I never really got too into the Violent Femmes. I definitely respect their uniqueness and minimalist approach to post-punk/pop, they just never struck a deep chord with me. But this jam, from back in 1983, is undeniably catchy.
Violent Femmes are an American alternative 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 three drummers, Victor DeLorenzo (1980–1993, 2002–2009 and 2013), Guy Hoffman (1993–2002) and Brian Viglione (2013–present).