British Alternative Rock is a genre of rock music that emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s in the United Kingdom. It is characterized by its eclectic mix of styles, including punk, post-punk, new wave, gothic rock, and indie rock. British Alternative Rock bands often incorporate elements of other genres, such as folk, reggae, and electronic music. The genre is known for its dark, often melancholic sound, and its lyrical themes of alienation, despair, and social and political issues. Notable British Alternative Rock bands include The Smiths, The Cure, Joy Division, Radiohead, and Oasis.


Playlists featuring British Alternative Rock.

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