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Britpop

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪtpɒp
 
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Definition of Britpop in English:

noun

[mass noun]
British pop music of the mid 1990s that was typically influenced by the Beatles and other British groups of the 1960s and perceived as a reaction against American grunge music: [as modifier]: Britpop bands
More example sentences
  • As with Britpop and Grunge in years past and now with Garage Punk Rock and Nu Metal, a new fad will appear.
  • Singer Rupert Browne spent his teens in London, witnessing first hand the peak years of Britpop, drum'n'bass and techno.
  • The 1990s brought a trend, especially in dance music and Britpop, for all kinds of ‘old technology’.

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