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.
2 Last Week: 5

The Fly

U2
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 2

Smells Like Teen Spirit!

Nirvana
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 7
4 Last Week: 3

The Globe

Big Audio
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 5
5 Last Week: 9

Movin' On Up

Primal Scream
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 6

There's No Other Way

Blur
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 8
7 Last Week: 4

Sexuality

Billy Bragg
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
8 Last Week: 7

Wild Hearted Son

The Cult
Last Week 7
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 7
9 Last Week: 8

She's A Girl And I'm A Man

Lloyd Cole
Last Week 8
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
10 Last Week: 22

Letter To Memphis

Pixies
Last Week 22
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 23

Love To Hate You

Erasure
Last Week 23
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 11

Rocking Chair

House Of Freaks
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 6
13 Last Week: 20

Move Any Mountain

The Shamen
Last Week 20
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 26

Crying In My Sleep

Squeeze
Last Week 26
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 21

13th Disciple

Five Thirty
Last Week 21
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 18

Don't Be A Girl

The Psychedelic Furs
Last Week 18
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 12

Take Five

Northside
Last Week 12
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 10
19 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 6
21 Last Week: 24

Haven't Got A Clue

Dramarama
Last Week 24
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 4
22 Last Week: 19

Naked Rain

This Picture
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 4
23 Last Week: 10

So You Think You're In Love

Robyn Hitchcock
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
25 Last Week: 28

Grey Cell Green

Ned's Atomic Dustbin
Last Week 28
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: --

Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong

The Smithereens
Last Week --
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 29

That Ain't Bad

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

In My Heart

Texas
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 30

What About Now

Robbie Robertson
Last Week 30
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 3
30 Last Week: --

Baby Universal

Tin Machine
Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance