Next, embrace the soulful but relaxed melancholy of Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train."
Gin Blossoms' "Till I Heard it From You" offers a more upbeat take on the Soul Asylum model.
Third Eye Blind's "Jumper" is quintessential 90s rock, while still melancholy, its positive message overcomes the dark subject matter.
Everclear's "Father of Mine" is another 90s classic.
Next, embrace the happiness of Toad the Wet Sprocket's "All I Want" - to be counterpointed by the introspective "Losing My Religion" by R.E.M.
1998 saw the release of Eve 6's "Inside Out," a very humorous and catchy example of 1990s pop rock.
Fastball's "The Way" is an oft-forgotten one-hit wonder.
The Goo Goo Dolls "Iris" was another 1998 hit, creating a sound that the Goo Goo Dolls truly developed for their 2006 album, "Let Love In."