List of Famous Bands from Glasgow

List of Glasgow bands, listed by their level of fame. This Glasgow musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Glasgow bands are included, as well as many Glasgow musicians of underground status. This list of Glasgow musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Glasgow bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands range from Mark Knopfler to Simple Minds.

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  • Mark Knopfler
    Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music
    • Albums: Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler, Shangri-La, Sailing to Philadelphia, Golden Heart, The Ragpicker's Dream
  • Simple Minds
    New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: Neon Lights, Don't You (Forget About Me), Glittering Prize 81/92, This Is Your Land, Once Upon a Time
  • Franz Ferdinand
    New Wave, Rock music, Dance-punk
    • Albums: Franz Ferdinand, You Could Have It So Much Better, Tonight: Franz Ferdinand, Right Thoughts, Right Words
  • Belle & Sebastian
    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music
    • Albums: If You’re Feeling Sinister, The Boy With the Arab Strap, Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant, The Life Pursuit
  • Lulu
    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: To Sir With Love, Heaven and Earth and the Stars, Lulu's Album, Together, Something to Shout About
  • Mogwai
    Shoegazing, Rock music, Experimental rock
    • Albums: Mr. Beast, The Fountain, Rock Action, Hardcore Will Never Die, but You Will
  • Primal Scream
    Rock music, Electronic music, House music
    • Albums: XTRMNTR, Screamadelica, Evil Heat, Vanishing Point, Give Out But Don't Give Up
  • La Roux
    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave
    • Albums: La Roux, Sidetracked, Quicksand (Kitsuné Remixes), I'm Not Your Toy, In for the Kill
  • The Jesus and Mary Chain
    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Psychocandy, Stoned & Dethroned, Hate Rock 'n' Roll, Darklands, Barbed Wire Kisses
    • Albums: Let's Get Out of This Country, My Maudlin Career, Desire Lines, Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi, Eighties Fan
  • Midge Ure
    Synthpop, New Wave, Soft rock
    • Albums: Answers to Nothing, The Gift, No Regrets, If I Was, Breathe
  • Frightened Rabbit
    Alternative country, Indie folk, Indie rock
    • Albums: Sing the Greys, The Winter of Mixed Drinks, The Midnight Organ Fight, Pedestrian Verse, Quietly Now!
  • Teenage Fanclub
    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Shoegazing
    • Albums: Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-Six Seconds: A Short Cut to Teenage Fanclub, Bandwagonesque, Thirteen, Grand Prix, Man-Made
  • Bert Jansch
    Folk music, Folk rock
    • Albums: Crimson Moon, From the Outside, Bert and John, Nicola, The River Sessions
  • Dogs Die in Hot Cars
    Rock music, Britpop, Indie rock
    • Albums: Please Describe Yourself, Man Bites Man EP, I Love You 'Cause I Have To, Godhopping, Lounger
    • Albums: Lost in Your Love, Love Is in the Air, In Too Deep, Love Is In The Air / Won't Let This Feeling Go By, Green
  • Deacon Blue
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock
    • Albums: Raintown, The Rest, When the World Knows Your Name, Homesick, Riches & More
  • Aztec Camera
    Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock
    • Albums: High Land Hard Rain, Dreamland, Love, Stray, Frestonia
  • Dave Mackintosh
    Black metal, Power metal
    • Sharleen Spiteri
      Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock
      • Albums: Melody, The Movie Songbook, All the Times I Cried
    • Travis
      Rock music, Britpop, Baroque pop
      • Albums: The Man Who, The Invisible Band, 12 Memories, Good Feeling, The Boy With No Name
    • The Fratellis
      Indie pop, Rock music, Garage rock
      • Albums: Costello Music, We Need Medicine, Here We Stand, Ole Black 'n' Blue Eyes EP, The Flathead EP
    • The Blue Nile
      Adult album alternative, Pop music, Sophisti-pop
      • Albums: Peace at Last, High, Hats, A Walk Across the Rooftops, A Love Theme for the Wilderness
    • Dananananaykroyd
      Indie pop, Indie, Rock music
      • Albums: Sissy Hits, Hey Everyone!, There is a Way, Some Dresses, Totally Bone
    • Jon Fratelli
      Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock
      • Albums: The Magic Hour EP, Psycho Jukebox, Baby We're Refugees!, Rhythm Doesn't Make You a Dancer