List of Famous Bands from Swindon

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

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  • XTC
    Indie pop, New Wave, Psychedelic pop
    • Albums: Skylarking, Apple Venus Volume 1, Drums and Wires, English Settlement, Oranges & Lemons
    XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972. Led by songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, the band gained popularity during the rise of punk and new wave in the 1970s, later ...more
  • Justin Hayward

    Justin Hayward

    Rock music, Progressive rock
    • Albums: Songwriter, Blue Jays, The View From the Hill, Moving Mountains, Night Flight
    Justin David Hayward (born 14 October 1946, in Swindon, Wiltshire) is an English musician best known as songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist of the rock band The Moody Blues. Hayward became the ...more
  • Andy Partridge
    Popular music, New Wave, Pop music
    • Albums: Gonwards, Orpheus: The Lowdown, Take Away/The Lure of Salvage, Fuzzy Warbles: The Demo Archives, Volume 4
    Andrew John Partridge (born 11 November 1953) is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer who founded the rock band XTC. He and Colin Moulding each acted as a songwriter and frontman for ...more
  • Meat Beat Manifesto
    Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Trip hop
    • Albums: Satyricon, Archive Things 1982-88, Subliminal Sandwich, Version Galore, 99%
    Meat Beat Manifesto, often shortened as Meat Beat, Manifesto or MBM, is an electronic music group originally consisting of Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens, and formed in 1987 in Swindon, United ...more
  • Colin Moulding
    Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen
    Colin Ivor Moulding (born 17 August 1955) is an English bassist, singer, and songwriter who was one of the core members of the rock band XTC. Though he was less prolific a songwriter than his ...more
  • Gilbert O'Sullivan
    Pop music, Soft rock
    • Albums: Alone Again (Naturally), Back to Front, The Other Side of Gilbert O'Sullivan, By Larry, Greatest Hits
    Gilbert O'Sullivan (born Raymond Edward O'Sullivan, 1 December 1946) is an Irish-English singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits "Alone Again (Naturally)", "Clair", and "Get ...more