Thunder (Andy Taylor album)

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Thunder
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1987
Recordedsummer 1986
Studio The Record Plant, Los Angeles
Genre Rock, hard rock, glam metal
Length42:00
Label MCA
Producer
Andy Taylor chronology
Thunder
(1987)
Dangerous
(1990)
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Thunder is the first solo album by British guitarist and former Duran Duran and the Power Station member Andy Taylor, released in 1987 on MCA Records. It features former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones on guitar.

Contents

The album went out of print in 1990, but reemerged in a newly expanded version on online music services like iTunes when Taylor made his entire catalog available in 2010. In addition to the original version of Thunder, Taylor's previous solo singles such as "Take It Easy" were included as well.

British hard rock band Thunder would later take their name in partial reference to this album.

Track listing

All songs are written by Andy Taylor and Steve Jones except "Broken Window", written by Taylor alone.

Side A
No.TitleLength
1."I Might Lie"5:20
2."Don't Let Me Die Young"4:23
3."Life Goes On"4:53
4."Thunder"4:03
5."Night Train"4:40
6."Tremblin'"4:30
7."Bringin' Me Down"5:07
8."Broken Window"4:11
9."French Guitar"4:03

Personnel

Production

Charts

Album

Chart (1987)Peak
position
UK Albums Chart61
US Billboard 20046

Singles

YearSingleChartPosition
1987"Don't Let Me Die Young"Billboard Album Rock Tracks36
"I Might Lie"17

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References

  1. Thunder at AllMusic
  2. Page, Betty (30 May 1987). "Albums". Record Mirror . p. 15. ISSN   0144-5804.