Russian and foreign rock bands with female vocals - list, art and interesting facts
Practically in all musical genres female voices prevail. Their soprano or contralto sounds pretty impressive. Many bands do not represent their performances without female vocals. He is present in pop music, and metal, and hard rock. In any genre there are and there will always be female voices. Rock groups, both foreign and Russian, are created by the type of quartet, quintet or any other composition. The soloist, as a rule, is called the frontwind, being the center of this group. A list of foreign rock bands with female vocals is presented below.
World of music
Pop and rock bands that differ in female vocals are considered to be quite popular bands, they have fans all over the world. Typically, such groups rarely perform indoors, they collect stadiums, huge beaches on the coast of the sea or ocean, as well as areas of megacities.The popularity of such groups grows rather quickly, right after some time of activity, they can go on major tours without returning from there for several months. The main composition of the group is the same in all cases: there is a vocalist, guitarist, drummer, keyboard player, wind instruments can be used.
As a rule, singers take on a lot of obligations, they must always smile, be beautiful, represent their team. As a rule, a change of team in this situation does not go without a trace. If someone leaves the orchestra, the fans can still survive it, but if there is a change of vocalist, then it is quite possible that the group will lose their fans.
Hard road to success
The most powerful groups, where the vocalist is a woman, quickly become popular and have a lot of fans from the very beginning of their work. Due to the fact that fame is liked by such a performer, they are beginning to develop rapidly, to be engaged in creative work, to write arrangements, songs. The performances are constantly getting better and better. Particularly noticeable is the development of Japanese rock bands with female vocals.
Second half of the 20th century
Groups in which the girl became a soloist, began to appear quite a long time ago, in the middle of the 20th century. From the beginning, there were quite a few groups, they had quite a few fans. This is, for example, the group The Pleasure Seekers, its vocalist was Susie Quatro. Over time, rock bands with female vocals began to appear at every turn. Ensembles with talented girls appeared, and their popularity gradually grew. Now such groups are actively involved in all sorts of ratings due to their wide popularity.
Russian and foreign
If you pay attention to the rating, which is discussed in the article, then basically there are only American and British groups. Other foreign groups are less popular, Russians are not included in them. This is due to the fact that such musical groups are slightly different in format. Therefore, they are not confused with European genres, and achievements in the United States are not appropriated. Below you can find a list of female rock bands that have achieved popularity.
Style and Glory
All bands with female vocals differ in one small nuance.They show expression on stage, in their songs and in the rest of the work. Such rock bands are not formed in one year, on the contrary, they develop over many years, honing their skills. The composition is changing, the vocalists are leaving, but thanks to such changes in the group, like-minded people gather, often the collective begins to gain momentum and increases its popularity.
Groups whose success is only in the future
There is a fairly large number of rock bands that are distinguished by their style, show excellent music, emotions, vocalist, but they have not yet gained the popularity they are seeking. Such teams, as a rule, are quite promising.
Their list is very extensive, but we will list only those that are more or less widely known. We are talking about the groups "Fly", "Moon", "Flirt", "Murakami", "Iva Nova", "Slot", "Mill" and so on. At the moment, rock groups are gaining popularity in Russia, in which the vocalist is a girl. That is why we should expect big changes in the musical culture.
Russian and Slavic rock bands
On the territory of Russia and all other countries of the former Soviet Union,There are a huge number of rock bands with female vocals. As a rule, groups from only three countries are distinguished from them: Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. They are all created at different times and have a different level of popularity, however they all strive to express themselves and create amazing music. The repertoire and professionalism of these people rolls over. The list of Russian rock bands with female vocals is presented below.
The most popular Russian teams
Consider the Russian rock bands that were able to achieve popularity on the territory of the Federation, and their front women are considered almost ambassadors of Russian culture.
The Velvet Group was founded in 2005. As a rule, musicians create music in the style of pop-rock, art-rock. The singer is Catherine Belokon. She creates music and poems to all her songs. Moreover, it has a professional education. Performs in the quintet.
“Night Snipers” is another popular rock band with female vocals from Russia, which was created in 1993. Diana Arbenina is still in the group, she is considered the permanent singer. Moreover, from the moment of their debut their style of repertoire has practically not changed, it is classic.She writes music, as a rule, on poems of quite famous poets. These are lyricists, for example, Akhmatova and Brodsky. It should be noted that the fans of "Night Snipers" are heterogeneous, at concerts you can meet people of any nation.
One of the oldest bands in Russia is a rock band with the female vocal “Nastya”. It was created in 1986. The founder was Anastasia Poleva. An interesting fact is that earlier she participated in another group of the same genre, which was trying to get through from the city of Sverdlovsk. At the moment, her group and she herself has been working in St. Petersburg; this period has lasted since 1993. The most creative period and peak of popularity of this group are the years from 1988 to 1991. The music of this group is exotic and fascinating.
Another equally popular Russian rock band with female vocals is called "Propaganda." It was created in 2001. The team is a quintet, two soloists. Their names are Maria and Anastasia. The group has existed for more than 15 years. It should be noted that for some time they had a lull. And now the group is trying to revive and re-gain its former momentum.
The Russian rock band with female vocals “Masha and the Bears” was created in 1997. At that time, Oleg Nesterov, the lead singer of “Megapolis”, tried to form her. But the initiator was Maria Makarova, who became the frontwoman of this group.
The Chicherina group was created in the city of Yekaterinburg. It happened in 1997. It should be noted that this is another group in the form of a quartet. Soloist is Julia Chicherina. She wrote songs and music for the group. Collaborates with many rock musicians from Russia. We are talking about the groups "Bi-2", Mazaeva and Lagutenko.
The last group on this list is most likely the most popular of all listed above. Of course, we are talking about the team "Zemfira". This group was created in 1998. Her permanent singer, world-famous Zemfira Ramazanova. It should be noted that since 2012, she is on the list of the 100 most influential people of the Russian Federation. The list includes only women. Professional musicians call Zemfira the founder of a new musical direction in the Russian Federation in such genres as rock and pop.
Top rock bands with female vocals from America and Europe
Next, we consider rock bands and their soloists, who conduct their activities in the United States and in Europe.
Evanescence - this band performs in the style of pop-rock.It is considered in the world one of the most successful. The first album of this group was sold in a circulation of 15 million copies. The soloist, whose name is Emily, has a pretty strong soulful voice. She is noted as the best leader among all popular rock bands.
Paramore is an American band that has received a huge amount of music awards, it constantly appears in any charts. Paramore includes three musicians and a drummer who has been replaced by a new one. The soloist name is Hayley Williams. She is considered one of the most talented vocalists, moreover, she was more than once recognized as a sex symbol. The band performs their songs in the style of pop punk, punk rock.
The Finnish metal band called Nightwish is represented by Tarja Turunen. The texts are quite interesting, they are written in the style of fantasy, the arrangement is beautiful, the music pleases every listener. All this allowed the group to reach the top.
British band Siouxsie and the Banshees performs in post-punk style. You may notice when listening to music that the team likes to combine melancholic melodies with electronic instruments. Soloist name is Susie Sue.She has been in this group since its foundation, therefore it is considered indispensable.
Another rather famous group from Ukraine is The HardKiss. She is considered one of the leading rock bands in the country. The frontwomen, whose name is Yulia Sanina, represents the group at many concerts, interviews, and conquers listeners with a voice. Their songs are filled with the deepest meaning, which the girl masterly presents to her fans.
Another equally famous group from the Netherlands, called Within Temptation. She performs symphonic rock. The singer is the owner of a soprano type voice, her name is Sharon Den Adel. She leads her group for Celtic reasons. Her vocals are so great that fans fall in love with her from the first song.
German rock band with female vocals Guano Apes is world famous. She performs mostly American songs. Soloist originally from Croatia. Her name is Sandra Nasic. Her voice and taste in music is simply divine. The group has been in a state for quite some time when it performed only in restaurants and cafes, but now it collects stadiums.