The Roots Music Report's
Top Alternative Rock Song Chart
for the Year of 2019

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1GloriaThe Lumineers
2Love is LoveGrace Potter
3Trampoline (Stripped)SHAED
4Harmony HallVampire Weekend
5When Am I Gonna Lose YouLocal Natives
6Life in the CityThe Lumineers
7Didn't Pay the BillThe Mother Hips
8Ready to Let GoCage the Elephant
9Crazy Comes EasyJackie Greene
10GoThe Black Keys
11VagabondSteve Gunn
12I Get No JoyJade Bird
13Lo/HiThe Black Keys
14Falling Down the Stairs of Your SmileThe New Pornographers
15Almost (Sweet Music)Hozier
16Stay HighBrittany Howard
17Nina Cried Power (feat. Mavis Staples)Hozier
18ShelterBroken Bells
19There She WasFruition
20That's Just the Way It GoesThe Walk-a-Bout
21By My SideThe Walk-a-Bout
22Help Me StrangerThe Raconteurs
23Dance Monkey (Stripped Back)Tones and I
24Sing AlongSturgill Simpson
25ChangeThe Revivalists
27Oh NoThe Revivalists
28Funny BusinessAlice Merton
29ConsequencesThe Walk-a-Bout
30Last Surviving SonDavid Gelman
32Missed ConnectionThe Head and The Heart
33Hey RoseSon Little
34Never Say NoHenry Chadwick
35Away We GoBad Suns
36The Way I FeelKeane
37HoloceneBon Iver
38BorderlineTame Impala
39Dylan ThomasBetter Oblivion Community Center
40ComplainerCold War Kids
41I Was WrongBailen
42AlligatorOf Monsters and Men
43Saw LightningBeck
44Hold Me While You WaitLewis Capaldi
45Shame, Shame, ShameLake Street Dive
47Feel AlrightDavid Gelman
48Tell Me WhyJohn Butler Trio
49ShotgunGeorge Ezra
50Red Bull & HennessyJenny Lewis
51I WonderBay Ledges
52SuperpositionYoung The Giant
53Here We GoSean McConnell
54TimshelMumford & Sons
56Oh BrotherJohn Floreani
57Song for WinnersNick Waterhouse
58StratosphericTreble Makers
59Ten Cent PistolThe Black Keys
60OutnumberedDermot Kennedy
61BloodlessAndrew Bird
62All of Our YesterdaysMac DeMarco
63Things HappenDawes
64Death with DignitySufjan Stevens
65Eagle BirdsThe Black Keys
66The Only ThingSufjan Stevens
67Drawn to the BloodSufjan Stevens
68AlexWild Child
69Might Be RightWhite Reaper
70Wasted YouthJenny Lewis
71CynicNoah Kahan
72Now That You're GoneThe Raconteurs
73GhostSister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
74BurningMaggie Rogers
75Uh HuhJade Bird
76Social CuesCage the Elephant
77Far AwayDavid Gelman
78I Turned My Back on the Written WordGenerationals
80Different Kind of LoveAdia Victoria
81My My MyCancion Franklin
82BobbyClare Means
83Let It All GoDavid Gelman
84I Know What It's LikeJeff Tweedy
85DangerClare Means
86Blind Leading the BlindMumford & Sons
87The Way It GoesSneaks
88Head Held HighKodaline
89Big LoveHeather Kropf
91Sunday DriverThe Raconteurs
92WomanKaren O
93Pressure to PartyJulia Jacklin
94Record CollectionKaiser Chiefs
95Shine a Little LightThe Black Keys
97Black Moon RisingBlack Pumas
98You're DifferentThe Shelters
99You and IThe Revivalists
100Gold Past LifeFruit Bats
101Gotta Get to Know YaSeratones
102Hold Your NerveBoy & Bear
103Heard You Bought a HouseWalker Lukens
104GotItBadSt. Paul & The Broken Bones
105New Birth in New EnglandPhosphorescent
106CirclesClare Means
107New MoonSteve Gunn
108Bright HorsesNick Cave & The Bad Seeds
110The Best Way DownCancion Franklin
111LucySoccer Mommy
112Without a BlushHatchie
113Ghost TownHeather Kropf
114ColorsBlack Pumas
115Fever PitchRainbow Kitten Surprise
116Rio GrandeWand
117BikiniCaroline Rose
118The Slow Drag UnderBenjamin Booker
119MagazinWhite Denim
120Hollywood ZooClare Means
121Truth is HeavyBenjamin Booker
122All My FriendsThe Revivalists
123I Only Lie when I Love YouRoyal Blood
124All My Happiness is GonePurple Mountains
125ConvexSt. Paul & The Broken Bones
126Confetti to the HurricaneThe Deer
127FreelanceToro Y Moi
128House of GlassCage the Elephant
129HideRainbow Kitten Surprise
130FireBlack Pumas
131Post-war Cinematic Dead Man BluesChuck Prophet
132Yesterday's LoveTeresa Eggertsen Cooke
133True LoveDr. Dog
134The BarrelAldous Harding
135Calm DownPete Yorn
136U (Man Like)Bon Iver
137Something Tells MeBailen
138Slow MoverAngie McMahon
139Go out FightingDr. Dog
140Telepathic MailThe Wild Reeds
141Gold RushDeath Cab for Cutie
142Here's to the MorningTeresa Eggertsen Cooke
143SisyphusAndrew Bird
144I've Seen EnoughCold War Kids
146Quiet LoverLily Vakili Band
147Four out of FiveArctic Monkeys
148SuperbikeJay Som
149Man Leaves TownNick Waterhouse
150FailureFrances Cone
151Get Yourself TogetherThe Black Keys
152Dance DanceCage the Elephant
153MoneyCaroline Rose
154PljLily Vakili Band
155Bad HabitImelda May
156HumanMolly Sarle
15715 MinutesAllan Thomas
158Dating GameAllan Thomas
1594th of JulyCold War Kids
160Lose My MindThe Wild Reeds
161Paper RainAndrew McMahon in the Wilderness
162BabyBrittany Howard
164Dreams (Piano Version)Lissie
165Young Lady, You're Scaring MeRon Gallo
166Such a Simple ThingRay LaMontagne
167Land of the FreeThe Killers
168You're Somebody elseFlora Cash
169New FamiliarSteve Gunn
170Fine SlimeWhite Denim
171False ConfidenceNoah Kahan
172Back to Me (feat. Lucius)Grace Potter
173December 2914James Vincent McMorrow
174It's Called: FreefallRainbow Kitten Surprise
176A Dream of HomeTyler Ramsey
177Fooled AgainTeresa Eggertsen Cooke
178Can't Stop YouPete Yorn
179Water Me DownVagabon
180Galleon ShipNick Cave & The Bad Seeds
181UnchainedDevon Gilfillian
182Shadow of a ManDanny Fishman
1834 Ur LifeDanielia Cotton
184Honey Won't You StayDanny Fishman
185Bored and RazedThe Raconteurs
186Little Bird (Radio Edit)Mark Oblinger
187Lovey Come DownLily Vakili Band
188Quarter Past MidnightBastille
189Grains of SaltTacocat
190Big DreamsTeresa Eggertsen Cooke
191CircleTeresa Eggertsen Cooke
192Summer So FarLily Vakili Band
193The RoverInterpol
194See You at the MoviesJ Mascis
195StrangersCity And Colour
196PastaAngie McMahon
197Uneventful DaysBeck
198Comeback KidSharon Van Etten
199JailbreakLarkin Poe
200Jenny JenkinsMt. Joy

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