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Adult Alternative has all the good stuff without the angst-ridden teens and their complicated haircuts. You’ll hear cutting-edge artists like Gotye, The Lumineers, and The Head & The Heart as well as established artists like Dave Matthews, Arcade Fire, U2, R.E.M., the Black Keys, and Talking Heads. If you’ve graduated from keg stands to craft beer, this is the station for you.

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Top Songs on Adult Alternative

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  2.   Beryl Mark Knopfler
  3.   Blame It on Me George Ezra
  4.   What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine
  5.   Shut Up and Dance Walk the Moon
  6.   Dead Inside Muse
  7.   Crystals Of Monsters and Men
  8.   Believe Mumford & Sons
  9.   Big Decisions My Morning Jacket
  10.   Weight of Love The Black Keys
  11.   Mess Is Mine Vance Joy
  12.   Wherever Is Your Heart Brandi Carlile
  13.   Let It Go James Bay
  14.   Dearly Departed Shakey Graves
  15.   Make You Better The Decemberists
  16.   Under the Pressure The War on Drugs
  17.   Shots Imagine Dragons
  18.   Let the Good Times Roll JD McPherson
  19.   Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes
  20.   Inside Out Spoon
  21.   Black Sun Death Cab For Cutie
  22.   Lampshades on Fire Modest Mouse
  23.   I Lived OneRepublic
  24.   Cigarette Daydreams Cage the Elephant
  25.   Every Breaking Wave U2
  26.   Kansas City The New Basement Tapes
  27.   Budapest George Ezra
  28.   Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
  29.   Chateau Lobby #4 (In C for Two Virgins) Father John Misty
  30.   Congregation Foo Fighters
  31.   All the Time Bahamas
  32.   Stay With Me Ryan Adams
  33.   Flaws Bastille
  34.   Yellow Flicker Beat Lorde
  35.   Let Me Down Easy Paolo Nutini
  36.   I'm Not the Only One Sam Smith
  37.   Left Hand Free Alt-J
  38.   Just One of the Guys Jenny Lewis
  39.   Gotta Get Away The Black Keys
  40.   White Lies Max Frost
  41.   Back in the World David Gray
  42.   West Coast Lana Del Rey
  43.   Rainbow Robert Plant
  44.   Stay With Me Sam Smith
  45.   Rude Magic!
  46.   Dark Sunglasses Chrissie Hynde
  47.   Take Me to Church Hozier
  48.   Do I Wanna Know? Arctic Monkeys
  49.   Sing Ed Sheeran
  50.   Fever The Black Keys
  51.   Girls Chase Boys Ingrid Michaelson

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