Top 10 Alternative Songs
10) Lampshades On Fire by Modest Mouse
“Lampshades On Fire” was released on December 15, 2014 and it is said that their new album will be released in March 2015.
9) Dangerous by Big Data ft. Joywave
Big Data is best known for their single “Dangerous”, featuring Joywave, which became their first single to top the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in August 2014.
8) Riptide by Vance Joy
Vance Joy released his debut EP God Loves You When You’re Dancing in March of 2013. “Riptide” was voted #1 on the 2013 Triple J Hottest 100.
7) Shut Up and Dance by WALK THE MOON
“Shut Up and Dance” is WALK THE MOON’s first released single from their new album Talking Is Hard and it was released September 9, 2014.
6) I Bet My Life by Imagine Dragons
‘I Bet My Life’ first appeared on October 27, 2014 as the lead single promoting their second album. The song is about lead singer Dan Reynolds’ relationship with his parents and he said that “at times it’s been strained and difficult.. in the end, ‘I Bet My Life’ celebrates the bond that we still hold onto.”
5) Take Me To Church by Hozier
In 2013, Hozier released his debut EP Take Me To Church with “Take Me To Church” rising to #4 on Billboard Alternative Songs chart.
4) Cigarette Daydreams by Cage The Elephant
“Cigarette Daydreams” is from Melophobia, Cage The Elephant’s third album. The single was released August 26th, 2014.
3) R U Mine? by Arctic Monkeys
R U Mine? was released February 27th 2013 as a digital download and was on the games Locksmith 2014 and Forza Horizon. It is also a downloadable song for Rock Band 3.
2) Stolen Dance by Milky Chance
Milky Chance’s album Stolen Dance was released May 9, 2014 and has reached #1 on Billboard Alternative Songs chart for October 2014.
1) Something From Nothing by Foo Fighters
Something From Nothing was released on October 16, 2014 and is the bands lead single from their eighth album Sonic Highways.