Best New Song Releases of January, 2022

January best new songs

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of January, 2022 feature: Leikeli47, Pity Party (Girls Club, Lucys, Cy Dune, Fast Color, Salami, Salter, Aurora, Combo Chimbita, marinelli, Kate Clover, Shamir, Justin Marting, Claire George, Ai Bener, yeule, Ibibio Sound Machine, Death Valley Girls, Le Butcherettes, Cavetown, Livingmore, Esty, Silvana Estrada, Toro y Moi, Transviolet, YEИDRY, Lous and The Yakuza and many more


As always, we feature new song releases from independent musicians and up-and-coming artists, as well as those widely revered in the underground and indie music scenes, with a couple big names or two. To stay updated on our latest selections for Best New Songs of the Month, follow our playlist via Apple Music and / or Spotify. Be sure to watch our Instagram Stories for the latest drops.

Please note: the playlist below is switched out every month to reflect the current month. You can scroll down to the end of the page for the (January) Best New Songs of the Month playlist archive.

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Best New Songs of January, 2022

Track NameArtist Name(s)
Can’t Get EnoughKat Leon, NOCTURN
Hard Drive Goldalt-J
Funny GirlFather John Misty
You Will Never Work In Television AgainThe Smile
Expensive TasteKevin Holliday
Chitty BangLeikeli47
Me and youPity Party (Girls Club), Lucys
Dead EndsAkajou
Against FaceCy Dune
Tell HimMoonchild, Lalah Hathaway
Jimmy RedFast Color
Turns Out I’m Sentimental After AllSondre Lerche
PerformanceModern Nature
You Try Hard to Choose Your ThoughtsSoltera
SacrificeThe Weeknd
A Dangerous ThingAURORA
Llove v3Kaskade, Lipless
Act Like You KnowMannie Fresh, Big Freedia, Galactic, Dee-1
Queen of Ice – Nora En Pure RemixClaptone, Dizzy, Nora En Pure
Yo Me Lo MerezcoCombo Chimbita
Hey Little GirlCarli Brill
It’s A ParadeAllegories
Fyodor DormantBeirut
GeminiKUČKA, Nosaj Thing
Don’t Want You To Love Metalker
fuck sexSipper
I WANT UJhiido
Everything Is SimpleWidowspeak
The IckElla Rosa, Kevin George
Se Llama CarolinaSoltera
These Boots Are Made For Walkin’Kate Clover, Warren Thomas
Let’sJustin Martin, Claire George
Little Bother (feat. Fousheé)King Princess, Fousheé
Machina (feat. Mariana Saldaña)Boy Harsher, BOAN
SeabirdMarissa Nadler
Make It Out (feat. Maisie Peters)Henry Jamison, Maisie Peters
I Never LearnAi Bendr
Slowly SeparateCrows
LawnAldous Harding
PressurizedTake Van
Too Dead Insideyeule
This Car Drives All by ItselfThe Wombats
In The Eyes Of Our LoveYumi Zouma
All That You WantIbibio Sound Machine
The UniverseLe Butcherettes
When I’m FreeDeath Valley Girls
Pale Blue DoveBloodmoon Leone
Too Much Feeling (Not Enough Screaming)Yes Kid
EdgingFirst Frontier
All I NeedJeyy
Cold RiverEddy Lee Ryder
Like A WomanBROODS
More PressureKae Tempest, Kevin Abstract
Passing StrangerEmpath
On FyeThe Simps, Eyedress, zzzahara
A Temporary HighAURORA
Kick ItLivingmore
midnight sunNilüfer Yanya
No Extra DramaMaric, Esty
Only You KnowBeach House
Mis PalabrasSoltera
Year of LoveJenny Hval
See Me BurnMoullinex, GPU Panic
We’re Just Getting StartedSpencer Ludwig
You Know the WayFreedom Fry
I Fell in Love AgainKid Bloom
Lifetimesthe bird and the bee
Every Shade of BlueThe Head And The Heart
Not The Right PlaceSPARKLING
Simulation SwarmBig Thief
Ser De TiSilvana Estrada
Sugar WaterFlower Face
Keeping The Light OnJoy Oladokun
AsthmaDanny Dwyer
vinegarAmelia Moore
Hound in a StormFUTURE KULT
Amephrey and OntarioJura, abji_hypersun, Ydegirl, Clarissa Connelly, Kristoffer Raasted, ML Buch, Helene Norup Due
GIVE THEM HELL (Serial Killer Slayer)Polartropica
PostmanToro y Moi
Lola JaneDoc Samson, Patris
Portrait of JennieSandman Sleeps
Hide and Seekjericho jericho
Happy Birthday ForeverTess Parks
The SmokeThe Smile
MagazineToro y Moi, Salami Rose Joe Louis
Better When We’re ClosePoolside, Brijean
Nobody Sees Me Like You DoJapanese Breakfast
Punk SongElle PF
(Pick Me Up) Euphoria – From “Euphoria” An HBO Original SeriesJames Blake, Labrinth
Shinigami EyesGrimes
After the ToneLLusion, UPSAHL
LagoonDora Jar
Don’t Break His Heartbülow
End Of The WorldDana Williams
Chin up Eyes Wide OpenMensa Deathsquad
Makes Me HappyTransviolet
In The FlowersBearcubs, THALA
your love is a disasterSquirrel Flower
JawbreakerBoh Doran
Mascarade (feat. Lous and The Yakuza) – A COLORS SHOWYEИDRY, Lous and The Yakuza
No SéLucys, Andy Phantom
Garden of Our NeighborGOON
BrutalRainsford, Anna of the North

Archive: Best New Songs of January, 2022

View our past Best New Songs of the Month features for every month!

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