Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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101 Chvrches Chvrches Chvrches 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.

This is an amazing band and really deserves to be reconized. Listen to them they will blow your mind

102 The Naked and Famous The Naked and Famous The Naked and Famous are a New Zealand indie electronic band from Auckland, formed in 2007. The band consists of Alisa Xayalith, Thom Powers, Aaron Short, David Beadle and Jesse Wood.

How r there no comments on this?!?! This isn't really indie but amazing band and great style this should b WAY higher!

Belongs to the best bands I�'ve ever listened to. Girls like you is my favorite!

103 Catfish and the Bottlemen

I love this band they are ace. They are newer than most of the other bands but still the best.

I love this band so much. You can't stop listening to them! Incredible sound. Their songs are addictive.

My favourite band. Easily. Only 145. Would be higher if their first album isn't only 2 years old.

Amazing band that go me into indie rock. Favourite band so far. This band needs more recognition.

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104 Yo La Tengo

I got a couple of their albums and downloaded some of their songs...I only liked a few songs at first...but after listening to them more, I started liking a lot more songs.

Yo La Tengo is actually one of the pioneers of the Indie genre all together, why aren't they given credit?

Real indie sound. No one like them.

105 Babyshambles
106 The Replacements The Replacements
107 R.E.M. R.E.M. R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.

Legends dead letter office is a masterpiece

R.E.M. were one of the original alternative rock bands. I think any list needs them at or near the top.

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108 Youth Group
109 Yuck
110 Elefant
111 British Sea Power
112 The Subways

So underrated. This is fantastic band, just listen to Rock'n'roll queen and you'll understand me

113 Zoé

He best Mexican rock band I've ever heard

Is the best indie rock band in Spanish

114 Hurts

A world class band, Miracle, blind, wonderful life, illuminated. Listen to it!

115 Placebo Placebo Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

Awesome shows, awesome personality

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116 Silversun Pickups

Not really Indy but the first 3 albums are hard to resist. Believe you in me.

Brilliant Band - can't stop listening to Lazy Eye!

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117 Wild Sweet Orange
118 Maximo Park

One of the best bands playing now; every album has several excellent songs.

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119 Bunkface
120 Right Away, Great Captain
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