Formes Nouvelles was created right back in 1981 in South of France as one of the first combo to appear in the French New Wave direction. Taking his roots from the Punk Movement but also in lots of different stuff from the 70's. Suddenly, when the Synthetic New Wave Music appeared thanks to the likes of Krafwerk/John Foxx, they soon decide to use rythm boxes melted with acoustic instruments. The revolt had already begun. Since then, They could never decide how to classify or stamp their music.