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

Dirty Blvd.

Lou Reed
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 5
2 Last Week: 2

Stand

R.E.M.
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
4 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 2
5 Last Week: 5

Sweet Jane

Cowboy Junkies
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
6 Last Week: 7

Nightmares

Violent Femmes
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 3
7 Last Week: 4

Dear God

Midge Ure
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 5
9 Last Week: 6

Fine Time

New Order
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 7
10 Last Week: 8

Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)

Enya
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 7
11 Last Week: 11

Driven Out

The Fixx
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 4
12 Last Week: 10

Fisherman's Blues

The Waterboys
Last Week 10
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 14

5 O'Clock World

Julian Cope
Last Week 14
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 4
14 Last Week: 12

Punk Rock Girl

The Dead Milkmen
Last Week 12
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
15 Last Week: 19

Come Out Fighting

Easterhouse
Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 2
17 Last Week: --

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah

The Pogues
Last Week --
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 1
18 Last Week: 20

Tears Run Rings

Marc Almond
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
19 Last Week: --

The Music Goes Round My Head

The Saints
Last Week --
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 2
21 Last Week: 23

Teenage Riot

Sonic Youth
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 8
22 Last Week: 16

Angel Of Harlem

U2
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
23 Last Week: 21

When Love Comes To Town

U2
Last Week 21
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 13
24 Last Week: 30

If A Tree Falls

Bruce Cockburn
Last Week 30
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 2
25 Last Week: 26

All She Wants Is

Duran Duran
Last Week 26
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 4
26 Last Week: 25

Cat-House

Danielle Dax
Last Week 25
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 8
27 Last Week: 28

That Smiling Face

Camouflage
Last Week 28
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2
28 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 1
29 Last Week: 29

Hey Mathew

Karel Fialka
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 2
30 Last Week: 17

Grain Of Sand

The Saints
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7