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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
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Closing Time
Songwriter(s)
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s)
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA
Gains in performance

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1
Semisonic Closing Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Closing Time
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s):
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
3
Goo Goo Dolls Iris Billboard Alternative Songs
Iris
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo, Goo Goo Dolls
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Sunset
4
Dave Matthews Band Don't Drink The Water Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Drink The Water
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Garbage Push It Billboard Alternative Songs
Push It
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Garbage, B.D.Wilson, R.Christian, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
Garbage
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Almo Sounds
6
The Smashing Pumpkins Ava Adore Billboard Alternative Songs
Ava Adore
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
B.Corgan, B.Wood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
7
Fuel Shimmer Billboard Alternative Songs
Shimmer
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bell
Producer(s):
S.Haigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
8
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
9
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
The Wallflowers Heroes Billboard Alternative Songs
Heroes
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta Billboard Alternative Songs
Flagpole Sitta
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slash/London-Sire
12
The Urge Jump Right In Billboard Alternative Songs
Jump Right In
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
13
Marcy Playground Sex And Candy Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex And Candy
12  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Wozniak
Producer(s):
J.Wozniak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
14
matchbox 20 Real World Billboard Alternative Songs
Real World
matchbox 20
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Thomas
Producer(s):
M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
15
Tori Amos Spark Billboard Alternative Songs
Spark
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Amos
Producer(s):
T.Amos
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot Billboard Alternative Songs
Zoot Suit Riot
18  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Mojo
17
Green Day Redundant Billboard Alternative Songs
Redundant
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
18
Creed My Own Prison Billboard Alternative Songs
My Own Prison
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
19
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
20
Eve 6 Inside Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Inside Out
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Collins, Eve 6
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Third Eye Blind Losing A Whole Year Billboard Alternative Songs
Losing A Whole Year
19  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
22
God Lives Underwater From Your Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
From Your Mouth
20  Last
17  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | 1500
23
Athenaeum What I Didn't Know Billboard Alternative Songs
What I Didn't Know
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Kano, Athenaeum
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
The Verve Lucky Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Lucky Man
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | VC/Hut
25
Natalie Imbruglia Torn Billboard Alternative Songs
Torn
21  Last
12  Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Thornalley, Cutler, Preven
Producer(s):
P.Thornalley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Soul Asylum I Will Still Be Laughing Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Still Be Laughing
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Marcy Playground Saint Joe On The School Bus Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Joe On The School Bus
31  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Ben Folds Five Song For The Dumped Billboard Alternative Songs
Song For The Dumped
32  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
29
Stabbing Westward Save Yourself Billboard Alternative Songs
Save Yourself
28  Last
25  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
30
Black Lab Time Ago Billboard Alternative Songs
Time Ago
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
31
Days Of The New Shelf In The Room Billboard Alternative Songs
Shelf In The Room
29  Last
22  Peak
14  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Outpost
32
Alanis Morissette Uninvited Billboard Alternative Songs
Uninvited
34  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Sunset
33
Natalie Merchant Kind & Generous Billboard Alternative Songs
Kind & Generous
35  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
34
Jerry Cantrell Cut You In Billboard Alternative Songs
Cut You In
30  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
Our Lady Peace Clumsy Billboard Alternative Songs
Clumsy
36  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
Pearl Jam Given To Fly Billboard Alternative Songs
Given To Fly
37  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
The B-52s Debbie Billboard Alternative Songs
Debbie
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
38
Sprung Monkey Get 'Em Outta Here Billboard Alternative Songs
Get 'Em Outta Here
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:
Hollywood | Surfdog
39
Our Lady Peace 4 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
4 AM
40  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
40
Lenny Kravitz If You Can't Say No Billboard Alternative Songs
If You Can't Say No
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
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