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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
Songwriter(s)
W.T.Berry, P.Buck, M.Mills, M.Stipe
Producer(s)
S.Litt, R.E.M.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.
Gains in performance

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R.E.M. What's The Frequency, Kenneth? Billboard Alternative Songs
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.T.Berry, P.Buck, M.Mills, M.Stipe
Producer(s):
S.Litt, R.E.M.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
2
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Interstate Love Song
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLeo, S.Weiland
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Green Day Basket Case Billboard Alternative Songs
Basket Case
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
4
Mazzy Star Fade Into You Billboard Alternative Songs
Fade Into You
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Sandoval, D.Roback
Producer(s):
D.Roback
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
5
The Offspring Self Esteem Billboard Alternative Songs
Self Esteem
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
6
Dinosaur Jr. Feel The Pain Billboard Alternative Songs
Feel The Pain
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
7
Live I Alone Billboard Alternative Songs
I Alone
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
8
The Jesus And Mary Chain Sometimes Always Billboard Alternative Songs
Sometimes Always
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Reid
Producer(s):
W.Reid, J.Reid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | American
9
Love Spit Love Am I Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Am I Wrong
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Butler, T.Butler
Producer(s):
D.Jerden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imago
10
Counting Crows Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman) Billboard Alternative Songs
Einstein On The Beach (For An Eggman)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
11
Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do Billboard Alternative Songs
All I Wanna Do
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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
12
Weezer Undone - The Sweater Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Undone - The Sweater Song
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo
Producer(s):
R.Ocasek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
13
Candlebox Far Behind Billboard Alternative Songs
Far Behind
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Martin, Candlebox
Producer(s):
K.Gray, Candlebox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
14
Soundgarden Fell On Black Days Billboard Alternative Songs
Fell On Black Days
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
15
Toad The Wet Sprocket Something's Always Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Something's Always Wrong
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Nichols, G.Phillips, Toad
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
Grant Lee Buffalo Mockingbirds Billboard Alternative Songs
Mockingbirds
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
17
Liz Phair Supernova Billboard Alternative Songs
Supernova
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Phair
Producer(s):
L.Phair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Matador
18
Sugar Your Favorite Thing Billboard Alternative Songs
Your Favorite Thing
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rykodisc
19
Veruca Salt Seether Billboard Alternative Songs
Seether
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Minty Fresh/DGC
20
Nine Inch Nails Closer Billboard Alternative Songs
Closer
18  Last
11  Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.T.Reznor
Producer(s):
Flood, M.T.Reznor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Nothing/TVT
21
They Might Be Giants Snail Shell Billboard Alternative Songs
Snail Shell
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
22
The Cranberries Zombie Billboard Alternative Songs
Zombie
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.O'Riordan
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
23
Sarah McLachlan Good Enough Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Enough
27  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
24
Stone Temple Pilots Vasoline Billboard Alternative Songs
Vasoline
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Cracker Euro-Trash Girl Billboard Alternative Songs
Euro-Trash Girl
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
26
Magnapop Slowly, Slowly Billboard Alternative Songs
Slowly, Slowly
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
27
The Offspring Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated) Billboard Alternative Songs
Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated)
24  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
28
Sonic Youth Superstar Billboard Alternative Songs
Superstar
32  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Rhino
29
Bad Religion Stranger Than Fiction Billboard Alternative Songs
Stranger Than Fiction
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
Green Day Welcome To Paradise Billboard Alternative Songs
Welcome To Paradise
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
31
The Dambuilders Shrine Billboard Alternative Songs
Shrine
22  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
32
dada All I Am Billboard Alternative Songs
All I Am
36  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
I.R.S.
33
Oasis Supersonic Billboard Alternative Songs
Supersonic
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
34
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Hole Sun
26  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
35
Freedy Johnston Bad Reputation Billboard Alternative Songs
Bad Reputation
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Johnston
Producer(s):
B.Vig
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
36
Rancid Salvation Billboard Alternative Songs
Salvation
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
37
Lucas Lucas With The Lid Off Billboard Alternative Songs
Lucas With The Lid Off
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Secon, Freed, Brown, Zany
Producer(s):
Lucas, Illinton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
38
Indigo Girls Least Complicated Billboard Alternative Songs
Least Complicated
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Alternative Songs
Selling The Drama
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Kowalczyk, Live
Producer(s):
J.Harrison, Live
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
40
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Alternative Songs
Prayer For The Dying
31  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
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