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Genre: breton folk

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Breton folk music is a traditional genre originating from Brittany, France. It is characterized by the use of the bagpipe, accordion, and other traditional instruments. The music often features call-and-response vocals and lively dance rhythms. The lyrics are typically sung in Breton, a Celtic language spoken in the region. The genre has experienced a revival in recent years, with modern artists incorporating elements of rock and electronic music into their sound.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Breton Folk genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1970s 70
1970 3
1971 10
1973 2
1974 21
1975 9
1976 17
1977 2
1978 4
1979 2
1980s 46
1980 4
1983 4
1985 20
1987 2
1988 15
1989 1
1990s 110
1990 16
1992 6
1993 3
1994 19
1995 3
1996 17
1997 18
1998 12
1999 16
2000s 206
2000 18
2001 4
2002 6
2003 27
2004 2
2005 32
2006 55
2007 28
2008 16
2009 18
2010s 364
2010 36
2011 44
2012 44
2013 71
2014 24
2015 29
2016 24
2017 28
2018 36
2019 28
2020s 78
2020 20
2021 16
2022 22
2023 18
2024 2
874 releases

Popular breton folk Songs


Most popular breton folk albums

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Les Indispensables - versions originales
2006
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Le Meilleur De Tri Yann
1996
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Enez Eusa
1995
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Setu ! (Breton Music / Celtic Music from Brittany / Keltia Musique - Bretagne)
2013
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La musique celtique de Bretagne
2015
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Irish Jig
1974
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Sarac'H
2003
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Laÿou !
2006
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Korong (Breton Group - Celtic Music from Brittany - Keltia Musique - Bretagne)
2013
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Fleuves
2016
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Plantec
2006
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Setu ar vuhez
1998
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Fest-noz
1994
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Litanies Pour L'An 2000
1996

breton folk music by decade

Explore breton folk history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of breton folk artists

Here is a list of breton folk artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the breton folk genre. You can find out what breton folk genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 41 54195
2 42 50436
3 36 53187
4 28 8196
5 37 25618
6 23 3246
7 33 30371
8 32 7177
9 20 4542
10 19 5561
11 18 2614
12 30 8073
13 30 8768
14 28 519
15 15 2225
16 26 12837
17 15 1413
18 28 8284
19 25 17119
20 24 2608
21 24 931
22 24 7956
23 11 1291
24 23 5431
25 23 848
26 10 841
27 20 2886
28 20 10321
29 20 379
30 20 495
31 19 409
32 19 330
33 6 922
34 5 400
35 18 1612
36 18 872
37 4 445
38 4 591
39 16 1413
40 16 1505
41 15 423
42 15 761
43 14 1575
44 14 2915
45 14 3352
46 13 1411
47 13 2289
48 13 197
49 12 792
50 12 1923
51 11 840
52 11 1189
53 10 1336
54 10 1763
55 10 888
56 10 776
57 9 1105
58 9 1128
59 9 1297
60 9 630
61 8 564
62 8 992
63 8 216
64 8 444
65 8 1291
66 8 505
67 8 543
68 7 285
69 7 209
70 7 113
71 6 1013
72 6 233
73 6 183
74 6 402
75 6 905
76 6 415
77 6 95
78 6 1230
79 6 365
80 6 674
81 5 640
82 5 209
83 5 639
84 5 355
85 5 541
86 5 775
87 5 636
88 4 269
89 4 867
90 4 254
91 4 373
92 4 857
93 4 299
94 4 432
95 4 873
96 4 848
97 4 369
98 4 32
99 4 188
100 3 363

breton folk playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular breton folk music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.