The Best of 2018 The Best Folk Songs Of 2018  

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Here are the best new folk songs of 2018. Featuring indie folk, folk pop, and acoustic songs, 2018 folk music has everything you want to hear. What are the best folk songs of the year? Help decide below! 

With so much talent on the folk scene, many songs stood out in 2018. This list is a comprehensive catalog of all the recent folk from this year. From the newest folk songs to top the charts to more obscure folk songs from lesser-known artists, browse this list below if you're in need of new music. 

Vote your favorite songs to the top of the list, and feel free to add anything you think is missing! 

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Come Down Noah Kahan

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47 31
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Hold My Girl George Ezra

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30 25
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Young And Free Dermot Kennedy

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28 23
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I'm With You Vance Joy

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25 21
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Shotgun George Ezra

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19 22
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Fireworks First Aid Kit

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Next Time Around - The Fernweh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
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When The Night Is Over Lord Huron

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19 29
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Time Will Be The Healer Glen Hansard

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5 10
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Guiding Light Mumford & Sons

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5 11
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Down In My Heart The Tallest Man on Earth

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7 14
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Saviour George Ezra, First Aid Kit

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7 14
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Everything (Nothing) Grace Gillespie, Callum Pitt

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6 13
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Never Ever Lord Huron

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5 12
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Visions Of China The Lumineers

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5 12
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A Boat To An Island On The Wall Ben Howard

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7 15
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Nothing To Hide Terra Noami

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8 17
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Warm Under The Light Justin Nozuka

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2 9
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I'm Coming Trembling Bells

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2 9
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What Hurts Worse Iron & Wine

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4 12
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Reverie Justin Nozuka

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6 15
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Sinners Barns Courtney

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3 11
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Dracula Amen Dunes

28
3 11
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What's Chasing You Marlon Williams

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3 12
White Man's World is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
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Jason Isbell

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Fortaleza Hanging Valleys

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1 9
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Motel 6 River Whyless

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0 9
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My Sweet Refuge Roo Panes

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Cut And Run Yoke Lore

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Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All Father John Misty