Definition of power pop in English:

Share this entry

power pop


[mass noun]
A style of pop music characterized by a strong melody line, heavy use of guitars, and simple rhythm.
Example sentences
  • From the Replacements to the Hang Ups, Minneapolis has long been a beacon for tuneful, crunchy power pop.
  • Scotland's Teenage Fanclub are the standard-bearers of modern power pop.
  • The music is Southern power pop with a dash of blues thrown in for good measure.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: power pop

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.