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Thompson Twins
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Background information
Origin United Kingdom
Genres New wave, synthpop
Years active 1977-1993
Labels Tee Records, Arista Records, Sire Records
Associated acts Debbie Harry
Past members Tom Bailey
Joe Leeway
Alannah Currie
Pete Hodd

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


Studio albums
  • A Product Of... (Participation) (1981)
  • Set (1982)
  • Quick Step and Side Kick (1983)
  • Into the Gap (1984)
  • Here's to Future Days (1985)
  • Close to the Bone (1987)
  • Big Trash (1989)
  • Queer (1991)
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