90s charts | Personal year chart 1990

* = dance/semi dance (100-120 bpm)
** = funk/soul/hiphop/swingbeat/jazz/reggae/world/ska/or combinations
**** = pop or rock
# = guilty pleasures

My top 10 of favorite songs of the year 1990 (out of 87 listed here):

  1. Adamski ft. Seal – Killer *
  2. Living Colour – Love rears it’s ugly head ****
  3. Vaya Con Dios – Nah neh nah ****
  4. Beats International – Dub be good to me *
  5. Soul II Soul – Get a life **
  6. Mantronix – Got to have your love *
  7. Adventures Of Stevie V – Dirty cash *
  8. LL Cool J – Mama said knock you out **
  9. Depeche Mode – Enjoy the silence ****
  10. Black Box – Everybody everybody *

Other favorites:

  • AC DC – Thunderstruck ****
  • A Tribe Called Quest – Luck of Lucien **
  • Beverly Craven – Promise me ****
  • Black Box – I don’t know anybody else *
  • Black Box – Strike it up *
  • Chris Isaak – Wicked game ****
  • Clubland – Let’s get busy (Snap Attrack Mix) *
  • Deee-Lite – Groove is in the heart *
  • Deee-Lite – The power of love (note: I’m talking about the version in the video clip) *
  • Def La Desh – Check out the ska (Vocal Mix) ****
  • Dream Warriors – Wash your face in my sink **
  • EMF – Unbelievable (Hip Hop Mix) **
  • EMF – Unbelievable ****
  • En Vogue – Hold on **
  • Fierce Ruling Diva – Rubb it in *
  • Gary’s Gang – Keep on dancin’ (Hollywood’s 5am Club Mix) *
  • George Michael – Freedom ’90 ****
  • George Michael – Praying for time ****
  • Guru Josh – Infinity *
  • Happy Mondays – Loose fit **
  • King Bee – Back by dope demand *
  • KLF – What time is love *
  • Lfo – Lfo (Leeds Warehouse Mix) *
  • Lhasa – The attic *
  • Living Colour – Solace of you ****
  • Madonna – Justify my love ****
  • Madonna – Vogue *
  • Mano Negra – King kong 5 ****
  • Nightmares On Wax – I’m for real *
  • Nomad ft. Mc Mikee Freedom – (I wanna give you) Devotion *
  • Omar – There’s nothing like this **
  • Orbital – Chime *
  • The Pasadenas – Love thing **
  • Primal Scream – Loaded *
  • Seal – Crazy **
  • Sinead O’ Connor – Nothing compares 2u ****
  • Snap! – The power *
  • Soul II Soul – A dream’s a dream **
  • Soul II Soul – People **
  • Stereo MC’s – Lost in music *
  • Suburban Knight – The art of stalking *
  • Tricky Disco – Tricky disco *
  • 2 Brothers On The 4th Floor – I can’t help myself */#
  • 2 In A Room – Wiggle it *
  • Vanessa Paradis – Tandem ****
  • Vaya Con Dios – What’s a woman ****
  • Whitney Houston – I’m your baby tonight (note: the danceable radio version) *

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Simon Harris Starring Daddy Freddy – Ragga house (All night long) *
  • Twenty 4 Seven – Are you dreaming */#
  • Zouk Machine – Maldon **

Bubbling under:

  • Atahualpa – Ultimo imperio *
  • Baby D – Daydreaming *
  • Beats International – Won’t talk about it **
  • Black Box – Fantasy **
  • Black Crows – Hard to handle ****
  • Candy Dulfer – Saxuality **
  • The Creeps – Ooh! I like it ****
  • Depth Charge – Goal *
  • Deskee – Kid get hyped *
  • Dimples D – Sucker DJ (Ben Liebrand Mix) *
  • Dr. Baker – Kaos *
  • Elmer Food Beat – Daniela ****
  • George Michael – Fantasy **/****
  • The Farm – The groovy train **
  • Living Colour – Pride ****
  • Lois Lane – Fortune fairytales ****
  • London Beat – I’ve been thinking about you ****
  • Lonnie Gordon – Happenin’ all over again *
  • Lords Of Acid – Hey ho! *
  • Madonna – Hanky panky ****
  • Maxi Priest – Close to you ****
  • Mellow Man Ace – Welcome to my groove (Hurley’s Hip House Mix) *
  • Price 2 Pounds – Curiousity (Wake Up Version) *
  • Tol & Tol – Eleni ****
  • Ultra Nate – Scandal (Club Mix) *
  • Vaya Con Dios – Travelling light ****

Extra (from previous site and personal archieves): pics from the year 1990

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