Sounds of the City: 7 songs that are about Manchester- including tracks from Ian Brown and The Smiths

Manchester has been the influence of many songs and here, we take a look at some of the best known

Manchester is a rich hotbed of music, giving the world some of the biggest musicians ever known. Oasis, The Smiths and Joy Division are just three of the globally renowned bands to grow from the city. 

As well as having a long list of famous musicians rise from the city, Manchester is also the subject of many songs. This goes to show further the musical impact which Manchester has had on pop culture. 

To celebrate this proud achievement, we’ve got together some of the songs which are about Manchester. 

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