Best Alternative Songs


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81I Am - Awolnation
82Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

why did I vote for them? well duh! their freakin awesome and off the chain! and so is the yeah yeah yeahs my two fave bands!

This song have a really catchy guitar, specially at the main part of the song. I always listen to this song everyday. And it's always make me happy every time I listen to this song.

83Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

I hadn't realized that alt music had become emo-pop. This is one of the best alternative songs of the 90's, and deserves way higher placing than Linkin Park (who have made borderline catchy songs, but in no way deserve any place higher than 200)

Is the best alternative song of all time, its simply! The lyrics, the notes in the guitar, the supreme bass, and the drumms of chad its the perfect complement for a perfect song in all tim!

Whoever created this list really needs to re-evaluate it because, this song let alone band should totally be ranked much higher than 80!

Deserves to be in the top 15

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84Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin

Man this should be way above... surely one of the best songs by breaking benjamin... great lyrics too

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85Paralyzer - Finger Eleven

I hate finger eleven
but I only like this song

86Hysteria - Muse

A great Alternative/Rock hit for anyone who like Muse. This song is a classic example of what every song should be. It has an amazing bass riff, great vocals, heavy drums, and a killer Guitar Solo. - Paragor34


Should be in the top 5. I love the solo but its just my opinion

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87Apologize - OneRepublic

OneRepublic rose to fame with this hit. It is also the most played song in history being played 10,331 times in one week. - Paragor34

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88Save You- Simple Plan

Amazing song! Amazing band.

This song should be higher

89With or Without You - U2
90Fat Lip - Sum 41
91Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers

The fact that this isn't even one of there best songs and this high on the list is depressing. I am extremely surprised that songs like Under the Bridge or Californication aren't even mentioned.

This list creator has no Idea what he/she is doing! Honestly one of the greatest songs by the RHCP and deserves at least top 20!

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92Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins

Half of the songs on this list aren't alternative rock! Either way, BWBW is an incredible song.

93Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin
94What I've Done - Linkin Park

Its shocking that this song does not form part of top 20 in this list... Brilliant music, fantastic lyrics!

This song is what made me want to become a musician.

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95BYOB - System of a DownV1 Comment
96Falling Inside the Black - SkilletV1 Comment
97Glad Man Singing - Iron & Wine
98Ship to Wreck - Florence + the Machine
99The Catalyst - Linkin Park

Wow... this song is just awesome... my favorite Linkin Park song, just love it. Creepy electronics, realist and meaning lyrics and a good rhithym, perfect.

100Last Resort - Papa Roach
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