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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
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Basket Case
Songwriter(s)
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Producer(s)
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Reprise
Gains in performance

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1
Green Day Basket Case Billboard Alternative Songs
Basket Case
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
2
Stone Temple Pilots Vasoline Billboard Alternative Songs
Vasoline
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Counting Crows Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman) Billboard Alternative Songs
Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman)
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
4
Love Spit Love Am I Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Am I Wrong
Last
Peak
Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Butler, T.Butler
Producer(s):
D.Jerden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imago
5
The Offspring Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated) Billboard Alternative Songs
Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated)
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
6
Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do Billboard Alternative Songs
All I Wanna Do
Last
Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Cooper, S.Crow, B.Bottrell, D.Baerwald, K.Gilbert
Producer(s):
B.Bottrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Alternative Songs
Prayer For The Dying
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
8
Weezer Undone - The Sweater Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Undone - The Sweater Song
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo
Producer(s):
R.Ocasek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
9
The Jesus And Mary Chain Sometimes Always Billboard Alternative Songs
Sometimes Always
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Reid
Producer(s):
W.Reid, J.Reid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | American
10
Frank Black Headache Billboard Alternative Songs
Headache
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | 4AD
11
Candlebox Far Behind Billboard Alternative Songs
Far Behind
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Martin, Candlebox
Producer(s):
K.Gray, Candlebox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
12
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Hole Sun
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
13
Toad The Wet Sprocket Fall Down Billboard Alternative Songs
Fall Down
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Nichols, G.Phillips, Toad
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
The Dambuilders Shrine Billboard Alternative Songs
Shrine
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
15
Mazzy Star Fade Into You Billboard Alternative Songs
Fade Into You
26  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Sandoval, D.Roback
Producer(s):
D.Roback
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Alternative Songs
Stay (I Missed You)
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Loeb
Producer(s):
J.Patino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
The Breeders Saints Billboard Alternative Songs
Saints
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | 4AD
18
FRENTE! Labour Of Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Labour Of Love
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mammoth
19
Blur Girls & Boys Billboard Alternative Songs
Girls & Boys
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Albarn, Coxon, James, Rowntree
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
20
Spin Doctors You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast Billboard Alternative Songs
You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Spin Doctors
Producer(s):
Spin Doctors, P.Denenberg, F.Larocka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
Pretenders I'll Stand By You Billboard Alternative Songs
I'll Stand By You
30  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Hynde, B.Steinberg, T.Kelly
Producer(s):
I.Stanley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
22
Nine Inch Nails Closer Billboard Alternative Songs
Closer
18  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.T.Reznor
Producer(s):
Flood, M.T.Reznor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Nothing/TVT
23
L7 Andres Billboard Alternative Songs
Andres
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Slash
24
Live I Alone Billboard Alternative Songs
I Alone
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
25
MC 900 Ft. Jesus If I Only Had A Brain Billboard Alternative Songs
If I Only Had A Brain
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | American
26
The Offspring Self Esteem Billboard Alternative Songs
Self Esteem
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
27
Beastie Boys Sabotage Billboard Alternative Songs
Sabotage
24  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Interstate Love Song
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLeo, S.Weiland
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Stone Temple Pilots Big Empty Billboard Alternative Songs
Big Empty
19  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
Soundgarden Fell On Black Days Billboard Alternative Songs
Fell On Black Days
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
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