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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Closing Time
Songwriter(s)
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s)
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA

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Semisonic Closing Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Closing Time
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s):
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Goo Goo Dolls Iris Billboard Alternative Songs
Iris
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Bell
Producer(s):
S.Haigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
5
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta Billboard Alternative Songs
Flagpole Sitta
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slash/London-Sire
6
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
7
Garbage Push It Billboard Alternative Songs
Push It
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Garbage, B.D.Wilson, R.Christian, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
Garbage
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Almo Sounds
8
Eve 6 Inside Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Inside Out
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Collins, Eve 6
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Dave Matthews Band Don't Drink The Water Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Drink The Water
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
The Wallflowers Heroes Billboard Alternative Songs
Heroes
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
13
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
14
Tori Amos Spark Billboard Alternative Songs
Spark
14  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Amos
Producer(s):
T.Amos
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
Barenaked Ladies One Week Billboard Alternative Songs
One Week
25  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Robertson
Producer(s):
S.Rogers, D.Leonard, Barenaked Ladies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
16
Marcy Playground Saint Joe On The School Bus Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Joe On The School Bus
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
Beastie Boys Intergalactic Billboard Alternative Songs
Intergalactic
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Producer(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Grand Royal
18
The Verve Lucky Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Lucky Man
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | VC/Hut
19
Green Day Redundant Billboard Alternative Songs
Redundant
18  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
20
matchbox 20 Real World Billboard Alternative Songs
Real World
matchbox 20
17  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Thomas
Producer(s):
M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
21
Athenaeum What I Didn't Know Billboard Alternative Songs
What I Didn't Know
21  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Kano, Athenaeum
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
22
Foo Fighters Walking After You Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking After You
26  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Capitol/Elektra
23
Ben Folds Five Song For The Dumped Billboard Alternative Songs
Song For The Dumped
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
24
Stabbing Westward Save Yourself Billboard Alternative Songs
Save Yourself
22  Last
22  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot Billboard Alternative Songs
Zoot Suit Riot
23  Last
15  Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Mojo
26
Sprung Monkey Get 'Em Outta Here Billboard Alternative Songs
Get 'Em Outta Here
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Surfdog
27
Grant Lee Buffalo Truly, Truly Billboard Alternative Songs
Truly, Truly
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Slash
28
Natalie Imbruglia Torn Billboard Alternative Songs
Torn
29  Last
12  Peak
20  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Thornalley, Cutler, Preven
Producer(s):
P.Thornalley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
29
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
28  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
30
Alanis Morissette Uninvited Billboard Alternative Songs
Uninvited
32  Last
26  Peak
13  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Sunset
31
Our Lady Peace 4 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
4 AM
35  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
The Smashing Pumpkins Perfect Billboard Alternative Songs
Perfect
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
33
Natalie Merchant Kind & Generous Billboard Alternative Songs
Kind & Generous
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
34
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy You And Me And The Bottle Makes Three Tonight (Baby) Billboard Alternative Songs
You And Me And The Bottle Makes Three Tonight (Baby)
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Coolsville
35
Guster Airport Song Billboard Alternative Songs
Airport Song
39  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Hybrid
36
Feeder High Billboard Alternative Songs
High
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Echo Label/Elektra
37
Black Lab Time Ago Billboard Alternative Songs
Time Ago
31  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
38
The B-52s Debbie Billboard Alternative Songs
Debbie
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
39
Creed What's This Life For Billboard Alternative Songs
What's This Life For
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
40
Rage Against The Machine No Shelter Billboard Alternative Songs
No Shelter
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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