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Best Dream Pop Bands/Artists

Dream pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good dream pop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top dream pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Dream pop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all dream pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest dream pop bands of all time, since the most famous dream pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best dream pop music.

You can click on the dream pop band names to see more information about that particular notable dream pop group. If they're near the top of the best dream pop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top dream pop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the dream pop band names themselves.

List is made up of many different mainstream and indie dream pop bands, including The Flaming Lips and Broken Social Scene. It includes electronic dream pop and dream pop folk music, too. Upvote your favorite items because you love them. And they deserve it. And so do you. The best items on this list are the ones with the most votes, so show things like The Verve and My Bloody Valentine some love.

All important, significant and iconic names in dream pop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new dream pop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of dream pop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into dream pop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good dream pop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent dream pop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best dream pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest dream pop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular dream pop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Ethereal wave

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Electronic music

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Folk music, Country rock, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Trip hop, Electronic music, Dream pop

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    Indie, Indietronica, Indietronica

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    Dream pop

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Indietronica

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Minimalist Post Rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, New Prog, Experimental rock

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    Indie pop, Dream pop, Experimental music

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    Shoegazing, Electronic music, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Indie rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Garage rock

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    Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing

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    Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

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    Gothic rock, Dream pop, A cappella

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    Experimental rock, Dream pop, Post-rock

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    Gothic rock, Pop music, Ethereal wave

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    Indie pop, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Folk rock, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    added by RyanDodson Colourwaves

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    New Wave, Gothic rock, Dream pop

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Emo

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Ethereal wave

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    Electronic dance music, Dream pop, Electronica

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    Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Industrial music

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Post-rock

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    Shoegazing, Trip hop, Rock music

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

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    Indie pop, Acoustic rock, Dream pop

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    Indie, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Adult album alternative, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Melodyguild Dream pop, Indie rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Noise pop

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Trip hop

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    Psychedelic folk, Dream pop, Ambient music

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    Pop music, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Space rock

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    Astral Dream pop

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