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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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
About A Girl
Songwriter(s)
Not Listed
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Geffen | DGC

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1
Nirvana About A Girl Billboard Alternative Songs
About A Girl
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
2
R.E.M. Bang And Blame Billboard Alternative Songs
Bang And Blame
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
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.
3
The Cranberries Zombie Billboard Alternative Songs
Zombie
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.M.O'Riordan
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
4
Hole Doll Parts Billboard Alternative Songs
Doll Parts
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hole
Producer(s):
P.Q.Kolderie, S.Slade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
5
The Smashing Pumpkins Landslide Billboard Alternative Songs
Landslide
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
6
Weezer Buddy Holly Billboard Alternative Songs
Buddy Holly
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
7
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Interstate Love Song
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLeo, S.Weiland
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
8
Veruca Salt Seether Billboard Alternative Songs
Seether
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Minty Fresh/DGC
9
Liz Phair Supernova Billboard Alternative Songs
Supernova
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Phair
Producer(s):
L.Phair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Matador
10
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Alternative Songs
When I Come Around
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
11
Oasis Supersonic Billboard Alternative Songs
Supersonic
13  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
12
Cowboy Junkies Sweet Jane Billboard Alternative Songs
Sweet Jane
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Nothing
13
Urge Overkill Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon Billboard Alternative Songs
Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.L.Diamond
Producer(s):
Urge Overkill, Kramer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Better Man
35  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
15
Green Day Welcome To Paradise Billboard Alternative Songs
Welcome To Paradise
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
16
The Offspring Self Esteem Billboard Alternative Songs
Self Esteem
15  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
17
Bad Religion 21st Century (Digital Boy) Billboard Alternative Songs
21st Century (Digital Boy)
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
18
R.E.M. What's The Frequency, Kenneth? Billboard Alternative Songs
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.T.Berry, P.Buck, M.Mills, M.Stipe
Producer(s):
S.Litt, R.E.M.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Dinosaur Jr. Feel The Pain Billboard Alternative Songs
Feel The Pain
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
20
Live I Alone Billboard Alternative Songs
I Alone
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
21
The Offspring Gotta Get Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Gotta Get Away
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Baker, Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
22
Soundgarden Fell On Black Days Billboard Alternative Songs
Fell On Black Days
26  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
23
Candlebox Cover Me Billboard Alternative Songs
Cover Me
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
24
The Murmurs You Suck Billboard Alternative Songs
You Suck
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
The Murmurs
Producer(s):
R.Greenawalt, B.Basinski
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
25
Big Audio Looking For A Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Looking For A Song
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Mazzy Star Halah Billboard Alternative Songs
Halah
36  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Soundgarden My Wave Billboard Alternative Songs
My Wave
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Green Day Basket Case Billboard Alternative Songs
Basket Case
32  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
29
Candlebox Far Behind Billboard Alternative Songs
Far Behind
31  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Martin, Candlebox
Producer(s):
K.Gray, Candlebox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
30
Pearl Jam Tremor Christ Billboard Alternative Songs
Tremor Christ
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
31
Go-Go's The Whole World Lost Its Head Billboard Alternative Songs
The Whole World Lost Its Head
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
I.R.S.
32
The Black Crowes A Conspiracy Billboard Alternative Songs
A Conspiracy
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | American
33
Aimee Mann That's Just What You Are Billboard Alternative Songs
That's Just What You Are
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Mann, J.Brion
Producer(s):
M.Denneen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imago | Giant
34
The Flaming Lips She Don't Use Jelly Billboard Alternative Songs
She Don't Use Jelly
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The Flaming Lips
Producer(s):
The Flaming Lips, K.Cleversley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
35
Bush Everything Zen Billboard Alternative Songs
Everything Zen
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Trauma
36
Ween Voodoo Lady Billboard Alternative Songs
Voodoo Lady
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
37
Sarah McLachlan Good Enough Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Enough
33  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
38
Pearl Jam Corduroy Billboard Alternative Songs
Corduroy
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Mazzy Star Fade Into You Billboard Alternative Songs
Fade Into You
40  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Sandoval, D.Roback
Producer(s):
D.Roback
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
40
Alice In Chains Got Me Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Got Me Wrong
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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