Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Liverpool

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List of Liverpool bands, listed by their level of fame. This Liverpool musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Liverpool bands are included, as well as many Liverpool musicians of underground status. This list of Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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.

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of ...more

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The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Beatles Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and ...more

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Ringo Starr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Ringo Starr Pop music, Rock music, World music Richard Starkey Jr., MBE, better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles. On ...more

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A Flock of Seagulls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
A Flock of Seagulls Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music A Flock of Seagulls are an English new wave band originally formed in Liverpool by brothers Michael "Mike" Score and Alister "Ali" James Score, along with Francis Lee ...more

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Echo & the Bunnymen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Echo & the Bunnymen New Wave, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock Echo & the Bunnymen are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson, ...more

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Ladytron is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Ladytron Synthpop, New Wave, Shoegazing Ladytron are an electronic band formed in Liverpool in 1999. The group consists of Helen Marnie, Mira Aroyo, Daniel Hunt and Reuben Wu. Their sound blends electropop with new wave and shoegazing ...more

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Frankie Goes to Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Frankie Goes to Hollywood Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Frankie Goes to Hollywood were a British band popular in the mid-1980s. The group was fronted by Holly Johnson, with Paul Rutherford, Peter Gill, Mark O'Toole, and Brian Nash. The group's debut ...more

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Carcass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Carcass D-beat, Goregrind, Melodic death metal Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original members, drummer Ken Owen, due to ...more

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Gerry & the Pacemakers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Gerry & the Pacemakers British Invasion, Pop music, Rock music Gerry and the Pacemakers were an English beat group prominent during the 1960s. In common with the Beatles, they came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein, and were recorded by George ...more

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Kele Okereke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Kele Okereke Dubstep, Electro house, Alternative dance Kelechukwu "Kele" Rowland Okereke, also known by the mononym Kele, is a British musician, best known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the indie rock band Bloc Party.

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The Wombats is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Wombats Pop punk, Indie pop, New Wave The Wombats are an English indie rock band formed in Liverpool. The band comprises native Liverpudlians Matthew Murphy, Daniel Haggis and Norwegian-born Tord Øverland Knudsen. The band is ...more

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Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Dead or Alive Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music Dead or Alive were a British new wave band from Liverpool, England. The group found success in the 1980s and had seven Top 40 UK singles and three Top 30 UK albums. They were the first group to ...more

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Clinic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Clinic Noise rock, Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia Clinic are an English post-punk revival/ noise rock band from Liverpool. They are noted for their prominent use of vintage keyboards/organs and off-scale chord progressions.

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Cilla Black is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Cilla Black Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Merseybeat Cilla Black OBE is an English singer, actress, entertainer and media personality. Championed by The Beatles, she began her career as a singer in 1963, and her singles "Anyone Who Had a ...more

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The Christians is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Christians Sophisti-pop, Pop rock, Soul music The Christians are a musical ensemble from Liverpool, England, who had several UK and international chart hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Anathema is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Anathema Doom metal, Death-doom, New Prog Anathema are a British rock band from Liverpool. The line-up consists of singers and guitarists Vincent and Daniel Cavanagh, their brother Jamie Cavanagh at bass, siblings John and Lee Douglas, ...more

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The Scaffold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Scaffold Pop music, Comedy rock The Scaffold were a comedy, poetry and music trio from Liverpool, England, consisting of Mike McGear, Roger McGough and John Gorman.

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Aynsley Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Aynsley Dunbar Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal Aynsley Thomas Dunbar is an English drummer. He has worked with some of the top names in rock, including Nils Lofgren, Eric Burdon, John Mayall, Frank Zappa, Ian Hunter, Lou Reed, Jefferson ...more

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Ken Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Ken Nelson Ken Nelson is an English record producer. After several years working on demos and independent artists, he achieved success with Gomez, and worldwide success with the first Coldplay recording. ...more

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Zombina and The Skeletones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Zombina and The Skeletones Horror punk, Pop punk, Gothic rock Zombina and the Skeletones are a horror rock band from Liverpool, England, formed in 1998 around the nucleus of vocalist Zombina and songwriter Doc Horror. The majority of their tongue-in-cheek ...more

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The Searchers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Searchers Pop music, Rock music, Merseybeat The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with the Beatles, the Hollies, the Fourmost, the Merseybeats, the Swinging Blue Jeans, and ...more

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Yachts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Yachts New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Yachts were a British pop/rock band, best remembered for their 1977 single, "Suffice To Say", and minor new wave classic, "Love You, Love You".

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The La's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The La's Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock The La's are an English rock band from Liverpool, originally active from 1983 until 1992. Fronted by singer, songwriter and guitarist Lee Mavers, the group is best known for their hit single ...more

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Tony Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Tony Sheridan Rock music, Rock and roll Tony Sheridan, was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was best known as an early collaborator of The Beatles, one of two non-Beatles to receive label performance credit ...more

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The Lotus Eaters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Lotus Eaters Indie pop, New Wave, Alternative rock The Lotus Eaters is an English new wave band formed in 1982 in Liverpool. Their debut single "The First Picture of You" became a hit in the UK and Europe, notably France, Italy and

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Lee Mavers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Lee Mavers Rock music, Alternative rock, Rock and roll Lee Anthony Mavers is an English musician from Liverpool, Merseyside. Mavers was the songwriter, singer and rhythm guitarist in the La's and is perhaps best known for the hit "There She ...more

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SSS is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
SSS Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Hardcore punk Short Sharp Shock are an English crossover thrash band from Liverpool, England. They are signed to the music label Prosthetic Records. The band released a six track demo in May 2005, a four ...more

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Reuben Wu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Reuben Wu Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Reuben Wu is a British musician and member of the electronic band Ladytron. His role in the band is keyboardist, songwriter and producer. He is also an accomplished photographer and a DJ.

