The Best Indie Rock Songs of 2015

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If you’re a fan of indie rock, then you’ll definitely want to check out our list of the best indie rock songs of 2015. From new releases to classic favorites, there’s something for everyone on this list.

Best Indie Rock Songs of 2015

It’s been a great year for indie rock, with many great new bands and artists emerging onto the scene. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite indie rock songs of the year, so you can enjoy the best that the genre has to offer.

The Top Ten

1. “A Dream of You and Me” by Future Islands
2. “Clearest Blue” by CHVRCHES
3. “Don’t Wanna Fight” by Alabama Shakes
4. “I Can’t Give Everything Away” by David Bowie
5. “No Cities to Love” by Sleater-Kinney
6. “Should Have Known Better” by Sufjan Stevens
7. “Something Like Happiness” by Beach House
8. “Tired of Sex” by The Vaccines
9. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
10. “Wasps’ Nests” by Purity Ring

The Best of the Rest

Misfits – “Devil’s Whorehouse”

The Misfits are an American punk rock band often credited with starting the horror punk subgenre. The band formed in 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey, and had a strong influence on the development of punk rock and heavy metal. The band’s name comes from The Monster Manual, a book used in the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons.

“Devil’s Whorehouse” is a song from the Misfits’ 2015 album of the same name. The song is a fast-paced, hardcore punk anthem with lyrics that deal with themes of rebellion and resistance. The song was released as a single on November 17, 2015, and received positive reviews from critics.

Best Indie Rock Albums of 2015

It was a great year for indie rock, with many great albums being released by some very talented bands. Here are my picks for the best indie rock albums of 2015.

The Top Ten

In 2015, there were plenty of incredible indie rock albums released by both renowned veterans and fresh-faced newcomers. Here are ten of the best, in no particular order.

1. Beach Slang – The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us
2. Hop Along – Painted Shut
3. Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp
4. Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Romace
5. Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter
6. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
7. Mac DeMarco – Another One
8. Girls Names – Arms Around a Vision
9. Health&Beauty – No Youth 10. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

The Best of the Rest

In 2015, several excellent indie rock albums were released. Here are some of the best of the rest.

-Dancehall by Ballet School
-The Magic Whip by Blur
-Depression Cherry by Beach House
-I Love You, Honeybear by Father John Misty
-stuff i used to do by The claypool Lennon delirium

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