The 11 biggest and best Manchester songs and anthems - including Joy Division, Oasis and The Smiths

Plenty of iconic songs have been born from Manchester- we’ve had a go at picking out just a few

Manchester is a city steeped in musical history, with some of the biggest names coming from the area. From Oasis to Joy Division, The Smiths to Happy Mondays, plenty of talent has s[ruing from Manchester and the surrounding area. 

With this, some of the most memorable and iconic songs in UK music have been created by these local acts. Many of these songs remain just as popular as they were when first released. 

To celebrate the rich Mancunian music influence, we’ve taken a stab at collecting together the best songs which have come from the city. Many of these were suggested by you, our readers.