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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
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Iris
Songwriter(s)
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s)
R.Cavallo, Goo Goo Dolls
Imprint/Promotion Label
Reprise | Warner Sunset
Gains in performance

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Goo Goo Dolls Iris Billboard Alternative Songs
Iris
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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
2
Eve 6 Inside Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Inside Out
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Collins, Eve 6
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Harvey Danger Flagpole Sitta Billboard Alternative Songs
Flagpole Sitta
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slash/London-Sire
4
Fuel Shimmer Billboard Alternative Songs
Shimmer
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bell
Producer(s):
S.Haigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
5
Barenaked Ladies One Week Billboard Alternative Songs
One Week
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Robertson
Producer(s):
S.Rogers, D.Leonard, Barenaked Ladies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
6
Semisonic Closing Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Closing Time
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s):
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
7
Beastie Boys Intergalactic Billboard Alternative Songs
Intergalactic
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Producer(s):
Beastie Boys, M.Caldato, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Grand Royal
8
Marcy Playground Saint Joe On The School Bus Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Joe On The School Bus
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
The Smashing Pumpkins Ava Adore Billboard Alternative Songs
Ava Adore
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
B.Corgan, B.Wood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
11
Grant Lee Buffalo Truly, Truly Billboard Alternative Songs
Truly, Truly
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Slash
12
Foo Fighters Walking After You Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking After You
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Capitol/Elektra
13
Dave Matthews Band Stay (Wasting Time) Billboard Alternative Songs
Stay (Wasting Time)
21  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
14
Athenaeum What I Didn't Know Billboard Alternative Songs
What I Didn't Know
15  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Kano, Athenaeum
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
The Smashing Pumpkins Perfect Billboard Alternative Songs
Perfect
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
16
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
16  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
Sprung Monkey Get 'Em Outta Here Billboard Alternative Songs
Get 'Em Outta Here
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Surfdog
18
The Urge Jump Right In Billboard Alternative Songs
Jump Right In
11  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
19
Everything Hooch Billboard Alternative Songs
Hooch
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Everything
Producer(s):
J.Ebert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Blackbird
20
Garbage Push It Billboard Alternative Songs
Push It
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Garbage, B.D.Wilson, R.Christian, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
Garbage
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Almo Sounds
21
Stabbing Westward Save Yourself Billboard Alternative Songs
Save Yourself
20  Last
20  Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
22
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
17  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
Garbage I Think I'm Paranoid Billboard Alternative Songs
I Think I'm Paranoid
30  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Almo Sounds
24
Creed What's This Life For Billboard Alternative Songs
What's This Life For
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
25
Feeder High Billboard Alternative Songs
High
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Echo Label/Elektra
26
Natalie Imbruglia Wishing I Was There Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishing I Was There
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Seven Mary Three Over Your Shoulder Billboard Alternative Songs
Over Your Shoulder
34  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mammoth
28
matchbox 20 Real World Billboard Alternative Songs
Real World
matchbox 20
25  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Thomas
Producer(s):
M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
29
Tori Amos Spark Billboard Alternative Songs
Spark
24  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Amos
Producer(s):
T.Amos
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
Days Of The New The Down Town Billboard Alternative Songs
The Down Town
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
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:
Geffen | Outpost
31
The Wallflowers Heroes Billboard Alternative Songs
Heroes
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
32
Third Eye Blind Jumper Billboard Alternative Songs
Jumper
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Jenkins
Producer(s):
S.Jenkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
33
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)
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Coolsville
34
Our Lady Peace 4 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
4 AM
32  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
The Brian Setzer Orchestra Jump Jive An' Wail Billboard Alternative Songs
Jump Jive An' Wail
The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Prima
Producer(s):
P.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
36
Rage Against The Machine No Shelter Billboard Alternative Songs
No Shelter
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Everclear Father Of Mine Billboard Alternative Songs
Father Of Mine
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.P.Alexakis, Everclear
Producer(s):
A.P.Alexakis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
38
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot Billboard Alternative Songs
Zoot Suit Riot
35  Last
15  Peak
21  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Mojo
39
Eagle-Eye Cherry Save Tonight Billboard Alternative Songs
Save Tonight
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Cherry
Producer(s):
A.Kviman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550-Work | Work
40
Dave Matthews Band Don't Drink The Water Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Drink The Water
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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