(Who’s Al Bowlly? Nick Levine, Okay, so they’re a bit cack these days – and slaphead dictator-in-chief Billy Corgan’s mewling vibrato has always been an acquired taste – but for a time there in the mid-’90s the Pumpkins could do no wrong. The standout track from the Trainspotting soundtrack — which, FTR, is a solid, near perfect soundtrack. Closing Danny Boyle’s ‘, After changing the face of music with riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill, Kathleen Hanna ended up swapping spray-paint slogans and guitar thrash for girl-group chants and day-glo synths as frontwoman for Le Tigre. 97. As Charli XCX and Troye Sivan scale the charts with a song that sings the praises of 1999, it looks as though '90s nostalgia is here to stay. Nick Levine, The first time I heard this song was when I stole my sister’s ‘Rave Hits’ tape, back in late 1991. Honestly, Daft Punk could release this song today and everyone would say it’s a genius bop — like how many other bands have songs that sound as good today as they did 20 years ago?! Inizia un viaggio alla riscoperta dei brani più belli e ballati degli anni 90-2000. Eeee-nter NIIIIGHT!’. Basically a La Bouche song and that's not a bad thing. Boosted by its iconic, tear-streaked video, O’Connor’s version of the song totally obliterated the sappy original from 1985 (which Prince wrote for his pet band The Family). "Vogue" is Madonna's most iconic dance song EVER. 2 Unlimited - No Limits 91. This acid jazz track is the type of song that makes you want to slowly grind up against your S.O. Style: Hip-House, Downtempo, Euro House. Legions of mad-fer-it teenage boys swaggered under crap sun hats. Not our words, but those of springy haired, eternally angry singer Zach De La Rocha, whose repeated rebellious chant in this anti-establishment rock-rap anthem started a million moshpits in the early ’90s. Haters will say this isn't a dance song. How did it happen? It literally could've only come from the '90s. The best ones are gay-driven, but as is always the case in clubland, the straights will soon be following. It’s accessible enough to attract the masses but it also rocks hard enough to please the head-banging hordes; at any ’Tallica show, you’ll see even hardened fans (who live and die by the band’s early thrash metal numbers) raise their fists and sing along with a shit-eating grin: ‘Eeee-xit LIGHT! No contest. The thriving dance music scene in Los Angeles has come a long way in a short time. Tracklist. I will say this: "jump to the rhythm jump jump to the rhythm jump!" California residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data. Urban Cookie Collective. Two things that are probably true about this song: 1) The only words everyone knows/remembers are "I'm blue da-be-dee-da-ba die..." 2) This was likely everyone's first Napster download. His 1995 album ‘Timeless’ is a landmark in the evolution of electronic music, taking jungle from the dancefloor to the coffee table without compromise – and the vocal-led ‘Inner City Life’ was its clear stand out track. The beat drop in this one still, TO THIS DAY, gives me *chills*. At the heart of it all were Portishead, whose gloomy, brooding and often oppressive sound was a conspiracy of contradictions that defined ‘trip hop’. Yes, it's the biggest dance song of all time. A sarcastic missive to an ex in the key of grunge-lite: it doesn’t sound too promising on paper, but in 1995 ‘You Oughta Know’ became an anthem for the jilted generation, catapulting its young Canadian singer to international stardom. ‘Sure Shot’ is impossible to resist: a funky flute loop, a killer break, the Beasties’ trademark trick of shouting the last word of every line TOGETHER and – let’s not forget – some stone cold hip hop chops too. It's a dazzling testament to everything the former Fugee can do: she sings, she raps, she packs in hook after hook, and she shows her empathy by urging both men and women not to let themselves be exploited for sex. The song is a dazzling mix of genres, from '70s soul to house, that all works to produce a chill number that makes you want to get up and dance. This song is actually kinda pretty creepy if you think about it. Combining heavy hip hop beats and throbbing basslines with jazz and soul samples, the music was good, but the vocals of tortured songstress Beth Gibbons were outstanding. Cunning bastard. Stream songs including "Ecuador", "Baby Baby" and more. Everyone watched it. Only the first ever pop star!) Björk can do anything, including house-inspired dance music. What with Damon’s heroin-chic drawling and Graham’s slumping riff and killer solo, this is Britpop’s best band at their worldbeating peak. If this isn't on any of your modern-day party playlists then who are you even? Le Klick - Tonight Is The Night 95. 90. Martha Wash was actually the voice of Black Box but they used a different person for the music videos. Just missed the top 10. There are several 90’s dance nights to choose from all over town. (Also I know they were a duo and the lead singer was not named La Bouche.). Nothing compares to who now? The mix of chunky breakbeats, sludgy electronics and wide-eyed carnage was the perfect rhythmical remedy to those who fancied a dab of dance music (and those who wanted to find out what the hell rave culture might have been about), but just couldn’t get to grips with the eight-minute Chicago house workouts of the time. End of story. 