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Alternative Airplay

Week of May 20, 1989

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Fascination Street

      The Cure
    • 1
    • 1
    • 5
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Smith, S.Gallup, Williams, Thompson, R.O'Donnell, L.Tolhurst

Producer(s):

R.Smith, D.M.Allen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 2
    • So Alive

      Love And Rockets
    • 4
    • 2
    • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
  • 3
    • Fire Woman

      The Cult
    • 2
    • 2
    • 6
      • 2
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Astbury, Duffy

Producer(s):

B.Rock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Reprise

  • 4
    • This Town

      Elvis Costello
    • 5
    • 4
    • 7
      • 5
      • 4
      • 7
  • 5
    • Good Thing

      Fine Young Cannibals
    • 3
    • 2
    • 9
      • 3
      • 2
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Steele, R.Gift

Producer(s):

Steele, Gift, Cox

Imprint/Promotion Label:

I.R.S./MCA

  • 6
    • Nineteen Forever

      Joe Jackson
    • 6
    • 6
    • 4
      • 6
      • 6
      • 4
  • 7
    • Monkey Gone To Heaven

      Pixies
    • 8
    • 7
    • 5
      • 8
      • 7
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

4AD/EEG

  • 8
    • Something To Say

      The Connells
    • 9
    • 7
    • 7
      • 9
      • 7
      • 7
  • 9
    • She Gives Me Love

      The Godfathers
    • 19
    • 9
    • 2
      • 19
      • 9
      • 2
  • 10
    • Suboceana

      Tom Tom Club
    • 13
    • 10
    • 4
      • 13
      • 10
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Reprise

  • 11
    • The Mayor Of Simpleton

      XTC
    • 10
    • 1
    • 13
      • 10
      • 1
      • 13
  • 12
    • Round & Round

      New Order
    • 11
    • 6
    • 10
      • 11
      • 6
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

New Order

Producer(s):

New Order, S.Hague

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 13
    • Pet Sematary

      The Ramones
    • 21
    • 13
    • 2
      • 21
      • 13
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 14
    • Dancing Barefoot

      U2
    • 15
    • 14
    • 6
      • 15
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

  • 15
    • Goin' Southbound

      Stan Ridgway
    • 26
    • 15
    • 2
      • 26
      • 15
      • 2
  • 16
    • Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant

      Mojo Nixon/Skid Roper
    • 20
    • 16
    • 3
      • 20
      • 16
      • 3
  • 17
    • Busload Of Faith

      Lou Reed
    • 16
    • 11
    • 4
      • 16
      • 11
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 18
    • Madonna Of The Wasps

      Robyn Hitchcock 'n' The Egyptians
    • 7
    • 2
    • 10
      • 7
      • 2
      • 10
  • 19
    • Warrior

      Public Image Ltd.
    • 17
    • 16
    • 5
      • 17
      • 16
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Eardrum Buzz

      Wire
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mute/Enigma

  • 21
    • Obsession

      Xymox
    • 22
    • 21
    • 3
      • 22
      • 21
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 22
    • Everything Counts

      Depeche Mode
    • 14
    • 13
    • 6
      • 14
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

  • 23
    • Sun Gone Down

      House Of Freaks
    • 23
    • 23
    • 4
      • 23
      • 23
      • 4
  • 24
    • God Is A Bullet

      Concrete Blonde
    • 24
    • 24
    • 2
      • 24
      • 24
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

I.R.S./MCA

  • 25
    • Witchdoctor

      Sidewinders
    • 18
    • 18
    • 5
      • 18
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mammoth/RCA

  • 26
    • The Sheep's A Wolf

      Caterwaul
    • 25
    • 25
    • 4
      • 25
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

I.R.S./MCA

  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • Bring Me Edelweiss

      Edelweiss
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
  • 28 NEW
  • NEW
    • See A Little Light

      Bob Mould
    • -
    • 28
    • 1
      • -
      • 28
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 29 NEW
  • NEW
    • This Is Your Land

      Simple Minds
    • -
    • 29
    • 1
      • -
      • 29
      • 1
  • 30
    • I Won't Back Down

      Tom Petty
    • 29
    • 29
    • 2
      • 29
      • 29
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

T.E.Petty, J.Lynne

Producer(s):

J.Lynne, T.E.Petty, M.Campbell