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Thompson Twins


Thompson Twins was a British pop band that formed in April 1977. The band was named after the two bumbling detectives Thomson and Thompson in Hergé's comic strip The Adventures of Tintin. Initially a new wave group, they switched to a more mainstream pop sound and achieved considerable popularity from 1983, scoring a string of hits in the United ... See full bio »

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Ghostbusters Soundtrack
(1984)
(1999)
Sixteen Candles Soundtrack
(1984)
(2016)

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 2018 Holding Back the Years (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... (performer: "Lay Your Hands On Me" - uncredited)
 2016 Central Intelligence (performer: "If You Were Here" - as Thompson Twins)
 2016 Madam Secretary (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Middle Way (2016) ... (performer: "Lay Your Hands On Me" - uncredited)
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Hell Week (2015) ... (performer: "If You Were Here") / (writer: "If You Were Here")
- Pilot (2015) ... (performer: "If You Were Here" - uncredited)
  New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Last Wedding (2014) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hold Me Now" - uncredited)
 2014 Better Living Through Chemistry (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Kid Is All Right (2013) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now" - uncredited)
 1985-2012 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 April 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.82 (1985) ... (performer: "King for a Day" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.77 (1985) ... (performer: "King for a Day" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.75 (1985) ... (performer: "King for a Day" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (performer: "Doctor! Doctor!" - uncredited)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Synthiepop und New Romantic (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Mess With Doctor Dream")
 2008 Summerhood (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (performer: "Hold me Now")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) ("Love on Your Side", uncredited)
 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Rejection (2006) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 2003-2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Greed (2004) ... (performer: "Lay Your Hands On Me")
- Gleen (2003) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV Special) (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 2002 That '80s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Valentine's Day (2002) ... (performer: "In the Name of Love")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (performer: "If You Were Here")
 2001 Undeclared (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Assistant (2001) ... (performer: "Hold Me Now" - uncredited)
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 1998 Edge of Seventeen (performer: "In the Name of Love" - as Thompson Twins)
 1998 The Wedding Singer (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 1994 New Wave Hits of the 80's: Just Can't Get Enough Vol. 2 (Video short) (performer: "Lies")
 1992 Cool World (performer: "Play with Me") / (producer: "Play with Me") / (writer: "Play with Me")
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (performer: "Bombers in the Sky")
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (performer: "Doctor, Doctor")
 1986 Nothing in Common (performer: "Nothing In Common")
 1986 Lucas (performer: "King For A Day")
 1986 Pretty in Pink (performer: "If You Were Here")
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (performer: "King for a Day")
 1985 Dick Clark's Nitetime (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 December 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Lay Your Hands On Me", "King For A Day")
 1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.35 (1985) ... (performer: "Don't Mess with Dr. Dream")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Hold Me Now")
 1985 Perfect (performer: "Lay Your Hands On Me" - as Thompson Twins)
 1984 Ghostbusters (performer: "In the Name of Love")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (performer: "If You Were Here")
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Other Works:

CD: "Platinum & Gold Collection" (Arista)

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Alternate Names:

The Thompson Twins
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The band took its name from the characters Thompson & Thompson from "The Adventures of Tintin" comics. See more »

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