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: 1

Way Down Now

World Party
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
2 Last Week: 2

Policy Of Truth

Depeche Mode
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
4 Last Week: 6

Never Do That

Pretenders
Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
5 Last Week: 7

The Emperor's New Clothes

Sinead O'Connor
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
7 Last Week: 4

Here's Where The Story Ends

The Sundays
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
9 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 18

Tears Won't Help

Steve Wynn
Last Week 18
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 12
Last Week 12
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
12 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 20

Sweet Smell Of Success

The Stranglers
Last Week 20
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 13

Ball And Chain

Social Distortion
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 11
17 Last Week: 11

Cradle Of Love

Billy Idol
Last Week 11
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 10
18 Last Week: 8

November Spawned A Monster

Morrissey
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
19 Last Week: 21

Let's Be Mad

John Doe
Last Week 21
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
20 Last Week: 19

Pineapple Face

Revenge
Last Week 19
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 24

Growing Old

The Origin
Last Week 24
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 22

Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello. . .

Something Happens
Last Week 22
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 9
24 Last Week: 23

Butterfly On A Wheel

The Mission U.K.
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 5
25 Last Week: --

Kool Thing

Sonic Youth
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 26

We Don't Do That Anymore

Sidewinders
Last Week 26
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 6
27 Last Week: --

King Of The Mountain

Midnight Oil
Last Week --
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: --

You're Still Beautiful

The Church
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 25

Downtown

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 25
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
30 Last Week: 10

Forgotten Years

Midnight Oil
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13