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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
High
Songwriter(s)
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Producer(s)
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Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Fiction
Gains in performance

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1
The Cure High Billboard Alternative Songs
High
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Fiction
2
The Charlatans Weirdo Billboard Alternative Songs
Weirdo
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Beggars Banquet
3
Cracker Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now) Billboard Alternative Songs
Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
4
Peter Murphy The Sweetest Drop Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sweetest Drop
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
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Producer(s):
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Beggars Banquet
5
James Born Of Frustration Billboard Alternative Songs
Born Of Frustration
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
6
Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge Billboard Alternative Songs
Under The Bridge
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Kiedis, Flea, J.Frusciante, C.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
The Soup Dragons Divine Thing Billboard Alternative Songs
Divine Thing
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Big Life
8
E Hello Cruel World Billboard Alternative Songs
Hello Cruel World
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Polydor
9
U2 One Billboard Alternative Songs
One
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
D.Lanois, B.Eno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
10
Jah Wobble's Invaders Of The Heart Visions Of You Billboard Alternative Songs
Visions Of You
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
Concrete Blonde Someday Billboard Alternative Songs
Someday
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
I.R.S.
12
David Byrne She's Mad Billboard Alternative Songs
She's Mad
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
13
The Jesus And Mary Chain Far Gone And Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Far Gone And Out
23  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | American
14
Ian McCulloch Lover Lover Lover Billboard Alternative Songs
Lover Lover Lover
26  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
15
The Sugarcubes Hit Billboard Alternative Songs
Hit
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
16
Sarah McLachlan Into The Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Into The Fire
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Nettwerk
17
Happyhead Fabulous Billboard Alternative Songs
Fabulous
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
18
Peter Case Dream About You Billboard Alternative Songs
Dream About You
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
19
Lightning Seeds Blowing Bubbles Billboard Alternative Songs
Blowing Bubbles
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
The Sugarcubes Walkabout Billboard Alternative Songs
Walkabout
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
21
Curve Fait Accompli Billboard Alternative Songs
Fait Accompli
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
22
The Church Ripple Billboard Alternative Songs
Ripple
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
23
Nirvana Come As You Are Billboard Alternative Songs
Come As You Are
22  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Cobain, K.Novoselic, D.Grohl
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Nirvana
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC
24
The Beautiful South We Are Each Other Billboard Alternative Songs
We Are Each Other
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
25
Rollins Band Low Self Opinion Billboard Alternative Songs
Low Self Opinion
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imago
26
XTC The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead Billboard Alternative Songs
The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
27
Tori Amos Silent All These Years Billboard Alternative Songs
Silent All These Years
28  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
28
They Might Be Giants The Statue Got Me High Billboard Alternative Songs
The Statue Got Me High
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
29
Live Pain Lies On The Riverside Billboard Alternative Songs
Pain Lies On The Riverside
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
30
Social Distortion Cold Feelings Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold Feelings
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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