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Fifth Column

Fifth Column is an all-women experimental post punk band from Toronto, which came about during the early 1980s. They tookthe name FifthColumn after a military manoeuvre by Francisco Franco during the Spanish Civil War.

Their live shows often included films played overtop of the band and a ‘go-go’ boy dancing. They were frequently accompaniedby guestmusicians who played instruments as varied as saxophone, trumpet, flute, or violin.

Independent-minded, they released their recordings, including their second full length recording All-Time Queen Of The World,them ...read more

Fifth Column is an all-women experimental post punk band from Toronto, which came about during the early 1980s. They tookthe name FifthColumn after a military manoeuvre by Francisco Franco during the Spanish Civil War.

Their live shows often included films played overtop of the band and a ‘go-go’ boy dancing. They were frequently accompaniedby guestmusicians who played instruments as varied as saxophone, trumpet, flute, or violin.

Independent-minded, they released their recordings, including their second full length recording All-Time Queen Of The World,themselves. Avideo for the song “Like This ” from the album was directed by Bruce LaBruce with Fifth Column. The band alsoappeared on a number ofcompilations. « hide

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1994

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1990

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1986

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