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Robots in Disguise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Robots in Disguise Synthpunk, Synthpop, Trip hop Robots in Disguise are an English electropunk band composed of Dee Plume, Sue Denim and a changing line-up of backing musicians. The group, formed in 2000, have released four studio albums and ...more

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Lightning Seeds is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Lightning Seeds Indie pop, Synthpop, Pop music The Lightning Seeds are an English alternative rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1989 by Ian Broudie, formerly of the band Big in Japan. Originally a studio-based solo project for ...more

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Apollo 440 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Apollo 440 Rock music, Electronic music, Synth rock Apollo 440 are an English band formed in Liverpool in 1990. Apollo 440 have written, recorded and produced five albums, collaborated with and produced other artists, remixed as Apollo 440 and as ...more

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Atomic Kitten is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Atomic Kitten Girl group, Pop music, Dance-pop Atomic Kitten is an English pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1998 whose current members are Liz McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton, and Kerry Katona. The group was formed by Orchestral Manoeuvres ...more

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Liz McClarnon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Liz McClarnon Pop music Elizabeth Margaret "Liz" McClarnon is an English pop singer, dancer and television presenter. She is a member of the girl group Atomic Kitten, with whom she has scored three number-one ...more

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Black is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Black New Wave, Pop rock Black is an English singer-songwriter, who enjoyed mainstream success in the late 1980s. William Ruhlmann of Allmusic described Vearncombe as a "smoky-voiced singer/songwriter, whose ...more

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Ian Broudie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Ian Broudie Indie pop, New Wave, Pop music Ian Zachary Broudie is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer from Liverpool, England. After emerging from the post-punk scene in Liverpool in the late 1970s as a member of ...more

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Billy J. Kramer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Billy J. Kramer British Invasion, Merseybeat, Mersey sound Billy J. Kramer is a pop singer. In the 1960s he was managed by Brian Epstein, who also managed the Beatles, and he recorded several original Lennon and McCartney compositions.

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John Power is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
John Power Folk rock, Acoustic music, Britpop John Timothy Power is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Power achieved commercial success as the bass guitarist and secondary vocalist for the La's from 1986 to 1991, and later as the ...more

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Cast is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Cast Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock Cast are an English rock band from Liverpool, formed in 1992 by John Power and Peter Wilkinson after Power left The La's and Wilkinson's former band Shack had split. Following early line-ups ...more

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Eve Libertine is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Eve Libertine Anarcho-punk, Experimental music, Jazz Eve Libertine is a British singer. She was one of the two female vocalists who worked with the influential British anarcho-punk band Crass. Her works with the band include the controversial ...more

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The Wild Swans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Wild Swans New Wave, Post-punk The Wild Swans are a post-punk band from Liverpool, England, which originally formed in 1980 shortly after Paul Simpson left The Teardrop Explodes. The band's personnel has been subject to ...more

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Heidi Range is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Heidi Range Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Heidi India Range is a British singer and songwriter from Liverpool, England best known for being a former member of the group Sugababes. Range was an original member of girl group Atomic ...more

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The Farm is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Farm Rock music, Madchester, Electronic music The Farm are a British band from Liverpool. Their first album, Spartacus, reached the top position in the UK Albums Chart when it was released in March 1991; it includes two songs which had been ...more

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Brian Epstein is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Brian Epstein Brian Samuel Epstein was an English music entrepreneur, best known for managing the Beatles. Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961, during a lunchtime Cavern Club performance. He ...more

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Care is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Care Synthpop, New Wave, Alternative rock Care were a new wave band formed by Paul Simpson and Ian Broudie in 1983 in Liverpool, England. Care was created after the split of The Wild Swans when singer Paul Simpson came together with ...more

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Megan Burns is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Megan Burns Pop rock Megan Burns, also known as Betty Curse, is a British musician and actress.

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The Icicle Works is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
The Icicle Works New Wave, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock The Icicle Works are an English alternative rock band. Named after the 1960 short story "The Day the Icicle Works Closed" by science fiction author Frederik Pohl, The Icicle Works ...more

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Carol Decker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Carol Decker New Wave, Pop music, Pop rock Carol Ann Decker is an English musician. She is best known as the singer and front woman for the band, T'Pau, which had international success in the late 1980s. Although Decker's music is mainly ...more

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Dalek I Love You is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Dalek I Love You Synthpop, New Wave, Art rock Dalek I Love You were a synthpop group from Liverpool. At various points in their existence the band was also known as Dalek I. Record executives at Phonogram shortened the band's name without ...more

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Daniel Hunt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Daniel Hunt Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music Daniel Hunt is an English musician, songwriter and producer. He's a founding member, principal songwriter and producer of the electronic band Ladytron.

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Pete Best is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Liverpool
Pete Best Rock music, Rock and roll Randolph Peter "Pete" Best is an Indian-born English musician, principally known as the original drummer for the Beatles from 1960–62. He was born in the city of Madras, then part of ...more