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: 2

Friday I'm In Love

The Cure
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead

XTC
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
4 Last Week: 3

Divine Thing

The Soup Dragons
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
5 Last Week: 10

We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful

Morrissey
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 6

The Sweetest Drop

Peter Murphy
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
7 Last Week: 12

What Girls Want

Material Issue
Last Week 12
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 5
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
9 Last Week: 13

Popular Creeps

Chris Mars
Last Week 13
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 9

Lover Lover Lover

Ian McCulloch
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 9
13 Last Week: 17

Twisterella

Ride
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 11
15 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
16 Last Week: 18

Pretend We're Dead

L7
Last Week 18
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
17 Last Week: 30

Black Metallic

The Catherine Wheel
Last Week 30
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 7

Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)

Cracker
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
19 Last Week: 25

Sunshine And Ecstacy

Tom Tom Club
Last Week 25
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 22

Sometimes

Midnight Oil
Last Week 22
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: --

One Way

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

Crucify

Tori Amos
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 15

Cold Feelings

Social Distortion
Last Week 15
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
24 Last Week: 29

Stone Me

Wire Train
Last Week 29
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 23

Horror Head

Curve
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 5
26 Last Week: 24

The Sweater

Meryn Cadell
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 3
27 Last Week: --

Happy Birthday To Me

Cracker
Last Week --
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 21

Even Flow

Pearl Jam
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 6
29 Last Week: --

Midlife Crisis

Faith No More
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 19

Born Of Frustration

James
Last Week 19
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15