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: 3

Metropolis

The Church
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 5

Enjoy The Silence

Depeche Mode
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 1

Blue Sky Mine

Midnight Oil
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
4 Last Week: 2

Nothing Compares 2 U

Sinead O'Connor
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
5 Last Week: 4

Cuts You Up

Peter Murphy
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
6 Last Week: 6
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 12
7 Last Week: 7

I Don't Know Why I Love You

The House Of Love
Last Week 7
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
9 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
10 Last Week: 26

The Emperor's New Clothes

Sinead O'Connor
Last Week 26
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 23

Let It Be Me

Social Distortion
Last Week 23
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 11

This And That

Michael Penn
Last Week 11
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13
13 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 16

Sun Comes Up, It's Tuesday Morning

Cowboy Junkies
Last Week 16
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
15 Last Week: 14

Life In Detail

Robert Palmer
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 8
16 Last Week: 13

Kiss This Thing Goodbye

Del Amitri
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 10
17 Last Week: 18

Room At The Top

Adam Ant
Last Week 18
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 7
18 Last Week: 27

Show Me Your Soul

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Last Week 27
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 10

Bikini Girls With Machine Guns

The Cramps
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
20 Last Week: 15

The Downtown Lights

The Blue Nile
Last Week 15
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: --

Forgotten Years

Midnight Oil
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 17

Respectfully King Of Rain

The Rave-Ups
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 11
25 Last Week: --

Heavenly Pop Hit

The Chills
Last Week --
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 24

Fury Eyes

The Creatures
Last Week 24
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 7
29 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance