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: 3

Good Stuff

The B-52s
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 2

We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful

Morrissey
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
3 Last Week: 1

Friday I'm In Love

The Cure
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
5 Last Week: 6

Midlife Crisis

Faith No More
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
6 Last Week: 7

What Girls Want

Material Issue
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 11
7 Last Week: 5

The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead

XTC
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
8 Last Week: 9

Pretend We're Dead

L7
Last Week 9
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
9 Last Week: 12

Black Metallic

The Catherine Wheel
Last Week 12
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 16

Even Better Than The Real Thing

U2
Last Week 16
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 0
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 11

One Way

Levellers
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
12 Last Week: --

Heaven Sent

INXS
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 13

Happy Birthday To Me

Cracker
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 14

It's A Shame About Ray

The Lemonheads
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 23

When She Begins

Social Distortion
Last Week 23
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 21

Always The Last To Know

Del Amitri
Last Week 21
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 17

I Dont Want To See The Sights

The Charlatans
Last Week 17
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 18

You're So Close

Peter Murphy
Last Week 18
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 10
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 10
20 Last Week: 15

Sunshine And Ecstacy

Tom Tom Club
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 7
21 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 11
22 Last Week: 8

Divine Thing

The Soup Dragons
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
23 Last Week: 27

A Girl Like You

Wolfgang Press
Last Week 27
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 22

Crucify

Tori Amos
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 5
26 Last Week: 24

Reva's House

Los Lobos
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 4
27 Last Week: 28

Stone Me

Wire Train
Last Week 28
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 29

So What'cha Want

Beastie Boys
Last Week 29
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance