British Music Trivia Quiz IIBritish Music Trivia Questions
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Featuring pop singer Lily Allen, "Just Be Good to Green" was the breakthrough hit for which British rap artist?
a. Plan B
c. Tinnie Tempah
d. Professor Green
Professor Green - 'Just Be Good to Green' was released on the album 'Alive Till I'm Dead' in 2010.
Welsh singer-songwriter Kelly Jones is the lead singer with which rock band?
c. Manic Street Preachers
Stereophonics - The Stereophonics' debut album, Word Gets Around, was released in August 1997.
Which of these was the title of Billie Pipers' first number-one of the 2000s?
a. Night Night
b. Up All Night
c. Daytime Night Time
d. Day and Night
Day and Night - 'Day and Night' was released in the United Kingdom in May 2000.
Released in 2011 on the album 21, the song "Someone Like You" was a major hit for which artist?
a. Leona Lewis
d. Amy Winehouse
Adele - 'Someone like You' was Adele's first number-one single in the UK.
The song "Rehab" was a major hit single for which English singer and songwriter in 2006?
a. Leona Lewis
b. Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse - Rehab can be found on Amy's second and final studio album 'Back to Black'.
Which of these Coldplay singles was the first to be released?
c. The Scientist
Yellow - From the album Parachutes, Yellow was recorded in March 2000.
Paul McCartney was a member of which popular British band that is sometimes referred to as the Fab Four?
a. The Rolling Stones
b. The Beatles
c. The Animals
d. The Kinks
The Beatles - Formed in Liverpool in 1960, the Beatles were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
Which of these Rolling Stones' albums was the first to be released?
a. Let It Bleed
b. Sticky Fingers
c. Exile on Main Street
Aftermath - Released April 1966, Aftermath is the Stones' fourth studio album and the first to consist entirely of Mick Jagger/Keith Richards compositions.
Sleepwalker, Low Budget and Percy were all albums by which British band?
a. The Who
b. The Kinks
c. Electric Light Orchestra
d. The Animals
The Kinks - Brothers Dave and Ray Davies formed the Kinks in North London in 1963.
The song "The House of the Rising Sun" was a number-one hit for which group that was fronted by the deep-voiced Eric Burdon?
b. The Animals
c. The Yardbirds
d. Joy Division
The Animals - The House of the Rising Sun was recorded in just one take on May 18th, 1964.
English rapper and songwriter Dylan Mills is better known as...?
a. Tinnie Tempah
d. Dizzee Rascal
Dizzee Rascal - Dylan is also known by the pseudonyms Captain Roscoe and Raskit.
The hit song "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell won the BRIT Award for Best Single in which year?
1982 - American artist Gloria Jones recorded the original version of "Tainted Love" in 1965.
Released in 1995, which Oasis album features the chart-topping track "Wonderwall"?
a. (What's the Story) Morning Glory
b. Definitely Maybe
c. Standing on the Shoulders
d. Be Here Now
(What's the Story) Morning Glory - Noel Gallagher has stated that the song is about an imaginary friend who's gonna come and save you from yourself.
English musician, singer-songwriter, Graham Coxon, sings and plays guitar in which English rock band?
Blur - Blur formed in Colchester in 1988.
Written by Jennifer Saunders, "Viva Forever!" is a musical based on which group's singles?
a. Spice Girls
b. All Saints
c. Atomic Kitten
d. The Saturdays
Spice Girls - Viva Forever! received some of the worst reviews of 2012 and shut down after seven months.
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