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

See The Lights

Simple Minds
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
2 Last Week: 4

American Music

Violent Femmes
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 7

Obvious Song

Joe Jackson
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 3

Miss Freelove '69

Hoodoo Gurus
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 7
5 Last Week: 2

There She Goes

The La's
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 6
6 Last Week: 11

The Other Side Of Summer

Elvis Costello
Last Week 11
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 8

Beautiful Love

Julian Cope
Last Week 8
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 10

Sunless Saturday

Fishbone
Last Week 10
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 6
9 Last Week: 9

Always On The Run

Lenny Kravitz
Last Week 9
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 7
10 Last Week: 14

All Together Now

The Farm
Last Week 14
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 17

Get The Message

Electronic
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 5

Losing My Religion

R.E.M.
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 15

I Believe

EMF
Last Week 15
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 6

3 Strange Days

School Of Fish
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 7
15 Last Week: 13

I Want More

Dave Wakeling
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 5
16 Last Week: 12

International Bright Young Thing

Jesus Jones
Last Week 12
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
17 Last Week: 21
Last Week 21
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: --

Sing Your Life

Morrissey
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 16

Counting Backwards

Throwing Muses
Last Week 16
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 8
20 Last Week: 20

Psych Out

The Seers
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 3
21 Last Week: 18

Phoenix Of My Heart

Xymox
Last Week 18
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 6
22 Last Week: 19

Make Out Alright

Divinyls
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 4
23 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 4
24 Last Week: 26

Crush Story

Too Much Joy
Last Week 26
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 24

Sooner Or Later

The Feelies
Last Week 24
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 7
26 Last Week: --

Don't Fix What Ain't Broke

Gang Of Four
Last Week --
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 30

Shoot You Down

Birdland
Last Week 30
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: --

Texarkana

R.E.M.
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 28

My Definition Of A Boom. . .

The Dream Warriors
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 2