Violent Femmes
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1980
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Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes Biography (Wikipedia)

Violent Femmes is an American punk rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active from 1980 to 1987 and again from 1988 to 2009. As of 2013, they are active again. The band has performed as a trio, including singer, guitarist and songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and four drummers: Victor DeLorenzo (1980–1993, 2002–2009 and 2013), Guy Hoffman (1993–2002), Brian Viglione (2013–2016), and John Sparrow (2016-present).

The Violent Femmes have released nine studio albums and fifteen singles during the course of their career. The band found immediate success with the release of their self-titled debut album in early 1983. Featuring many of their well-known songs, including "Blister in the Sun", "Kiss Off", "Add It Up" and "Gone Daddy Gone", Violent Femmes became the band's biggest-selling album and was eventually certified platinum by the RIAA. Violent Femmes went on to become one of the most successful alternative rock bands of the 1980s, selling over 9 million albums by 2005. After the release of their third album The Blind Leading the Naked (1986), the band's future was uncertain and they split up in 1987, when Gano and Ritchie went solo. However, they regrouped a year later, releasing the album 3 (1989). Since then, Violent Femmes' popularity continued to grow, especially in the United States where the songs "Nightmares" and "American Music" cracked the top five on the Modern Rock Tracks chart.

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Blister In The Sun
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Blister In The Sun
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Gone Daddy Gone
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Gone Daddy Gone
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Good Feeling - 6Music Session 24/11/2002
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Good Feeling - 6Music Session 24/11/2002
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Add It Up - 6Music Session 24/11/2002
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Add It Up - 6Music Session 24/11/2002
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Kiss Off
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Kiss Off
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I'm Not Done
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I'm Not Done
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Big Car
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Big Car
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Foothills
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Foothills
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What You Really Mean
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What You Really Mean
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Memory
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Memory
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Look Like That Reprise - London Town And Country Club 1991
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Look Like That Reprise - London Town And Country Club 1991
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Life Is A Scream - London Town And Country Club 1991
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Life Is A Scream - London Town And Country Club 1991
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