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Thompson Twins, The

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Thompson Twins: How To Tell Them Apart

Interview by Deanne Pearson, The Face, March 1981

Dress the first-born back to front. Now, on with the feature ...

Thompson Twins: In The Name Of Love (Arista)

Review by Richard Riegel, Creem, September 1982

"THEY DON'T KNOW what to call us/'Cause we don't have a name" croons an anxious Tom Bailey, in the Thompson Twins' 'Perfect Game'. ...

Singles Reviewed by MARK COOPER

Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 22 January 1983

THE GAP BAND 'Outstanding' (Polygram) Yet another soul concerto from The Gap Band with a monstrously hard-hitting handclap from the engine room and a vocal ...

New Romantics: Sweat & Ice

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, March 1983


The Thompson Twins: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Mick Brown, The Guardian, 2 March 1983

WITH THEIR tribal drumming, anti-nuke benefits, funny clothes and shambolically exuberant performance, the Thompson Twins once personified a charming, if somewhat loopy strand of idealistic ...

Thompson Twins: Hammersmith Palais, London

Live Review by Mark Cooper, Record Mirror, 12 March 1983

FORMER DOGS, currant diamonds, the Thompsons are the last of their class to turn from frogs to princes. Former darlings of student halls, the Twins ...

Eleganza: Sneer & Sneer Again

Column by John Mendelsohn, Creem, August 1983

IF I NEVER glimpse another Rock 'n' Roll Bad Boy sneering at me on my television screen, trying to impress me with how unashamedly wicked ...

The Thompson Twins At The Seashore

Interview by John Mendelsohn, Creem, August 1983

NO OTHER BAND in the British syncopop sweepstakes boasts greater bounce to the ounce. Indeed, to get some idea of what the Thompson Twins are ...

The Thompson Twins: If You're At Number 20, All You Can See Is The 19 Groups Ahead Of You. And You Hate Every One Of Them!

Interview by Johnny Black, Smash Hits, 24 November 1983

Success, say the Thompson Twins, brings out the worst in you. And yet they still want more of it. Johnny Black brings you another chapter ...

The Thompson Twins: Double Trouble

Report by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 16 June 1984

I'VE BEEN figuring out ways to break this to you; best to just take a deep breath and hope they print it. There was absolutely, ...

Thompson Twins: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Helen Fitzgerald, Melody Maker, 12 January 1985


Double Or Nothing? It's The Thompson Twins

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, August 1997

Question: "So do you get a thrill out of hearing your records on the radio?" Answer: "Thrill? We get a check!" Alannah: "Thomas!" ...


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