Thursday, June 6, 2019

New and Improved: TOP 99.9 OF 1999

Partially inspired by today being June 6th (666 Day) to turn those 6's upside down but mostly inspired by Rob Sheffield's Top 99 of 1999 and other bloggers, we said to ourselves "we want in on this."

For comparison, here's a "Top 89 of 1999" list that we played on the radio exactly 15 summers ago:

And then 3 summers ago, we revisited the 9.9.99 VMAs for no particular reason:

1999 keeps calling us back. And so here's the updated version: The hottest jams from arguably the most meme-able year of the '90s.

Follow the playlist:

01. Blur “Coffee + TV”
02. Slipknot “Wait and Bleed”
03. Destiny’s Child “Bug A Boo”
04. Trail of Dead “Mistakes and Regrets”
05. Pharoahe Monch “Simon Says”
06. No Doubt “New”
07. Juvenile f/ Lil Wayne “Back That Azz Up”
08. Blur “Bugman”
09. Ol’ Dirty Bastard “I Can’t Wait”
10. BBMak “Back Here”

11. Dr. Dre “Still DRE”
12. Sigur Ros “Agaetis Byrjun”
13. Pavement “Ann Don’t Cry”
14. No Doubt “Simple Kind of Life”
15. Stone Temple Pilots “Sour Girl”
16. Busta Rhymes f/ Janet Jackson “What’s It Gonna Be”
17. Mariah Carey f/ Jay-Z “Heartbreaker”
18. Destiny’s Child “Bills Bills Bills”
19. Ol’ Dirty Bastard f/ Kelis “Got Your Money”
20. Korn “Make Me Bad”

21. Fiona Apple “To Your Love”
22. Three 6 Mafia “Who Run It”
23. Powerman 5000 “When Worlds Collide”
24. The Lox f/ Eve “Ryde or Die Bitch”
25. TLC “No Scrubs”
26. Atari Teenage Riot “Revolution Action”
27. Rage Against The Machine “Calm Like A Bomb”
28. Mobb Deep “Quiet Storm”
29. Add N To X “Metal Fingers In My Body”
30. Underworld “Jumbo”

31. Aphex Twin “Windowlicker”
32. Beulah “If We Can Land A Man On The Moon, Surely I Can Win Your Heart”
33. Madison Avenue “Don’t Call Me Baby”
34. Sigur Ros “Flugufrelsarinn”
35. Weezer “Velouria”
36. Montell Jordan “Get It On Tonite”
37. Mandy Moore “Candy”
38. Built To Spill “Carry The Zero”
39. Pavement “The Hexx”
40. Sugar Ray “Rivers”

41. Christina Aguilera “Genie In A Bottle”
42. 702 “Where My Girls At”
43. The Get Up Kids “Valentine”
44. Blur “Trimm Trabb”
45. Kool Keith “Livin’ Astro”
46. Lit “Miserable”
47. Sugar Ray “Someday”
48. Dead Prez “Hip Hop”
49. Limp Bikit “Re-Arranged”
50. Britney Spears “Sometimes”

51. Third Eye Blind “Never Let You Go”
52. Aimee Mann “Save Me”
53. LFO “Summer Girls”
54. Korn “Falling Away From Me”
55. Dr. Dooom “Apartment 223”
56. The Chemical Brothers “Out of Control”
57. Jimmy Eat World “Lucky Denver Mint”
58. Nada Surf “Mother’s Day”
59. Pinback “Loro”
60. Britney Spears “Born To Make You Happy”

61. Le Tigre “Deceptacon”
62. Built To Spill “Bad Light”
63. Fatlip “What’s up Fatlip”
64. Incubus “Pardon Me”
65. Fiona Apple “Paper Bag”
66. Lo-Fidelity Allstars f/ Pigeonhead “Battleflag”
67. Beck “Debra”
68. Sparklehorse “Pig”
69. Len “Steal My Sunshine”
70. Sleater-Kinney “Get Up”

71. Crazy Town “Butterfly”
72. Basement Jaxx “Red Alert”
73. Ruff Ryders f/ Eve & Nokio “What Ya Want”
74. Ben Lee “Nothing Much Happens”
75. CKY “To All Of You”
76. Blur “1992”
77. Fiona Apple “Fast As You Can”
78. Self “Paint By Numbers”
79. 311 “Flowing”
80. Chemical Brothers “Let Forever Be”

81. Ice Cube f/ Mack 10 “You Can Do It”
82. Stroke 9 “Little Black Backpack”
83. Dismemberment Plan “What Do You Want Me To Say”
84. Collective Soul “Heavy”
85. Jennifer Lopez “If You Had My Love”
86. Dungeon Family “Trans DF Express”
87. Nine Inch Nails “Into The Void”
88. The Beatnuts “Watch Out Now”
89. Blaque f/ *NSync “Bring It All To Me”
90. Afghan Whigs “Somethin’ Hot”

91. Atari Teenage Riot “Digital Hardcore”
92. Les Rhythmes Digitales “Sometimes”
93. Moby “Porcelain”
94. Jordan Knight “Give It To You”
95. Tahiti 80 “Heartbeat”
96. Supergrass “Pumping On Your Stereo”
97. JT Money “Who Dat”
98. Sloan “Losing California”
99. Marcy Playground “Comin’ Up From Behind”
99.1 UNKLE f/ Ian Brown “Be There”
99.9 Will Smith “Wild Wild West”

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