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 33
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Hold My Girl George Ezra

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30 26
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Young And Free Dermot Kennedy

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28 24
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I'm With You Vance Joy

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25 22
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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 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
mal1998 added next time around

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next time around - the fernweh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
mal1998 added next time around - the fernweh

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When The Night Is Over Lord Huron

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Next Time Around - The Fernweh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
mal1998 added Next Time Around - The Fernweh

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next time around is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
mal1998 added next time around

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We're Going Home is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
lilpunk89 added We're Going Home

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next time around is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
mal1998 added next time around

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19 29
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Time Will Be The Healer Glen Hansard

15
5 10
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Guiding Light Mumford & Sons

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7 14
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Everything (Nothing) Grace Gillespie, Callum Pitt

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5 12
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Down In My Heart The Tallest Man on Earth

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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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Saviour George Ezra, First Aid Kit

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7 15
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Nothing To Hide Terra Noami

21
6 14
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Never Ever Lord Huron

22
8 17
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Warm Under The Light Justin Nozuka

23
5 13
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Visions Of China The Lumineers

24
2 9
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What Hurts Worse Iron & Wine

25
2 9
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I'm Coming Trembling Bells

26
4 12
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Reverie Justin Nozuka

27
6 15
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Sinners Barns Courtney

28
3 11
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What's Chasing You Marlon Williams

29
3 11
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Dracula Amen Dunes

30
3 12
White Man's World is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Folk Songs Of 2018
Stevenf.Wayne added White Man's World

Jason Isbell

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3 15
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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

34
0 9
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Cut And Run Yoke Lore

35
0 11
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Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All Father John Misty