Greatest Indie Rock Songs


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1Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys

The tone for this whole song is so on point. You can't help but hearing it and imagining yourself singing it out loudly in front of 1000's-Jordan Lacy

6 songs in the top 10 alone? Aw yes! Arctic Monkeys are incredible, all of their good old indie bangers are amazing!

One of the first Arctic Monkeys songs I have ever heard and I fell in love immediately.

Imagine Dragons are way much better than any indie rock band

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2Reptilia - The StrokesV2 Comments
3A Certain Romance - Arctic Monkeys

Amazing song, drums, guitar, vocals, lyrics, and just everything. Should be up much higher defiantly.

A song that anybody connects to---instantly. It is truly something special.

4Fluorescent Adolescent - Arctic Monkeys

This song has an amazing beat and I find this song getting stuck in my head all the time. Incredible band, incredible song.

I can hear it all day long and never get tired of it!

I think I hear this song so many times.. But it feel like first time...

Arctic monkeys = perfection

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5Mr. Brightside - The Killers

This has to be first! I mean, it's not only the most popular song of one of the most popular (and the best) indie rock band, it can also be seen as the ideal definition of "indie rock"- it is sooo good! Classic song, lyrics are amazing and The Killers wrote it, what else to say.

I honestly don't know why this isn't number 1 :(

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6Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand is not as good as The Arctic Monkeys, but this song is unique!

It's a great songs, makes me drift, it should be the first one

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7Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys

Should be number 1

Totally in love with Arctic Monkeys!

8Somebody Told Me - The Killers

This song is great

Surprised to see so little killers on this list!

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9505 - Arctic Monkeys

Great song with no flaw. Strong lyrics and riff.

Love to the Arctic Monkeys, can't go one single day without listening to them!

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10I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys

How is this not in the top 5!? This is the Arctic Monkey's best song and they are the best Indie Rock band of all time. Should be top of the list really... Vote now!

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The Contenders

11Moving to New York - The Wombats

Easily the greatest Indie Rock song. - 8gerrard8

Awesome to listen in the car... Nice

Let's dance to Joy division is much better, but this song is pretty great too)

12Living for the Weekend - Hard-Fi
13A-Punk - Vampire Weekend
14Twisted Soul - Pint Shot Riot
15Snowflake - Malachai
16Fire - Kasabian

I love the contrast between the verses and the chorus! The pick-up is amazing!

Fantastic song. Should be first on this list

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17Jump Into the Fog - The Wombats
18When the Sun Goes Down - Arctic MonkeysV1 Comment
19Undercover Martyn - Two Door Cinema Club

Super catchy! This song never gets old to me.

20Wake Up - Arcade Fire
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Skinny Love - Bon Iver
2. Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys
3. Helena Beat - Foster the People
1. A Certain Romance - Arctic Monkeys
2. Reptilia - The Strokes
3. Somebody Told Me - The Killers
1. Wake Up - Arcade Fire
2. Reptilia - The Strokes
3. A Certain Romance - Arctic Monkeys

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