Thompson Twins

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Thompson Twins
Thompson Twins Feb84.JPG
Background information
OriginUnited Kingdom
GenresNew wave, synthpop
Years active1977-1993
LabelsTee Records, Arista Records, Sire Records
Associated actsDebbie Harry
Past members
Tom Bailey
Joe Leeway
Alannah Currie
Pete Hodd

Thompson Twins were an English alternative rock band formed in 1977.[1] The group disbanded in May 1993. They were successful in having three top ten hits in the US.[2] When the group did not move past their Synthpop sound they lost their popularity.[2] Through most of their career there were three members. However none were twins and none were named Thompson.[3]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

References[change | change source]

  1. Roberts, David (1998). Guinness Rockopedia (1st ed.). London: Guinness Publishing Ltd. p. 448. ISBN 0-85112-072-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 All Music Guide to Rock: The Definitive Guide to Rock, Pop, and Soul, eds. Vladimir Bogdanov; Chris Woodstra; Stephen Thomas Erlewine (San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2002), p. 1137
  3. Michael Anderson, The Ultimate 80's Music Book (Raleigh, NC: Lulu Publishing, 2008), p. 96