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

Sax And Violins

Talking Heads
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 3

Caribbean Blue

Enya
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 7

What's Good

Lou Reed
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
6 Last Week: 9

Head On

Pixies
Last Week 9
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 5

Ballerina Out Of Control

The Ocean Blue
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
8 Last Week: 8

Smells Like Teen Spirit!

Nirvana
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
9 Last Week: 13

Girlfriend

Matthew Sweet
Last Week 13
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: --

What Are We Gonna Do

Dramarama
Last Week --
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 22

First We Take Manhattan

R.E.M.
Last Week 22
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 20

Come As You Are

Nirvana
Last Week 20
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 14

Through An Open Window

Cliffs Of Dooneen
Last Week 14
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 16

One

U2
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 10

Planet Love

The Dylans
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
18 Last Week: 17

Only Love Can Break your Heart

St. Etienne
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
19 Last Week: 24

Cold, Cold Heart

Midge Ure
Last Week 24
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 6

Tell Your Sister

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
21 Last Week: --

Operation Spirit

Live
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 23

Nothing Natural

Lush
Last Week 23
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 7
23 Last Week: --

Ultra Unbeleivable Love

Robyn Hitchcock
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 21

Mesmerise

Chapterhouse
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 4
25 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 27

Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong

The Smithereens
Last Week 27
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
27 Last Week: 18

#1 Dominator

Top
Last Week 18
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 9
28 Last Week: 25

On A Plain

Nirvana
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 2
29 Last Week: 19

Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye

Ian McCulloch
Last Week 19
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
30 Last Week: 11

Movin' On Up

Primal Scream
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16