Thompson Twins discography

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The following is the complete discography of English pop band Thompson Twins .

Contents

Thompson Twins discography
Studio albums9
Compilation albums15
Video albums3
Music videos19
Singles35

Albums

Studio albums

TitleReleasePeak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
US
[2]
GER

[3]

SWI

[4]

NL

[5]

IT

[6]

SWE

[7]

NOR

[8]

A Product Of... (Participation)
Set
  • Release date: 26 February 1982
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
48
In the Name of Love (U.S.)
  • Release date: June 1982
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
148
Quick Step & Side Kick
Side Kicks (U.S.)
  • Release date: January 1983 (UK)
    February 1983 (U.S.)
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
2344727
Into the Gap
  • Release date: 17 February 1984
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
1106 [10] 7231416
Here's to Future Days
  • Release date: 17 September 1985
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
52042 [14] 12422079
Close to the Bone
  • Release date: 31 March 1987
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
90762620
Big Trash 143
Queer
  • Release date: 24 September 1991
  • Label: Warner Bros. Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums

TitleReleasePeak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
UK
[1]
US
[2]
The Best of Thompson Twins: Greatest Mixes
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Arista Records
  • Formats: LP, cassette
175
The Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1990
  • Label: Stylus Music
  • Formats: LP, cassette, CD
23UK: Silver [16]

The following compilations were released in various territories but did not chart:

Singles

ReleaseTitlePeak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
UK
[17]
US
[18]
US Dance
[19]
AUS NZ

[20]

BE

[21]

GER

[3]

SWI

[4]

IT

[22]

NL

[23]

NOR

[24]

SWE

[25]

1980"Squares and Triangles" [A] single only
"She's in Love with Mystery" [B]
1981"Perfect Game" A Product Of... (Participation)
"Animal Laugh"
"Make Believe"
"Politics"
1982"In the Name of Love"7910912144 Set ;
In the Name of Love (U.S.)
"Runaway"
"Lies"67301276 Quick Step and Side Kick ;

Side Kicks (U.S.)
1983"Love on Your Side"94568091632279
"We Are Detective"748
"Watching"33
"Hold Me Now"4313 [26] 4718 Into the Gap
1984"Doctor! Doctor!"31118141226111123
"You Take Me Up"2444724244250
"Sister of Mercy"11
"The Gap"6962
"Lay Your Hands on Me" (Alex Sadkin version)132819393117non-album single
1985"Roll Over" [C] Here's to Future Days
"Lay Your Hands on Me"646
"Don't Mess with Doctor Dream"151712213011133410
"King for a Day"22820410
"Revolution"5643
1986"Nothing in Common"5438 Nothing in Common soundtrack
1987"Get That Love"6631 Close to the Bone
"Long Goodbye"89
"Bush Baby" [D]
1988"In the Name of Love '88"461 The Best of Thompson Twins: Greatest Mixes
1989"Sugar Daddy"97282 Big Trash
"Bombers in the Sky"
1990"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" [E] Red Hot + Blue
1991"Come Inside"567 Queer
1992"The Saint"53
"Groove On"
"Play with Me (Jane)" Cool World

Music videos

Videography

YearTitleFormat
1983"Side Kicks" - The MovieVHS/Betamax
1984/1985Into the Gap LiveVHS
1985/1986Single Vision
  • Notes: Collection of 11 promotional video clips
VHS/Betamax

Soundtrack appearances

Video game

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