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Jangle pop

Music genre
NameJangle pop
Stylistic originsPower pop, post-punk, folk rock, rock and roll
Cultural originsMid-1960s United States/United Kingdom.
Revival in mid-1980s United States
Typical instrumentsStandard drum set - 12-string electric guitar - Semi-acoustic guitar - Keyboard - Bass guitar - Electronic organ
Mainstream popularityPeaked in mid to late-1980s
Derivative formsIndie pop
Regional scenesDunedin Sound - Paisley Underground

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Jangle pop is a genre of alternative rock from the mid-1980s that "marked a return to the chiming or jangly guitars and pop melodies of the '60s" bands such as The Byrds, with their electric twelve-string guitars and power pop song structures. Mid-1980s jangle pop was a non-mainstream "pop-based format" with "some folk-rock overtones". Between 1983 and 1987, Southern-pop bands like R.E.M., Let's Active or Tom Petty and a subgenre called "Paisley Underground" incorporated psychedelic influences.

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The Wallflowers were an obscure jangle pop band from England. Releases: Blushing Girl, Nervous Smile (12) 1986 Thank You (7+12) 1987 83.7 (7+12) 1987 Blushing Girl, Nervous Smile is a glorious jangle pop song, celebrating life and beauty.
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Formed in 2009, The Cavalcade are a three piece indie pop band from the rain-swept town of Preston. "Voices" is taken from their deput EP - "Meet You in the Rain", the best release of the year so far. Fantastic jangle pop with heartfelted vocals.
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This song appeared first on the compilation "Uncle Arthur's Pop Parlour" released in 1987. Then, in 1988, they released "Sleepyhead" on a split flexidisc release with "Summer" by The Grooveyard. Jangle pop at its best.
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The Hummingbirds Word Gets Around. Wikipedia entry: The Hummingbirds were an indie pop or jangle pop band from Sydney, Australia formed in 1986 from Bug Eyed Monsters.[1][2] They were one of the most highly touted outfits to emerge from Sydney's inner-city scene during the late 1980s and were an early signing to the rooArt label.[1] The Hummingbirds' single "Blush" peaked at #19 on the ARIA singles charts in 1989.[3][4] They left rooArt in 1992 and disbanded in 1993. Members * John Boyce â bass guitar (19861987) * Simon Holmes â vocals, guitar (19861993) * Mark Temple â drums (19861992) * Alannah Russack â vocals, guitar (19861993) * Robyn St.Clare â bass guitar (19871993) * Shane Melder â drums (19921993) * Nic Dalton â bass (1990, 1992)
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All I Need from Big Red Bus from 1991. They were a jangle pop band from UK who released a self-titled mini album in 1989 and a single - "All I Need" in 1991. Recently, their song, "Cathedral Walls" was featured on the first volume of the Leamington Spa series, in 2000.
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I do not own the copyright to this recording so if it needs to be removed, I will remove it. This video is for entertainment purposes only. Composed by John Lennon & Paul McCartney Heavenly (1989-1996) were an Indie pop/Twee pop/jangle rock group from Oxford, England. After recording two singles in 1990, they recorded four albums between 1991-96 "Heavenly vs. Satan", "Le Jardin de Heavenly", "The Decline and Fall of Heavenly", and "Operation Heavenly", recording more singles between the album releases all the while. Drummer Mathew Fletcher took his own life in 1996, the remaining members went on to other groups. Amelia Fletcher:Lead Vocals Mathew Fletcher:Drums Peter Momtchiloff:Guitar Robert Pursley:Bass Cathy Rogers:Backing Vocals Recorded in Oxford, England c. November, 1991 Originally issued on the 1991 LP "Revolution #9:A Tribute To The Beatles" (Pax PG-9) This recording taken from the 1997 CD of the same title
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Sensible Jerseys were: Andrew Cunningham (Guitar, Vocals), David Clifton (Backing Vocals, Guitar, Organ), Stephen Booker(Backing Vocals, Bass), Simmy Richman (Drums). Releases: Right And Wrong (7") 1985 on Jersey Records - SJ01 2 Way Radio (7"+12") 1985 on Virgin Records - VS 813 Go to Work was composed by Andrew Cunningham and is the b-side for their second 7" and 12", "Two-Way Radio". The song is brilliant. One of the best jangle pop songs I've ever heard. They should've been famous.
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Formed in 1986 by school friends Matthew Bolton on bass, and Eddie Taylor with his guitar, in Eddies dads garage. A recording of Everything was added to numerous compilation tapes and The Apple Moths quickly grew, adding Matthews brother Richard on vocals and tambourine, and cousin Steven Hadcroft (the ginger wizard) on Keyboards. The band moved offices to Richards attic bedroom where they wrote some tunes and began to gig. Soon after, The Apple Moths were picked up by A Turntable Friend, and released the Fred Astaire ep on 7 the band split shortly after with Matt, Steven and Richard going on to form Windy Miller. Today Matthew is still teetering on the outskirts of the bradford music scene but prefers rock band on the wii, Steven moved into programming games for mobile phones, he is still a ginger wizard. Eddie rides his bike and is in a local covers band and Richard is the front man of Bradford Punk Pop band Idiot Box. Kymri appeared only on compilations, it wasn't officially released by the band. Jangle pop perfection.
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A Riot Of Colour were based in North London's Swiss Cottage, UK in the mid 80s. They were signed to Dan Treacy's (Television Personalities) Dreamworld Records. "Put To Sleep" appeared on the "Everlasting" tape compilation back in the days and it's a jangle pop beauty.
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Pylon Look Alive Lp Chain 1990 Athens Georgia - New Wave, Post-Punk, Jangle Pop, Alternative Rock
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