Best Alternative Songs


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81 Today - Smashing Pumpkins Today - Smashing Pumpkins

Still their best song. Today is the greatest!

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82 Country Song - Seether Country Song - Seether
83 Breath - Breaking Benjamin Breath - Breaking Benjamin

This song makes you believe in yourself. Trust yourself, do what you believe is right and don't let anybody else put you down.

84 Animal - Neon Trees Animal - Neon Trees
85 Idioteque - Radiohead Idioteque - Radiohead
86 Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand 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.

87 Save Me - Aimee Mann Save Me - Aimee Mann
88 I Am - Awolnation I Am - Awolnation
89 Give Me a Sign - Breaking Benjamin Give 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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90 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers 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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91 Paralyzer - Finger Eleven Paralyzer - Finger Eleven

I hate finger eleven
but I only like this song

92 Hysteria - Muse 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

This song is unbelievable. Enthralling. Synapse-fryingand.. By the vvay, Muse is the best band ever. Period.

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93 Apologize - Onerepublic 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!

94 Save You- Simple Plan Save You- Simple Plan

Amazing song! Amazing band.

This song should be higher

95 With or Without You - U2 With or Without You - U2
96 Fat Lip - Sum 41 Fat Lip - Sum 41
97 Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers 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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98 What I've Done - Linkin Park 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!

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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99 Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins

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

100 Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony - Breaking Benjamin
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