A subgenre of pop rock and alternative rock, Britpop was a cultural movement in the 1990s that represented a cocky, patriotic attitude.
Creating political lyrics and living hedonistic lifestyles, the forerunners of the movement were the musicians themselves. The 2015 film, 'Kill Your Friends' (based on the cult novel of the same name by John Niven) follows the life of A&R man Steven Stelfox, as he experiences the cutthroat world of the British music industry of 1997.
To mark the film's home release, we’ve taken a look at five of the most era-defining Britpop bands, and what they’ve been up to recently…
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'Kill Your Friends' is available to own on Blu-ray and DVD