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This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ALTERNATIVE SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
House
Songwriter(s)
Not Listed
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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1
The Psychedelic Furs House Billboard Alternative Songs
House
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
2
Morrissey Ouija Board, Ouija Board Billboard Alternative Songs
Ouija Board, Ouija Board
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
3
Peter Murphy Cuts You Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Cuts You Up
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Beggars Banquet
4
The Creatures Standing There Billboard Alternative Songs
Standing There
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
5
The Jesus And Mary Chain Head On Billboard Alternative Songs
Head On
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
6
Michael Penn No Myth Billboard Alternative Songs
No Myth
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Penn
Producer(s):
T.Berg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
The B-52s Roam Billboard Alternative Songs
Roam
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The B-52's, R.Waldrop
Producer(s):
N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
8
Kate Bush The Sensual World Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sensual World
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
The Mighty Lemon Drops Where Do We Go From Heaven Billboard Alternative Songs
Where Do We Go From Heaven
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
10
Laurie Anderson Babydoll Billboard Alternative Songs
Babydoll
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
11
Ian McCulloch Proud To Fall Billboard Alternative Songs
Proud To Fall
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
12
Electronic Getting Away With It Billboard Alternative Songs
Getting Away With It
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Sumner, J.Marr, N.Tennant
Producer(s):
B.Sumner, J.Marr, N.Tennant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
13
The Wonder Stuff Don't Let Me Down, Gently Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Let Me Down, Gently
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor
14
Depeche Mode Dangerous Billboard Alternative Songs
Dangerous
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
15
The Ocean Blue Drifting, Falling Billboard Alternative Songs
Drifting, Falling
20  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
16
Nine Inch Nails Down In It Billboard Alternative Songs
Down In It
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
17
Kate Bush Love And Anger Billboard Alternative Songs
Love And Anger
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
18
The Smithereens Blues Before And After Billboard Alternative Songs
Blues Before And After
27  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
The Stone Roses I Wanna Be Adored Billboard Alternative Songs
I Wanna Be Adored
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Silvertone
20
They Might Be Giants Birdhouse In Your Soul Billboard Alternative Songs
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
21
UB40 Here I Am (Come And Take Me) Billboard Alternative Songs
Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
Lenny Kravitz Let Love Rule Billboard Alternative Songs
Let Love Rule
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
23
The Silencers Razor Blades Of Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Razor Blades Of Love
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Ministry Burning Inside Billboard Alternative Songs
Burning Inside
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
25
Michelle Shocked On The Greener Side Billboard Alternative Songs
On The Greener Side
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
26
Red Hot Chili Peppers Higher Ground Billboard Alternative Songs
Higher Ground
28  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
27
Dramarama Last Cigarette Billboard Alternative Songs
Last Cigarette
25  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chameleon
28
Shawn Colvin Steady On Billboard Alternative Songs
Steady On
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
The Primitives Secrets Billboard Alternative Songs
Secrets
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
Eleventh Dream Day Testify Billboard Alternative Songs
Testify
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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