Thunder (Andy Taylor album)

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Thunder
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 1987
Recorded1987
Genre Rock, hard rock, glam metal
Length42:00
Label MCA
Producer Andy Taylor, Steve Jones
Andy Taylor chronology
Thunder
(1987)
Dangerous
(1990)
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Thunder is the first solo album by British guitarist Andy Taylor, released in 1987. It features former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones on guitar. Jones also co-wrote most of the songs on the album. Taylor had been previously known as a member of popular pop/rock bands Duran Duran and the Power Station.

Contents

The album went out of print in 1990, but would reemerge 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

  1. "I Might Lie" (Andy Taylor, Steve Jones) – 5:20
  2. "Don't Let Me Die Young" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:23
  3. "Life Goes On" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:53
  4. "Thunder" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:03
  5. "Night Train" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:40
  6. "Tremblin'" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:30
  7. "Bringin' Me Down" (Taylor, Jones) – 5:07
  8. "Broken Window" (Taylor) – 4:11
  9. "French Guitar" (Taylor, Jones) – 4:03

Personnel

Production

Charts

Album

YearChartPosition
1987The Billboard 20046
1987UK Chart61

Singles

YearSingleChartPosition
1987"Don't Let Me Die Young"Mainstream Rock Tracks36
1987"I Might Lie"Mainstream Rock Tracks17

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