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

Mysterious Ways

U2
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
2 Last Week: 2

Smells Like Teen Spirit!

Nirvana
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
3 Last Week: 3

Movin' On Up

Primal Scream
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
4 Last Week: 5

Ballerina Out Of Control

The Ocean Blue
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 6

Shining Star

INXS
Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 8

Haven't Got A Clue

Dramarama
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
8 Last Week: 4

Move Any Mountain

The Shamen
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
9 Last Week: 13

The Fly

U2
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 15

Caribbean Blue

Enya
Last Week 15
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 10

Planet Love

The Dylans
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
12 Last Week: 7

Love To Hate You

Erasure
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 12
13 Last Week: 11

Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong

The Smithereens
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
14 Last Week: 19

Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye

Ian McCulloch
Last Week 19
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 16

There's No Other Way

Blur
Last Week 16
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 19
17 Last Week: 12

Coast Is Clear

Curve
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 8
18 Last Week: 29

Tell Your Sister

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 29
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 20

#1 Dominator

Top
Last Week 20
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 9
20 Last Week: 23

Jesus Built My Hotrod

Ministry
Last Week 23
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 7
21 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 21

Naked Rain

This Picture
Last Week 21
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13
23 Last Week: 17

Rocket Man

Kate Bush
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 10
24 Last Week: --

Nothing Natural

Lush
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 22

A Dream Like Mine

Bruce Cockburn
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 6
26 Last Week: --

Divine Intervention

Matthew Sweet
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 18

You Woke Up My Neighbourhood

Billy Bragg
Last Week 18
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 9
28 Last Week: --

Sax And Violins

Talking Heads
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 30

It Won't Be Long

Alison Moyet
Last Week 30
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 3
30 Last Week: 27

Baby Universal

Tin Machine
Last Week 27
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 8