Best Alternative Songs


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41 There is a Light that Never Goes Out - The Smiths

What are the legendary Smiths doing doing here at #46... This song is the mother of all alternative songs

42 Reptilia - The Strokes

Great song. Love the strokes!

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43 Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana

It's a pity that Smells Like Teen Spirit overpowers the glory of Nirvana's other tracks. Heart-Shaped Box is a brilliant alternative masterpiece that belongs in the top ten.

44 The Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana V 2 Comments
45 All Apologies - Nirvana
46 Testify - Rage Against the Machine

Why isn't Rage higher up on the list... this is blasphemy.

47 Broken - Seether
48 Headstrong - Trapt


49 First - Cold War Kids

This song is almost impossible to forget

50 Dear Maria, Count Me In - All Time Low
51 Clocks - Coldplay

This should be number 1. It is a great song in every sense. Lyrics are good, rhythm is great, (piano rocks), and deserves a better position
It is truly a masterpiece. It will be heard for a long time

Best song EVER! Nothing like it out there.

I love this song, it came out when I was little, and I've been listening to it for a long time. I love the piano a lot!

My Best song in the world! The piano, his voice, the vocal, the setup, the lyrics, I'm madly in love with this song forever till I'm gone, man. This is Coldplay's finest music. It should be top 1 in the list. Gosh 💜

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52 Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen

I don't know if this counts as alternative, but it's still one of the greatest songs of all time, so... vote!

53 Mercy - Muse
54 The Pretender - Foo Fighters

What! This is definitely a top 10er. This deserves a better spot than punk ass bands like My Chemical Romance, lp or Green Day.

The Foo Fighters are hands down one of the besg Alternative bands, this song should be higher on the list...

55 Subterranean Homesick Alien - Radiohead

One of the most atmospheric songs ever created. Instrumentation and great lyrics evoke feeling of calm summer night in the city and/or the suburbs. Timeless little jewel. Pretty much overlooked yet beautiful.

Woah! This is an EXTREMELY underrated song! How'd it make it past Paranoid Android? I'm impressed! - MikaBeeWall

56 I'm Not Okay (I Promise) - My Chemical Romance

They need to get back together. they have better songs, but this is one of the best out there.

57 Heart Song - Automatic Loveletter
58 The Night - Disturbed

This song should at least be in the top 10... Such a great songs. Two years since I began listening To disturbed but this song still remains right on top. Great riffs, awesome vocals, great lyrics and a killer solo... This song defines disturbed.

Again this is metal

This song demolishes every song around it

Disturbed is awesome

59 S.O.B - Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
60 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace

The best song ever. Three days grace is the biggest band they are so good at what they do, every song of em is perfect, its about u, its about the way we see our day. Three Days Grace are the best, I don't know if there is a good enough word to describe them. Just wish they never stop doing this great job, they do now, because I love them so much. I wanna see them. I hope they will come someday to Bulgaria, and even if I can't go to see them I'll find a way cause you can't miss Three Days Grace's concert!

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