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English Indie Rock Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 70.8k views 393 items

Looking for some new music? Be sure to check out this list of English indie rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as indie rock 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 rock 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 rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List features bands like Coldplay and PJ Harvey.

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

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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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PJ Harvey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Mumford & Sons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Arctic Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Blur is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Florence and the Machine... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Gorillaz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Portishead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Paul Weller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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The Jam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Placebo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Spiritualized is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Pulp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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The Kooks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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David Gray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Kasabian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Damon Albarn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Stereolab is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Pete Doherty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Bat for Lashes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Kaiser Chiefs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List
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Keane is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Indie Rock Bands List