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Genre: nordic folk

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Parent Genre: Folk/Acoustic

Nordic folk music is a genre that draws inspiration from the traditional music of Scandinavia and other Nordic countries. It often features haunting vocals, intricate instrumentation, and a strong connection to nature and mythology. This genre is known for its use of traditional instruments such as the nyckelharpa and the hurdy-gurdy, as well as more modern instruments like the guitar and synthesizer. Nordic folk music has gained popularity in recent years, with many contemporary artists incorporating elements of the genre into their music.


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

Popular nordic folk Songs


Top New nordic folk Songs of 2024


Most popular nordic folk albums

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Runaljod – Yggdrasil
2013
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Ulveham
2024
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It Ain't Necessarily Evil - Bodes Bat Gal Buot Biros (Mari Boine Remixed, Vol. II)
2007
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LYS
2015
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Seafarer
2019
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Guds Spelemän
1996
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I midvintertid - En jul på Gotland
2001
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Koder på snor
2009
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Jumping At The Cedar
2006
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slutte og byne
2020
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Godtfolk
2019
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TRÄ
1994
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Rule of 3
2019
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Kebnekaise
1973
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Firetour
2010
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Frigga's Web
2002

nordic folk music by decade

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

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List of nordic folk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 36 78477
2 29 29980
3 19 6058
4 16 2416
5 23 15137
6 12 1686
7 15 3129
8 16 2736
9 12 3407
10 11 1663
11 16 19023
12 22 8580
13 16 7782
14 11 1836
15 8 450
16 8 1305
17 11 2792
18 5 178
19 17 67
20 9 222
21 17 5619
22 3 581
23 8 605
24 16 550
25 15 1930
26 15 3042
27 6 1138
28 5 2059
29 5 2007
30 5 777
31 5 657
32 5 1135
33 7 1160
34 13 1673
35 12 280
36 12 2795
37 6 2181
38 11 1607
39 10 2476
40 10 1072
41 9 3156
42 7 514
43 7 455
44 7 442
45 6 869
46 6 251
47 5 292
48 5 245
49 5 660
50 53 667673
51 4 554
52 4 147
53 4 155
54 4 1469
55 3 176
56 3 522
57 3 849
58 3 601
59 3 930
60 2 303
61 47 40994
62 28 14454
63 36 43389
64 29 29455
65 25 29268
66 34 26068
67 27 16320
68 30 13388
69 30 15897
70 18 5203
71 20 26442
72 31 1003
73 14 2509
74 16 2741
75 21 9449
76 20 17499
77 14 2267
78 25 2659
79 13 996
80 13 3119
81 18 1509
82 22 11957
83 10 2272
84 13 4171
85 9 544
86 20 3955
87 18 6812
88 8 2000
89 9 2431
90 8 2567
91 6 763
92 14 3028
93 5 381
94 13 4520
95 8 2413
96 3 892
97 3 930
98 11 4496
99 9 3587
100 8 2446

nordic folk playlist created by Chosic

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