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: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Way Down Now

World Party
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
3 Last Week: 3

Policy Of Truth

Depeche Mode
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
6 Last Week: 14

King Of The Mountain

Midnight Oil
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 10

Sweet Smell Of Success

The Stranglers
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
8 Last Week: 11

Pineapple Face

Revenge
Last Week 11
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
9 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 26

World in Motion

New Order
Last Week 26
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 12

Here's Where The Story Ends

The Sundays
Last Week 12
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
14 Last Week: 21

Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello. . .

Something Happens
Last Week 21
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 5

Never Do That

Pretenders
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
16 Last Week: 20

Kool Thing

Sonic Youth
Last Week 20
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: --

I'll Be Your Chauffeur

David J
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 15

Tears Won't Help

Steve Wynn
Last Week 15
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
19 Last Week: 24

Growing Old

The Origin
Last Week 24
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 19

Let's Be Mad

John Doe
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
21 Last Week: 16

Ball And Chain

Social Distortion
Last Week 16
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 11
22 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: --

The Crying Scene

Aztec Camera
Last Week --
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 8

The Emperor's New Clothes

Sinead O'Connor
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
26 Last Week: 25

A Strange Kind Of Love

Peter Murphy
Last Week 25
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 5
27 Last Week: 23
Last Week 23
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
28 Last Week: 22

November Spawned A Monster

Morrissey
Last Week 22
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
29 Last Week: 29

Child Of The Wild Blue Yonder

John Hiatt
Last Week 29
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: --

Heavy Weather Traffic

Katydids
Last Week --
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance