|Studio album by|
|Released||March 9, 1979|
|Studio||Abbey Road Studios, London; mixed at Roundhouse Studios, London|
|Genre||Pub rock, punk rock|
|Eddie and the Hot Rods chronology|
|Singles from Thriller|
Thriller is the third studio album by pub rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods, reaching #50 on the UK Albums Chart.Released in 1979, it was produced by Peter Ker. The album builds on the sound they established on the previous studio record Life on the Line . Shortly after the release of Thriller, the band was sacked by their record company and forced to join EMI Records. The album was reissued in 2002 with two bonus tracks: "Horror Through Straightness" and "Highlands 1 Hopefuls 2". These songs had been the B-sides to the singles released on the LP.
The album featured two singles: "Media Messiahs" and "The Power and the Glory", neither of which charted on the UK Singles Chart.
Linda McCartney provided backing vocals on "The Power and the Glory".Reception of the album was muted.
|UK Albums Chart||50|
Eddie and the Hot Rods were a pub rock band from Essex founded in 1975. They are best known for their 1977 UK top ten hit "Do Anything You Wanna Do", released under their name Eddie and the Hot Rods. The group broke up in 1985, but reformed in 1996. Singer Barrie Masters was the only constant member until his death in 2019.
Maiden Japan, released as Heavy Metal Army in Japan, is a live EP by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. The title is a pun of Deep Purple's live album Made in Japan.
Not to be confused with Slipknot bassist Paul Gray.
She Rides Wild Horses is the twenty-third studio album by American country music singer Kenny Rogers. It was released in 1999 on his own Dreamcatcher Records label. The album includes the singles "The Greatest," "Slow Dance More" and "Buy Me a Rose," all of which charted on the Billboard country singles charts.
"Running Free" is the debut single by Iron Maiden, released on 8 February 1980 on the 7" 45 rpm vinyl record format. It was written by Steve Harris and Paul Di'Anno. The song appears as the third track on the band's debut album Iron Maiden. In 1985, a live version of the song was released as the first single from Live After Death. In 1990, the original single was reissued on CD and 12" vinyl as part of The First Ten Years box, in which it was combined with the band's next single, "Sanctuary". The 1985 live single was also released as part of this box set, combined with 1985's "Run to the Hills".
Whatever Happened to Benny Santini? is the debut album by the British singer-songwriter Chris Rea, released in 1978.
Chris Rea is the fourth (self-titled) studio album by British singer-songwriter Chris Rea, released in 1981. It charted on the UK album charts, peaking at number fifty-two. The single "Loving You" peaked at number sixty-five on the UK singles chart, and charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at eighty-eight and charted for 3 weeks.
Out of Order is the fifteenth studio album by Rod Stewart, released in 1988. It features the hit singles "Lost in You", "Forever Young", "My Heart Can't Tell You No", and "Crazy About Her". The album was produced by Stewart and members of The Power Station: guitarist Andy Taylor, and bassist Bernard Edwards. Chic drummer Tony Thompson also plays on the record.
Every Beat of My Heart is Rod Stewart's fourteenth studio album, released in June 1986 by Warner Bros. Records. The tracks were recorded at One on One Studios, Can Am Recorders, Cherokee Studios, The Village Recorder, The Record Plant, and Artisan Sound Recorders. The album produced four singles: "Love Touch", "Another Heartache", "In My Life", and "Every Beat of My Heart."
The Kursaal Flyers were a British pop band, formed in Southend-on-Sea in 1973. They are most famous for their 1976 single "Little Does She Know" and were the subject of a BBC documentary following them on tour in 1975.
Hero and Heroine is the 6th studio album by English band Strawbs.
Laredo is the ninth studio album released by American country music artist Steve Wariner. His last release for MCA Records, it produced three chart singles on the Billboard country charts: "The Domino Theory" at #7, "Precious Thing" at #8, and "There for Awhile" at #17. After the final single charted, Wariner was dropped from MCA's roster. He later signed to Arista Records in 1991 for the release of his next album, 1991's I Am Ready.
Won't Be Blue Anymore is the fifth studio album by country music artist Dan Seals. It was his most successful studio album; the only one to reach No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart. The album featured some of Seals most popular songs, including "Bop" and "Meet Me in Montana", a duet with Marie Osmond. These and the third single, "Everything That Glitters ", all reached No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart. "Bop" was a major crossover hit, peaking at No. 10 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart. The compact disc format of this album was released on the album's initial release. It has been out-of-print for more than 20 years and is highly collectible.
Back to the Well is the twenty-fifth studio album released in 2003 by American country music singer Kenny Rogers. The album includes the singles "Harder Cards," "I'm Missing You" and "Handprints on the Wall," all of which charted on the Hot Country Songs chart between 2002 and 2003. "Harder Cards" peaked at number 47, "I'm Missing You" at 49 and "Handprints on the Wall" at 40. The album itself reached number 52 on the Top Country Albums chart.
Teenage Depression is the debut studio album by English rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods. The album was mixed by Jonz:A and R Howard Thomson and produced by Ed Hollis and Vic Maile. It reached number 43 on the UK Albums Chart.
Life on the Line is the second studio album by English rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods. The album was mixed by Ed Hollis and Steve Nicol, produced by Ed Hollis, and engineered by Steve Lillywhite. This release is considered a step in the Punk direction for The Rods sound.
Heart Over Mind is a studio album by Canadian Country artist Anne Murray. It was released by Capitol Records in the fall of 1984. The album peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and was certified Gold by the RIAA.
Fish 'n' Chips is the fourth studio album released by pub rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods. It was produced and mixed by Al Kooper, engineered by Bob Edwards and assistant Stuart Henderson, and mastered by Mike Reese. The LP was the first album for EMI Records who they signed to in 1979. According to Barrie Masters, the record company "just let it slip out" and it wasn't very successful, subsequently resulting in the dissolution of The Hot Rods in late 1981. The band reformed for a year from 1984 to 1985 but it wouldn't be until 1992 that they completed another studio album. This release also sees the departure of Paul Gray with him being replaced by T.C..
Gasoline Days is the fifth studio album released by Pub Rock band Eddie and the Hot Rods. It is produced and mixed by the Hot Rods themselves and Simon Milton. In 1992 the 'classic' line-up re-grouped for a European tour. Higgs left after the tour, but the band carried on with Steve Walwyn of Dr. Feelgood replacing him. Another Feelgood member, Gordon Russell, was also briefly a member, however, was soon replaced by Mick Rodgers, a former member of Manfred Mann's Earth Band. In 1994 they recorded the album Gasoline Days, released in 1996 by the Japanese label Creative Man. The band has been active intermittently since as the album didn't enjoy much success coupled with relatively poor reviews with one claiming "From teenage depression to mid-life crisis".
Higher Ground is the twenty-seventh studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Tammy Wynette. It was released on July 6, 1987, by Epic Records.