Bands/Musicians English Indie Pop Bands List

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List of English indie pop bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as indie pop 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 indie pop 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 indie pop band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Blur and The Smiths are only the beginning of the bands on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular indie pop bands from England?" and "Which indie pop bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music

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The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Smiths Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

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Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Florence and the Machine Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica

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Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Gorillaz Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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Lily Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Lily Allen Indie pop, Synthpop, 2 Tone

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Hot Chip is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Hot Chip Indie pop, Synthpop, Neo soul

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The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Stone Roses Jangle pop, Indie pop, Blues-rock

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Pulp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Pulp Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Kooks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Kooks Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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Bat for Lashes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Bat for Lashes Indie pop, Synthpop, Emo

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Keane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Keane Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

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Jamiroquai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Jamiroquai Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Ballad

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Birdy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Birdy Indie pop, Pop music, Folk music

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The Go! Team is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Go! Team Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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Noisettes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Noisettes Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music

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The Wombats is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Wombats Pop punk, Indie pop, New Wave

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James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
James Indie pop, New Wave, Madchester

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Kate Nash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Kate Nash Indie pop, Synthpop, Anti-folk

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Andy Rourke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Andy Rourke Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Hadouken! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Hadouken! Indie pop, Dubstep, Dance-punk

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Dave House is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Dave House Indie pop, Power pop, Punk rock

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The Sundays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Sundays Indie pop, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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White Town is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
White Town Indie pop, Indie, Pop music

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Switches is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Switches Indie pop, Rock music, Power pop

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Craig Gannon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Craig Gannon Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Philip Lewis-Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Philip Lewis-Jones Soundtrack, Indie pop, Power pop

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Television Personalities is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Television Personalities Indie pop, New Wave, Punk pathetique

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The Lotus Eaters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Lotus Eaters Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock

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Angelica is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Angelica Indie pop, Punk rock

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The Servant is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Servant Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Rumble Strips is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Rumble Strips Indie pop, Pop music, Ska

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Lightning Seeds is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Lightning Seeds Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Klaxons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Klaxons Synthpop, Dance-punk, New rave

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Saint Etienne is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Saint Etienne Indie pop, Synthpop, Trip hop

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The Wedding Present is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Wedding Present Indie pop, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Ben's Brother is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Ben's Brother Indie pop, Rock music, Post-Britpop

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Siobhán Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Siobhán Donaghy Indie pop, New Wave, Gothic rock

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Ian Broudie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Ian Broudie Indie pop, New Wave, Pop music

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Faris Badwan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Faris Badwan Indie pop, Garage rock, Classical music

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Lawrence Hayward is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Lawrence Hayward Jangle pop, Indie pop, Synthpop

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Sarah Cracknell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Sarah Cracknell Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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Felt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Felt Jangle pop, Indie pop, Gothic rock

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Lisa Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Lisa Mitchell Indie pop, Pop music, Folk music

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Boy Kill Boy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Boy Kill Boy Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Friendly Fires is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Friendly Fires Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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The Bluetones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Bluetones Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

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The Magic Numbers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Magic Numbers Indie pop, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Mystery Jets is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Mystery Jets Indie pop, Pop music, New Prog

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Dead Disco is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
Dead Disco Synthpunk, Indie pop, New Wave

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The Monochrome Set is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list English Indie Pop Bands List
The Monochrome Set Indie pop, New Wave, Punk rock