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Genre: britpop

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Britpop is a music genre that emerged in the United Kingdom in the mid-1990s. It is characterized by its catchy melodies, guitar-driven sound, and lyrics that often focus on themes of youth culture and British identity. The genre was heavily influenced by 1960s British rock and pop, and often features elements of punk and indie rock. Key bands associated with Britpop include those known for their distinctive sound and style, and for their impact on popular culture.

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Parent Genre: pop

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Instruments used

Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Keyboard/Piano

Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Britpop genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1970s 146
1977 3
1978 41
1979 102
1980s 421
1980 31
1981 26
1982 31
1983 14
1984 16
1985 18
1986 37
1987 67
1988 50
1989 131
1990s 3802
1990 257
1991 218
1992 338
1993 266
1994 453
1995 439
1996 447
1997 601
1998 416
1999 367
2000s 3343
2000 308
2001 319
2002 341
2003 347
2004 349
2005 335
2006 300
2007 364
2008 328
2009 352
2010s 2453
2010 221
2011 255
2012 222
2013 211
2014 218
2015 272
2016 226
2017 311
2018 257
2019 260
2020s 1684
2020 214
2021 287
2022 411
2023 472
2024 300
11849 releases

Popular britpop Songs


Top New britpop Songs of 2024


Most popular britpop albums

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Be Here Now
1997
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The Stone Roses
1989
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Absolutely
1980
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Men's Needs, Women's Needs, Whatever
2007
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Tellin' Stories
1997
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Coming Up - 20th Anniversary Edition (Audio Version)
1996
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Never Let Me Go
2022
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Different Class
1995
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Urban Hymns (Remastered 2016)
1997
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Ugly Beautiful (Expanded)
1996
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Elastica
1995
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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
2011
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A Matter of Time
2024
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Velociraptor!
2011
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Republica
1996
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Carry On Up The Charts
1994

britpop music by decade

Explore britpop history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

2020s 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s 1930s

List of britpop artists

Here is a list of britpop artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the britpop genre. You can find out what britpop genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 69 3381028
2 76 10084813
3 64 1930701
4 66 2361316
5 60 1559147
6 60 556920
7 49 431573
8 58 949202
9 63 1798956
10 48 72613
11 53 691444
12 51 511437
13 44 349088
14 60 776114
15 58 610127
16 47 413522
17 56 1134886
18 46 369187
19 62 1563810
20 55 428404
21 56 645056
22 53 463953
23 39 150738
24 43 40702
25 44 234347
26 51 249189
27 48 416152
28 55 881005
29 47 101473
30 45 245553
31 49 138951
32 48 53104
33 41 251447
34 60 1095087
35 41 145403
36 47 436611
37 59 928456
38 54 327269
39 58 241200
40 35 42043
41 42 197782
42 48 235987
43 41 274932
44 40 146205
45 43 149008
46 38 70113
47 53 561240
48 37 120596
49 53 531641
50 39 74940
51 38 56498
52 46 243352
53 47 161065
54 39 112324
55 51 484361
56 40 53445
57 42 133056
58 35 59041
59 42 149476
60 50 264246
61 41 63692
62 41 205122
63 47 221672
64 44 167123
65 48 59198
66 47 85695
67 35 244644
68 39 111933
69 39 39785
70 37 118205
71 44 152786
72 45 267148
73 45 179530
74 37 101633
75 44 236366
76 36 57173
77 44 129551
78 39 82657
79 34 64807
80 43 164399
81 43 157541
82 37 45334
83 42 125051
84 42 183716
85 37 81960
86 40 144814
87 37 146225
88 40 59574
89 40 113333
90 39 134019
91 39 61030
92 35 71447
93 38 16460
94 35 67543
95 33 45892
96 35 36508
97 35 187762
98 35 70454
99 34 52051
100 33 39821

britpop playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular britpop music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.