Wire is an English punk rock band formed in London in 1976. They are considered to be one of the pioneers of post-punk and new wave music. The band's original lineup consisted of Colin Newman (vocals, guitar), Graham Lewis (vocals, bass guitar), Bruce Gilbert (guitar, keyboards) and Robert Gotobed (drums).

Wire's early music was characterized by its angular guitars, repetitive rhythms, and cryptic lyrics. Their debut album, Pink Flag, was released in 1977 and was a critical and commercial success. The album is considered to be one of the most important punk rock albums of all time.

Wire's subsequent albums continued to push the boundaries of punk rock and new wave music. They experimented with different genres, including electronic music, ambient music, and even country music. The band also became known for their political and social commentary.

Wire's lineup has changed several times over the years, but Newman and Lewis have remained the core members. The band has released a total of 15 studio albums, as well as numerous singles and compilations. They continue to tour and record new music.

Wire are considered to be one of the most influential bands in punk rock and new wave music. Their music has been praised for its originality, intelligence, and experimentalism. The band has been cited as an influence by many other artists, including R.E.M., Sonic Youth, and the Pixies.

Here are some of Wire's most notable songs: