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

See The Lights

Simple Minds
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 5

There She Goes

The La's
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 3

Miss Freelove '69

Hoodoo Gurus
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 9
4 Last Week: 6

American Music

Violent Femmes
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 1

Losing My Religion

R.E.M.
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
6 Last Week: 8

3 Strange Days

School Of Fish
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 8
7 Last Week: 15

Obvious Song

Joe Jackson
Last Week 15
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 17

Beautiful Love

Julian Cope
Last Week 17
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 10

Always On The Run

Lenny Kravitz
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 8
10 Last Week: 7

Sunless Saturday

Fishbone
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 10
11 Last Week: --

The Other Side Of Summer

Elvis Costello
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 9

International Bright Young Thing

Jesus Jones
Last Week 9
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 13
13 Last Week: 13

I Want More

Dave Wakeling
Last Week 13
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 18

All Together Now

The Farm
Last Week 18
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 12

I Believe

EMF
Last Week 12
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 9
16 Last Week: 11

Counting Backwards

Throwing Muses
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
17 Last Week: 19

Get The Message

Electronic
Last Week 19
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 16

Phoenix Of My Heart

Xymox
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 8
19 Last Week: 20

Make Out Alright

Divinyls
Last Week 20
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
20 Last Week: 23

Psych Out

The Seers
Last Week 23
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 11
23 Last Week: 4

Our Frank

Morrissey
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
24 Last Week: 14

Sooner Or Later

The Feelies
Last Week 14
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 7
26 Last Week: 26

Crush Story

Too Much Joy
Last Week 26
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 7
27 Last Week: 24

The Wagon

Dinosaur Jr.
Last Week 24
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 6
28 Last Week: --

My Definition Of A Boom. . .

The Dream Warriors
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: --

The People's Drug

John Wesley Harding
Last Week --
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: --

Shoot You Down

Birdland
Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance