Top Ten Tracks From The Early 1990s.

Exclusively for author Nina de la Mer has selected her top tracks from the early 1990s, which provides the backdrop for her debut novel 4a.m.

It was a potent era for music. Some embarrassing,  some ground breaking as the illegal rave scene, indie music and grunge emerged from their late 1980s niches into mainstream culture. We’ve even got a bit of Acid Jazz (for those that remember that short lived cross over).

Sit back, comb your middle-parting-curtainy hair-do, practice your nightclub gurning, paint a smiley face and enjoy our early 90s musical nostalgiathon.

To coincide with the list Nina has also given us a copy of 4am to give away. Details of our 4am competition can be found here.

10.  Stereo MCs – Connected

9. Orca – 4 a.m.

8. Marmion – Schöneberg

7.  Liquid – Sweet Harmony

6. The Stone Roses – Ten Storey Love Song

5. Brand New Heavies – Brother, Sister

4. The Age of Love – Age of Love (Watch Out For Stella Mix)

3. Nirvana ­– Heart-Shaped Box

2.  Sabres of Paradise – Smoke Belch II

1. Smashing Pumpkins – Today

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