In this week’s Alt 18 countdown, Milky Chance triumphs at number one with Stolen Dance. Vampire Weekend snags number two with Step, while Bleachers grabs number three with I Wanna Get Better. Foster The People’s Best Friend takes fourth, and Knox Hamilton’s Work It Out rounds up the top five.

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18. Sylvan Esso – “Coffee” (debut)
17. Slaptop – “Sunrise” (debut)
16. Little Daylight – “Overdose”
15. Rise Against – “I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore”
14. Phantogram – “Black Out Days”
13. The Gaslight Anthem – “Get Hurt”
12. Grouplove – “I’m With You”
11. Panama Wedding – “All Of The People”
10. Tove Lo – “Habits”
9. Junior Prom – “Sheila Put The Knife Down”
8. Bastille – “Flaws”
7. Young The Giant – “Mind Over Matter”
6. Vance Joy – “Riptide”
5. Knox Hamilton – “Work It Out”
4. Foster The People – “Best Friend”
3. Bleachers – “I Wanna Get Better”
2. Vampire Weekend – “Step”
1. Milky Chance – “Stolen Dance”

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