Formed in 1995 Paris Combo began to hone their sound playing in cafés and barges along the Seine The group's roots are multiple and varied : Lewis played with Manu Dibango’s Soul Makossa band, Belle du Berry started her career with a punk group. Guitarist Potzi honed his guitar chops among Roma musicians. Belle and Potzi and drummer François first met in Paris as part of the quirky retro cabaret revue, “Les Champêtres de Joie”.
Their second album « Living Room » (1999) went gold in France , with tours of the United States, Australia and Asia and a nomination at the French industry awards. “Attraction,” followed in 2002 and their fourth album, “Motifs,” 2004, was supported by a tour that the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. The band's 2013 effort, 5, was well-received and found the band touring widely again, including their first appearances in the United States in over ten years. “Tako Tsubo”, their sixth studio album was released worldwide in 2017 and, in 2018 they defied expectations again with « Paris Combo Remixed », composed solely of remixes of their songs.