Best British Indie Bands

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81 I Heart Sharks
82 The Horrors

Incredible band, a sound of their own which changes in each album. They draw on so many influences and experiment with so many sounds in each new album. No band alike!

83 The Mirror Effect
84 Placebo Placebo Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

Six studio albums, all of which have reached the top 20 in the UK. Have sold over 12 million records worldwide.

Placebo is the most wonderful group, I've ever listened

85 Area 11

Area 11 are easily one of the best on here they might not have much material but its all excellent

All area 11 material is epic and they should at least be in the top 10

86 Metronomy

The kings of the counter melody

This the best BAND! LOVE THEM!

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87 Arcade Fire Arcade Fire Arcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and RĂ©gine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara. V 1 Comment
88 Delays V 2 Comments
89 Viola Beach V 1 Comment
90 Reverend and The Makers

Playing at FA Cup in Summer 2013, best known for their Top 10 hit 'Heavyweight Champion Of The World', just listen to this and I'm sure you'll love it.

There's only one rev and its Jon McClure! Bringing Heavyweight Champion of the world and The State of Things to our ears, should be top 10 at least!

91 Ride

They are great! Vapour Trail is one of the most beautiful love songs I know. Listen to it and try to tell me the opposite... you see: it's not to describe with words!

Awesome 'wall of guitars' music - brings back some memories seeing the name.

92 Gorillaz Gorillaz Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.
93 Band of Skulls
94 Teenage Fanclub
95 The Kinks The Kinks The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.
96 The Crookes

So much better than 70% of the bands on this list. Have produced two stunning albums plus an extended ep and plenty of other wonderful songs. Deserve to be playing stadiums!

I love how amazing this band is. in my opinion, they deserved to get much higher ranks than any other bands in the list. They're still new but they are very good.

97 Stereophonics

Superb band don't get why they've not cracked the US when in my opinion they have better songs than Oasis and (maybe) Blur and Pulp, awesome musicians and he has a lovely voice.

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98 Kitchens of Distinction V 1 Comment
99 Spector

A really underrated indie band that have their own individual sound!

100 Frightened Rabbit
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