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 Downtempo
Britpop. Another of those typically English one-off genres that still resonates as a definition today.

Britpop arose in the mid to late 90's in the UK as a new wave of political, cultural and artistic feeling spread through society. Musically the style is solidly indie-guitar-rock, following in the traditions of early indie acts like The Smiths and Joy Division or the 'Madchester' baggy stylings of The Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses.

What defines any genre though is it's classics; albums and singles, or events, from a certain select number of bands. The Britpop years had as many classics as you could imagine. It saw the arrival of Oasis with their genius debut album 'Definitely Maybe', other survivors like The Charlatans or Pulp reached new peaks during this time too. And of course you have to have one-hit-wonders, the kind of bands who were stars just for those short few years; for every Oasis, Blur and Suede Britpop also offered us Octopus, Bis and Smaller!

Below are listed many of the acts who defined the Britpop era, some have survived to become genuinely great bands, others have disappeared from any scene! It remains a very strong collectors market, here you'll find top rarities, imports + collectables.

Search through those perfect Britpop years ...1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997.

Choose the Britpop artist of your choice to Buy Rare, Collectible, Used and Hard to Find Vinyl Albums, Vinyl records, Rare Singles, Picture Discs, Rare Vinyl, 12" singles, 10" singles, 7" singles, Limited Editions, Promos, Promotional items, Imports, Memorabilia, Juke-Box singles and new re-issue CD or remastered CD Albums and compilations.

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A.P.E.

Adjágas

Audio Deluxe

Baikonour

BBG

Benz

Black Bizarre

Bloomypetal

Blue Bommer

Blue, Deepest

Bodybag

Bowling Green, The

Boxsaga

Bracken

Cato, Lorraine

Cayne, Carol

Chapman, Ben

Crackpot

DJ Vitamin D

Donna Regina

Dreamhouse

Ecstacy Of Saint Theresa, The

Emotion

Eve & Night

Evident

Fingerfood

Frahm, Nils

Fugu

How To Dress Well

Impossibles, The

Inc. No World

Intime

King Of Woolworths

Kiss The Sky

Lanterns On The Lake

Latitude [80S]

Lee Curtis Connection, The

Lee, Tim

Lewis, SG

Lhooq

London Funk Allstars, The

Manasseh Meets The Equalizer

Murphy, Róisín

Nostalgia 77

NT

Oh! Polo

Oscillation, The

People People

Pronto!

Reborn

ReR Megacorp

Robe

Rowe, Maria

Savannah

Schnauss, Ulrich

Sherman, Kenneth

Sir Sly

Smart

Smith & Mighty

Southon, Sonny

Souvenir

Statik Sound System

Supafly Vs Fishbowl

Tek 9

This Experience

Tobin, Amon

Toothless

Toro y Moi

Unation

United Nations

Urban Myth Club

Wild Weekend



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