Entertainment The Best Folk Songs Of 2018  

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UPDATED: Check out the best new folk songs of 2019!

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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Hold My Girl George Ezra

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I'm With You Vance Joy

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Shotgun George Ezra

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Young And Free Dermot Kennedy

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I Followed a Bird Freya Ward

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Real Estate Adam Melchor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
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Fireworks First Aid Kit

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When The Night Is Over Lord Huron

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Three Dots and a Dash

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It's All a Part of the Plan Punch Brothers

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Guiding Light Mumford & Sons

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Time Will Be The Healer Glen Hansard

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Down In My Heart The Tallest Man on Earth

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What's Chasing You Marlon Williams

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Visions Of China The Lumineers

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Everything (Nothing) Grace Gillespie, Callum Pitt

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A Boat To An Island On The Wall Ben Howard

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Warm Under The Light Justin Nozuka

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Nothing To Hide Terra Noami

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Saviour George Ezra, First Aid Kit

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What Hurts Worse Iron & Wine

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Reverie Justin Nozuka

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Stevenf.Wayne added White Man's World Jason Isbell