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.
2 Last Week: 5

Eardrum Buzz

Wire
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 2

Fascination Street

The Cure
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
5 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 12
6 Last Week: 6

See A Little Light

Bob Mould
Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
7 Last Week: 9

Under The God

Tin Machine
Last Week 9
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 9
8 Last Week: 3

Trouble Me

10,000 Maniacs
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
9 Last Week: 7

Shake That Cosmic Thing

The B-52s
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 8
10 Last Week: 11

Waiting For Mary

Pere Ubu
Last Week 11
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 14

Here Comes Your Man

Pixies
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 10

Pet Sematary

The Ramones
Last Week 10
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
13 Last Week: 17

Interesting Drug

Morrissey
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 15

The Beat(en) Generation

The The
Last Week 15
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
15 Last Week: 18

Let The Day Begin

The Call
Last Week 18
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 13

King For A Day

XTC
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
18 Last Week: 24

Take A Step Back

Simple Minds
Last Week 24
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 19

God Is A Bullet

Concrete Blonde
Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
20 Last Week: 21

Suboceana

Tom Tom Club
Last Week 21
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 12

Goin' Southbound

Stan Ridgway
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
22 Last Week: 23

Praying To A New God

Wang Chung
Last Week 23
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 4
23 Last Week: --

Hard Sun

Indio
Last Week --
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 25

Love Song

The Cure
Last Week 25
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
25 Last Week: 22

Obsession

Xymox
Last Week 22
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 10
26 Last Week: --

Radio Silence

Boris Grebenshikov
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 30

Batdance (From "Batman")

Prince
Last Week 30
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 7
28 Last Week: --

Don't Make Me Dream About You

Chris Isaak
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: --

Everlasting Love

U2
Last Week --
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance