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Genre: english indie rock

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English indie rock is a genre that emerged in the UK during the 2000s. It is characterized by its guitar-driven sound, catchy melodies, and introspective lyrics. The genre is known for its DIY ethos, with many bands self-producing and releasing their music independently. The music often draws inspiration from classic British rock bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, as well as post-punk and new wave acts. The genre has seen a resurgence in recent years, with bands like Circa Waves, Palace, and The Reytons gaining popularity for their energetic live shows and relatable lyrics.


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List of english indie rock artists

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

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1 53 290555
2 50 253307
3 45 200542
4 40 53884
5 47 205714
6 41 137377
7 40 96670
8 43 47135
9 35 80504
10 51 317592
11 54 444526
12 48 103789
13 40 131609
14 42 52191
15 34 48912
16 34 68644
17 49 27882
18 59 277404
19 38 51974
20 32 7713
21 38 74538
22 33 31368
23 37 36091
24 44 54661
25 30 25787
26 54 115223
27 40 50521
28 33 11083
29 44 33569
30 39 54430
31 51 108698
32 31 50598
33 42 14399
34 41 29507
35 49 147001
36 40 162395
37 26 56656
38 33 16475
39 29 37833
40 48 82034
41 47 61577
42 45 48845
43 28 9691
44 41 140995
45 27 25011
46 27 40425
47 38 113822
48 43 82805
49 35 49495
50 28 42112
51 42 135314
52 32 28616
53 32 17750
54 32 16226
55 33 80336
56 37 103548
57 34 82405
58 29 21420
59 39 41156
60 33 26352
61 39 106704
62 28 6407
63 28 26690
64 39 91439
65 28 4599
66 37 20805
67 31 26828
68 38 32693
69 30 33943
70 34 14768
71 34 23734
72 37 58676
73 36 29230
74 32 83400
75 29 47422
76 36 37732
77 34 78127
78 27 24237
79 32 68490
80 33 19476
81 31 38208
82 32 15617
83 34 24475
84 33 10051
85 29 60065
86 30 16269
87 29 22724
88 29 24398
89 32 9409
90 26 7417
91 31 56920
92 29 27186
93 30 30724
94 31 9536
95 28 43301
96 30 17816
97 28 45120
98 27 5192
99 26 8069
100 25 8884

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