Bands/Musicians The Best Britpop Bands  

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At the beginning of the 1990s, Britpop started to dominate the airwaves not only in the UK, but globally as well. At the time though, the British music scene was in flux. Electronic music and indie rock were becoming popular. But, Brit pop, which took elements of guitar rock and pop music to create a new genre of rock. Britpop became a British movement where many working class bands and was a reaction of what was going on in the UK and against grunge music. Britpop brought British alternative rock into the mainstream, and brought several British pop bands into the mainstream.

So, who are considered the best Britpop bands? No Britpop bands list would be complete without Oasis and Blur at or near the top of this poll. Both of these bands are considered the top Britpop bands. Other popular Britpop bands, like Suede, Pulp and James are on here. All Britpop bands should be on this list. Even today, years after the movement ended, Britpop artists continue to put out stellar music, either as a solo artist or with their original band. No matter how you see it, Britpop was a dominant force that put British rock music back on the scene.

That said, it's hard to determine what is the best Britpop band. It's not an easy question to answer, but it's up to you to determine who is considered the greatest Britpop band. This list answers the questions "who are the best Britpop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Britpop 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 britpop bands that you might've heard of. This Britpop bands list will determine which Britpop musician should be considered the best of all time.(93 items)
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1
359 445
Oasis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
(What's the Story) Morning Glory?, Definitely Maybe, Don’t Believe the Truth

2
278 339
Blur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
13, Parklife, Blur

3
37 17
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Owen Egan added Abbey Road, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

4
214 290
Pulp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Different Class, This Is Hardcore, His 'n' Hers

5
180 280
The Verve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
vikingslad28 added Urban Hymns, A Northern Soul, Bitter Sweet Symphony

6
176 287
Suede is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Dog Man Star, Coming Up, Sci-fi Lullabies

7
141 263
The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
bigcraig added The Stone Roses, Second Coming, Fools Gold

8
31 55
Happy Mondays is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
RogerBirds added Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches, Bummed, Squirrel and G-Man Twenty Four Hour Party People Plastic Face Carnt Smile (White Out)

9
117 259
Supergrass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
In It for the Money, I Should Coco, Supergrass

10
53 126
The Charlatans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
bigcraig added Who We Touch, Between 10th and 11th, Wonderland

11
73 173
Manic Street Preachers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
bigcraig added Lifeblood, The Holy Bible, Everything Must Go

12
10 24
Maxïmo Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added A Certain Trigger, Our Earthly Pleasures, The National Health

13
41 102
Noel Gallagher's High Flying B... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
rtsew added iTunes Festival: London 2012, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The Death of You and Me

14
13 32
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Owen Egan added Nevermind, In Utero, MTV Unplugged in New York

15
9 25
Feeder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
RogerBirds added Pushing the Senses, Echo Park, Polythene

16
11 34
Saint Etienne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Sound of Water, I Was Born on Christmas Day: Xmas '93, Xmas '98

17
10 32
Republica is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Drop Dead Gorgeous, Speed Ballads, Republica

18
11 35
Bloc Party is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added A Weekend in the City, Silent Alarm, Intimacy

19
10 35
EMF is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Epsom Mad Funkers: The Best of EMF, Schubert Dip, Stigma

20
10 37
PJ Harvey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Let England Shake, Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea

21
8 32
Tindersticks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Curtains, Tindersticks [II], Tindersticks

22
7 29
The House of Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added

23
7 29
Jesus Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added Perverse, Doubt, Liquidizer

24
111 346
Noel Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Dreams We Have as Children – Live at the Royal Albert Hall, Rhapsody Originals

25
7 31
The Hives is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Mike Williams Mendes added The Black and White Album, Tyrannosaurus Hives, Lex Hives