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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
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
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s):
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Goo Goo Dolls Iris Billboard Alternative Songs
Iris
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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
3
The Smashing Pumpkins Ava Adore Billboard Alternative Songs
Ava Adore
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
B.Corgan, B.Wood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
4
Fuel Shimmer Billboard Alternative Songs
Shimmer
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bell
Producer(s):
S.Haigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
5
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
6
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta Billboard Alternative Songs
Flagpole Sitta
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slash/London-Sire
7
Garbage Push It Billboard Alternative Songs
Push It
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Garbage, B.D.Wilson, R.Christian, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
Garbage
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Almo Sounds
8
Dave Matthews Band Don't Drink The Water Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Drink The Water
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
The Wallflowers Heroes Billboard Alternative Songs
Heroes
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
10
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Eve 6 Inside Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Inside Out
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Collins, Eve 6
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
The Urge Jump Right In Billboard Alternative Songs
Jump Right In
12  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
14
Tori Amos Spark Billboard Alternative Songs
Spark
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Amos
Producer(s):
T.Amos
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
Marcy Playground Saint Joe On The School Bus Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Joe On The School Bus
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
The Verve Lucky Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Lucky Man
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | VC/Hut
17
matchbox 20 Real World Billboard Alternative Songs
Real World
matchbox 20
14  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Thomas
Producer(s):
M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
18
Green Day Redundant Billboard Alternative Songs
Redundant
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
19
Beastie Boys Intergalactic Billboard Alternative Songs
Intergalactic
34  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Producer(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Grand Royal
20
Marcy Playground Sex And Candy Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex And Candy
17  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Wozniak
Producer(s):
J.Wozniak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Athenaeum What I Didn't Know Billboard Alternative Songs
What I Didn't Know
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Kano, Athenaeum
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
22
Stabbing Westward Save Yourself Billboard Alternative Songs
Save Yourself
22  Last
22  Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot Billboard Alternative Songs
Zoot Suit Riot
21  Last
15  Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Mojo
24
Ben Folds Five Song For The Dumped Billboard Alternative Songs
Song For The Dumped
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
25
Barenaked Ladies One Week Billboard Alternative Songs
One Week
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Robertson
Producer(s):
S.Rogers, D.Leonard, Barenaked Ladies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
26
Foo Fighters Walking After You Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking After You
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Capitol/Elektra
27
Sprung Monkey Get 'Em Outta Here Billboard Alternative Songs
Get 'Em Outta Here
32  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Surfdog
28
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
26  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
29
Natalie Imbruglia Torn Billboard Alternative Songs
Torn
24  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Thornalley, Cutler, Preven
Producer(s):
P.Thornalley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
Soul Asylum I Will Still Be Laughing Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Still Be Laughing
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
31
Black Lab Time Ago Billboard Alternative Songs
Time Ago
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
32
Alanis Morissette Uninvited Billboard Alternative Songs
Uninvited
31  Last
26  Peak
12  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Sunset
33
Grant Lee Buffalo Truly, Truly Billboard Alternative Songs
Truly, Truly
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Slash
34
Natalie Merchant Kind & Generous Billboard Alternative Songs
Kind & Generous
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
35
Our Lady Peace 4 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
4 AM
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
Third Eye Blind Losing A Whole Year Billboard Alternative Songs
Losing A Whole Year
27  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
37
God Lives Underwater From Your Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
From Your Mouth
29  Last
17  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | 1500
38
The B-52s Debbie Billboard Alternative Songs
Debbie
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
39
Guster Airport Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Airport Song
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Hybrid
40
Pearl Jam Given To Fly Billboard Alternative Songs
Given To Fly
39  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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