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

What s Good

Lou Reed
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
2 Last Week: 2

Sax And Violins

Talking Heads
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
3 Last Week: 7

Come As You Are

Nirvana
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 5

Until The End Of The World

U2
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 11

The Life Of Riley

Lightning Seeds
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 3

Caribbean Blue

Enya
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
10 Last Week: 10

Operation Spirit

Live
Last Week 10
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 17

Window Pane

The Real People
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 12

What Are We Gonna Do

Dramarama
Last Week 12
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
13 Last Week: 15

Cold, Cold Heart

Midge Ure
Last Week 15
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 7
14 Last Week: 14

Only Love Can Break your Heart

St. Etienne

Last Week 14
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
15 Last Week: 26

For Love

Lush
Last Week 26
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 13

Through An Open Window

Cliffs Of Dooneen

Last Week 13
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 7
17 Last Week: --

Under The Bridge

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 8

Mysterious Ways

U2
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
22 Last Week: --

Into The Fire

Sarah McLachlan
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 18

One

U2
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
24 Last Week: 21

Justified

The KLF Feat. Tammy Wynette

Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 3
25 Last Week: 19

Fear (Of The Unknown)

Siouxsie

Last Week 19
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 7
26 Last Week: 24

Breathe Deeply Now

This Picture
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 2
27 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: --

Bonfires Burning

The Origin
Last Week --
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 25

Lithium

Nirvana
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 3
30 Last Week: --

Making Plans For Nigel

Primus
Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance