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

Into Your Arms

The Lemonheads
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
2 Last Week: 2

Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter

Pearl Jam
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 5

Found Out About You

Gin Blossoms
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 3

Laid

James
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
5 Last Week: 6

Purple Haze

The Cure
Last Week 6
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 10

Because The Night

10,000 Maniacs
Last Week 10
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 9
8 Last Week: 21

Cannonball

The Breeders
Last Week 21
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 9

Photograph

R.E.M. With Natalie Merchant
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 7

Rubberband Girl

Kate Bush
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 5
11 Last Week: 12

Sexual Healing

Soul Asylum
Last Week 12
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 16
13 Last Week: 17

Tuesday Morning

The Pogues
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 16
Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 8

The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove

Dead Can Dance
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 6
16 Last Week: 11
Last Week 11
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
17 Last Week: 13

All Apologies

Nirvana
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 3
18 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 24

Gepetto

Belly
Last Week 24
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 18

Heart-Shaped Box

Nirvana
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
23 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: --

White Love

One Dove
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 19

Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

U2
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 3
26 Last Week: 23
Last Week 23
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 8
27 Last Week: 30

Chemical World

Blur
Last Week 30
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 29

Bohemia

Mae Moore
Last Week 29
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 25

Time

INXS
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 2
30 Last Week: 28

Divine Hammer

The Breeders
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 3