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: 9

All Apologies

Nirvana
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 7

Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter

Pearl Jam
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
3 Last Week: 5

Laid

James
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 2

Purple Haze

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

Found Out About You

Gin Blossoms
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
8 Last Week: 10

Locked Out

Crowded House
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 11

Cannonball

The Breeders
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
10 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 8
11 Last Week: 3

Into Your Arms

The Lemonheads
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
12 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 15

Loser

Beck
Last Week 15
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 22

Big Time Sensuality

Bjork
Last Week 22
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 16

Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

U2
Last Week 16
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 13

Photograph

R.E.M. With Natalie Merchant
Last Week 13
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 11
17 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 21
18 Last Week: 12

Rubberband Girl

Kate Bush
Last Week 12
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 10
19 Last Week: 14

White Love

One Dove
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 6
20 Last Week: --

Tones Of Home

Blind Melon
Last Week --
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 24

The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove

Dead Can Dance
Last Week 24
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 12
23 Last Week: --

Get Off This

Cracker
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 23
Last Week 23
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
25 Last Week: 28

Bohemia

Mae Moore
Last Week 28
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 7
26 Last Week: 21

Because The Night

10,000 Maniacs
Last Week 21
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 14
27 Last Week: --

MMM MMM MMM MMM

Crash Test Dummies
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 17

Tuesday Morning

The Pogues
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 12
29 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
30 Last Week: --

Barney (...And Me)

The Boo Radleys
Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance