Thrill Has Gone

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"Thrill Has Gone"
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Single by Texas
from the album Southside
  • "Nowhere Left to Hide"
  • "Dimples"
Released24 April 1989
Format CD Single, 7" & 12" vinyl
Label Phonogram
Songwriter(s) McElhone / Spiteri
Producer(s) Tim Palmer
Texas singles chronology
"I Don't Want a Lover"
"Thrill Has Gone"
"Everyday Now"

"Thrill Has Gone" is the second single to be released from Texas' first album Southside . It failed to repeat the success of "I Don't Want a Lover", peaking at #60 on the UK Singles Chart.

Single (music) Type of music release usually containing one or two tracks

In the music industry, a single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record or an album. This can be released for sale to the public in a variety of different formats. In most cases, a single is a song that is released separately from an album, although it usually also appears on an album. Typically, these are the songs from albums that are released separately for promotional uses such as digital download or commercial radio airplay and are expected to be the most popular. In other cases a recording released as a single may not appear on an album.

Texas (band) Scottish alternative rock band

Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow. They were founded in 1986 by Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri on lead vocals. Texas made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee. They took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas.

<i>Southside</i> (Texas album) 1989 studio album by Texas

Southside is the debut album by Scottish rock band Texas, released on 13 March 1989. It peaked at no. 3 in the UK Albums Chart and within three weeks of release was certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry for sales in excess of 100,000 copies.


Track listing

7" vinyl (TEX 2)

  1. "Thrill Has Gone" - 3:35
  2. "Nowhere Left to Hide" - 3:43

CD single and 12" vinyl (TEXCD 2 / TEX212 /TEXP212) [1]

  1. "Thrill Has Gone" - 3:35
  2. "Nowhere Left to Hide" - 3:43
  3. "Dimples" - 3:14


Chart (1989)Peak
Australian Singles Chart [3] 60
New Zealand Singles Chart [4] 19
UK Singles Chart [5] 60

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