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Genre: uk post-punk

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Parent Genre: rock

UK post-punk emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s as a reaction to the punk movement. It is characterized by its use of unconventional song structures, angular guitar riffs, and introspective lyrics that often touch on themes of alienation and social commentary. The genre's sound evolved over time, incorporating elements of electronic and dance music. Its influence can still be heard in alternative and indie rock today.


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

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Most popular uk post-punk albums

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The Head On The Door (Remastered)
1985
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The Queen Is Dead
1986
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Power Corruption and Lies
1983
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Unknown Pleasures
1979
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Skylarking (Remastered 2001)
1986
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Soul Mining
1983
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Pink Flag
1977
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All Of This And Nothing
1988
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Unbroken
2024
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Entertainment!
1979
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Evergreen (Expanded)
1997
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In the Flat Field
1980

uk post-punk music by decade

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List of uk post-punk artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 62 2164291
2 55 1099164
3 59 2409884
4 51 858903
5 47 327878
6 47 425228
7 52 586515
8 41 301669
9 45 331054
10 49 484623
11 40 202560
12 47 200486
13 49 336364
14 31 70803
15 45 234033
16 45 365740
17 75 5648531
18 28 100106
19 53 914151
20 40 193963
21 72 5399466
22 35 128423
23 37 148830
24 23 34089
25 29 91318
26 19 40295
27 27 33564
28 38 98425
29 32 95961
30 20 28352
31 32 83909
32 28 102397
33 29 54225
34 26 44589
35 22 30085
36 30 72006
37 29 39548
38 31 53051
39 28 37357
40 21 14632
41 23 39625
42 24 20967
43 35 56373
44 37 155416
45 31 76854
46 31 46256
47 39 162165
48 18 14014
49 28 47783
50 26 12334
51 24 20688
52 29 18854
53 33 59223
54 41 65735
55 23 20273
56 37 85044
57 27 41604
58 33 37663
59 33 55995
60 25 43499
61 24 28305
62 30 38291
63 23 20212
64 40 104209
65 40 106849
66 30 47053
67 23 33752
68 18 11139
69 21 34384
70 31 51079
71 22 29589
72 24 11135
73 25 22074
74 25 45667
75 36 85447
76 32 43198
77 30 39444
78 18 26285
79 24 11056
80 29 52892
81 25 16147
82 17 12332
83 19 10359
84 22 7809
85 23 15305
86 27 10191
87 18 22432
88 27 4612
89 19 17134
90 25 6292
91 20 18748
92 24 26220
93 23 33097
94 22 6861
95 22 17722
96 21 12625
97 17 12033
98 20 4277
99 19 7655
100 18 17014

uk post-punk playlist created by Chosic

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