Monday, 13 February 2012

Top 15 Indie Songs of 2012 (so far)

This week's Top 10 Chart has been Indie themed and included in it were some fairly recent releases. I have scoured the internet and music world to find some of the best Indie songs of 2012 and-compiled them into the list of awesomeness below. Feel free to voice your opinion in the comments or email and I'll add some more songs! 
The format is: Song Title, Artist (always in bold), video link and additional notes.

15. How Much Can You Swallow So Much Sleep - Bombay Bicycle Club - Video - Stop-motion video
14. Princess of China - Coldplay and Rihanna - Video - A bit more alternative than indie, but still a great track. 
13. Don't Stop (Color on the Walls) - Foster The People - Video - A recent hit by Foster The People
12.  Iverness Ironworld - Kassidy - Video - December 2011/January 2012
11. The Chambers & The Valves - Dry The River - Video - Creative music video 
10. Nothing Lasts Forever - SUDDYN - Video - One of our Up-and-Coming artists.
9. Runaway - Imperial Teen - Video - A recent hit by 'Imperial Teen'
8. We Should  Be Swimming - Zulu Winter - Video - Recent release (Feb 8th) 
7. Charlie - The Deets - Video - A new Indie band with a 'Fratellis'-esque style.
6. These Times - Walk Off The Earth - Video - This week's number 1 on our Top 10 Chart 
5. Little Talks - Of Monsters and Men - Video -  Surreal video, great tune.
4. Alpaca Sports - Just For Fun - Video - Not very well known but a very cheerful song
3. No Light, No Light - Florence + The Machine  - Video - 'One of the best tracks on the album' 
2. Somebody That I Used To Know (Original) -Gotye (feat. Kimbra) - Video
1. Somebody That I Used To Know (Cover) - Walk Off The Earth  - Video

Some notable Indie songs from previous years: Satellite Stories - Kids Aren't Safe in The Metro (2010) - Video, PASA - Sirkus - Video (not very well known), Los Campesinos - You! Me! Dancing! - Video, The Temper Trap - Fader - Video.

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