List of power pop musicians


List of power pop musicians

This is a list of notable bands and musicians that have been described as playing power pop music, or as contributing to the power pop genre.

0-9

* 10cc
* 20/20
* 4 Out of 5 Doctors

A

* Admiral Twin
* The All-American Rejects
* American Hi-Fi
* Any Trouble
* The Apples in Stereo
* Artful Dodger
* Ash
* All Time Low
* Attic Lights

B

* Tal Bachman
* Badfinger
* The Bangles
* Barenaked Ladies
* The Barracudas
* Stiv Bators
* The Beat
* Beatnik Termites
* Chris Bell
* Rene Berg
* Better Than Ezra
* Big Star
* Blondie
* Blue
* Blue Ash
* Bleu
* The Bongos
* Bourgeois Tagg
* The Boys
* Bram Tchaikovsky
* The Breakaways
* The Breetles
* Brendan Benson
* The Broken West
* Busted

C

* The Candy Butchers
* The Cars
* Cheap Trick
* The Chords
* The Click Five
* The Connells
* The Contrast
* Elvis Costello
* Cotton Mather
* Marshall Crenshaw
* The Cute Lepers
* Cute Is What We Aim For [ [http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/entertainment/music/single_reviews/s/222/222500_cute_is_what_we_aim_for__theres_a_class_for_this_atlantic.html Cute Is What We Aim For - There’s A Class For This (Atlantic) - Single reviews - Music - Entertainment - Manchester Evening News ] ]

D

* Danielle Egnew
* Devin Davis
* The Dandy Warhols
* The dB's
* Del Amitri
* Don Dixon
* Dressy Bessy
* Duran Duran [ [http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?node=cityguide/profile&id=1088538 Duran Duran: Concerts and Music Events in Columbia, MD on washingtonpost.com's City Guide ] ] [ [http://www.logoonline.com/music/out_first/duran_duran/red_carpet_massacre/index.jhtml Red Carpet Massacre | Duran Duran | OutFirst Album Streams | Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Music | LOGOonline | Logo Online ] ]

E

* Eddie & the Hot Rods
* Enuff Z'nuff
* The Exploding Hearts

F

* Jason Falkner
* Farewell
* Farrah
* Michael Fennelly
* Firestarter
* The Flamin Groovies
* Ben Folds
* Fountains of Wayne
* Frisbie
* Forever the Sickest Kids

G

* Game Theory
* Per Gessle
* Gas Giants
* Gigolo Aunts
* Gin Blossoms
* Ginger Sling [ [http://www.myspace.com/gingersling] Ginger Sling]
* The Go-Betweens
* The Grays
* The Greenberry Woods
* Guadalcanal Diary
* Guster

H

* Juliana Hatfield
* Head Automatica [ [http://www.punknews.org/review/5368 Punknews.org | Head Automatica - Popaganda ] ]
* The Headboys
* Hey Monday
* Hellogoodbye [ [http://top40.about.com/od/singles/gr/hellogoodbyehiy.htm Hello Goodbye - Here (In Your Arms) review about.com] ] [ [http://media.www.iowastatedaily.com/media/storage/paper818/news/2006/03/10/Pulse/Hellogoodbye.Reveals.Band.Secret.Skin-1683109.shtml Hellogoodbye reveals band secret: skin] ]
* Holly and the Italians
* The Hudson Brothers
* The Hummingbirds
* Eric Hutchinson

J

* The Jags
* The Jam
* Jellyfish
* Jimmy Eat World
* Jonas Brothers

K

* Tommy Keene
* The Knack
* Kids In Glass Houses

L

* The Lambrettas
* The La's
* Lazlo Bane
* The Lemonheads
* Let's Active
* Lightning Seeds
* Locksley
* The Loud Family
* Loverboy [ [http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,4453168,00.html Loverboy : Just Getting Started - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect ] ]
* Nick Lowe
* Luna Halo

M

* Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
* Material Issue
* Matt & Kim
* The Merry-Go-Round
* Mitch Allan
* R. Stevie Moore
* The Motors
* Mika [ [http://www.musicomh.com/music/gigs/mika-2_0707.htm Mika @ Somerset House, London | live music reviews | musicOMH.com ] ]
* Morningwood
* Motion City Soundtrack
* McFly

N

* The Nazz
* The Nerves
* The New Pornographers
* A.C. Newman
* The Nice Boys

O

* The Odds
* OK Go
* The Only Ones
* Ookla the Mok
* The Orange Peels
* Owsley
* Orson
* Ozma

P

* Michel Pagliaro
* Papas Fritas
* Pandoras
* Paramore [ [http://www.rhapsody.com/paramore/14961125_riot#albumreview Rhapsody review of Riot!] ]
* Paul Collins' Beat
* Michael Penn
* Pezband
* The Pink Spiders
* The Pettit Project
* The Pillbugs
* The Plimsouls
* Plain White T's
* Pointed Sticks
* Pooh Sticks
* The Posies
* Powerspace
* Private Jets
* The Pursuit of Happiness

R

* The Ramones
* The Raspberries
* The Records
* The Red Buttonr
* Redd Kross
* The Rembrandts
* The Replacements
* Restless Soul
* Emitt Rhodes
* The Rocket Summer
* The Romantics
* Rooney
* Roxette
* The Rubinoos
* Rudi
* Todd Rundgren

* The Scruffs
* Secret Affair
* Bob Segarini
* Phil Seymour
* Shoes
* Silver Sun
* The Singles
* Sloan
* The Smithereens
* Splitsville
* Rick Springfield
* Spymob
* Squeeze
* The Stereo
* Sugarcult
* Superbus
* Superdrag
* Supergrass
* Super Furry Animals
* Matthew Sweet
* Swirl 360

T

* Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
* Teenage Fanclub
* Third Eye Blind
* Glenn Tilbrook
* Tiny Dancers
* The Thermals
* Tonight
* Tsar
* Dwight Twilley

U

* The Undertones
* Until June
* Utopia

V

* The Vapors
* The Vibrators
* Velvet Crush
* Veruca Salt

W

* Wannadies
* We Are Balboa
* We the Kings
* Weezer
* Wheatus
* The Who
* The Wombatscite book | title = The Roots of Powerpop | edition = | last = Various Artists | first = | coauthors = | year = 1996 | publisher = Bomp Records | id = ASIN: B000003JGK | pages = ]
* Wondermints

X

* XTC

Z

* Zolof the Rock & Roll Destroyer
* Zumpano

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