100 Greatest Songs From 1994

record cover art for Waterfalls by TLC and Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
Criteria: These songs released in the year 1994 were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.

TLC - Waterfalls single cover Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun single cover Beastie Boys - Sabotage single cover Warren G featuring Nate Dogg - Regulate single cover Cranberries - Zombie single cover Nine Inch Nails - Closer single cover Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy single cover Weezer - Buddy Holly single cover
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.
1 Waterfalls TLC
2 Black Hole Sun Soundgarden
3 Sabotage Beastie Boys
4 Regulate Warren G (featuring Nate Dogg)
5 Zombie Cranberries
6 Closer Nine Inch Nails
7 Juicy Notorious B.I.G.
8 Buddy Holly Weezer
9 Basket Case Green Day
10 Creep TLC
11 Self Esteem The Offspring
12 When I Come Around Green Day
13 Missing Everything But the Girl
14 Live Forever Oasis
15 Kiss From A Rose Seal
16 Big Poppa Notorious B.I.G.
17 Longview Green Day
18 Lightning Crashes Live
19 I'll Make Love To You Boyz II Men
20 Interstate Love Song Stone Temple Pilots
21 Say It Ain't So Weezer
22 Always Bon Jovi
23 Sour Times Portishead
24 Hallelujah Jeff Buckley
25 Girls And Boys Blur
26 N.Y. State Of Mind Nas
27 Come Out And Play The Offspring
28 Better Man Pearl Jam
29 Spoonman Soundgarden
30 he World Is Yours Nas
31 Fell On Black Days Soundgarden
32 Stay (I Missed You) Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories
33 What's The Frequency, Kenneth R.E.M.
34 Glycerine Bush
35 I Alone Live
36 What Would You Say Dave Matthews Band
37 Flava In Ya Ear Craig Mack
38 Only Wanna Be With You Hootie & the Blowfish
39 Run-Around Blues Traveler
40 I Swear All-4-One
41 Another Night Real McCoy
42 Cut Your Hair Pavement
43 Last Goodbye Jeff Buckley
44 Glory Box Portishead
45 On Bended Knee Boyz II Men
46 Take A Bow Madonna
47 Here Comes The Hotstepper Ini Kamoze
48 Supersonic Oasis
49 Connection Elastica
50 This Is A Low Blur
51 Fantastic Voyage Coolio
52 I Know Dionne Farris
53 Water Runs Dry Boyz II Men
54 I'll Remember Madonna
55 Aftermath Tricky
56 Caught By The Fuzz Supergrass
57 The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Prince
58 Wild Night John Mellencamp (feat. Meshell Ndegeocello)
59 Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John
60 Rocks Primal Scream
61 Undone - The Sweater Song Weezer
62 You Gotta Be Des'ree
63 Baby, I Love Your Way Big Mountain
64 Hold My Hand Hootie & the Blowfish
65 One More Chance The Notorious B.I.G.
66 Seether Veruca Salt
67 A Girl Like You Edwyn Collins
68 Bellbottoms Blues Explosion
69 If You Go Jon Secada
70 Back & Forth Aaliyah
71 Let Her Cry Hootie & the Blowfish
72 Rebel Girl Bikini Kill
73 Gold Soundz Pavement
74 Protection Massive Attack
75 Cigarettes And Alcohol Oasis
76 So Much In Love All-4-One
77 Red Light Special TLC
78 If You Love Me Brownstone
79 In The House Of Stone And Light Martin Page
80 You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) Dawn Penn
81 Wilmot The Sabres of Paradise
82 Cornflake Girl Tori Amos
83 Unbelievable The Notorious B.I.G.
84 Baby Brandy
85 Funkdafied Da Brat
86 As I Lay Me Down Sophie B. Hawkins
87 100% Pure Love Crystal Waters
88 Tootsee Roll 69 Boyz
89 Bring The Pain Method Man
90 Grace Jeff Buckley
91 I Used To Love h.e.r. Common Sense
92 Stroke You Up Changing Faces
93 I Wanna Be Down Brandy
94 Before I Let You Go BLACKstreet
95 Sukiyaki 4 P.M.
96 Ping Pong Stereolab
97 7 Seconds Youssou N'dour & Neneh Cherry
98 Stay Together Suede
99 Life's A Bitch Nas
100 Secret Madonna
20 more worth mentioning.
101 You Don't Know How It Feels Tom Petty
102 Hurt Nine Inch Nails
103 I Am A Scientist Guided by Voices
104 Miss World Hole
105 Supernova Liz Phair
106 Violet Hole
107 Karmacoma Massive Attack
108 Parklife Blur
109 Chemical Beats The Dust Brothers
110 Give It Up Public Enemy
111 Where Did You Sleep Last Night? Nirvana
112 Endless Love Luther Vandross and Mariah Carey
113 Do You Remember The First Time Pulp
114 Like A Motorway Saint Etienne
115 Your Ghost Kristin Hersh & Michael Stipe
116 Doll Parts Hole
117 Kathleen Tindersticks
118 Bug Powder Dust Bomb the Bass
119 Gardenia Kyuss
120 Sometimes Always The Jesus and Mary Chain (feat.Hope Sandoval)
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1994
Bruce's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1994
* Bar Room Blues Senders
Lew's Choice:
* Fall Down Toad the Wet Sprocket
Brett's Choice:
* London's Brilliant Parade Elvis Costello
Ryan's Choice:
* X-French Tee Shirt Shudder to Think