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.
3 Last Week: 4

Chocolate Cake

Crowded House
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 11

Shiny Happy People

R.E.M.
Last Week 11
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 3

The Other Side Of Summer

Elvis Costello
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
8 Last Week: 7

Flowers In The Rain

Stress
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 7
9 Last Week: 15

Crazy

Seal
Last Week 15
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 13
10 Last Week: 19

Which Way Should I Jump?

Milltown Brothers
Last Week 19
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 10

Sing Your Life

Morrissey
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 9
12 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 21

I Wanna Be A Boss

Stan Ridgway
Last Week 21
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 16

Everyday Sunshine

Fishbone
Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 6
17 Last Week: 23

Better Back Off

Marshall Crenshaw
Last Week 23
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 5
18 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 8

Texarkana

R.E.M.
Last Week 8
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
22 Last Week: 26

Woman With The Strength Of. . .

Peter Himmelman

Last Week 26
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 6
23 Last Week: --

Walking Down Madison

Kirsty MacColl
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 30

Groovy Train

The Farm
Last Week 30
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 13

There She Goes

The La s
Last Week 13
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13
27 Last Week: --

Rockaway

Ric Ocasek
Last Week --
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: --

East Easy Rider

Julian Cope
Last Week --
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 12

American Music

Violent Femmes
Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13