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

So You Think You re In Love

Robyn Hitchcock
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
2 Last Week: 2

Sexuality

Billy Bragg
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 11

The Globe

Big Audio
Last Week 11
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 5

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Nirvana
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 3
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 8

There s No Other Way

Blur
Last Week 8
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 7

She s A Girl And I m A Man

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 4

Wild Hearted Son

The Cult
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
9 Last Week: 9

Top Of The Pops

The Smithereens
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 8
10 Last Week: 18

Movin On Up

Primal Scream
Last Week 18
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 10

Take Five

Northside
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 6

One Shot

Tin Machine
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 9
14 Last Week: 17

Alive And Living Now

The Golden Palominos
Last Week 17
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 15

Rocking Chair

House Of Freaks
Last Week 15
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
16 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 13

Shadowtime

Siouxsie

Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 6
18 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 28

Haven t Got A Clue

Dramarama
Last Week 28
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 21

13th Disciple

Five Thirty

Last Week 21
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 7
22 Last Week: --

Letter To Memphis

Pixies
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 14

It s Only Natural

Crowded House
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
25 Last Week: --

Love To Hate You

Erasure
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: --

Move Any Mountain

The Shamen
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 29

Naked Rain

This Picture
Last Week 29
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 22

(I Just Wanna) B With U

Transvision Vamp
Last Week 22
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 10
29 Last Week: --

What About Now

Robbie Robertson
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance