Best Bands from the UK

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61 Blur Blur Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist/guitarist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree.

Since when should Blur be this far down the list?!?! Are people insane? Blur absolutely rock!

I am furious at the fact that blur have ranked below the pet shop boys. The pet shop boys! I mean, the pet shop boys are a lot of fun, but I defy you to find one way they are better than blur. And you know what, I went into this list going "it's okay if oasis is listed above blur, that so-called battle of Britpop ended as soon as it began, they're both good, it doesn't matter"-- but honestly!? How did oasis make top ten and blur came in number forty? The mind reels!

Blur has always experimented and didn't always use the same formula. People should really look beyond "Song 2"...Songs like "The Universal" or "This Is A Low", truly underappreciated band.

Blur is an amazing band, should at least be in the top 20
So underrated

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62 Marillion Marillion Marillion are a British rock band, formed in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, in 1979. They emerged from the post-punk music scene in Britain and existed as a bridge between the styles of punk rock and classic progressive rock, becoming the most commercially successful neo-progressive rock band ...read more.

This band should be way more popular than they are. Amazing, emotional and beautiful music... Those who haven't heard them, listen to their song No One Can! - icepaw99

U2 got all the fame that should have gone to Marillion. Marillion's been chugging along like the Little Engine That Could for over 30 years (without any break to speak of! ) and they're still obscure! What a stupid world this is!

63 Jethro Tull Jethro Tull Jethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.

Always fun, always interesting, always their own sound! Ian Anderson is a great songwriter; particularly a brilliant lyricist.

64 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. V 2 Comments
65 Jamiroquai

The most underrated band...Jamiroquai is not just a band, it's a state of mind : Unique music style, unique voice and dancing style of Jay Kay, incredible basslines, very very diversified discography. And probably one of the best live bands, with song which are 3 times longer in live than in the studio version, a lot of different instruments and improvisations.

My favorite band of all time! Normally I don't like pop, but jamiroquai is so funky!

Undoubtedly the very best of jazz. Definitely maybe (yup, you got it) the best of UK.

Underrated. They are so awesome. Just get to listen em.

66 Kasabian Kasabian Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards.

My favorite band! One of the best in the world, actually! Listen to any of their songs and you'll be hooked. Personally, I recommend Empire. Still my favorite song, even after listening a hundred times.

DUH. OBVIOUS. They have everything a legendary band has... Please, Keane on number 1? AT LEAST put the Beatles as the number one. Or Anything else. And why is Bullet for my Valentine in here?

Kasabian is better than many bands in this list... At least should be in top 15. I love this band they have variety in everything man!

What a band! Nobody else like them

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67 Cabaret Voltaire
68 Lostprophets Lostprophets

Amazing band, should be in top 10 without a doubt! - wazabee900

I've loved this band since I heard their song "Burn Burn" for the first time... Now I listen to all their songs every minute and I can say they're the best band ever!

Don't even bother with the rapist crap INCREDIBLE BAND ENOUGH SAID!

Great band with great music. Should be number 1 or at least in he top 5

69 Mt. Desolation

They are underrated but they're amazing, every song they had is perfect and they're great musicians, every time I listen to them I really feel the music I just love to listen to this band, they had really good lyrics N. N

70 Beady Eye

Great band and they are alive!

71 The Animals The Animals The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the early part of the decade.
72 Bad Company Bad Company
73 Wings

It's a referente Band, not to be compared with most of the mencioned ones! The list is ridícoulus if is not starting with The Beatles! '

74 Bush Bush Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.

Not big in britain
But were a real hit in the usa
I love everything about gavin rossdale with his powerful and unique voice
Please big up bush

75 Rainbow
76 Throbbing Gristle Throbbing Gristle Throbbing Gristle were an English music and visual arts group formed in 1976 in Kingston upon Hull. The band comprised Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson and Chris Carter.
77 Take That Take That Take That are an English pop group from Manchester, formed in 1989. The group currently consists of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen.

The most successful of boy bands. Wrote their own songs, danced like no other. Great-looking lads, great inter-relationships, no ego-trippers.

Should be top5

Should be in the top 5 :D

78 Travis

Travis should be at least in the top 10. They are the band of people. Still widely listened to. They should be placed above or at par with Keane and Coldplay. I love Coldplay and Keane but I think even the members of those two bands are also fans of Travis.

What! Travis should be in the top 10! Post Brit-Pop, They paved a way for bands like Coldplay, Keane and many others. Proper musicians. I like their honesty. Fran Healy has a supurb voice and is a truly great songwriter.

79 The Kooks The Kooks The Kooks are an English rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was Max Rafferty, and the founding drummer was Paul Garred.

I Love The Kooks
BEST OF THE BEST.
There songs are limitless song for every mood

Should be way higher than 75! Their first album is timeless!
True Indie band!

80 Five Five
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