Jack and Rose were 'flying,' the final episodes of Bevis and Butt-Head had aired on MTV, and damn, it was a great time to be a Brit. It was 1997, and these were the top ten alternative songs on Billboard's charts.

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The British are coming! The British are coming! (Well, OK, they already came.. like a few times.) Grab a hot cuppa tea and check out the songs from eighteen years ago, today. (Is it weird that I am kind of attracted to Sid-Vicious-looking Dave Grohl?)

  • 10

    Oasis - Don't Go Away

  • 9

    Days of the New - Touch, Peel and Stand

  • 8

    Marcy Playground - Sex and Candy

  • 7

    The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

  • 6

    Matchbox Twenty - 3 a.m.

  • 5

    Bush - Mouth

  • 4

    Smash Mouth - Walkin' On The Sun

    Yep, they did exist before Fort Collins' 'Breadgate 2015' and the Shrek movies.

  • 3

    Foo Fighters - Everlong

  • 2

    Everclear - Everything To Everyone

  • 1

    Chumbawamba - Tubthumping

    If you don't know what this song is, listen to it. You will.