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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Mysterious Ways
Songwriter(s)
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s)
D.Lanois, B.Eno
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Island

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U2 Mysterious Ways Billboard Alternative Songs
Mysterious Ways
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
D.Lanois, B.Eno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
2
Talking Heads Sax And Violins Billboard Alternative Songs
Sax And Violins
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Enya Caribbean Blue Billboard Alternative Songs
Caribbean Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Enya, R.Ryan
Producer(s):
N.Ryan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
4
Lou Reed What's Good Billboard Alternative Songs
What's Good
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
5
Teenage Fanclub Star Sign Billboard Alternative Songs
Star Sign
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC
6
Pixies Head On Billboard Alternative Songs
Head On
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | 4AD
7
The Ocean Blue Ballerina Out Of Control Billboard Alternative Songs
Ballerina Out Of Control
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
8
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit Billboard Alternative Songs
Smells Like Teen Spirit
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC
9
Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Billboard Alternative Songs
Girlfriend
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo
10
Dramarama What Are We Gonna Do Billboard Alternative Songs
What Are We Gonna Do
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chameleon
11
R.E.M. First We Take Manhattan Billboard Alternative Songs
First We Take Manhattan
22  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
12
Nirvana Come As You Are Billboard Alternative Songs
Come As You Are
20  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Cobain, K.Novoselic, D.Grohl
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Nirvana
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC
13
Cliffs Of Dooneen Through An Open Window Billboard Alternative Songs
Through An Open Window
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Critique
14
U2 One Billboard Alternative Songs
One
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
D.Lanois, B.Eno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
15
Siouxsie & The Banshees Fear (Of The Unknown) Billboard Alternative Songs
Fear (Of The Unknown)
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
16
Red Hot Chili Peppers Suck My Kiss Billboard Alternative Songs
Suck My Kiss
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
The Dylans Planet Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Planet Love
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Beggars Banquet
18
St. Etienne Only Love Can Break your Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Only Love Can Break your Heart
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Midge Ure Cold, Cold Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold, Cold Heart
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Lloyd Cole Tell Your Sister Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Your Sister
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Live Operation Spirit Billboard Alternative Songs
Operation Spirit
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:
MCA | Radioactive
22
Lush Nothing Natural Billboard Alternative Songs
Nothing Natural
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | 4AD
23
Robyn Hitchcock Ultra Unbeleivable Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Ultra Unbeleivable 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:
A&M
24
Chapterhouse Mesmerise Billboard Alternative Songs
Mesmerise
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Pearl Jam Alive Billboard Alternative Songs
Alive
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
The Smithereens Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Tell Me When Did Things Go So Wrong
27  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Top #1 Dominator Billboard Alternative Songs
#1 Dominator
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
28
Nirvana On A Plain Billboard Alternative Songs
On A Plain
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC
29
Ian McCulloch Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
Primal Scream Movin' On Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Movin' On Up
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
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