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The Top Five 90s Songs For Each D&D Class

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Remember last week’s article, The Top Five 80s Songs For Each D&D Class? I took a look at some of the best songs from the eighties and assigned each D&D class a top five. Well it was so much fun to write, I couldn’t resist doing the same thing for the 90s! As before, I’ve listed the year the song was released and the song’s lyrics that best represent why I chose it for a class. Enjoy!


1. Tubthumping
Chumbawumba, 1997
“I get knocked down, but I get up again
You are never gonna keep me down”

2. The Boy Is Mine
Brandy & Monica, 1998
“You need to give it up
Had about enough
It’s not hard to see
The boy is mine
I’m sorry that you
Seem to be confused
He belongs to me
The boy is mine”

3. Any Man of Mine
Shania Twain, 1995
“Well any man of mine better disagree
When I say another woman’s lookin’ better than me
And when I cook him dinner and I burn it black
He better say, mm, I like it like that, yeah”

4. You Oughta Know
Alanis Morisette, 1995
“And I’m here, to remind you
Of the mess you left when you went away
It’s not fair, to deny me
Of the cross I bear that you gave to me
You, you, you oughta know”

5. Tearin’ Up My Heart
*NSYNC, 1997
“It’s tearin’ up my heart when I’m with you
But when we are apart, I feel it too
And no matter what I do, I feel the pain
With or without you”


1. I’m Too Sexy
Right Said Fred, 1992
“I’m too sexy for my shirt
Too sexy for my shirt
So sexy it hurts”

2. Macarena
Los Del Río, 1996
“Now, come on, what was I supposed to do?
He was out of town and his two friends were so fine”

3. Livin’ La Vida Loca
Ricky Martin, 1999
“She’ll make you take your clothes off and go dancing in the rain
She’ll make you live her crazy life, but she’ll take away your pain
Like a bullet to your brain
Come on!”

4. Bad Touch
Bloodhound Gang, 1999
“You and me, baby, ain’t nothin’ but mammals
So let’s do it like they do on the Discovery Channel”

5. Cotton Eye Joe
Rednex, 1995
“He came to town like a midwinter storm
He rode through the fields, so handsome and strong
His eyes was his tools and his smile was his gun
But all he had come for was having some fun”


1. Hold On
Wilson Phillip, 1990
“You could sustain (You could sustain)
Hm, or are you comfortable with the pain?
You’ve got no one to blame for your unhappiness (No, baby)
You got yourself into your own mess (Ooh)”

2. I’ll Be There For You
Rembrandts, 1995
“I’ll be there for you
(When the rain starts to pour)
I’ll be there for you
(Like I’ve been there before)
I’ll be there for you
(‘Cause you’re there for me too)”

3. All For You
Sister Hazel, 1994
“It’s hard to say what it is
I see in you
Wonder if I’ll always be with you
Words can’t say
And I can’t do
Enough to prove
It’s all for you”

4. Who Will Save Your Soul
Jewel, 1995
“Who will save your souls?
When it comes to the flowers now
Who will save your souls?
After all those lies that you told, boy
Now, who will save your souls?
If you won’t save your own?”

5. Don’t Speak
No Doubt, 1995
“Don’t speak, I know just what you’re sayin’
So please stop explainin’
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts
No, no, don’t speak, I know what you’re thinkin’
And I don’t need your reasons
Don’t tell me ’cause it hurts”


1. Wide Open Spaces
Dixie Chicks, 1998
“She needs wide open spaces
Room to make her big mistakes
She needs new faces
She knows the highest stakes
She knows the highest stakes, yeah”

2. Ordinary World
Duran Duran, 1993
“But I won’t cry for yesterday
There’s an ordinary world
Somehow I have to find
And as I try to make my way
To the ordinary world
I will learn to survive”

3. Kiss from a Rose
Seal, 1994
“Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Ooh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels, yeah
Now that your rose is in bloom
A light hits the gloom on the gray”

4. Truly Madly Deeply
Savage Garden, 1997
“I wanna stand with you on a mountain
I wanna bathe with you in the sea
I wanna lay like this forever
Until the sky falls down on me”

5. Send Me On My Way
Rusted Root, 1994
“Well pick me up with golden hand
I may see you, I may tell you to run (on my way, on my way)
You know what they say about the young”


1. Baby, One More Time
Britney Spears, 1998
“My loneliness is killing me (And I)
I must confess, I still believe (Still believe)
When I’m not with you, I lose my mind
Give me a sign
Hit me, baby, one more time”

2. Come As You Are
Nirvana, 1992
“Come as you are, as you were
As I want you to be
As a friend, as a friend
As an old enemy”

3. Wannabe
The Spice Girls, 1996
“If you want my future, forget my past
If you wanna get with me, better make it fast
Now don’t go wasting my precious time
Get your act together we could be just fine”

4. Save Tonight
Eagle-Eye Cherry, 1998
“Save tonight
And fight the break of dawn
Come tomorrow
Tomorrow I’ll be gone”

5. My Hero
Foo Fighters, 1996
“There goes my hero
Watch him as he goes
There goes my hero
He’s ordinary”


1. U Can’t Touch This
MC Hammer, 1990
“Yo, I told you
You can’t touch this
Why you standing there, man?
You can’t touch this
Yo, sound the bell, school’s in, sucker
You can’t touch this”

2. Roll To Me
Del Amitri, 1996
“And I don’t think I have ever seen
A soul so in despair
So if you want to talk the night through
Guess who will be there?”

3. Unbelievable
E M F, 1990
“Seemingly lastless, don’t mean you can ask us
Pushing down the relative, bringing out your higher self
Think of the fine times, pushing down the better few
Instead of bringing out the clues to what the world and everything you answer to
Brace yourself with the greatest of ease
I know this world ain’t what it seems”

4. Disarm
Smashing Pumpkins, 1994
“And what I choose is my choice
What’s a boy supposed to do?
The killer in me is the killer in you
My love, I send this smile over to you”

5. Army of Me
Björk, 1995
“And if you complain once more
You’ll meet an army of me
And if you complain once more
You’ll meet an army of me”


1. I Swear
All-4-One, 1994
“I’ll give you everything I can
I’ll build your dreams with these two hands
We’ll hang some memories on the walls
And when (and when)
Just the two of us are there
You won’t have to ask if I still care
‘Cause as the time turns the page, my love won’t age at all”

2. Shine
Collective Soul, 1993
“Whoa, Heaven let your light shine down”

3. Comedown
Bush, 1994
“‘Cause I don’t want to come back down from this cloud
It’s taken me all this time to find out what I need yeah
I don’t want to come back down from this cloud
Taken me all this (all this) time”

4. Higher
Creed, 1999
“Can you take me higher?
To the place where blind men see
Can you take me higher?
To the place with golden streets”

5. Losing My Religion
R.E.M., 1991
“That’s me in the corner
That’s me in the spot-light
Losing my religion
Trying to keep up with you
And I don’t know if I can do it
Oh no I’ve said too much
I haven’t said enough”


1. Waterfalls
TLC, 1994
“Don’t go chasing waterfalls
Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to
I know that you’re gonna have it your way or nothing at all
But I think you’re moving too fast”

2. Sunny Came Home
Shawn Colvin, 1996
“Oh, light the sky and hold on tight
The world is burning down
She’s out there on her own, and she’s all right
Sunny came home
Sunny came home”

3. One Headlight
The Wallflowers, 1996
“Through this maze of ugliness and greed
And I’ve seen the sign up ahead at the county line bridge
Sayin’ all is good and nothingness is dead
We run until she’s out of breath
She ran until there’s nothing left
She hit the end, just her window ledge”

4. The Way
Fastball, 1998
“Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold
And it’s always summer
They’ll never get cold
They’ll never get hungry
They’ll never get old and gray”

5. Where the Green Grass Grows
Tim McGraw, 1997
“I’m gonna live where the green grass grows
Watch my corn pop up in rows
Every night be tucked in close to you
Raise our kids where the good Lord’s blessed
Point our rockin’ chairs towards the West
And plant our dreams where the peaceful river flows
Where the green grass grows”


1. Gangsta’s Paradise
Coolio, 1995
“I’m a educated fool with money on my mind
Got my ten in my hand and a gleam in my eye
I’m a loc’d out gangsta, set trippin’ banger
And my homies is down, so don’t arouse my anger”

2. Round Here
Counting Crows, 1993
“‘Round here, we’re carving out our names
‘Round here, we all look the same
‘Round here, we talk just like lions
But we sacrifice like lambs
‘Round here, she’s slipping through my hands”

3. When I Come Around
Green Day, 1995
“Well, I heard it all before, so don’t knock down my door
I’m a loser and a user so I don’t need no accuser
To try and slag me down because I know you’re right”

4. Follow You Down
Gin Blossoms, 1996
“How you gonna ever find your place
Runnin’ at an artificial pace
Are they gonna find us lying face down in the sand
So what the hell now, we’ve already been forever damned”

5. Friends In Low Places
Garth Brooks, 1990
“I’m not big on social graces
Think I’ll slip on down to the oasis
Oh, I’ve got friends in low places”


1. Semi-Charmed Life
Third Eye Blind, 1997
“The sky was gold, it was rose
I was taking sips of it through my nose
And I wish I could get back there
Someplace back there, in the place we used to start”

2. Shimmer
Fuel, 1996
“She dreams a champagne dream
Strawberry surprise
Pink linen on white paper
Lavender and cream
Fields of butterflies
Reality escapes her”

3. Every You Every Me
Placebo, 1998
“All alone in space and time
There’s nothing here but what here’s mine
Something borrowed, something blue
Every me and every you”

4. Torn
Natalie Imbruglia, 1997
“I’m all out of faith, this is how I feel
I’m cold and I am shamed
Lying naked on the floor
Illusion never changed
Into something real
I’m wide awake and I can see the perfect sky is torn”

5. That Don’t Impress Me Much
Shania Twain, 1998
“That don’t impress me much
So you got the brains, but have you got the touch
Now don’t get me wrong, I think you’re alright
But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night
That don’t impress me much”


1. Killing Me Softly
Fugees, 1996
“Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song”

2. Santeria
Sublime, 1997
“I don’t practice Santeria, I ain’t got no crystal ball
Well, I had a million dollars but I’d, I’d spend it all”

3. Zombie 
The Cranberries, 1994
“But you see, it’s not me
It’s not my family
In your head, in your head, they are fighting
With their tanks, and their bombs
And their bombs, and their guns
In your head, in your head they are crying”

4. Sour Girl
Stone Temple Pilots, 1999
“Don’t turn away, what are you looking at?
He was so happy on the day that he met her
Say, what are you looking at?
I was a superman but looks are deceiving”

5. Bitter Sweet Symphony
The Verve, 1997
“Well, I’ve never prayed but tonight I’m on my knees, yeah
I need to hear some sounds that recognize the pain in me, yeah
I let the melody shine, let it cleanse my mind, I feel free now
But the airwaves are clean and there’s nobody singin’ to me now”


1. Otherside
Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1999
“I heard your voice through a photograph
I thought it up and brought up the past
Once you know you can never go back
I gotta take it on the other side”

2. Fly
Sugar Ray, 1997
“I just wanna fly
Put your arms around me, baby
Put your arms around me, baby”

3. I Want It That Way
The Backstreet Boys, 1999
“Am I, your fire?
Your one, desire
Yes I know, it’s too late
But I want it that way”

4. If You Could Only See
Tonic, 1997
“Seems the road less traveled
Shows happiness unraveled
And you got to take a little dirt
To keep what you love
That’s what you gotta do”

5. Firestarter
The Prodigy, 1996
“I’m the self inflicted, mind detonator, yeah
I’m the one infected, twisted animator
I’m a firestarter, twisted firestarter
You’re the firestarter, twisted firestarter
I’m a firestarter, twisted firestarter starter”

How’d I do? Miss any important 90s bops? Until next time, stay creepy and happy gaming.


Dan is a creator, game enthusiast, former goth, designer, nerd, blogger, and meme historian. He has always loved creating experiences through art, writing, design, and collaborative storytelling. His career is in the creative industry, specifically focusing on graphic design, marketing, and user experience.

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