Entertainment The Best Indie Songs Of 2018  

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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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Everybody Wants To Be Famous Superorganism

2
209 123
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We're Going Home Vance Joy

3
63 24
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Flaming Hot Cheetos Clairo

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105 54
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4EVER Clairo

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49 15
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BrendanKelly added Me And Michael MGMT

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155 91
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Hurt Somebody Noah Kahan, Julia Michaels

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80 38
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Tieduprightnow Parcels

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44 17
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BrendanKelly added Wide Awake Parquet Courts

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59 29
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Better With You Michl

10
38 14
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Happy Man Jungle

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97 65
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Low Life Soleima

12
28 9
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Better Off Jeremy Zucker, Chelsea Cutler

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36 16
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The Heart Is A Muscle Gang of Youths

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31 13
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Talia King Princess

15
74 51
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Lottery Jade Bird

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24 10
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Dontmakemefallinlove Cuco

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39 24
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Wild Love James Bay

18
32 18
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Falling Into Me Let's Eat Grandma

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32 18
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Woo Beach House

20
59 42
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Take Care EDEN

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24 11
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Fake Nice The Aces

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19 7
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Upper West Side King Princess

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31 19
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There's A Reason Wet

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22 11
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Hard Rain Lykke Li

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21 11
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Hurt Sasha Sloan