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

What's Good

Lou Reed
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 6
2 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 5

Until The End Of The World

U2
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 3

Come As You Are

Nirvana
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 6
6 Last Week: 6

The Life Of Riley

Lightning Seeds
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 2

Sax And Violins

Talking Heads
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
8 Last Week: 7

Girlfriend

Matthew Sweet
Last Week 7
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 6
9 Last Week: 10

Operation Spirit

Live
Last Week 10
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 5
10 Last Week: 15

For Love

Lush
Last Week 15
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 11

Window Pane

The Real People
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 13

Cold, Cold Heart

Midge Ure
Last Week 13
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 9

Caribbean Blue

Enya
Last Week 9
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
14 Last Week: 22

Into The Fire

Sarah McLachlan
Last Week 22
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 12

What Are We Gonna Do

Dramarama
Last Week 12
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 5
16 Last Week: --

Ghost Of Texas Ladies' Man

Concrete Blonde
Last Week --
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 17

Under The Bridge

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Last Week 17
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 14

Only Love Can Break your Heart

St. Etienne
Last Week 14
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 6
19 Last Week: 19

The Concept

Teenage Fanclub
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 5
21 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
23 Last Week: --

Goodbye Cruel World

Shakespear's Sister
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 24

Justified And Ancient

The KLF Featuring Tammy Wynette
Last Week 24
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 3
25 Last Week: 28

Bonfires Burning

The Origin
Last Week 28
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: --

Honey Drip

Ian McCulloch
Last Week --
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: --

Welcome To The Cheap Seats

The Wonder Stuff
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 29

Lithium

Nirvana
Last Week 29
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 3
29 Last Week: 23

One

U2
Last Week 23
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 8
30 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2