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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
2
LAST WEEK
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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1
Green Day Longview Billboard Alternative Songs
Longview
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
2
Toad The Wet Sprocket Fall Down Billboard Alternative Songs
Fall Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Nichols, G.Phillips, Toad
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
3
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Alternative Songs
Selling The Drama
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Kowalczyk, Live
Producer(s):
J.Harrison, Live
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
4
Pretenders Night In My Veins Billboard Alternative Songs
Night In My Veins
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Hynde, B.Steinberg, T.Kelly
Producer(s):
I.Stanley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
5
Collective Soul Shine Billboard Alternative Songs
Shine
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland
Producer(s):
E.Roland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Hole Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Stone Temple Pilots Big Empty Billboard Alternative Songs
Big Empty
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
8
The Offspring Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated) Billboard Alternative Songs
Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated)
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
9
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Alternative Songs
Round Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
10
Erasure Always Billboard Alternative Songs
Always
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Clarke, A.E.Bell
Producer(s):
M.Ware
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mute/Elektra
11
Nine Inch Nails Closer Billboard Alternative Songs
Closer
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.T.Reznor
Producer(s):
Flood, M.T.Reznor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Nothing/TVT
12
Violent Femmes Breakin' Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Breakin' Up
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
13
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Until I Fall Away
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
14
Tori Amos Cornflake Girl Billboard Alternative Songs
Cornflake Girl
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
Sonic Youth Bull In The Heather Billboard Alternative Songs
Bull In The Heather
27  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
16
Blur Girls & Boys Billboard Alternative Songs
Girls & Boys
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Albarn, Coxon, James, Rowntree
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
17
Sarah McLachlan Possession Billboard Alternative Songs
Possession
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
18
Hole Miss World Billboard Alternative Songs
Miss World
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
19
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Alternative Songs
Backwater
14  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Kirkwood
Producer(s):
P.Leary, Meat Puppets
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | London-Sire
20
Stakka Bo Here We Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Here We Go
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Polydor
21
James Say Something Billboard Alternative Songs
Say Something
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
22
Spin Doctors Cleopatra's Cat Billboard Alternative Songs
Cleopatra's Cat
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Spin Doctors
Producer(s):
Spin Doctors, P.Denenberg, F.Larocka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
FRENTE! Bizarre Love Triangle Billboard Alternative Songs
Bizarre Love Triangle
18  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
New Order
Producer(s):
S.Austin, A.Hart, P.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mammoth
24
David Byrne Angels Billboard Alternative Songs
Angels
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Luaka Bop/Sire
25
The Smashing Pumpkins Disarm Billboard Alternative Songs
Disarm
25  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
26
Pavement Cut Your Hair Billboard Alternative Songs
Cut Your Hair
20  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
27
Crash Test Dummies Afternoons & Coffeespoons Billboard Alternative Songs
Afternoons & Coffeespoons
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Harrison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
28
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Alternative Songs
Prayer For The Dying
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
29
Boingo Hey! Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey!
Boingo
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:
Giant
30
Milla Gentleman Who Fell Billboard Alternative Songs
Gentleman Who Fell
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
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