The best indie songs for New Year's Eve at home
31 December 2021, 09:00
Let our Radio X live playlist of indie club bangers take you through to 2022.
New Year's Eve 2021 is going to be another strange one, with a lot of people staying in rather than going out.
Whether you're spending NYE with your family, your housemates, or if you're on your own, it doesn't mean you can't celebrate.
So, let Radio X help you welcome in the new year in these strange and testing times with our playlist of absolute indie bangers!
Listen to some of the most infectious NYE indie tunes in our Radio X Indie Nights Live Playlist.
Get our rundown on some of the biggest NYE bangers below:
The Killers - Mr Brightside
We may be dancing, but inside we're crying.
Jamie T - Sticks & Stones
The classic floor-filler from Mr Jamie Treays.
Oasis - Supersonic
Bloc Party - Helicopter
You need to be on the danceflorr within a split second of this tune starting.
The Stone Roses - Waterfall
Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1989.
Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream
Blissed out synth-pop from the Aussie duo.
Courteeners - Not Nineteen Forever
Get your hand off my thigh!
The Wombats - Let's Dance To Joy Division
Let's dance to Let's Dance To Joy Division.
The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You
Pulp - Disco 2000
Was 2000 really that long ago? Yes. Yes, it was.
The Libertines - Don't Look Back Into The Sun
Time to hang onto your best mate for dear life.
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Get ready for the moshpit.
Blur - There's No Other Way
Baggy shuffle par excellence
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Big intro then crafty time change. Don't get caught out!
Kasabian - Club Foot
Tom 'n' Serge, we love you.
The Charlatans - The Only One I Know
Feel that groovy Hammond organ sound.
The Strokes - Last Nite
The skinny-jeaned strut.
Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Storm the dancefloor now! (Safely)
Foals - My Number
Absolute banger that has us looking forward to the summer festival season already.
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk
One of the most brilliant intros ever.
Happy Mondays - Step On
New Order - Blue Monday
Seven minutes of sour-faced dancing. Tsst tsst tsst tsst!
The Smiths - This Charming Man
You need to flail around the dancefloor to this one, hand across the forehead.