Top Ten Best Scottish Bands


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61Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

Main part of this band is Scottish.


Great band and always good for a great time and dancing around... if ya have seen them "live" once ya keep want to see them again in concert

63Camera Obscura

Just love there stuff, really feel good music

66The Delgados

Messed up melodic madness with great lyrics.

67Cold Crows Dead

Where are Gun? I am from Majorca and I am a huge fan. They are the best scotish band and one of the best hard rock bands ever!

69The Waterboys

Mike Scott is the Waterboys and as a supreme songwriter his canon of songs has no rival among Scots. An extraordinary talent.

Cannot believe no one has nominated mike Scotts vehicle for his songwriting genius. Deserve top 10 for whole of the moon alone but so much more to this magnificent band

Fishermens blues one of best songs ever. Unbelievable no one voting for this wonderful band


At the height of the techno age these guys were top!

71GarbageGarbage is an American-Scottish alternative rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1993. The group consists of Scottish musician Shirley Manson and American musicians Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, and Butch Vig.

Can you include garbage on this given only one member (lead singer though! ) is actually Scottish? I think so! >20 years in the mix... albeit with a couple of hiatusus in there!


I've been walking walking these shores all my days but with you by my side I've been walking on the waves

73Boards of Canada
74ChvrchesChvrches are a Scottish synthpop band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The band consists of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. The band, before formation, practiced playing with demo songs written mostly by Doherty.
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