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Thompson Twins

Thompson Twins
Formed: 1977
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Disbanded: 1993
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie, Andrew Edge, Keith Fernley, Joe Leeway, Matthew Seligman, Boris Williams, Peter Dodd, John Roog, Jane Shorter, ...See All
Biography: The Thompson Twins -- who were neither a duo nor related, but simply named after the Tin Tin cartoon -- were one of the more popular synth pop groups of the early MTV era, scoring a handful of hits before fading away into lite-funk obscurity. While many of their contemporaries indulged in stylish variations ...Read full biography
Quick Step & Side Kick
Released: 1983
Label: Import
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Side Kicks is the American version of the Thompson Twins' third album, Quick Step & Side Kick, featuring the same songs in a different sequencing. The record was the first the group recorded as a trio ...Read full review
Here's to Future Days
Released: 1985
Label: BMG
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On their follow-up to the commercial breakthrough Into the Gap, the Thompson Twins attempt to toughen up their sound, and the results are only partially successful. "Lay Your Hands on Me" is the most infectious ...Read full review