know - Charlatans UK - I recognize the lyrics but don't remember the tune.
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II - 2.5
33. Nowhere Girl - B Movie - don't know it
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup - 4
35. We Are Nowhere and Its Now - Bright Eyes - I've liked what I've heard of them, but don't know specific songs.
36. Come Down - Bush - 4
37. This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (or Carter USM) - don't know it
38. Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain - 2.5
39. All Over You - Live - 4
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge - 4

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: nicki_morrissey on 05/01/07 at 4:06 am


To save myself from having to type little numbers by all these songs I am--once again, going to use color codes.


Good idea! I just tried what you did, but it looked like a big, jumbled colorful mess. So I put them into these categories and it took me twenty bloody minutes to complete. Whew!

Lime Green- Songs I LOVE!
1. Buddy Holly - Weezer
9. Creep - Radiohead
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. Everybody Hurts - REM
12. Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants
24. Punk Rock Girl - Dead Milkmen
25. Pictures of You - The Cure
30. Under The Milky Way - The Church


Green- I Like a Lot
3. All I Want - Toad the Wet Sprocket
5. Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something
26. Linger - Cranberries
29. The World I Know - Collective Soul
36. Come Down - Bush




Orange: Eh, They're Okay
2. If You Could Only See - Toni
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt
17. Let Her Cry - Hootie & The Blowfish
20. Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
27. Mr Jones - Counting Crows
40. Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge






Red- Don't Like/Don't Care For
6. Dreaming - OMD
7. Terra Titanic - Peter Schilling
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers
13. Two Princes - Spin Doctors
15. Two Worlds Collide - Inspiral Carpets
16. Honeydrip - Ian McCullough
19. Always - Erasure
23. O Valencia - Decemberists
28. Happy Birthday - Concrete Blonde
31. The Only One I Know - Charlatans UK
32. The Globe - Big Audio Dynamite II
33. Nowhere Girl - B Movie
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup
35. We Are Nowhere and Its Now - Bright Eyes
37. This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (or Carter USM)
38. Head On - Jesus & Mary Chain
39. All Over You - Live

Subject: Re: Rate these 90's(ish) alternative(ish) songs!

Written By: Dominic L. on 06/02/07 at 1:58 am

1. Buddy Holly - Weezer-5
2. If You Could Only See - Tonic-4
4. Don't Speak - No Doubt-4 (I like "Just a Girl" more.)
8. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - Proclaimers-4
9. Creep - Radiohead-4 (They got soooo much better.)
10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers-3 (Not their best)
11. Everybody Hurts - REM-4
14. Ana Ng - They Might Be Giants-5 (Hey! That's not '90s!! :P)
18. Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms-4 (This one doesn't really stick with me.)
21. Ordinary World - Duran Duran-5 (My favorite of their songs, I think.)
22. Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something - 4 (The verses are boring, chorus is catchy)
23. O Valencia - Decemberists - 4
26. Linger - Cranberries - 4
34. 1985 - Bowling For Soup - 1

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