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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Mysterious Ways
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2
Talking Heads Sax And Violins Billboard Alternative Songs
Sax And Violins
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Enya Caribbean Blue Billboard Alternative Songs
Caribbean Blue
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Lou Reed What's Good Billboard Alternative Songs
What's Good
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Teenage Fanclub Star Sign Billboard Alternative Songs
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Pixies Head On Billboard Alternative Songs
Head On
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
The Ocean Blue Ballerina Out Of Control Billboard Alternative Songs
Ballerina Out Of Control
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit Billboard Alternative Songs
Smells Like Teen Spirit
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Billboard Alternative Songs
Girlfriend
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Dramarama What Are We Gonna Do Billboard Alternative Songs
What Are We Gonna Do
Gains in performance
11
R.E.M. First We Take Manhattan Billboard Alternative Songs
First We Take Manhattan
22
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Nirvana Come As You Are Billboard Alternative Songs
Come As You Are
20
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Cliffs Of Dooneen Through An Open Window Billboard Alternative Songs
Through An Open Window
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
U2 One Billboard Alternative Songs
One
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Siouxsie & The Banshees Fear (Of The Unknown) Billboard Alternative Songs
Fear (Of The Unknown)
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Red Hot Chili Peppers Suck My Kiss Billboard Alternative Songs
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
17
The Dylans Planet Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Planet Love
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
18
St. Etienne Only Love Can Break your Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Only Love Can Break your Heart
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Midge Ure Cold, Cold Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold, Cold Heart
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Lloyd Cole Tell Your Sister Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Your Sister
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Live Operation Spirit Billboard Alternative Songs
Operation Spirit
Gains in performance
22
Lush Nothing Natural Billboard Alternative Songs
Nothing Natural
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Robyn Hitchcock Ultra Unbeleivable Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Ultra Unbeleivable Love
Gains in performance
24
Chapterhouse Mesmerise Billboard Alternative Songs
Mesmerise
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Pearl Jam Alive Billboard Alternative Songs
Gains in performance
26
The Smithereens Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong
27
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Top #1 Dominator Billboard Alternative Songs
#1 Dominator
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Nirvana On A Plain Billboard Alternative Songs
On A Plain
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Ian McCulloch Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Primal Scream Movin' On Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Movin' On Up
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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