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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
Into The Gap
Released: 1984
Label: Arista Contemporary
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Thompson Twins' atmospheric and moody 1984 album Into the Gap was their commercial breakthrough in the United States, and remains a classic as far as '80s new wave pop is concerned. Nearly every song on ...Read full review
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