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

Forgotten Years

Midnight Oil
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

Here's Where The Story Ends

The Sundays
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 1

The Emperor's New Clothes

Sinead O'Connor
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
4 Last Week: 5

Policy Of Truth

Depeche Mode
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 15

Way Down Now

World Party
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 9

Downtown

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
7 Last Week: 10

Cradle Of Love

Billy Idol
Last Week 10
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 10
8 Last Week: 12

Book Of Dreams

Suzanne Vega
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 6

I Don't Know Why I Love You

The House Of Love
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
11 Last Week: 16

When The River Runs Dry

Hunters & Collectors
Last Week 16
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
13 Last Week: 4

Metropolis

The Church
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
15 Last Week: 7

Enjoy The Silence

Depeche Mode
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
17 Last Week: 21

Nobody But You

Lou Reed/John Cale
Last Week 21
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: --

November Spawned A Monster

Morrissey
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 19

Pictures Of You

The Cure
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
20 Last Week: 18

This And That

Michael Penn
Last Week 18
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13
21 Last Week: 17

Heavenly Pop Hit

The Chills
Last Week 17
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 7
22 Last Week: --

Never Do That

Pretenders
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 22

Drag My Bad Name Down

The 4 Of Us
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 4
24 Last Week: 26

Love Barge

Big Dipper
Last Week 26
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 20

Cuts You Up

Peter Murphy
Last Week 20
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18