Thompson Twins

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Thompson Twins
Joe Leeway, Alannah Currie, and Tom Bailey
Joe Leeway, Alannah Currie, and Tom Bailey
Background information
OriginUnited Kingdom
GenresNew wave, synthpop
Years active1977-1993
LabelsTee Records, Arista Records, Sire Records
Past member(s)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