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The Ting Tings
The Ting Tings

Background information
Origin Salford, United Kingdom
Genre(s) Pop Rock
Indie Pop
New Wave
Alternative Rock
Years active 2004—present
Label(s) Columbia Records
Sony Music
Roc Nation
Website Website
Katie White
Jules de Martino

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The Ting Tings Overview


The Ting Tings are a Manchester and London indie pop duo composed of Jules De Martino (drums, lead guitar, bass guitar, vocals, piano) and Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums, bass guitar, and cow bells). They formed in December 2007 while based at Islington Mill Artist Studios in Salford. They have released four singles on their current label Columbia Records UK, including the single "That's Not My Name", which charted straight at number one in the UK Singles Chart on 18 May 2008. The album "We Started Nothing" was released on 19 May 2008 and charted at number one in the United Kingdom. The album has now sold over 2 million copies, with a further 4 million singles sold worldwide. Their new single, "Hands" was released on October 11 and their new album, which is yet to be named, is due out early next year.

We Started Nothing (2008)

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The Ting Tings Have 'No Plans' To Work With Jay-Z Or Rihanna

September 17, 2010
The Ting Tings have denied reports that they are working with Jay-Z and Rihanna. The Manchester duo have been linked to the high profile US stars since they signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management company last year.  Read more 

The Ting Tings Announce Comeback Single 'Hands'

August 11, 2010
The Ting Tings have announced details about their new single 'Hands'. The song was written and produced by the duo's Jules De Martino and Katie White, and mixed by Calvin Harris.  Read more 

The Ting Tings Name Their Second Album 'Kunst'

January 12, 2010
The Ting Tings have revealed the title of their second album - 'Kunst'. German for the word 'art', the Salford duo say the title was inspired by the name of a massage parlour near their recording studio in Berlin.  Read more 

The Ting Tings Join Pink On Wireless Festival Bill

December 8, 2009
The Ting Tings have been added to the Wireless Festival 2010 bill. The indie-pop duo will play the Hyde Park, London event on Friday July 2nd ahead of previously confirmed headliner P!nk.  Read more 

The Ting Tings 'Sign To Jay-Z's Record Label'

November 12, 2009
The Ting Tings have signed to the management arm of Jay-Z's US-based record label Roc Nation. The duo are said to be working on new material with the rapper ahead of the release of their second album next year.  Read more 

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