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Babble


Country of origin:

England

Type of music generally:

Mainstream pop

Status:

Most recent release, Ether (1996)

See also:

Wikipedia's page for Thompson Twins has some info

Comparisons:

Like their former band, Thompson Twins

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments

Primarily two ex Thompson Twins renaming themselves for the '90s. (For those who remember the 1980s lineup, the two in question are Tom Bailey and Alannah Currie.) (nkg@vcn.bc.ca)

Recordings include:


The Stone

Release info:

1993

Comments:

The Stone had one really great song on it ("Beautiful"), one tolerable one (can't remember its title), and a whole lot of wasted space. (lissener@wwa.com)

Ether

Release info:

1996

Comments:

It's pleasant enough to listen to, though not immensely challenging. Starts out with some nifty non-Western instrumentation, but then settles down into a low-key non-threatening somewhat ambient (tons of digital reverb anyway) pop mode. The sort of music I'll happily do dishes to, but I probably wouldn't sit down and actually *listen* intently to it. (nkg@vcn.bc.ca)

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