Alternative Albums Alternative Albums

Alternative Albums

Sales Data 1

Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

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1 Last Week: --

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R.E.M.
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 7
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Sigh No More

Mumford & Sons
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 176
3 Last Week: 2

Going Out In Style

Dropkick Murphys
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 6
5 Last Week: 6
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 73
6 Last Week: 8

The Suburbs

Arcade Fire
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 48
7 Last Week: 10

A Thousand Suns

Linkin Park
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
8 Last Week: 11

The King Is Dead

The Decemberists
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
9 Last Week: 7

Wounded Rhymes

Lykke Li
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 3
10 Last Week: --

Towards The Sun

Alexi Murdoch
Last Week --
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: --

Downtown Battle Mountain II

Dance Gavin Dance
Last Week --
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 16

Until We Have Faces

Red
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 8
13 Last Week: 20

Come Around Sundown

Kings Of Leon
Last Week 20
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 32
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 17

The People's Key

Bright Eyes
Last Week 17
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 5
15 Last Week: 14

Thank You Happy Birthday

Cage The Elephant
Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 11
16 Last Week: 24

Awake

Skillet
Last Week 24
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 128
17 Last Week: 25

My Darkest Days

My Darkest Days
Last Week 25
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 30
19 Last Week: --

Valdosta (EP)

Mayday Parade
Last Week --
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 19

Let England Shake

PJ Harvey
Last Week 19
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 4
22 Last Week: --

Build A Rocket Boys!

Elbow
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: --

Showroom Of Compassion

Cake
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: --

Smoke Ring For My Halo

Kurt Vile
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance