Thompson Twins

British band

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]

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

Discography change

Studio albums

References change

  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