Tom Bailey

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Thomas Alexander "Tom" Bailey (born 18 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Bailey came to prominence in the early 1980s as the lead vocalist for the new wave band, Thompson Twins, which released five singles that entered the top ten charts in the United Kingdom during the 1980s, including Love On Your Side, We Are Detective, Hold Me Know, Doctor! Doctor!, and You Take Me Up. He was the only classic member of the band to have formal musical training. From 1994, Bailey was also a member of its later incarnation, Babble, releasing only two unsuccessful studio albums. He currently works in various musical fields including scoring for film. He records and performs dub music under the name International Observer and Indo-fusion music with the Holiwater Project. His latest collaboration is the Bailey-Salgado Project (BSP), an audiovisual ensemble formed with José Francisco Salgado.