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German New Wave Bands List

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Updated October 13, 2018 6k views 25 items

List of German new wave bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as new wave solo artists from Germany are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great German music that you've never heard before. The new wave bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Germany. If you think the best German new wave band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

This list includes Nena, Modern Talking and more bands.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular new wave bands from Germany?" and "Which new wave bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Modern Talking is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Alphaville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Sandra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Nina Hagen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Propaganda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Taco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Peter Schilling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Klaus Nomi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Camouflage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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The Whitest Boy Alive is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Cetu Javu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Conny Plank is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Cinema Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Marian Gold is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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H. P. Baxxter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Xmal Deutschland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Paso Doble is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Die Goldenen Zitronen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Moti Special is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Stereo Total is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Pink Turns Blue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Klee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Celebrate The Nun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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Wolfsheim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German New Wave Bands List
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