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Arriving in London with very little money, they lived as squatters in Lillieshall Road, London. It was in this ramshackle and Miss april lambeth house that they found an illegal way of "borrowing" electricity from the house next door.
Bailey described themselves laughingly as spongers back then, as they were living on very little and scavenging everything they could lay their hands on. He even said that the only instruments they had were bought, or had been stolen or borrowed.
Dodd managed to get a council flat public housing not far away.
Their roadie at Miss april lambeth time was John Hade, who lived in the same house, and who later became their manager. As Podgorski had decided to stay in the north, the group auditioned for drummers at the Point Studio in Victoria, London.
Andrew Edge joined them on drums for less than one year, and went on to join Savage Progresswho later toured with the Thompson Twins as their support act on the UK tour.
This line-up recorded the first Thompson Twins album A Product of Participationdocumented in the filmListen to London After the first album, the band's line-up shifted yet again. Saxophonist Jane Shorter left and was replaced by Currie who also played percussionand bassist Matthew Seligmana former member of The Soft Boys and The Fallout Clubjoined;  leaving Bailey to switch to keyboards ; and with Leeway starting to handle vocals on some tracks.
The band signed to Arista Records and released the album Set. Set contained the single "In the Name of Love", sung and largely written by Bailey. It became a No. Participation was released in the US to capitalize on the song's popularity. It entered the US Billboard However, at the same time, manager Hade convinced Bailey, Leeway and Currie to downsize the Thompson Twins to a core of the three in April The remaining Thompson Twins, who had not in fact "broken up", decided to go abroad to free themselves of any UK influence, as well as to combine the songwriting for their first album as a trio with a long holiday.
Bailey commented on the band's reduction to a trio in a interview: We weren't going to be a rock 'n' roll band, we weren't going to have a guitar.
We were going to move on.
You know, Lou Reed said whenever he played live he ended up going back to heroin music. There are old associations, associations we don't want because they don't reflect the way we feel today.
Right now, technology is what's important, and that's what our music tries to reflect. In addition Leeway was responsible for stagecraft, Currie for videos and imagery and Bailey for musicianship and production.
The song was an international chart success, peaking at No. It topped the UK Albums Chart  and was later certified double platinum there. Further hit singles from the album followed with " Doctor!
The band embarked on a world tour in support of the album, which had also made the US top ten. However, in Marchwhile promoting their new single "Roll Over" and the forthcoming album, Bailey collapsed in his London hotel room from nervous exhaustion.
The "Roll Over" single was then cancelled at the last minute and the new album postponed. Though the band had chosen to produce themselves, the postponement caused them to rethink the project and producer Nile Rodgers was subsequently called in to rework the album with them.
Prior to the album's release, the Thompson Twins performed on the American leg of Live Aid in July and were joined onstage by Madonna. Duo[ edit ] Leeway left the band inand the remaining duo of Bailey and Currie carried on making music for another seven years. It peaked at No.
The single " Come Inside " reached No. Prior to this, Bailey and Currie who were now a couple had their first child together in and in the following years they spent a lot of time writing material for other artists including the hit single "I Want That Man" for Debbie Harry in InBailey and Currie were married in Las Vegas and the following year moved to New Zealand with their two children.
The following year, the duo teamed up with engineer Keith Fernley and changed their band name to Babble. They released two albums, in and The Thompson Twins were placed ninth. In the mids, Currie gave up the music business to set up her own glass-casting studio in Auckland and concentrated on raising her two children.Discover what's on at the Young Vic.
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