English musical two piece The Ting Tings have revealed how they missed out on experiencing their own success and fame, as they were constantly moving on to new countries where they were unknown. The Ting Tings, who consist of Katie White and Jules de Martino, also revealed how they go about making their music.
Singer Katie explained, "We never felt successful, because we always had to start from scratch in each territory. Just as That's Not My Name took off in one country, we'd move off to the next, so we never got the experience of being a huge success. We never heard our song on the radio! We totally missed our own success."
Jules added, "I like the way it's taken nearly four years to produce around a half-hour album. What's that, seven and a half minutes a year? We'll write five songs, record them as demos, get them together, and in the process of that we come to like maybe a couple of them, and the others we delete.”
He continued, “We delete them because otherwise we'd re-use the drum loop from one and bits from others, and end up with a Frankenstein monster. So we get rid of them. Then we write four more, scrap three of them, and eventually we get to ten, and that's the album." The Ting Tings second album Sounds From Nowheresville took four and a half years to make.