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

Lightning Crashes

Live
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

Live Forever

Oasis
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
3 Last Week: 2

Everything Zen

Bush
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 26
4 Last Week: 4

When I Come Around

Green Day
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
5 Last Week: 9

Down By The Water

PJ Harvey
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 5

Love Spreads

The Stone Roses
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 21
7 Last Week: 6

The Man Who Sold The World

Nirvana
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 10

Plowed

Sponge
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 8

Sour Times

Portishead
Last Week 8
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
10 Last Week: 11
Last Week 11
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 19
11 Last Week: 7

Better Man

Pearl Jam
Last Week 7
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 26
12 Last Week: 12

Strong Enough

Sheryl Crow
Last Week 12
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
13 Last Week: 18

Star 69

R.E.M.
Last Week 18
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 14

She's A River

Simple Minds
Last Week 14
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 12
16 Last Week: 13

Ode To My Family

The Cranberries
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 19
17 Last Week: 22

Connection

Elastica
Last Week 22
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 17

Corduroy

Pearl Jam
Last Week 17
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 26
19 Last Week: 16

Gotta Get Away

The Offspring
Last Week 16
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 20
20 Last Week: 19

Now They'll Sleep

Belly (rock)
Last Week 19
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 30
Last Week 30
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 20

Bright Yellow Gun

Throwing Muses
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 28

What Would You Say

Dave Matthews Band
Last Week 28
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 29

Salvation

Rancid
Last Week 29
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 25

I Saw The Light

The The
Last Week 25
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 23

Number One Blind

Veruca Salt
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 8
28 Last Week: 35

Wonderful

Adam Ant
Last Week 35
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 31
Last Week 31
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 27

Little Bastard

Ass Ponys
Last Week 27
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 7
32 Last Week: 24

Buddy Holly

Weezer
Last Week 24
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
33 Last Week: 37

Crash-The '95 Mix

The Primitives
Last Week 37
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: --

Sick Of Myself

Matthew Sweet
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 33

Going South

Wolfgang Press
Last Week 33
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 36
Last Week 36
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 32

She Don't Use Jelly

The Flaming Lips
Last Week 32
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 14
38 Last Week: 34

Whip-Smart

Liz Phair
Last Week 34
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 7
39 Last Week: --

Against The 70's

Mike Watt
Last Week --
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 38

Got Me Wrong

Alice In Chains
Last Week 38
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 14