French Post-Punk Bands

There were a lot of French Post-Punk bands in the 80’s, which means plenty of great live shows and cool records. Some of these bands made it big while other disappeared after a few albums.

Here are 5 memorable French Post-Punk bands and artists:

Marquis de Sade released 2 albums between 1977 and 1981. They broke up and came back in 2017 for a few live shows, before the singer passed. The band still plays with various singers as Marquis.

Stinky Toys went from Punk to Post-Punk. They Played with The Sex Pistols, The Clash and after one album continued as New Wave act Elli & Jacno before successfully going solo.

French singer Dominic Sonic released 6 albums between 1998 and 2015 and got a minor hit with his single “When my tears run cold”.

Jad Wio mixes Post-Punk, New Wave, Cabaret with Bondange themes. They released 6 albums since 1989 and are still touring.

Punk/ Post-Punk group Edith Nylon released 4 albums between 1979 and 1982 and opened for The Police. 

More bands could be listed here but they are closer to New Wave.

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