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Violent Femmes is an American alternative rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active from 1980 to 1987 and again from 1988 to 2009. The band has performed as a trio, including: singer, guitarist and songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and three drummers, Victor De Lorenzo (1980–1993, 2002–20), Guy Hoffman (1993–2002) and Brian Viglione (2013–present).

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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.

It’s like when they hear Mick Jagger’s voice, they want to hear Keith Richards’ guitar.

And when they hear Gordon’s voice, they want to hear my acoustic bass guitar.” That seemingly simple core has long been the foundation for adventurous arrangements and unique rhythmic approaches.

Songs like “Not Ok” and “Another Chorus” bear all the marks of the Femmes canon – “I’m sure it doesn’t sound like this to anybody else, but to me in my head it sounds like A Tribe Called Quest,” says Gano of the latter – while others, like “Everlasting You” and “Adam Was A Man,” represent significant stylistic departures, adding new sonic elements and heretofore untapped flavors to the Violent Femmes’ musical palette.“To me, it’s about the song,” Gano says. And now that I’ve said that, it’s also about us doing the song.

There are certain things that are a part of our sound that we gravitate towards because that’s what this thing called “Violent Femmes” has done from the beginning.

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.It’s like when they hear Mick Jagger’s voice, they want to hear Keith Richards’ guitar.And when they hear Gordon’s voice, they want to hear my acoustic bass guitar.” That seemingly simple core has long been the foundation for adventurous arrangements and unique rhythmic approaches.Songs like “Not Ok” and “Another Chorus” bear all the marks of the Femmes canon – “I’m sure it doesn’t sound like this to anybody else, but to me in my head it sounds like A Tribe Called Quest,” says Gano of the latter – while others, like “Everlasting You” and “Adam Was A Man,” represent significant stylistic departures, adding new sonic elements and heretofore untapped flavors to the Violent Femmes’ musical palette.“To me, it’s about the song,” Gano says. And now that I’ve said that, it’s also about us doing the song.There are certain things that are a part of our sound that we gravitate towards because that’s what this thing called “Violent Femmes” has done from the beginning.He wanted to bring out the best of what the band is already good at.”“Ted did a great job working with us,” Gano says.