Best Alternative Songs


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81 Idioteque - Radiohead
82 I Am - Awolnation
83 Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin

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

This song is so deep. It should be in the top 10.

Are you kidding me? This song at least desrves to be in top 20.

34? Really one of the best of Br B

84 Californication - 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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85 Take 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.

86 Paralyzer - Finger Eleven

I hate finger eleven
but I only like this song

87 Hysteria - 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

Hysteria at #93. Indeed, the world is coming to the end.

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88 Apologize - 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

I love this song, and OneRepublic. Their music is so great!

89 Save You - Simple Plan

Amazing song! Amazing band.

This song should be higher

90 With or Without You - U2
91 Bullet with Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins

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

Lol... I'm listening to this song but this should be in the top ten votes. I love the guitar riffs. The Smashing Pumpkins rock! 🤘

92 Otherside - 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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93 What I've Done - Linkin Park

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

"I'll face myself and cross out what I've become erase myself and let go of what I've done" Rest In Peace Chester Bennington.

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

My favorite Linkin Park song. better than numb and in the end in my opinion. - SpaceCakes

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94 Fat Lip - Sum 41
95 B.Y.O.B. - System of a Down

This is NU-metal

96 Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin
97 Man in the Box - Alice in Chains
98 Glad Man Singing - Iron & Wine
99 Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots

Beautiful. Just beautiful.

I'd vote for literally any other Tøp song (other than Heathens) but this will go

100 Falling Inside the Black - Skillet V 1 Comment
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