Duchess Says

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Duchess Says
Duchess Says 2006.jpg
Duchess Says performing in 2006
Background information
Origin Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Genres Punk rock, dance-punk, electropunk
Years active 2003–present
Labels Alien8 Recordings, Summer Lovers Unlimited Music
Members Simon Besre
Philippe Clément
Annie-Claude Deschênes
Ismael Tremblay

Duchess Says is a Canadian punk band from Montreal.[1] The band, formed in late 2003, describes its own genre as "moog rock".

The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Annie-Claude Deschênes, keyboardist and guitarist Ismael Tremblay, guitarist and bassist Philippe Clément and percussionist Simon "Simon Says" Besre.[1] They have been playlisted on CBC Radio 3 and Bande à part, been featured in the soundtrack from the film The Tracey Fragments, and have performed at Eurockéennes and the Osheaga Festival. In 2009, they supported Yeah Yeah Yeahs on dates during their winter tour of venues in the UK.


Studio releases[edit]

  • Anthologie des 3 Perchoirs (August 26, 2008, Alien8 Recordings)
  • In a Fung Day T! (October 11, 2011, Alien8 Recordings)


  • Noviçiat Mère-Perruche (2005, Summer Lovers Unlimited Music)
  • Begging The 3 Ts (2009, Alien8 Recordings)
  • Fire Baptized Species (7" split with Red Mass) (2009, Alien8 Recordings)


  • Black Flag (Maxi-Single) (2006, Summer Lovers Unlimited Music)
  • Negative Thoughts (2016, GoodToGo)

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