Alternative Songs Alternative Songs

Alternative Songs

Radio Airplay 1
This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.
1 Last Week: 2

Charlotte Anne

Julian Cope
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
2 Last Week: 1

Orange Crush

R.E.M.
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
3 Last Week: 4

Fisherman s Blues

The Waterboys
Last Week 4
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
4 Last Week: 3

Angel Of Harlem

U2
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 17
5 Last Week: 5

The Great Commandment

Camouflage
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
7 Last Week: 12

Fine Time

New Order
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
8 Last Week: 10

Tears Run Rings

Marc Almond
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 12
9 Last Week: 8

Stand

R.E.M.
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
10 Last Week: 17

Sweet Jane

Cowboy Junkies
Last Week 17
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
11 Last Week: 9

Call Me Blue

A House
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 10
12 Last Week: 20

Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)

Enya
Last Week 20
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 12
14 Last Week: --

Dirty Blvd.

Lou Reed
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
15 Last Week: --

Dear God

Midge Ure
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 12
16 Last Week: 27

Was There Anything I Could Do?

The Go-Betweens
Last Week 27
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 7
17 Last Week: 15

A Little Respect

Erasure
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
19 Last Week: 11

Cruella DeVille

The Replacements
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
20 Last Week: 30

Punk Rock Girl

The Dead Milkmen
Last Week 30
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 10
21 Last Week: 19

Cat-House

Danielle Dax
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 8
22 Last Week: --

Little Miss S

Edie Brickell
Last Week --
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 9
23 Last Week: 28

Grain Of Sand

The Saints
Last Week 28
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
24 Last Week: --

Teenage Riot

Sonic Youth
Last Week --
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 9
25 Last Week: 14

In Your Room

Bangles
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 13
26 Last Week: 18

Im Nin Alu

Ofra Haza
Last Week 18
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 9
27 Last Week: 16

Way Behind Me

The Primitives
Last Week 16
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 10
29 Last Week: 23

Moons of Jupiter

Scruffy The Cat
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 6
30 Last Week: 26

When Love Comes To Town

U2
Last Week 26
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13