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English Soul Bands List

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

Adele and Amy Winehouse are included in this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular soul music bands from England?" and "Which soul music bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Adele is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Soul Bands List
Southern soul, Neo soul, Rock music
2
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Soul Bands List
Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul
3
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues
4
Dusty Springfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music
5
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Soul Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop
6
Florence and the Machine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Soul Bands List
Neo soul, Baroque pop, Electronica
7
Seal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Soul Bands List
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music
8
Eric Burdon & the Animals is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, British blues
9
Massive Attack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Soundtrack, Alternative hip hop
10
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Soul Bands List
11
Paul Weller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Rock music
12
Fine Young Cannibals is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Soul Bands List
New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
13
Spandau Ballet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, New Wave
14
Natasha Bedingfield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, Synthpop, Pop music
15
Rita Ora is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Soul Bands List
Neo soul, Rock music, Hip Hop
16
Take That is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Soul Bands List
Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music
17
Simply Red is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Soul Bands List
Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music
18
The Small Faces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Soul Bands List
British Invasion, Classic rock, Pop music
19
Jamiroquai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Soul Bands List
Pop punk, Alternative hip hop, Ballad
20
LTJ Bukem is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Soul Bands List
Downtempo, Breakbeat, Drum and bass
21
Jay Sean is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Soul Bands List
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
22
Plan B is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop
23
Beth Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Soul Bands List
Trip hop, Folk music, Electronic dance music
24
Noisettes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Soul Bands List
Indie pop, Pop music, Rock music
25
Craig David is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Soul Bands List
Hip hop music, Bassline, Pop music