To Stream: The Ultimate ’90s Playlist


Because deep down, we’ll always be ’90s girls—oversized flannel sleeves pulled over our hands, fresh off an existential crisis, with a Discman full of the best music ever. The Smashing Pumpkins, Indigo Girls, Bikini Kill…the gang’s all here.

Here, our top 15 songs from our 39-song playlist—stream it all on Rdio. For the next 166 minutes, this is your brain on nostalgia. 

1. “Late at Night,” Buffalo Tom

2. “Try,” Billy Pilgrim

3. “Return to Innocence,” Enigma

4. “Rebel Girl,” Bikini Kill

5. “Pat’s Trick,” Helium

6. “Malibu,” Hole

7. “Fade into You,” Mazzy Star

8. “Here’s Where the Story Ends,” The Sundays

9. “Tonight, Tonight,” The Smashing Pumpkins

10. “Lovefool,” The Cardigans

11. “Runaway Train,” Soul Asylum

12. “Seether,” Veruca Salt

13. “Linger,” The Cranberries

14. “Power of Two,” Indigo Girls

15. “November Rain,” Guns N’ Roses

Trace is wearing a Madewell Cableknit Sweaterdress and Flannel Trapeze Shirt.

Stream the entire playlist here and browse our other playlists on Rdio here.

Photography by Angi Welsch.