SiriusXM Lithium (USA) - Lithium's Top 100 (2017)

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SiriusXM Lithium (USA) - Lithium's Top 100 (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:36 am

SiriusXM's Lithium station, which is all about grunge and alt-rock in the '90s, did a list of the best grunge/alternative songs of the decade. Their selection process was as follows:
Narrowing down a decade’s worth of music to a list of 100 was a great deal easier than one would think. It only required two teams of experts, working 1,700 miles apart. The first team consisted of 9 of the world’s top alternative and grunge music experts locked in a conference room in the former Kmart World Headquarters in Troy, MI. These musicologists needed only 3 weeks to compile a list of songs they felt deserving of being on the Lithium Top 100.

But in what order? That’s where the second team began their work, in a laboratory built nearly a quarter mile beneath the surface of a nondescript patch of New Mexico desert. There, 17 rogue scientists used math, Bunsen burners and a particle accelerator to determine what song was truly number 1, and which one was 2. And 3. And so on.

So, enjoy! And give a silent nod to the brave men and women who gave so much to give you the definitive, undeniable and absolute Lithium Top 100 Countdown. Unless you don’t agree with the list, in which case, blame Twitter and Facebook.


Checking their Facebook page, it doesn't appear to be a listener's list. The link to the full list can be found here:
http://stuarte.co/2017/list-lithiums-to ... songs-90s/

I had asked Henrik whether or not I should post anymore lists, but I haven't received a response, so I'll just post what few I have left and he can decide whether or not he wants to include them in this update or the next one.

100 Praise You - Fatboy Slim
99 Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
98 My Own Worst Enemy - Lit
97 Cherub Rock - Smashing Pumpkins
96 Tomorrow - Silverchair
95 Learn To Fly - Foo Fighters
94 In The Meantime - Spacehog
93 Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
92 Big Empty - Stone Temple Pilots
91 Closing Time - Semisonic
90 Glycerine - Bush
89 The Distance - Cake
88 Daughter - Pearl Jam
87 The Beautiful People - Marilyn Manson
86 Stupid Girl - Garbage
85 Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers
84 Good - Better Than Ezra
83 What's The Frequency Kenneth? - R.E.M.
82 Champagne Supernova - Oasis
81 Burden In My Hand - Soundgarden
80 Just A Girl - No Doubt
79 In Bloom - Nirvana
78 Backwater - Meat Puppets
77 Brain Stew/Jaded - Green Day
76 Loser - Beck
75 Undone-The Sweater Song - Weezer
74 I Alone - Live
73 I'll Stick Around - Foo Fighters
72 Hey Man Nice Shot - Filter
71 Guerrilla Radio - Rage Against The Machine
70 Song 2 - Blur
69 Comedown - Bush
68 Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger
67 Plush - Stone Temple Pilots
66 What Would You Say - Dave Matthews Band
65 1979 - Smashing Pumpkins
64 Black - Pearl Jam
63 Jane Says (Live) - Jane's Addiction
62 Give It Away - Red Hot Chili Peppers
61 Would? - Alice In Chains
60 Epic - Faith No More
59 Monkey Wrench - Foo Fighters
58 Low - Cracker
57 Heart Shaped Box - Nirvana
56 You Oughta Know - Alanis Morissette
55 Man On The Moon - R.E.M.
54 Buddy Holly - Weezer
53 Peaches - Presidents Of The United States Of America
52 Basket Case - Green Day
51 Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis
50 Fell On Black Days - Soundgarden
49 Machinehead - Bush
48 What I Got - Sublime
47 Sabotage - Beastie Boys
46 Tonight Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
45 Come Out And Play - Offspring
44 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
43 Even Flow - Pearl Jam
42 Semi-Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
41 Heaven Beside You - Alice In Chains
40 Santa Monica - Everclear
39 Lightning Crashes - Live
38 Down - 311
37 My Hero - Foo Fighters
36 Possum Kingdom - Toadies
35 Come As You Are - Nirvana
34 Hunger Strike - Temple Of The Dog
33 Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
32 Longview - Green Day
31 Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
30 Killing In The Name - Rage Against The Machine
29 Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
28 Santeria - Sublime
27 Everything Zen - Bush
26 Spoonman - Soundgarden
25 Rooster - Alice In Chains
24 Creep - Radiohead
23 Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins
22 No Rain - Blind Melon
21 Lithium - Nirvana
20 Self-Esteem - Offspring
19 Creep - Stone Temple Pilots
18 Been Caught Stealing - Jane's Addiction
17 Say It Ain't So - Weezer
16 All Over You - Live
15 Wonderwall - Oasis
14 When I Come Around - Green Day
13 Jeremy - Pearl Jam
12 Bulls On Parade - Rage Against The Machine
11 Where It's At - Beck
10 Man In The Box - Alice In Chains
9 Closer - Nine Inch Nails
8 Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
7 Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden
6 Today - Smashing Pumpkins
5 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
4 Vasoline - Stone Temple Pilots
3 Alive - Pearl Jam
2 The Man Who Sold The World (Unplugged) - Nirvana
1 Everlong - Foo Fighters
Another way to guarantee this isn't a listener's list is the relatively low placement of Loser and Basket Case and Smells Like Teen Spirit not seizing the top spot (on a friggin' grunge station).
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)

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