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Canadian Alternative Rock Songs

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The world has some very well-know and talented musicians from all over the place, including our beloved Canada. From the likes of Shania Twain to Nickelback, there have been a number of very influential artists coming from Canada, including in the indie rock section of the music industry. Weave put together a list of current best indie rock bands from Canada and ranked them from best. Despite this list being from best, none of the artists and bands is aworsta as theyare top 10 bests in Canada. Our ranking is do through research and is bias, However, all of the artists listed on this list are class as some of the best indie rock artists of all time and are still very good at what they do. Originating in the United States during the 1980as, indie rock is a style of alternative rock that from artists who are signed to independent record labels. Since its origin, there have been many different bands and artists who have popularise indie rock, getting their hits and singles into top charts. Despite lot of indie rock bands coming from all over the world, main contenders come from countries such as the USA, UK, and Canada. The best indie rock bands originate in these countries and have then gone on storm the industry with their music. Indie rock is a very particular genre but its history shows how some of the best indie rock artists come about and discover sound in all its glory. From the likes of Smiths and REM, there are so many different bands that have given indie rock its famous name. The history of indie rock music can be traced back to 1800as when there was African Slavery in America, many people who perform and write songs related to blues and jazz which would then be blended with African rhythms with English they had learnt to speak. Yet, real start of indie rock came about when rock and roll became popular in 1945. Alternative rock was born in 1975 with many underground bands coming up and performing more mainstream concerts and this laid work for the coming genre of indie rock and pop, which came about in 1980. Despite indie rock starting in the 1980s, it only really became popular during 2000as, in the UK and US, genre is one of the most diverse in the whole music industry as bands can have sound of indie-pop, punk, or even grunge. Bands like Kook and Shins play a very important role in the genre and the songwriters are some of the best indie rock bands of all time. Artists like Foster People are more recent additions to the indie rock / pop world and have allowed the sound of indie rock to reach the top charts. In 1980, the birth of indie rock came about, and nobody realise amount of popularity it would eventually gain.

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2. The Band

The band is an American-Canadian rock band consisting of four Canadians and one American. AllMusic describes the band as one of most popular and influential rock bands in the world. The band's original group name was Hawks. They were initially been backing band for Ronnie Hawkins, American-Canadian Rock and Roll musician. They started to gain popularity when they back-up Bob Dylan on his concert tours. The group won the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1989 and the Rock, Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, and the Canadas Walk of Fame in 2014. The band ranks 50 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In 2004, Band received Grammy Life Achievement Award. One of their Greatest Songs is Weight, which ranks 41 on Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Albums: Music from Big Pink, Band, Stage Fright, Cahoots, Rock of Ages, moondog Matinee, northern Lights-Southern Cross, Islands, Jericho, High on Hog, Jubilation

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