ALTERNATIVE SONGS

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Radio Airplay = ALTERNATIVE SONGS
This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.
The week of
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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Mysterious Ways
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2
Talking Heads Sax And Violins Billboard Alternative Songs
Sax And Violins
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Enya Caribbean Blue Billboard Alternative Songs
Caribbean Blue
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Teenage Fanclub Star Sign Billboard Alternative Songs
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
The Ocean Blue Ballerina Out Of Control Billboard Alternative Songs
Ballerina Out Of Control
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Lloyd Cole Tell Your Sister Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Your Sister
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Lou Reed What's Good Billboard Alternative Songs
What's Good
Gains in performance
8
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit Billboard Alternative Songs
Smells Like Teen Spirit
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Pixies Head On Billboard Alternative Songs
Head On
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
The Dylans Planet Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Planet Love
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Primal Scream Movin' On Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Movin' On Up
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Siouxsie & The Banshees Fear (Of The Unknown) Billboard Alternative Songs
Fear (Of The Unknown)
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Billboard Alternative Songs
Girlfriend
Gains in performance
14
Cliffs Of Dooneen Through An Open Window Billboard Alternative Songs
Through An Open Window
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Red Hot Chili Peppers Suck My Kiss Billboard Alternative Songs
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
16
U2 One Billboard Alternative Songs
One
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
17
St. Etienne Only Love Can Break your Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Only Love Can Break your Heart
Gains in performance
18
Top #1 Dominator Billboard Alternative Songs
#1 Dominator
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Ian McCulloch Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Nirvana Come As You Are Billboard Alternative Songs
Come As You Are
Gains in performance
21
Chapterhouse Mesmerise Billboard Alternative Songs
Mesmerise
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
R.E.M. First We Take Manhattan Billboard Alternative Songs
First We Take Manhattan
Gains in performance
23
Lush Nothing Natural Billboard Alternative Songs
Nothing Natural
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Midge Ure Cold, Cold Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold, Cold Heart
Gains in performance
25
Nirvana On A Plain Billboard Alternative Songs
On A Plain
Gains in performance
26
Blur There's No Other Way Billboard Alternative Songs
There's No Other Way
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
27
The Smithereens Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Right Said Fred I'm Too Sexy Billboard Alternative Songs
I'm Too Sexy
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
29
The Shamen Move Any Mountain Billboard Alternative Songs
Move Any Mountain
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Dramarama Haven't Got A Clue Billboard Alternative Songs
Haven't Got A Clue
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
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