Thunder (East 17 song)

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"Thunder"
Thunder (East 17).jpg
Single by East 17
from the album Up All Night
B-side "E-17 - Overture Medley"
Released1995
FormatCD single, CD maxi, cassette also 7" record
Recorded1994
Genre Electronic
Length4:16
Label London
Songwriter(s) Anthony Mortimer
Producer(s) Ian Curnow, Phil Harding
Rob Kean, Martimer
East 17 singles chronology
"Hold My Body Tight"
(1995)
"Thunder"
(1995)
"Do U Still?"
(1996)

"Thunder" is a 1994 song recorded by English boy band East 17. It was the first single from the album Up All Night . It achieved success in many countries, including Norway, Belgium (Wallonia), UK, Germany, Switzerland and Ireland where it was a top ten hit.

Contents

Track listings

CD single
  1. "Thunder" (radio edit) – 4:16
  2. "E-17 - Overture Medley" * (live steam tour '95) – 9:28
CD maxi
  1. "Thunder" (radio edit)
  2. "E-17 - Overture Medley" (live steam tour '95)
  3. "Thunder" (video mix)
  4. "Thunder" (lightning mix)
Cassette
  1. "Thunder" (radio edit) – 4:16
  2. "E-17 - Overture Medley" * (live steam tour '95) – 9:28

* Contains "Let It Rain", "Stay Another Day", "House of Love", "Gold", "It's Alright", "Be There"

Credits

Charts

Chart (1995/96)Peak
position
Australia (ARIA) [1] 36
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 75) [1] 19
Belgium (Ultratop Flanders) [1] 13
Belgium (Ultratop Wallonia) [1] 8
Denmark (IFPI) [2] 9
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) [3] 6
France (SNEP) [1] 13
Germany (Media Control) [1] 6
Iceland (Tonlist) [4] 39
Ireland (IRMA) [5] 3
Italy (FIMI) [6] 21
Japan (Oricon) [7] 12
Latvia (EHR) [8] 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100) [1] 21
Norway (VG-lista) [1] 7
Scotland (Official Charts Company) [9] 5
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) [1] 22
Switzerland (Swiss Hitparade) [1] 5
UK (Official Charts Company) [10] 4

End of year charts

End of year chart (1995)Position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) [11] 46
Norwegian Singles Chart (Julen Period) [12] 9
UK Singles Chart33
End of year chart (1996)Position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100) [13] 90

Certifications

CountryCertificationDateSales certified
Germany [14] Gold1996250,000
UK [15] Silver1995200,000

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