Thompson Twins

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Formed in 1977 in Sheffield and London by Tom Bailey and the two guitarists John Roog and Peter Dodd with drummer Chris Bell (3) joining soon afterwards after some line-up changes. They arrived in London and self-released their debut single "Squares And Triangles" in 1980. After their debut album they recruited The Soft Boys's bassist Matthew Seligman and New Zealand saxophonist Alannah Currie and their septet was in full gear with Joe Leeway. After they completed their third album John Roog and Peter Dodd left the group and formed the short lived act Big View as well as Matthew Seligman that went on as a session musician (for The Waterboys, David Bowie etc.) As a trio Thompson Twins reached their commercial peak with their "Into The Gap" album and the five singles that spawned, managing to conquer the american market as well. Joe Leeway went solo in 1986 and the group continued as a duo releasing three more albums. The band released eight albums in total. In 1993, Bailey and Currie started the electronic project Babble.
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Albums

203 862-320 Thompson Twins - A Product Of... album art Thompson Twins A Product Of... (Album) T Records (2) 203 862-320 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
AL 6601 Thompson Twins - In The Name Of Love album art Thompson Twins In The Name Of Love (Album) Arista AL 6601 US 1981 Sell This Version
TELP 2 Thompson Twins - Set album art Thompson Twins Set (Album) T Records (2) TELP 2 Ireland 1982 Sell This Version
CN 4181/S Thompson Twins - In Concert-303 album art Thompson Twins In Concert-303 BBC Transcription Services CN 4181/S UK 1983 Sell This Version
AL 6607 Thompson Twins - Quick Step & Side Kick album art Thompson Twins Quick Step & Side Kick (Album, Comp) Arista AL 6607 US 1982 Sell This Version
IC-83-16-Y Thompson Twins - In Concert album art The Fixx / Thompson Twins The Fixx / Thompson Twins - In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One IC-83-16-Y US 1983 Sell This Version
none Thompson Twins - Interview album art Thompson Twins Interview(LP, Promo, W/Lbl) Arista none Australia 1983 Sell This Version
none Thompson Twins - In Concert album art Culture Club / Thompson Twins Culture Club / Thompson Twins - In Concert(LP + LP, S/Sided + Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour none US 1983 Sell This Version
TWICS 5 Thompson Twins - Out Of The Gap album art Thompson Twins Out Of The Gap (MiniAlbum, Single) Arista TWICS 5 UK 1984 Sell This Version
205 971 Thompson Twins - Into The Gap album art Thompson Twins Into The Gap (Album, Comp) Arista 205 971 Israel 1984 Sell This Version
PROMO Thompson Twins - The Hot Ones Radio Show album art Thompson Twins The Hot Ones Radio Show(LP, Promo, Transcription) Rko Radio Networks PROMO USA & Canada 1984 Sell This Version
IC-84-16 Thompson Twins - In Concert album art Thompson Twins / Howard Jones Thompson Twins / Howard Jones - In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One IC-84-16 US 1984 Sell This Version
none Thompson Twins - Hot Rocks - Thompson Twins album art Thompson Twins Hot Rocks - Thompson Twins(LP, Transcription) United Stations Radio Networks none US 1984 Sell This Version
smx-62610 Thompson Twins - Thompson Twins, Tom Bailey album art Thompson Twins Thompson Twins, Tom Bailey(LP, Transcription, W/Lbl) Arista smx-62610 UK 1984 Sell This Version
AC8-8276 Thompson Twins - Here's To Future Days album art Thompson Twins Here's To Future Days (Album, Comp) Arista, Arista AC8-8276 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
none Thompson Twins - Here's To Future Days Radio Special album art Thompson Twins Here's To Future Days Radio Special(LP, Transcription) Radio International none US 1985 Sell This Version
none Thompson Twins - The Best Of The King Biscuit Flower Hour album art Tears For Fears / Thompson Twins Tears For Fears / Thompson Twins - The Best Of The King Biscuit Flower Hour(LP, Transcription + LP, S/Sided, Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour Records none US 1985 Sell This Version
TTLP1 Thompson Twins - Thompson Twins Live album art Thompson Twins Thompson Twins Live (Album) Arista TTLP1 UK 1986 Sell This Version
Series #35 Show #3 Thompson Twins - Jim Ladd Hosts Thompson Twins album art Jim Ladd Hosts Thompson Twins Jim Ladd Hosts Thompson Twins - Jim Ladd Hosts Thompson Twins(LP, Transcription) Innerview Series #35 Show #3 US 1986 Sell This Version
IC-86-04 Thompson Twins - In Concert album art 'Til Tuesday / Thompson Twins 'Til Tuesday / Thompson Twins - In Concert(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One IC-86-04 US 1986 Sell This Version
ACP-9586 Thompson Twins - Interview Sampler album art Thompson Twins Interview Sampler Arista ACP-9586 US 1987 Sell This Version
AL-8449 Thompson Twins - Close To The Bone album art Thompson Twins Close To The Bone (Album) Arista, Arista AL-8449 US 1987 Sell This Version
9 25921-1 Thompson Twins - Big Trash album art Thompson Twins Big Trash (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Red Eye (2) 9 25921-1 US 1989 Sell This Version
7599-26631-1 Thompson Twins - Queer album art Thompson Twins Queer (Album) Warner Bros. Records 7599-26631-1 Europe 1991 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RANK 1 Thompson Twins - Squares And Triangles album art Thompson Twins Squares And Triangles (Single) Dirty Discs RANK 1 UK 1980 Sell This Version