Best Alternative Song of the 90s

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Lucky Pierre, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2012
    Messages:
    4,630
    Likes Received:
    2,760
    This song came in at Number One:

    [video=youtube;-NVO3cxTbxg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NVO3cxTbxg[/video]
     
  2. Capn Crud

    Capn Crud The Pride of Cucamonga VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    27,392
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    69,269
    Likes Received:
    12,314
  3. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

    Reputations:
    45,598
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    37,417
    Likes Received:
    16,226
    Meh, and lot's of meh
     
  4. Mur

    Mur soon Gold

    Reputations:
    1,389
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    8,263
    Likes Received:
    1,416
  5. FtM

    FtM Starless & Bible Black Gold

    Reputations:
    9
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    43,719
    Likes Received:
    1,660
  6. Nurse Remulak

    Nurse Remulak New Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2012
    Messages:
    1,180
    Likes Received:
    0
    Best alternative song? 90s? For me it's:


    [video=youtube_share;V56i4DKV5UM]http://youtu.be/V56i4DKV5UM[/video]
     
  7. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

    Reputations:
    30,101
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    50,939
    Likes Received:
    53,394
    Wtf is alternative? Alternative to what?
     
  8. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    54,248
    Likes Received:
    5,623
    something Cobain wrote, maybe Frances Farmer
     
  9. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

    Reputations:
    33,269
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    24,680
    Likes Received:
    28,371
    [video=youtube;3CI6MMqaxzs]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CI6MMqaxzs[/video]
     
  10. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

    Reputations:
    18
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Messages:
    79,569
    Likes Received:
    41,551
    [video=youtube;HffbME_B7JQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HffbME_B7JQ[/video]
     
  11. DogStar69

    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    9,875
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    32,293
    Likes Received:
    20,734
    This Sponge song is much better

    [video=youtube;MqKcUS2Npic]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqKcUS2Npic[/video]
     
  12. DogStar69

    DogStar69 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    9,875
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2010
    Messages:
    32,293
    Likes Received:
    20,734
    Best 90's Alternative song is:

    [video=youtube;ru3gH27Fn6E]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru3gH27Fn6E[/video]
     
  13. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2012
    Messages:
    4,630
    Likes Received:
    2,760

    that's a good one, but it has a burn out, dated factor the other doesn't (yet)

    the other songs by Mother Love Bone and Jeff Buckley are lack ballads. I think I'll pass on the Air Supply for now
     
  14. StormCloud

    StormCloud Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,354
    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Messages:
    7,434
    Likes Received:
    2,083
    How about this one:

    [video=youtube;Ofrqm6-LCqs]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ofrqm6-LCqs[/video]
     
  15. Double Blizz

    Double Blizz New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2012
    Messages:
    30,013
    Likes Received:
    1
    Is Nirvana under the Alternative category?
     
  16. baltimore mike

    baltimore mike Well-Known Member POTY The Bar

    Reputations:
    22,152
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2010
    Messages:
    75,874
    Likes Received:
    17,952
    you should of done a pole Reggie
     
  17. TelegramSam

    TelegramSam I love Sam's cock Banned User

    Reputations:
    3
    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2012
    Messages:
    6,653
    Likes Received:
    55
    I would say "Bleach" is a true alternative album, not so much Nevermind and In Utero. For all you kids out there, alternative was coined in the 80's as a reference to New Wave bands (basically the stuff on 1st Wave on Sirius). They weren't getting mainstream radio airplay, and were primarily on college radio or very weak signal stations in obscure markets (there was a legendary one in Seattle that broke most of those grunge bands, can't remember the call letters). Hence they were the "alternative" to regular radio. Bands like REM, Echo and The Bunnymen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Cure, etc. were the original alternative groups (as well as a lot of other British bands I can't remember).

    In the 90's, alternative music became much harder and darker coupled with insane distortion effect, with bands like The Meatpuppets, The Pixies and The Screaming Trees having paved the way for that sound. For my money, the best 90's alternative song was by a band that Howard liked and had perform on THSS, Hum and Stars:
    [video=youtube;qvq4LdngkD4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvq4LdngkD4[/video]
     
  18. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

    Reputations:
    3,011
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2010
    Messages:
    37,676
    Likes Received:
    5,077
    [video=youtube;8JGBNkLM9_8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JGBNkLM9_8[/video]
     
  19. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2012
    Messages:
    4,630
    Likes Received:
    2,760

    it wasn't a question, I gave the answer in the first post
     
  20. Double Blizz

    Double Blizz New Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2012
    Messages:
    30,013
    Likes Received:
    1
    :chair:
    Impressive