10 Best 90's Techno Songs
Do you have your own list of the 10 best 90’s techno songs on your iPhone or iPod? Maybe your list mirrors this one, or maybe it is different completely. Techno came on the music scene in the latter part of the 1980’s. This style of music uses synthesizers, keyboards, samplers, drum machines and sequencers. Techno music is also known as electro, funk, Chicago house and industrial.
- “Let Me Be Your Fantasy”- As one of the best 90’s techno songs, “Let Me Be Your Fantasy” was released in 1992 by Baby D. The song appears on the “Deliverance” album. It was covered by German Trance project “4 Clubbers” in 2007. LaRoux wrote a song by the same name that has a totally different tune and different lyrics.
- “Bombscare”- This song was recorded by 2 Bad Mice in 1991. It was on the album “Hold it Down.” The song uses samples with the main sample coming from “Don’t Mess With This Beat” by Neon. The song was released in the U.K. in 1996.
- “Halcyon”- This is one of the best 90’s techno songs because it uses lots of synthesizers in the song. The song was released as a single in 1992 but did not appear on any album until 2002. It appears on the band Orbital’s album “Work 1989-2002.” The record label is called FFRR. The song is pretty long at 11 minutes and 7 seconds.
- “Everybody in the Place”- “Everybody in the Place” was recorded by Prodigy in 1991. It appears on their “Experience” album. It is the second single and “Experience” is their debut album. The music video features the band on tour and dancing in the streets of New York City.
- “Blue”- “Blue” is an amazing techno song and is not doubt one of the best techno songs of the 90’s. The song is done by LaTour. His real name us William LaTour. William is a voice-over actor and electronic, rock, dance, pink and parody artist. The song appears on his debut album “LaTour.” “Blue” appears in the movie “Basic Instinct” and the TV show “Alias.”
- “Go”- “Go” is a song that Moby released in 1991. His label for this album is Instinct. The song samples “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from the TV show “Twin Peaks.” There are 14 remixes of the song. The song was featured on the TV shows “24 Hour Party People” and VH1’s “The Drug Years.”
- “Trip II the Moon”- “Trip II the Moon” is one of the best 90’s techno songs. It appears on the album “75 Minutes” by Acen Razvi. The song was released in 1992 and has one remix.
- “Bla Bla Bla”- This song was recorded by Gigi D’Agostino in 1999. It appears on the album “L’Amour Toujours.” The song is about people who just talk and talk and they really don’t say anything. The song samples “Why Did You Do It” by the UK band Stretch.
- “Better Off Alone”- “Better Off Alone” is a great 90’s techno song. It is sung by Alice DeeJay. It appears on the 1999 album “Who Needs Guitars Anyway?” It was originally written in 1998 on a Canadian label and was re-released a year later by Positiva, Universal and Republic Records. The song is about a woman who walked out on a guy.
- “James Brown Is Dead”- The song is from the band L.A. Style. It is from the 1991 album “L.A. Style.” The song runs 5 minutes and 50 seconds. It has been said that the song was recorded on the basis of false reports that James Brown was dead when in fact he didn’t die until 2006.