Top Songs of 1996


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
230
The Prodigy Firestarter
2
430
Beck Where It's At
3
743
Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre No Diggity
4
885
Fugees Ready or Not
5
914
Eels Novocaine for the Soul
6
917
Beck Devil's Haircut
7
956
The Chemical Brothers Setting Sun
8
991
Manic Street Preachers A Design for Life
9
1041
Spice Girls Wannabe
10
1133
DJ Shadow Midnight in a Perfect World
11
1297
Fiona Apple Criminal
12
1309
Marilyn Manson The Beautiful People
13
1376
Busta Rhymes Woo-Hah!! Got You All in Check
14
1538
Belle and Sebastian The State I Am In
15
1557
Erykah Badu On and On
16
1781
Fugees Killing Me Softly
17
1795
The Cardigans Lovefool
18
1803
Rage Against the Machine Bulls on Parade
19
1950
DJ Shadow Building Steam with a Grain of Salt
20
1991
Weezer El Scorcho
21
2140
Tori Amos Professional Widow (Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix)
22
2207
Aphex Twin Girl/Boy Song
23
2292
The Prodigy Breathe
24
2484
Tool Stinkfist
25
2495
Suede Trash
26
2546
Sublime What I Got
27
2582
Beck The New Pollution
28
2735
Super Furry Animals The Man Don't Give a Fuck
29
2806
Sleater-Kinney I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone
30
2823
Makaveli Hail Mary
31
2855
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach God Give Me Strength
32
2857
Cake The Distance
33
2863
R.E.M. E-Bow the Letter
34
3043
Placebo Nancy Boy
35
3290
Nas If I Ruled the World
36
3395
Orbital The Box
37
3450
Primitive Radio Gods Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand
38
3576
The Wallflowers One Headlight
39
3606
George Michael Jesus to a Child
40
3667
Stereolab Cybele's Reverie
41
3740
Dave Matthews Band Crash into Me
42
3795
Jay-Z Dead Presidents
43
3803
Butthole Surfers Pepper
44
3832
Soundgarden Burden in My Hand
45
3840
Khaled Aïcha
46
3880
BabyBird You're Gorgeous
47
3893
Mark Morrison Return of the Mack
48
4061
Dr. Octagon Blue Flowers
49
4142
Sepultura Roots Bloody Roots
50
4353
Sheryl Crow If It Makes You Happy
51
4372
Wilco Misunderstood
52
4383
R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly
53
4389
Tortoise Djed
54
4423
Nada Surf Popular
55
4497
Fun Lovin' Criminals Scooby Snacks
56
4662
Green Day Brain Stew
57
4709
Ghostface Killah Daytona 500
58
4755
Jay-Z feat. The Notorious B.I.G. Brooklyn's Finest
59
4782
Noir Désir L'homme pressé
60
4891
Belle and Sebastian Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying
61
4902
Belle and Sebastian The Stars of Track and Field
62
4931
Ginuwine Pony
63
4990
OutKast Elevators (Me & You)
64
5101
Maxwell Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)
65
5160
Sneaker Pimps Spin Spin Sugar
66
5386
Ash Goldfinger
67
5388
Sneaker Pimps 6 Underground
68
5539
Eric Clapton Change the World
69
5599
Quad City DJ's C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
70
5627
Fountains of Wayne Radiation Vibe
71
5648
Beck Jack-Ass
72
5655
Belle and Sebastian The Fox in the Snow
73
5679
Photek The Hidden Camera
74
5770
Ghostface Killah feat. Mary J. Blige All That I Got Is You
75
5864
Nick Cave & PJ Harvey Henry Lee
76
5902
Suede Beautiful Ones
77
5948
Luscious Jackson Naked Eye
78
5951
Noir Désir Un jour en France
79
5989
Laurent Garnier Crispy Bacon
80
6000
Supergrass Going Out
81
6036
George Michael Fastlove
82
6069
Aaliyah One in a Million
83
6096
Kula Shaker Tattva
84
6205
Jamiroquai Virtual Insanity
85
6277
Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds Three Lions
86
6297
The Verve Pipe The Freshmen
87
6358
Weezer The Good Life
88
6375
Arab Strap The First Big Weekend
89
6389
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Patio Song
90
6393
Beth Orton She Cries Your Name
91
6443
Neneh Cherry Woman
92
6451
Die Sterne Was hat dich blo▀ so ruiniert
93
6515
Fiona Apple Sleep to Dream
94
6525
LeAnn Rimes Blue
95
6563
Diabologum A découvrir absolument
96
6602
Counting Crows A Long December
97
6694
Boards of Canada Roygbiv
98
6736
Sebadoh On Fire
99
6774
The Charlatans One to Another
100
6776
Faze Action In the Trees
101
6957
Air Casanova 70
102
6961
Spice Girls Say You'll Be There
103
7004
De La Soul Stakes Is High
104
7029
Jay-Z feat. Foxy Brown Ain't No Nigga
105
7135
The Tragically Hip Ahead by a Century
106
7170
En Vogue Don't Let Go (Love)
107
7218
Stone Temple Pilots Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart
108
7296
Space [UK] Female of the Species
109
7340
The Divine Comedy Something for the Weekend
110
7360
Tricky Christiansands
111
7365
Bis Kandy Pop
112
7485
Shihad Home Again
113
7544
Fatboy Slim Everybody Needs a 303
114
7644
Fountains of Wayne Sink to the Bottom
115
7681
Tricky Makes Me Wanna Die
116
7754
Spice Girls 2 Become 1
117
7765
Ocean Colour Scene The Riverboat Song
118
7846
Bush Swallowed
119
7859
Babylon Zoo Spaceman
120
7964
Robert Miles Children
121
8047
Shawn Colvin Sunny Came Home
122
8095
Sublime Santeria
123
8116
Fiona Apple Shadowboxer
124
8267
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Stagger Lee
125
8329
Jarabe de Palo La Flaca
126
8343
Placebo Teenage Angst
127
8391
Innerzone Orchestra Bug in the Bassbin
128
8451
DJ Shadow Stem
129
8466
Radiohead Talk Show Host
130
8479
Modest Mouse Dramamine
131
8577
Metallica Hero of the Day
132
8630
Metallica Until It Sleeps
133
8653
2Pac I Ain't Mad at Cha
134
8672
Nasty Habits Shadow Boxing
135
8715
2Pac feat. K-Ci & JoJo How Do U Want It
136
8820
Lush Ladykillers
137
8848
Backstreet Boys Quit Playin' Games (With My Heart)
138
8924
Cake I Will Survive
139
8944
The Roots What They Do
140
8959
The Lemonheads The Outdoor Type
141
9006
Franco Battiato La cura
142
9084
Jay-Jay Johanson So Tell the Girls That I Am Back in Town
143
9224
Sloan The Good in Everyone
144
9423
Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High
145
9597
Whirlpool Productions From: Disco To: Disco
146
9601
The Blue Nile Happiness
147
9609
Tortoise Along the Banks of the Rivers
148
9678
Los Piojos Verano del '92
149
9685
Soul Coughing Super Bon Bon
150
9722
Dodgy Good Enough
151
9948
The Chemical Brothers Loops of Fury
152
9968
Paula Cole I Don't Want to Wait

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Sleater-Kinney Call the Doctor
Jay-Z feat. Mary J. Blige Can't Knock the Hustle
Low Over the Ocean
Company Flow Eight Steps to Perfection
Sepultura Ratamahatta
Basement Jaxx Fly Life
Thomas Bangalter Spinal Scratch
The Wallflowers 6th Avenue Heartache
Fatboy Slim Going Out of My Head
Propellerheads Take California
Tool AEnema
Everything But the Girl Wrong
Soundgarden Blow Up the Outside World
Tiger Race
The Lemonheads If I Could Talk I'd Tell You
Ash Oh Yeah
Guided by Voices The Official Ironmen Rallysong
Elio e le Storie Tese La terra dei cachi
Skunk Anansie Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
Stone Temple Pilots Big Bang Baby
Social Distortion I Was Wrong
Ocean Colour Scene The Day We Caught the Train
C.J. Bolland Sugar Is Sweeter
Lamb Gˇrecki
Kula Shaker Hey Dude
Belle and Sebastian Like Dylan in the Movies
Leonardo's Bride Even When I'm Sleeping
Superdrag Sucked Out
Deana Carter Strawberry Wine
Fun Lovin' Criminals Fun Lovin Criminal
Smog I Break Horses
Odds Someone Who's Cool
Extremoduro So payaso
Tool Forty Six & 2
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion 2Kindsa Love
Paul Kelly [Australia] How to Make Gravy
Cat Power Nude as the News
Matchbox 20 3 AM
MC Lyte Cold Rock a Party
Tonic If You Could Only See
Savage Garden To the Moon and Back
Adam F Metropolis
Marilyn Manson Tourniquet
Joe Henry & Madonna Guilty by Association
Barenaked Ladies If I Had $1000000
Mobb Deep Drop a Gem on 'Em
Cibo Matto Sugar Water
The Divine Comedy Becoming More Like Alfie
Olive You're Not Alone
Way Out West The Gift
Supergroove Can't Get Enough
Metallica Ain't My Bitch
Westside Connection Bow Down
Palace Music You Have Cum in Your Hair and Your Dick Is Hanging Out
Akinyele Put It in Your Mouth
Suede Filmstar
Neutral Milk Hotel Song Against Sex
The Cranberries Salvation
Death in Vegas Dirt
Toni Braxton Un-break My Heart
Red House Painters Have You Forgotten
Sublime Wrong Way
Super Furry Animals Hometown Unicorn
Do or Die feat. Johnny P & Twista Po Pimp
Vasco Rossi Sally
Black Grape England's Irie
Weezer Pink Triangle
Jay-Z Can I Live
Elliott Smith Angeles
Pascal Obispo Lucie
Bim Sherman Solid as a Rock
Type O Negative My Girlfriend's Girlfriend
16 Horsepower Black Soul Choir
Nearly God Poems
Jimi Tenor Can't Stay with You Baby
dEUS Little Arithmetics
Mark Eitzel No Easy Way Down
Chico Science & Nacao Zumbi Maracatu At˘mico
Belle and Sebastian Judy and the Dream of Horses
Hypocrisy Roswell 47á
Geggy Tah Whoever You Are
Jamiroquai Cosmic Girl
Faithless Salva Mea
Failure Stuck on You
Barry Adamson feat. Jarvis Cocker Set the Controls for the Heart of the Pelvis
Tortoise Remixed by Spring Heel Jack Galapagos 1
Wilco Monday
Jimmy Webb Wichita Lineman
Lil' Kim feat. Puff Daddy No Time
The Divine Comedy The Frog Princess
Manic Street Preachers Australia
Super Furry Animals God! Show Me Magic
Broadcast The Book Lovers
Luscious Jackson Why Do I Lie?
Lost Boyz Renee
The Heartists Belo Horizonti
Lewis Taylor Lucky
R.E.M. Bittersweet Me
The Afghan Whigs Going to Town
R.E.M. Electrolite
Pavement Give It a Day
Modest Mouse Broke
Brainiac Pussyfootin'
Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go
Mazzy Star Flowers in December
The Afghan Whigs Honky's Ladder
Eels Beautiful Freak
Wilco Outtasite (Outta Mind)
Mogwai Summer
Shed Seven Chasing Rainbows
Patti Smith Summer Cannibals
Super Furry Animals If You Don't Want Me to Destroy You
Soundgarden Pretty Noose
Elliott Smith Speed Trials
Lois & Dub Narcotic Sound System Rougher