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 11
2 Last Week: 3

Found Out About You

Gin Blossoms
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 2

Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter

Pearl Jam
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 10
4 Last Week: 4

Purple Haze

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

Laid

James
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
8 Last Week: 10

All Apologies

Nirvana
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 9

Photograph

R.E.M. With Natalie Merchant
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 8
10 Last Week: 8

Rubberband Girl

Kate Bush
Last Week 8
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 7
11 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 12

Tuesday Morning

The Pogues
Last Week 12
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 9
13 Last Week: 11

Cannonball

The Breeders
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
14 Last Week: 21

Locked Out

Crowded House
Last Week 21
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 16

Sexual Healing

Soul Asylum
Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 7
17 Last Week: 13

Because The Night

10,000 Maniacs
Last Week 13
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 11
18 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
19 Last Week: 24

White Love

One Dove
Last Week 24
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 22
Last Week 22
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 6
22 Last Week: 17

The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove

Dead Can Dance
Last Week 17
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 8
23 Last Week: 25

Loser

Beck
Last Week 25
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 20

Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

U2
Last Week 20
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 5
26 Last Week: 30
Last Week 30
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 27

Bohemia

Mae Moore
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: --

Big Time Sensuality

Bjork
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 29

Chemical World

Blur
Last Week 29
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 28

Anniversary Song

Cowboy Junkies
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 2