Best Indie Pop / Rock Bands

The Top Ten

1 Never Shout Never

Not indie.

I'm in love with this band I could listen to em all day!

Their music puts me in a really good mood - hopeyf2

2 Elf Power

This indie rock band begun in Athens Georgia and its Amazing

3 Wolf Parade
4 Metric

This band is amazing, its better than Kenickie (another indie band)

5 Bastille Bastille Bastille are an English indie pop band formed in 2010. The group began as a solo project by singer Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. Beside Smith, the four-piece consists of Chris Wood, Will Farquarson, and Kyle Simmons.

Yes. They should be 1.

They are purely awesome..their music is just beautiful...just listen to their album bad blood...its awesome

6 Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.
7 Fun. Fun. Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.

They are influenced by Queen. They have some potential

8 Of Monsters and Men Of Monsters and Men Of Monsters and Men is a five-member, English-language, indie folk-pop band from Reykjavík, Iceland, formed in 2010.

I've loved of monsters and men since 2012, so for 3 years I've loved them. I saw them in concert and cried because I've wanted to see them for so long. by the way, they're really good live!

17? hell they the best...

9 The Arcana The Arcana The Arcana are a British indie/psychedelic/baroque rock band formed in 2015 in London, England. The band consists of Peter Lennodo (vocals, guitars and keyboards), Jack Aquiziac (vocals, bass guitar and keyboards) and Joey Silverheel (drums and percussion). more.

Tomorrow Is Yesterday Can't be touched NO-WAY.

The Arcana are awesome. Lemon Freddy Phantom Of The Sky is a god-like album.

This is my favourite band. I've been following them from the beginning of 2017.

The Arcana is definitely one of the best bands the UK has produced for sometime.

10 Slint

The Contenders

11 Animal Collective Animal Collective Animal Collective is an American experimental pop band formed in Baltimore, Maryland in 2003. Its members and founders are Avey Tare, Panda Bear, Deakin, and Geologist.
12 Passenger Passenger Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician.

Not really a band. Mike Rosenberg had a band called "Passenger". But he's more famous for his solo career. - zxm

13 Nothing But Thieves
14 Kenickie

This band is pretty good but its not the best

15 Tegan and Sara Tegan and Sara Tegan and Sara are a Canadian indie pop band formed in 1998 in Calgary, Alberta, composed of identical twin sisters Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin.
16 Eleventh Dream Day
17 Passion Pit

Their songs are amazing!

18 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.
19 The Hunna
20 Foster The People Foster The People Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2009. It currently consists of lead vocalist Mark Foster, lead guitarist Sean Cimino, keyboardist Isom Innis, and drummer Mark Pontius.Foster founded the band in 2009 after spending several years in Los Angeles as more.
21 Stars

Listen to the album simply red, this should be up there right along with elf power and wolf parade

22 Alive Way
23 Echosmith Echosmith Echosmith is an American indie pop band formed in February 2009 in Chino, California. The band is composed of four siblings: Graham, Sydney, Noah, and Jamie Sierota. Echosmith started first as "Ready Set Go!" until they signed to Warner Bros. Records in May 2012.They are best known for their hit song more.
24 The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
25 XY&O
26 The Coronas
27 Aquilo
28 The Electric Sons
29 Magic Man
30 Amber Run
31 Retro Culture
32 Arizona Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.
33 Kid Runner
34 Smallpools
35 Panama
36 Kid Astray
37 Local Natives
38 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

They are the best... I mean they should at least be 21st...

39 Air Traffic Controller
40 He Is We
41 The National The National The National is an American rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, formed in 1999. The band consists of Matt Berninger, Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Scott Devendorf and Bryan Devendorf.

Pure, deep, catchy music that's changed my life

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