'Someday soon this will all be someone else's dream,' Donald sings on the chrous, perhaps sensing that Westlife were waiting in the wings... Nick Levine, It’s no exaggeration to say that in the ’90s, Bristol was among the most musically important cities on the planet. Try another? The song is new jack swing at its finest. Share. Like the Seattle superstars on ‘In Utero’, Dorset’s very own Polly Jean Harvey turned to punk rock recording engineer Steve Albini (known for his raw, unvarnished sound) for her second album ‘Rid of Me’. I still don't know what the hell they meant by the lyric "You can make the sea turn turtle"?! The Bomb (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind) Kenny Dope Presents The Bucketheads. No-one before or since has done more to justify the gangsta rap lifestyle than Christopher Wallace, on the lead single to his immense debut album ‘Ready to Die’. This song makes me want to drop out of life, join a nudist colony, and scream, "EVERYBOODY'S FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE TO FEEL GOOD.". *Repeats over and over* "Jack Knight and Dakoda House all we wanna do is make you bounce.". Equipped with extra feelgood sax, this empowered tune briefly gave Monie a lead role in the conscious pro-women hip hop movement alongside Queen Latifah. Even if its key lyric, 'hit me baby one more time', doesn't completely make sense. Whack on 'Fantasy' next time your bus is stuck in a traffic jam and for a second, you might just think you're cruising down a California highway with the top down. Dance Clubs in El Segundo on YP.com. It’s full of all his usual genre-mashing brilliance – techno, acid house, breakbeats, IDM – but fuelled by an immense groove, which is probably just James showing that he can make Top 20-bothering hits whenever he bloody well feels like it. And honestly, it’s a feel-good hit! Search, watch, and cook every single Tasty recipe and video ever - all in one place! Like Roberta Flack’s heartbreaking original in the ’70s, ‘Killing Me Softly’ sat at Number One in the UK charts for five weeks. Thom Yorke’s merry men started the ’90s as a crunchy, Americanised alt rock band called On A Friday. Tim Arthur. "The Rhythm of the Night" is not only a song, it's a lifestyle. Co-produced by Meat Loaf collaborator Jim Steinman, and featuring a relatively rare lead vocal from Howard Donald, it's a bombastic yet poignant pop anthem featuring uncommonly self-aware lyrics. Fusing jungle’s intricate breakbeats, sub bass and unbridled futurism with heart-aching soul soundscapes and the lamenting voice of Diane Charlemagne, this beautiful-yet-brutal piece of sonic art switched an entire generation on to the power of jungle and D&B. His lo-fi, sepia-saturated take on a school concert that descends into madness – complete with slo-mo cheerleaders, smashed up guitars and smoke and fire in a sports hall full of sweaty headbanging teens – was as disturbing and anarchic as the song itself. If you’re Ginuwine, a hefty five-and-a-half minutes. Music video is still cool. In the music video, Cher is stuck in an old TV and a knockoff iMac. Many words have been written about ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, and we’re about to add a few more, but it’s almost impossible to overstate the sonic earthquake that this song caused around the world in 1991. That hat is still iconic. Crystal Waters is a '90s dance legend and it wouldn't be fair to her or her legacy to not be in the top 10. Before the Night is Over," "Love Shack," "The Humpty Dance," "Love Will Never Do (Without You)," "All Around the World," "Express Yourself," and "Ride on Time") do not count here. To be honest the dance for this song required a bit of too much coordination and work. And when she rhymes 'hair weaves like Europeans' with 'fake nails done by Koreans', it's actual genius. Great name for an even better band! Dj Dado - Dreaming 96. 100 Greatest Dance Songs of the 90s. And who could blame the scenesters? Take a trip down memory lane that’ll make you feel nostalgia AF. But Lauryn Hill’s rework of the vocals – plus twanging sitar samples cut from A Tribe Called Quest’s hit ‘Bonita Applebum’ – gave the track an ear-catching contemporary edge. In the end, "Everybody Everybody" is the winner. Other bands tagged as such – Ride, Slowdive, Lush, Chapterhouse, The Telescopes – all did some wonderful things with noise and melody. Free. It's like they're strumming a GIANT rubber band. His lo-fi, sepia-saturated take on a school concert that descends into madness – complete with slo-mo cheerleaders, smashed up guitars and smoke and fire in a sports hall full of sweaty headbanging teens – was as disturbing and anarchic as the song itself. Sorry, Phil Daniels. Tristan Parker, One of MC's sweetest pop confections, 'Fantasy' takes the musical skeleton from Tom Tom Club's cult 80s hit 'Genius of Love' and beefs it up into a slick 90s summer jam. This Channel will play 24/7 the greatest Pop&Rock-Hits, absolutely Dance-Classics and rare One-Hit-Wonder of the 90s...So stay tuned, enjoy this Sound and listen to the Music everytime and anywhere all … Nick Levine, SL2 was founded by DJs Slipmatt and Lime – hence the 'SL' and there were two of them. © 2020 Time Out England Limited and affiliated companies owned by Time Out Group Plc. James Manning, Does it devalue this scathing Britpop anthem that its subject – the girl from Greece with a thirst for knowledge – allegedly went on to marry Marxist economist and maverick finance minister Yanis Varoufakis?