Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

Our entire restrospective list is streaming on Spotify just in time to close out the summer

Labor Day Weekend Playlist: SPIN's 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994
The "Blue Album" reimagined with Trent, Courtney, and Billie
Brennan Carley WRITTEN BY
Brennan Carley

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994" Spotify playlist. From Nine Inch Nails' list-topping "Closer" to Veruca Salt's brooding hit "Seether," the party-ready mix serves as the perfect mixture of nostalgia and celebration. Spin it below, and find out where perennial favorites (and forgotten throw-backs) from the Breeders, Weezer, Nirvana, Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket, and many more fit in by visiting our original list.

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  • 1 Ava Luna — Coat Of Shellac " 03:45
  • 2 Young Guv — Ripe 4 Luv " 32:41
  • 3 Big Harp — It's a Shame " 01:57
  • 4 Blood Orange — Delancey " 02:15
  • 5 Gangrene — Play It Cool Feat Samuel T. Herring (of Future Islands) & Earl Sweatshirt " 03:53
  • 6 Jay Electronica — Road To Perdition feat. Jay Z " 03:33
  • 7 Sun Kil Moon — Ali/Spinks 2 " 00:00

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