Bands/Musicians English Funk Bands List

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List of English funk bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as funk solo artists from England are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great English music that you've never heard before. The funk bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in England. If you think the best English funk band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different bands, including Amy Winehouse and The Clash.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular funk bands from England?" and "Which funk bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Funk Bands List
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

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The Clash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Funk Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop punk, New Wave

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George Michael is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Funk Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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Joe Strummer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Funk Bands List
New Wave, Ska, Rock music

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Seal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Funk Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

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Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Funk Bands List

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Spice Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Funk Bands List
Girl group, Rock music, Dance-pop

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Spandau Ballet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Funk Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

9
WHAM! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Funk Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave

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Five is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Funk Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop

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Jamiroquai is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Funk Bands List
Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Ballad

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LTJ Bukem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Funk Bands List
Downtempo, Breakbeat, Drum and bass

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Noisettes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Funk Bands List
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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All Saints is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Funk Bands List
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Girl group

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Sugababes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Funk Bands List
Girl group, Urban contemporary, Synthpop

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Everything but the Girl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Funk Bands List
Lounge music, Dance-pop, Electronic dance music

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Steve Ferrone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues

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Yazz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Funk Bands List
Christian music, Pop music, Dance music

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The Style Council is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Funk Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Sophisti-pop

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Imagination is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Funk Bands List
Disco, Pop music, Electro

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Reverend and The Makers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Funk Bands List
Synthpop, Rock music, Electro

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JoBoxers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Funk Bands List
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Ian Dury is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Funk Bands List
New Wave, Rock and roll revival, Pop music

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Brand New Heavies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Funk Bands List
Jazz rap, Acid jazz, Soul jazz

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52nd Street is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music

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Friendly Fires is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Funk Bands List
Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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Labi Siffre is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Funk Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Folk music, Rhythm and blues

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J.S.T.A.R.S. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Funk Bands List
Electro, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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Roogalator is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Funk Bands List
New Wave, Pub rock, Funk

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Max Sedgley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Funk Bands List
Electronic dance music, Electronica, Funk

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Toby Smith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Jazz

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CherryBlackStone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Funk

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Zarif is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Funk Bands List
Pop music, Soul music, Funk

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Pest is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Funk Bands List
Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Trip hop

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Rosie Smith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Rock and roll, Soul music

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Mark Heaney is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Funk Bands List
Progressive metal, Rock music, Pop rock

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S-Endz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Funk Bands List
Hip hop music, Rock music, Funk

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Godfather is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Funk Bands List
Godfather Hip hop music, Funk

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Kappa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Funk Bands List
Acoustic music, Rock and roll, Soul music

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Rob May is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Jason 'J' Brown is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Funk Bands List
Hip hop music, Pop music, Pop rock

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The Sunshine Underground is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Funk Bands List
Indie, Dance-punk, New rave

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Little Barrie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Funk Bands List
Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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The Cutler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Funk Bands List
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Experimental music

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Simon Hill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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Vile Imbeciles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Funk Bands List
Noise rock, Experimental rock, Heavy metal

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Northsyde is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Funk Bands List
Rock music, Blues, Funk

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Heatwave is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Funk Bands List
Heatwave Pop music, Funk

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Crew is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Funk Bands List
Crew Rock music, Funk

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First Light is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Funk Bands List
First Light Electro, Rhythm and blues, Funk