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Genre: neofolk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Neofolk is a genre of music that combines elements of folk, post-industrial, and experimental music. It often features acoustic instruments such as guitar, violin, and accordion, as well as electronic elements like synthesizers and drum machines. The lyrics often explore themes of mythology, paganism, and nature, and may also touch on political and social issues. Neofolk has been associated with controversial and sometimes controversial political ideologies, but not all artists within the genre share these views.


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Related instruments

Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Vocals, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Double Bass

Popular neofolk Songs


Top New neofolk Songs of 2024


Most popular neofolk albums

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The Threshingfloor
2010
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But, What Ends When the Symbols Shatter?
1992
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Flowers from Exile
2009
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Where at Night the Wood Grouse Plays
1999
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Sex
2016
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Polar Veil
2023
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Shadow Mission - Held V
2009
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NATO
1994
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We Are Falling
2018
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Trees in Winter
1990
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Open Wounds
2013
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Isles of the Blest
2010
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Your Love Can't Hold This Wreath of Sorrow
2021
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Songs For A Widow
2006
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Songs 4 Hate & Devotion
2010
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Calling For Vanished Faces
1999

neofolk music by decade

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List of neofolk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 14 4772
2 35 90431
3 32 88822
4 31 19501
5 34 66710
6 16 11854
7 7 6217
8 9 6157
9 8 4695
10 7 3880
11 37 52574
12 6 6201
13 12 8688
14 11 5900
15 26 29409
16 12 7516
17 25 18001
18 5 4297
19 12 5796
20 22 17412
21 21 5026
22 15 13228
23 19 5002
24 18 17559
25 4 3241
26 12 5913
27 16 9201
28 2 1259
29 15 10184
30 15 3429
31 6 2154
32 12 583
33 12 9109
34 12 11120
35 11 3993
36 10 7888
37 10 2574
38 9 3630
39 9 4722
40 9 1477
41 8 1908
42 7 617
43 7 4931
44 2 695
45 6 3019
46 6 2559
47 6 2661
48 6 569
49 5 1169
50 5 2222
51 5 1429
52 5 4198
53 4 2220
54 4 3107
55 4 3276
56 4 1365
57 4 908
58 3 1026
59 3 2345
60 3 2643
61 3 578
62 3 1216
63 2 1609
64 2 1416
65 2 949
66 2 840
67 1 1251
68 15 12886
69 29 63319
70 31 64793
71 14 4559
72 16 8908
73 23 43601
74 13 11234
75 27 55152
76 22 9807
77 19 26349
78 9 6308
79 13 5622
80 23 15243
81 21 24557
82 8 4424
83 21 17701
84 16 6547
85 16 15164
86 5 1596
87 18 14918
88 17 8191
89 17 9942
90 10 8405
91 10 1631
92 12 4289
93 8 3748
94 6 5146
95 6 2097
96 5 3757
97 5 2509
98 5 2806
99 1 504
100 3 1886

neofolk playlist created by Chosic

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