Bands/Musicians The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists  

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Jangle pop artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good jangle pop bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top jangle pop bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Jangle pop groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all jangle pop bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest jangle pop bands of all time, since the most famous jangle pop artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best jangle pop music.

You can click on the jangle pop band names to see more information about that particular notable jangle pop group. If they're near the top of the best jangle pop artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top jangle pop bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the jangle pop band names themselves.

List contains artists like R.E.M. and The Replacements. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top. Make sure to give artists you like (The Byrds and Hootie & the Blowfish, for example) votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in jangle pop music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new jangle pop bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of jangle pop, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into jangle pop music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good jangle pop bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent jangle pop bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best jangle pop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest jangle pop musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular jangle pop bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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40 8
The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

2
35 6
R.E.M. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock, College rock

3
17 5
The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Pop punk, Heartland rock

4
14 3
Guadalcanal Diary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Pop music

5
14 3
The Ocean Blue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, New Wave

6
15 4
The Smithereens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Pop rock

7
12 2
The Go-Betweens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, New Wave, Indie rock

8
10 1
Teenage Fanclub is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Shoegazing

9
11 2
The Feelies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
katekerrane added New Wave, Rock music, College rock

10
13 4
The Arcana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
*DSO* added Rock music, Baroque rock, Psycheddelic rock

11
17 8
Gin Blossoms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Pop punk, Pop music

12
8 1
The dB's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Power pop

13
8 1
Let's Active is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, New Wave, Pop music

14
9 2
Sloan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

15
8 2
The Primitives is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Indie rock

16
8 2
Pylon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, New Wave, Rock music

17
6 1
Trashcan Sinatras is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
MattThornton added Indie pop, Pop music, Alternative rock

18
6 1
Big Dipper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

19
9 4
The Connells is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Power pop

20
7 3
Cracker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Alternative country

21
6 2
Miracle Legion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Alternative rock

22
6 2
Green on Red is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Country rock

23
4 1
Debate Team is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Power pop

24
4 1
Hurrah is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop

25
4 2
Absolute Grey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock

26
3 1
School of Fish is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock

27
3 1
The Hummingbirds is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop

28
3 1
Polaris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

29
3 2
The Rembrandts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Adult album alternative, Pop music

30
3 2
Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Shoegazing

31
3 2
Robyn Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Psychedelic folk, Alternative rock

32
2 1
The Bluetones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

33
2 1
Les Fradkin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Instrumental rock

34
2 1
The Mighty Lemon Drops is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie, Alternative rock

35
2 2
Ghosty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie rock

36
1 1
The Shaky Hands is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Folk rock, Alternative rock

37
1 1
The Apartments is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie rock, Baroque pop

38
1 1
The Fountains is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Power pop

39
1 1
Nikki Sudden & the Jacobites is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

40
1 1
Guster is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Rock music, Alternative rock

41
1 1
Katydids is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock, College rock

42
1 1
The Lucksmiths is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Indie rock

43
1 1
The Serenes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock

44
0 0
The Barracudas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Pop punk, Garage rock

45
0 0
The Hush Sound is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

46
2 3
The Brian Jonestown Massacre is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Psychedelic folk, Shoegazing, Rock music

47
0 1
Preston School of Industry is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Alternative rock, Alternative country

48
0 1
Spaghetti Vabune! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Indie pop, J-pop

49
5 7
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Jangle Pop Bands/Artists
Jangle pop, Blues-rock, Folk rock