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The Best Indie Songs Of 2018 

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Updated January 4, 2019 4k votes 1.1k voters 73.7k views 78 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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We're Going Home Vance Joy
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Hurt Somebody Noah Kahan, Julia Michaels
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Everybody Wants To Be Famous Superorganism
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4EVER Clairo
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Tieduprightnow Parcels
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Flaming Hot Cheetos Clairo
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Low Life Soleima
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BrendanKelly added Me And Michael MGMT
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Better With You Michl
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BrendanKelly added Wide Awake Parquet Courts
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Lottery Jade Bird
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Happy Man Jungle
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Take Care EDEN
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Talia King Princess
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The Heart Is A Muscle Gang of Youths
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Better Off Jeremy Zucker, Chelsea Cutler
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Dontmakemefallinlove Cuco
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Falling Into Me Let's Eat Grandma
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Woo Beach House
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Wild Love James Bay
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Fake Nice The Aces
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Upper West Side King Princess
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There's A Reason Wet
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I Know Jocelyn Alice
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Dig Deep Lxandra