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

The Ballad Of Peter Pumpkinhead

XTC
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 6
2 Last Week: 2

Friday I'm In Love

The Cure
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
6 Last Week: 5

The Sweetest Drop

Peter Murphy
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
7 Last Week: 6

Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)

Cracker
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
9 Last Week: 9

Lover Lover Lover

Ian McCulloch
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 7
10 Last Week: 16

We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful

Morrissey
Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 15

What Girls Want

Material Issue
Last Week 15
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 13

Popular Creeps

Chris Mars
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 12

Cold Feelings

Social Distortion
Last Week 12
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 6
16 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 4
17 Last Week: 19

Twisterella

Ride
Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 20

Pretend We're Dead

L7
Last Week 20
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 11

Born Of Frustration

James
Last Week 11
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
20 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 26

Even Flow

Pearl Jam
Last Week 26
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 4
22 Last Week: 29

Sometimes

Midnight Oil
Last Week 29
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 28

Horror Head

Curve
Last Week 28
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 25

The Sweater

Meryn Cadell
Last Week 25
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 2
25 Last Week: --

Sunshine And Ecstacy

Tom Tom Club
Last Week --
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 27

One

U2
Last Week 27
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
28 Last Week: 24

Pain Lies On The Riverside

Live
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 6
29 Last Week: --

Stone Me

Wire Train
Last Week --
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: --

Black Metallic

The Catherine Wheel
Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance