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The Best Indie Songs Of 2018

Updated January 4, 2019 8.0k votes 1.1k voters 74.3k views69 items

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

If you prefer a less mainstream sound, you may keep an eye on the best indie songs of 2018. Featuring underrated artists you've never heard of (and some you have), this list of indie songs in 2018 will go unnoticed by pop music lovers. You might also enjoy the best new folk songs of 2018. Which new indie music do you like? For more new music, check out the best pop songs of 2018

From underground rap and indie folk to indie electronic and experimental music, the best 2018 indie songs showcase a variety of genres with up-and-coming musicians who deserve more love.

Browse this list of top indie songs and vote up your favorites to help determine the best indie songs of the year. Out of all the newest indie songs, which one do you think is the most deserving of critical acclaim? Give the best recent indie songs an up-vote below. If you feel any popular indie songs are missing, feel free to add them to the list. 

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  • 1
    152
    51

    Me And Michael

  • 2
    193
    87

    Flaming Hot Cheetos

  • 3
    128
    46

    Wide Awake

  • 4
    107
    36

    Happy Man

  • 5
    152
    77

    Better With You

  • 6
    97
    34

    Better Off

  • 7
    106
    43

    The Heart Is A Muscle

  • 8
    86
    29

    Dontmakemefallinlove

  • 9
    254
    164

    Low Life

  • 10
    195
    133

    Lottery

  • 11
    93
    48

    Falling Into Me

  • 12
    94
    48

    Woo

  • 13
    157
    108

    Take Care

  • 14
    61
    22

    Upper West Side

  • 15
    104
    65

    Wild Love

  • 16
    68
    31

    Fake Nice

  • 17
    80
    50

    There's A Reason

  • 18
    58
    29

    Hard Rain

  • 19
    67
    38

    Dig Deep

  • 20
    78
    50

    I Know

  • 21
    60
    33

    Apathy

  • 22
    58
    31

    Hurt

  • 23
    75
    49

    Yellow Lights

  • 24
    73
    52

    Holding On

  • 25
    39
    17

    Bought It