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    I’m about to embark on my biggest survivor yet - anybody who knows me, knows how obsessed and nostalgic I am about the 90s, so I decided to run the ultimate 1990s survivor to find UKMIX’s favourite song of the decade.

    So what am I going to include?
    • Every UK top 10 hit from the beginning of 1990 to the end of 1999.[/*:m:1sdiixyg]
    • However, any songs that were hits in the 90s that had already been a hit in a previous year (e.g. Bohemian Rhapsody) won’t be included. [/*:m:1sdiixyg]
    • A song that precedes the decade but WASN’T a hit previously (e.g. I Just Want To Make Love To You) will be included. [/*:m:1sdiixyg]
    • Covers and significant remixes (e.g. the Rollo & Sister Bliss mix of I Feel Love) are also included.[/*:m:1sdiixyg]
    • A selection of songs from outside of the top 10 will be chosen by you.[/*:m:1sdiixyg]


    The final list of songs exceeds 1500, so the initial rounds will be split into groups of as close to 25 as possible and I will ask you to save 10 from each group. The songs with the most votes will go through automatically to the next stage, those that don’t make it through may have another chance to do so as a wildcard later on. Then, we will have a final list to work through after the initial group stages.

    Your first job is to nominate up to 10 songs of your choice that charted between 11 numbers and 75 in the 90s. Once a song has been nominated, don’t choose it again as it will automatically be included.

    This game won't begin until 10th August, when I'm back from my holiday, so get nominating!

  • #2
    Wow, this sounds awesome! Looking forward to it.

    I'll have to have a think and check some chart placings.
    My last.fm

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    • #3
      This website is a good source for checking chart placings.

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      • #4
        Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

        Terrible artists chosen for the pic.

        Epic idea for a survivor though!

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        • #5
          1. Crying In The Rain - A-ha
          2. The Show Must Go On - Queen
          3. If I Ever Fall In Love - Shai
          4. Happy Nation - Ace of Base
          5. Fading Like a Flower - Roxette
          6. Jesus He Knows Me - Genesis
          7. All the Man That I Need - Whitney Houston
          8. Losing My Religion - REM
          9. Constant Craving - kd lang
          10. Linger - The Cranberries
          My YouTube Channel - The best songs of the 80s, 90s and 2000s

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          • #6
            Okay - this was really tough - I've narrowed down from list of 50 songs. One or two I missed off rather assuming "someone else will vote for this for sure" - glad to know that has already happened with "Losing My Religion"!

            So - my nominations are...

            Cher - Just Like Jesse James
            Del Amitri - Always The Last To Know
            Ash - Girl From Mars
            Lightning Seeds - Marvellous
            Space - Neighbourhood
            Alisha's Attic - I Am, I Feel
            Connells - 74-75
            Fools Garden - Lemon Tree
            Bluetones - If
            Travis - Tied To The 90s

            If anyone needs suggestions for other songs to nominate then my also rans are:

            Del Amitri - Nothing Ever Happens
            Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze of Glory
            Sting - Englishman In New York
            Roxette - Dressed For Success
            La's - There She Goes
            REM - Losing My Religion
            Roxette - Spending My Time
            REM - Drive
            Roxette - How Do You Do
            Sophie B Hawkins - Damn! I Wish I Was Your Lover
            Lightning Seeds - Life Of Riley
            Bon Jovi - Bed Of Roses
            Sting - Fields Of Gold
            Bon Jovi - I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
            James - Laid
            Elton John - Circle Of Life
            Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It
            Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Kylie Minogue - Where The Wild Roses Grow
            Scarlet - Independent Love Song
            Mike and the Mechanics - Over My Shoulder
            Lightning Seeds - Lucky You
            Skee-Lo - I Wish
            Sleeper - Inbetweener
            Beautiful South - Pretenders To The Throne
            Bluetones - Bluetonic
            Del Amitri - Roll To Me
            Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
            Alanis Morissette - Ironic
            Lighthouse Family - Ocean Drive
            Alisha's Attic - Alisha Rules The World
            Divine Comedy - Something For The Weekend
            Ocean Colour Scene - The Riverboat Song
            Divine Comedy - The Frog Princess
            Divine Comedy - Becoming More Like Alfie
            Divine Comedy - Everybody Knows (Except You)
            Wonders - That Thing You Do
            Catatonia - Strange Glue
            Divine Comedy - Generation Sex
            Divine Comedy - Pop Singer's Fear Of The Pollen Count

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            • #8
              Ah, I knew I could count on Matthew to include some of the ones I wasn't able to fit in my choice of 10. Also thanks to Benny for including The Show Must Go On, as originally I had that in my 10, so it's now allowed me to add in Kenickie instead

              My 10 are...
              Catatonia - Strange Glue
              Pulp - Do You Remember The First Time?
              Space - Female Of The Species
              The Divine Comedy - Generation Sex
              The Bluetones - Bluetonic
              Mansun - Wide Open Space
              Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
              Blur - Coffee & TV
              The Wannadies - You & Me Song
              Kenickie - Punka
              My last.fm

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              • #9
                Originally posted by matthew_dixon
                Beautiful South - Don't Marry Her
                This got to #8 so you can sub it for another!

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                • #10
                  Originally posted by Wayne
                  Terrible artists chosen for the pic.

                  Epic idea for a survivor though!
                  Just cos Celine's not on it

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                  • #11
                    Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                    Masters At Work - To Be In Love
                    E'Voke - Arms Of Loren
                    Mary J Blige ft.LL Cool J - Mary Jane (All Night Long)
                    Jamiroquai - Space Cowboy (David Morales Remix)
                    Notorious BIG ft.Total - Juicy
                    Snoop Dogg - What's My Name?
                    Dina Carroll - Ain't No Man
                    Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - Let The Beat Hit Em
                    Alishas Attic - The Incidentals
                    N-Tyce - Telefunkin'
                    1 Groove Armada|2 Gjons Tears |3 Tove Lo|4 Jack Garratt |5 Sigma|

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                    • #12
                      Depeche Mode Policy Of Truth
                      Sinead O'Connor The Emperor's New Clothes
                      Jon Bon Jovi Blaze Of Glory
                      AC/DC Thunderstruck
                      Roxette Dressed For Success
                      Mariah Carey Someday
                      Lenny Kravitz It Ain't Over Til It's Over
                      Cypress Hill Insane In The Brain
                      Pearl Jam Jeremy
                      Bjork Human Behaviour

                      I hope you'll aloud 10 extra songs from each, so hard!!!! I just got to 1993!!!
                      VISIT UKmix HOT100 @ Front Desk
                      ENJOY Hits in the Mix! weekly chart @ General Music

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                      • #14
                        1. Dana International - Diva
                        2. Silverchair - Ana's Song (Open Fire)
                        3. Portishead - Sour Times
                        4. Moloko - Fun For Me
                        5. dEUS - Little Arithmetics
                        6. Tricky - Black Steel
                        7. Stakka Bo - Here We Go
                        8. Curve - Horror Head
                        9. Therapy? - Die Laughing
                        10. Gus Gus - Ladyshave
                        Somebody can also nominate these:
                        Killing Joke - Pandemonium
                        Julian Cope - Try Try Try
                        INXS - Elegantly Wasted (or any other 90s INXS song)
                        Dubstar - No More Talk
                        Mulu - Pussycat
                        Goldie feat. KRS One - Digital
                        Clawfinger - Warfair
                        Butthole Surfers - Pepper
                        Waffles are checked cookies

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                        • #15
                          Originally posted by leomedar
                          Roxette Fading Like A Flower
                          Already been chosen, so you can chose another!

                          Originally posted by leomedar
                          U2 Even Better Than The Real Thing
                          The remix got to #8 so will be included, if you want to swap this?

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                          • #16
                            Originally posted by SholasBoy
                            Alishas Attic - The Incidentals
                            God bless you.

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                            • #17
                              Originally posted by Thriller
                              Originally posted by leomedar
                              Roxette Fading Like A Flower
                              Already been chosen, so you can chose another!

                              Originally posted by leomedar
                              U2 Even Better Than The Real Thing
                              The remix got to #8 so will be included, if you want to swap this?
                              Sorry, checked but didn't see the Roxette one! Changed for Dressed for Success and for Cypress Hill.
                              VISIT UKmix HOT100 @ Front Desk
                              ENJOY Hits in the Mix! weekly chart @ General Music

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                              • #18
                                Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                                Don’t forget, this will start in four days so keep nominating!

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                                • #19
                                  Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                                  I hope i've not repeated any of these. Gotta get the obvious ones out of the way first. The rest are all classic songs imo.

                                  Kylie Minogue - Put yourself in my place
                                  Kylie Minogue - Did it again
                                  Kylie Minogue - Breathe
                                  Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue - Where the wild roses grow
                                  George Michael - Freedom '90
                                  Elton John - Can you feel the love tonight?
                                  Elton John - Circle of life
                                  Paul McCartney - Hope of deliverance
                                  Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the bridge
                                  The Cardigans - My favourite game

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                                  • #20
                                    Michael Jackson - Jam
                                    Bryan Adams - Can't Stop This Things We Started
                                    Whitney Houston - Step By Step
                                    Janet Jackson - If
                                    Belinda Carlisle - Summer Rain
                                    Paula Abdul - Vibeology
                                    Roxette - Spending My Time
                                    Mariah Carey - Can't Let Go
                                    Ace Of Base - Beautiful Life
                                    Alanis Morissette - You Learn

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                                    • #21
                                      01. George Michael - Kissing a Fool
                                      02. Mariah Carey - Butterfly
                                      03. Lauryn Hill - Everything Is Everything
                                      04. Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
                                      05. Céline Dion - Call the Man
                                      06. Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
                                      07. Brandy - Have You Ever?
                                      08. Janet Jackson - Escapade
                                      09. Destiny's Child - Get on the Bus
                                      10. Madonna - Take a Bow
                                      Akini's Top 400 Songs of the Decade: [110-106]

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                                      • #22
                                        Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                                        Good to see "Circle of Life" and "Spending My Time" getting nominations Couldn't quite fit either my votes. I also left out a couple of songs from my votes because it was blindingly obvious they'd get votes from other people. Rather "ironically", one of them currently still hasn't had any nominations!

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                                        • #23
                                          Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                                          Loving a lot of these suggestions, I’m gonna get my own list in at the end.

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                                          • #24
                                            Re: The Ultimate 1990s Survivor: Nominate

                                            The Braids - Bohemian Rhapsody
                                            Livin’ Joy - Where Can I Find Love
                                            Janet Jackson - Go Deep
                                            Hinda Hicks - I Wanna Be Your Lady
                                            Bobby D’Ambrosio feat. Michelle Weeks - Moment of My Life
                                            Dana International - Diva
                                            Fierce - Dayz Like That
                                            Missy Elliott - Beep Me 911
                                            Mariah Carey - I Still Believe/Pure Imagination
                                            Jane Child - Don’t Wanna Fall in Love

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                                            • #25
                                              Biscuits is here

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