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
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 6

King Of The Mountain

Midnight Oil
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 7

Sweet Smell Of Success

The Stranglers
Last Week 7
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
6 Last Week: 10

World in Motion

New Order
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 3

Policy Of Truth

Depeche Mode
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
8 Last Week: 17

I'll Be Your Chauffeur

David J
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 16

Kool Thing

Sonic Youth
Last Week 16
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 8

Pineapple Face

Revenge
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 13

Here's Where The Story Ends

The Sundays
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
14 Last Week: 12
Last Week 12
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
15 Last Week: 14

Hello, Hello, Hello, Hello. . .

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

The Crying Scene

Aztec Camera
Last Week 24
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 2

Way Down Now

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

Hold A Candle To This

Pretenders
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 30

Heavy Weather Traffic

Katydids
Last Week 30
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 21

Ball And Chain

Social Distortion
Last Week 21
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 26

A Strange Kind Of Love

Peter Murphy
Last Week 26
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 19

Growing Old

The Origin
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
23 Last Week: --

Every Beat Of The Heart

The Railway Children
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 29

Child Of The Wild Blue Yonder

John Hiatt
Last Week 29
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 5
25 Last Week: 20

Let's Be Mad

John Doe
Last Week 20
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
26 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: --

Post Post-Modern Man

Devo
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 15

Never Do That

Pretenders
Last Week 15
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
29 Last Week: --

God Tonight

Real Life
Last Week --
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance