ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Collapse Into Now
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
1
R.E.M. Collapse Into Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Collapse Into Now
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Dropkick Murphys Going Out In Style Billboard Alternative Albums
Going Out In Style
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
5
The Black Keys Brothers Billboard Alternative Albums
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Arcade Fire The Suburbs Billboard Alternative Albums
The Suburbs
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Billboard Alternative Albums
A Thousand Suns
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
8
The Decemberists The King Is Dead Billboard Alternative Albums
The King Is Dead
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Lykke Li Wounded Rhymes Billboard Alternative Albums
Wounded Rhymes
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Alexi Murdoch Towards The Sun Billboard Alternative Albums
Towards The Sun
Gains in performance
11
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II Billboard Alternative Albums
Downtown Battle Mountain II
Gains in performance
12
Red Until We Have Faces Billboard Alternative Albums
Until We Have Faces
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Kings Of Leon Come Around Sundown Billboard Alternative Albums
Come Around Sundown
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Bright Eyes The People's Key Billboard Alternative Albums
The People's Key
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Cage The Elephant Thank You Happy Birthday Billboard Alternative Albums
Thank You Happy Birthday
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART
17
My Darkest Days My Darkest Days Billboard Alternative Albums
My Darkest Days
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare Billboard Alternative Albums
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Mayday Parade Valdosta (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Valdosta (EP)
Gains in performance
20
Disturbed Asylum Billboard Alternative Albums
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
PJ Harvey Let England Shake Billboard Alternative Albums
Let England Shake
19
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Elbow Build A Rocket Boys! Billboard Alternative Albums
Build A Rocket Boys!
Gains in performance
23
Cake Showroom Of Compassion Billboard Alternative Albums
Showroom Of Compassion
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Kurt Vile Smoke Ring For My Halo Billboard Alternative Albums
Smoke Ring For My Halo
Gains in performance
25
Forever The Sickest Kids Forever The Sickest Kids Billboard Alternative Albums
Forever The Sickest Kids
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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