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The Best Alternative Songs Of 2022

Rewind the clocks, because some of your favorite alternative artists are back with awesome new songs! 2022 is the year of fresh, new alternative music, especially with the upcoming When We Were Young music festival in October (which means new music by My Chemical Romance, Paramore, and Avril Lavigne, to name a few). From punk and rock to borderline pop, the hit singles below feature all of the top alternative music released after January 1, 2022.

If you're wondering, "where can I find the best 2022 alternative songs?" then we've got you covered with our rankings below. Vote for your favorite new releases, and be sure to return weekly for more alternative tracks.

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  • Naked
    1

    Naked

    FINNEAS
    • What, Me Worry?
      2

      What, Me Worry?

      Portugal. The Man
      • HAPPY LIFE
        3

        HAPPY LIFE

        Judah & The Lion
        • Back To The Future
          4

          Back To The Future

          Bastille
          • Marvelous
            5

            Marvelous

            Wallows
            • The Actor
              6

              The Actor

              alt-J
              • I Can't Help But Feel
                7

                I Can't Help But Feel

                Surfaces
                • Killing Me
                  8

                  Killing Me

                  COIN
                  • 2am
                    9

                    2am

                    FOALS
                    • KEEP IT UP
                      10

                      KEEP IT UP

                      REX ORANGE COUNTY
                      • These Are the Ways
                        11

                        These Are the Ways

                        Red Hot Chili Peppers
                        • Virginia (Wind In The Night)
                          12

                          Virginia (Wind In The Night)

                          The Head and the Heart
                          • The Devil & Mister Jones
                            13

                            The Devil & Mister Jones

                            Spoon
                            • Looking High
                              14

                              Looking High

                              Foals
                              • Fire Escape
                                15

                                Fire Escape

                                Beach Bunny
                                • Won't Stand Down
                                  16

                                  Won't Stand Down

                                  Muse
                                  • Brother the Cloud
                                    17

                                    Brother the Cloud

                                    Eddie Vedder
                                    • WHERE WE ARE
                                      18

                                      WHERE WE ARE

                                      The Lumineers
                                      • Spitting Off the Edge of the World (feat. Perfume Genius)
                                        19

                                        Spitting Off the Edge of the World (feat. Perfume Genius)

                                        Yeah Yeah Yeahs
                                        • Your Other Life
                                          20

                                          Your Other Life

                                          Lord Huron
                                          • Where Do We Go From Here?
                                            21

                                            Where Do We Go From Here?

                                            MisterWives
                                            • SUPERMODEL
                                              22

                                              SUPERMODEL

                                              Måneskin
                                              • Lovesong
                                                23

                                                Lovesong

                                                beabadoobee
                                                • Cowboys Don't Cry
                                                  24

                                                  Cowboys Don't Cry

                                                  Oliver Tree
                                                  • The Garden of Eden
                                                    25

                                                    The Garden of Eden

                                                    Weezer