Top 10 Best Soft Rock Bands

BoredJeff02
I`m surprised how this list wasn't done already. These bands are the best that soft rock had to offer. However for this list I`m excluding hard rock bands like AC/DC.

The Top Ten

1 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

Both a soft rock band a classic rock band. - BoredJeff02

Some songs are pretty heavy " Dizzy miss Lizzy ", " Helter Skelter ", " Good morning ", " Taxman " etc... but yes, mostly a soft rock band.

Agree with jeff - EliHbk

2 Boston Boston Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, that achieved their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.

Almost as good as Journey. - BoredJeff02

Boston is pretty good. Songs like Foreplay/Long Time are always enjoyable to listen to. - Element119

Not complaining but I don't think Soft Rock is an actual genre. I think it's more of a clarification to seperate the vast variety of Rock music. Most of the bands can fit under Rock N' Roll which is the accurate genre. Before AC/DC and other Hard Rock bands these bands were known as just that. - cjWriter1997

3 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.

Their soft to a extant - BoredJeff02

4 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

Journey is an awesome band, especially with their early albums with Steve Perry-Infinity, Evolution, and Departure. - Element119

The best soft rock band out there. - BoredJeff02

5 Kansas Kansas Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".

Their pretty soft to be honest. - BoredJeff02

6 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.

Soft indeed. - BoredJeff02

7 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.

Just as soft as The Beatles. - BoredJeff02

8 Reo Speedwagon
9 Blind Pilot Blind Pilot Blind Pilot is an American indie folk band based in Portland, Oregon, United States. They have released three albums and one EP since 2008.

They are a folk/indie band. But there songs could be classified as soft rock too. - zxm

Great sound. Good listening.

10 ABBA ABBA ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

No explanation needed. - BoredJeff02

The Contenders

11 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.

Soft alternative rock band. - zxm

12 The Who The Who The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.

They are a hard rock band but some of their songs get poppy... - Lucretia

Self explantory. - BoredJeff02

13 Bread

The term "soft rock" was invented for them.

14 Steely Dan Steely Dan

One of the best soft rock bands blends jazz, funk and RnB into their music!

15 Cream Cream Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.
16 Bon Iver Bon Iver
17 Bee Gees Bee Gees The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. Their line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
18 Kodaline Kodaline Kodaline is an Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, in 2012 the band changed its name to Kodaline.

Soft music with some pop elements in it. - zxm

19 The Carpenters
20 America
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