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.
2 Last Week: 2

Break It Down Again

Tears For Fears
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: --

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U2
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
5 Last Week: 3
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
6 Last Week: 6

Walking In My Shoes

Depeche Mode
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
7 Last Week: 7

Dream All Day

The Posies
Last Week 7
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
8 Last Week: 14

World Class Fad

Paul Westerberg
Last Week 14
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 13

Stand Above Me

OMD
Last Week 13
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 8

I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

The Proclaimers
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
13 Last Week: 10
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 18
15 Last Week: 22

Runaway Train

Soul Asylum
Last Week 22
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 21
Last Week 21
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 25
18 Last Week: 18

I Should've Known

Aimee Mann
Last Week 18
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 8
19 Last Week: 30

The Ugly Truth

Matthew Sweet
Last Week 30
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 16

Work For Food

Dramarama
Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
21 Last Week: 28

Brother And Sisters

Ziggy Marley
Last Week 28
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 17

Can't Help Falling In Love

UB40
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 14
23 Last Week: 27

Shock To The System

Billy Idol
Last Week 27
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 12

Metal Mickey

Suede
Last Week 12
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 11
25 Last Week: 20

Hang On To Your Ego

Frank Black
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
26 Last Week: 19

Country At War

X
Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 9
27 Last Week: 26

Truganini

Midnight Oil
Last Week 26
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
28 Last Week: 25

The Return Of Pan

The Waterboys
Last Week 25
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 8
29 Last Week: --

Sister Havana

Urge Overkill
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 24

Fields Of Gold

Sting
Last Week 24
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 9