10 of the Catchiest Indie Songs of 2013 (So Far)


Traditionally, indie music has been celebrated for reasons other than pure catchiness. Sure, there have always been catchy indie songs, and that's always a draw for some people, but there's also a stigma attached with huge hooks and songs so immediate that you're singing along by the end of the first chorus. Lately, though, it seems like indie pop is having something of a moment. Embracing the massive hooks and addicting melodies, indie artists are figuring out how to use production, style, and delivery to make even though most instantly gratifying songs interesting enough to maintain indie credibility and staying power. We're not complaining. Here are 10 of the catchiest indie songs of the year so far.

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