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Are there any songs that instantly bring you back to a certain era? While I like listening to new songs as much as the next person, there are days when I feel nostalgic. As a result, I have compiled a list of ten popular Chinese songs that were released in the 90s.

For a quick sneak peek of the songs included, check out this video. Scroll down to see the translations and pinyin of the song titles and artist names, along with the video to listen to the full versions of the songs.

Popular Chinese Songs in the 90s – A Sneak Peak

红豆 – 王菲

hóng dòu – wáng fēi
Red Beans – Faye Wong

爱 – 小虎队

ài – xiǎo hǔ duì
Love – Little Tigers


感恩的心 – 欧阳菲菲

gǎn'ēn de xīn – ōuyáng fēifēi
Gan En de Xin (Grateful Heart) – Ouyang Fei Fei

大海 – 张雨生

dà hǎi – zhāng yǔshēng
The Sea – Yusheng Zhang (Tom Chang)

爱我的人和我爱的人 – 裘海正

ài wǒ de rén hé wǒ ài de rén – qiú hǎizhèng
The One Who Loves Me and the One I Love – Donna Chiu

吻别 – 张学友

wěn bié – zhāng xuéyǒu
The Goodbye Kiss – Jacky Cheung

水手 – 郑智化

shuǐ shǒu – zhèng zhìhuà
Sailor – Zheng Zhihua

情人 – 杜德伟

qíngrén – dù déwěi
The Lover – Alex To

爱你 – 郭富城

ài nǐ – guō fùchéng
Loving You – Aaron Kwok

最浪漫的事 – 赵咏华

zuì làngmàn de shì – zhào yǒnghuá
The Most Romantic Thing – Cyndi Chao