Strangelove: Bristol’s Strangelove were led by the wonderfully peculiar Patrick Duff, and they somehow channelled the spirit of glam rock and the darkness of Joy Division at the same time. 3 Colours Red: Although named after the Krzysztof Kieślowski arthouse film of the same name, there was nothing highfalutin about these hard drinking, hard rocking miscreants (they apparently stuck a pin in Time Out when choosing their name). At some point they got rid of their ace drunken bass player Bob, headed off in a new bland REM b-sides direction and everyone yawned and forgot about them. Happy Mondays’ irrepressible hedonism was pivotal in the Madchester scene. We all wanted to get high on music that was all about getting higher than the sun. If the ’90s is to you an unexplored location, you’ll discover that this three-part playlist offers a fully-fledged itinerary through one of the most prolific musical decades and a certain angle. Not too much though. Signed to 4AD, the band released two fantastic EPs in 1990. Or message me with your thoughts on early-1990s UK indie! I’m really glad you brought this up, actually, as I’ve been meaning to write about The Wedding Present for ages. Their remaining rabid fans still hold out hope for reformation, but singer Paul Draper says ‘no’ about once every Tuesday. My Drug Hell: My Drug Hell had their 15 minutes when secret indie obsessive Robbie Williams was snapped wearing their t-shirt, with the tabloids assuming he was commenting on his own life rather than just wearing the t-shirt of a band he was digging at the time. It doesn’t get much better than this if you’re a fan of reverb-drenched, early-1990s indie. 100. In fact, their sophomore album, Loveless, is the pinnacle of early-1990s indie. Kicking off the list we have Echobelly. ‘Get The Message’ was understated yet still somehow astonishing, and ‘Getting Away With It’ had Neil Tennant on it! And they only released one album. 1990s UK indie bands were the best bands. Most of it in the UK in the early-1990s. Skunk Anansie: Skunk Anansie were so big that they were given the Sunday night headline slot on Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage in ‘99. The Wedding Present released 12 singles in a year and also recorded an album in Ukrainian. Kissing couple. The Longpigs. A kind of mania swept the land and the slightly haunting tune landed at No.2. This list includes songs from artists like Shweta shetty, daler mehendi, nusrat fateh ali khan and lucky ali The drug, not the animal. These figureheads of Skunk Rock divided opinion, confused indie rock fans, though ultimately they remained a niche concern peaking at no.75 in the charts with ‘Vito Satan’. It caused much suspicion among record buyers (who were a really suspicious lot in the 90s). After all, they’re a band idolised by Oasis. Most of it in the UK in the early-1990s. Chapterhouse were borderline Grebo. Moving into the 90s, the indie scene developed distinct sub-genres that allowed music aficionados to converse about the ins and outs of emo, post-rock, and lo-fi at cool-kid parties. He actually formed Shack with his brother in 1986, though much of the acclaim and the “lost genius” tag were bestowed in the late 90s. After one album and a falling out they dissolved in 1999, but last year they came back with a magnificent album called ‘Play For Today’, a record you’ve almost certainly not checked out and one you would be foolish not to. Amen also featured Slayer’s former drummer Dave Lombardo for a while, and how could you not rock with Dave Lombardo in the band? Bands der Neuen Deutschen Welle sind in einer eigenen Liste enthalten.. Then they changed their name and the rest, as they say, is ‘History’. Their sound was genuine 1960s heritage in timbre. Hi Kath, thanks for your comment! Their biggest hit – ‘Gepetto’ – was about the famous wooden toymaker who is currently being investigated by Operation Yewtree. Flowered Up: Though Flowered up seemed to germinate from the Madchester scene of the late 80’s/ early 90’s, they were actually from Camden Town. Since she broke the band up in ‘95, she’s worked with Courtney Love, Gwen Stefani, Sugababes and most famously Christina Aguilera. These Animal Men: Brighton’s These Animal Men had it all; the swagger, the cool threads, the major label deal and the rock star behaviour. They had some other songs that were quite good that no one remembers on account of the fact those songs didn’t have videos featuring a Bee Girl. Da ist es nur folgerichtig, dass wir eine Liste mit über 100 Songs aus den Neunzigern zusammengestellt haben, die aus lauter Knüllern besteht. Mit unserer 90er Playlist begibst du dich auf eine musikalische Zeitreise in eine Zeit, in der Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Matthias Reim, Céline Dion oder die Spice Girls die Charts dominierten. Without the La’s, the early 1990s as an historical moment would be meaningless. Side a was a jangly guitar post punk uk band that I’ve never been able to identify and side b was Lithuanian folk music. Share. Stone Temple Pilots: A poor man’s Pearl Jam was often levelled at Stone Temple Pilots in the 90s, though to be fair, their second album ‘Purple’ in 1994 saw them develop their own more psychedelic rock direction. The rest of their stuff? Answer: Amen did rock. If you’d asked me in 1990 which band was the greatest exponent of UK indie, I would have said Ride. Ride set a standard by which critics would later judge all other UK indie bands. It may sound harsh, but life’s too short to put oneself through such a wringer. They released three EPs in the space of eight glorious months in 1990. This list may not reflect recent changes ( learn more ). © 2021 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. Including themselves. Liste: Beste Rock Bands der Geschichte in Punk, Indie, Hard Rock, Metal, Wave, Electro. They’re still going and their ninth album – cleverly titled ‘IX’ – is out later this year. Nirvana. That’s why I’m claiming the Stone Roses for the early 1990s. Gay Dad: Gay Dad were figures of both derision and suspicion in the late ‘90s, and most of it came from the fact founding member Cliff Jones used to write for Melody Maker and The Face. It did well on its release, and then was used in the movie version of The Saint, doing even better on its re-release. …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead. The only thing they didn’t really have was any hits. They reproduced the 1960s aesthetic on their early releases with reverence. Um die Liste in einer angemessenen Länge zu halten, müssen die Bands zur Aufnahme mindestens einen Wikipediaartikel vorliegen haben. Brett Anderson attempted to sprinkle stardust unto them when he recorded backing vocals on their ‘Love and Other Demons’ album, but the rest of the world wasn’t quite ready and they dissolved in 1998. And I couldn’t care less about Carter USM, Revolver, Sultans of Ping FC, Jesus Jones, EMF, Soup Dragons, Mock Turtles, Ocean Colour Scene or The Shamen. Blind Melon: Blind Melon had a really, really, really big hit in 1993 called ‘No Rain’ which is particularly memorable thanks to the Bee Girl in the video. 94 here, so that’s something.) Because it was lovely, that’s why. No it wasn’t. 14 February 2020, 13:57 | Updated: 14 February 2020, 14:11. 21st August 2014. This is an alphabetically ordered list of bands. Amen: Casey Kasem died recently, but whatever happened to his (almost) namesake Casey Chaos, who was everywhere in the late 90s looking like Robbie Williams dressed up as Frank N. Furter? ‘Race’ scraped the top 40 and they disappeared without trace soon after. Everyone surely remembers ‘What’s Up’. Mkai, Grebo. Shed Seven Fronted by Rick Witter, I defy you not to put ‘A Maximum High’ on this very second, whack the volume up to 10 and not think ‘hmmm, Shed Seven were better than I thought’. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the birth of UK indie, I’m planning a series of posts over the coming weeks and months. King Adora: King Adora were another band who emerged at the end of the millennium, proving to be the most exciting thing to come out of Birmingham since the pneumatic tyre, peaking shortly after the millenium with the glammy, booze-fuelled ‘Vibrate You’. Wikipediaeintrag oder ein Beleg für überregionale Präsenz vorhanden sein herself on the 90s indie bands list the! 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