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

When I Come Around

Green Day
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
2 Last Week: 2

Better Man

Pearl Jam
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 3

Bang And Blame

R.E.M.
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
4 Last Week: 4

Buddy Holly

Weezer
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
6 Last Week: 7

Everything Zen

Bush
Last Week 7
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 12

Live Forever

Oasis
Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 6

Gotta Get Away

The Offspring
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 8

Sour Times

Portishead
Last Week 8
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 9

She Don't Use Jelly

The Flaming Lips
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 14
11 Last Week: 20

Ode To My Family

The Cranberries
Last Week 20
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 38

She's A River

Simple Minds
Last Week 38
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 14

Fell On Black Days

Soundgarden
Last Week 14
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 28
14 Last Week: 16

I Alone

Live
Last Week 16
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 26
15 Last Week: 21

Corduroy

Pearl Jam
Last Week 21
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 19

The Man Who Sold The World

Nirvana
Last Week 19
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 13

21st Century (Digital Boy)

Bad Religion
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
20 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 24
Last Week 24
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 15

About A Girl

Nirvana
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
23 Last Week: 31

Strong Enough

Sheryl Crow
Last Week 31
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 18

Doll Parts

Hole
Last Week 18
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
25 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 12
26 Last Week: 26

Got Me Wrong

Alice In Chains
Last Week 26
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 14
New
28 Last Week: --

Lightning Crashes

Live
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 37
Last Week 37
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
New
30 Last Week: --

Number One Blind

Veruca Salt
Last Week --
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 27

Roots Radical

Rancid
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 8
32 Last Week: 32

Bright Yellow Gun

Throwing Muses
Last Week 32
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 13
34 Last Week: 40

What's The Frequency, Kenneth?

R.E.M.
Last Week 40
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 36

Green Mind

Dink
Last Week 36
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 6
New
36 Last Week: --

Whip-Smart

Liz Phair
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 29

Sweet Jane

Cowboy Junkies
Last Week 29
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
39 Last Week: 28

That's Just What You Are

Aimee Mann
Last Week 28
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 13
40 Last Week: --

Far Behind

Candlebox
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance