Thunder discography

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Thunder discography
Studio albums14
Live albums29
Compilation albums9

The discography of Thunder, an English hard rock band, consists of fourteen studio albums, twenty-nine live albums, nine compilation albums, and twenty-two singles.



Studio albums

YearAlbum details [1] Peak chart positions Certifications
[2] [3]
1990 Backstreet Symphony
  • Release date: 4 April 1990
  • Label: EMI, Geffen
1992 Laughing on Judgement Day
  • Release date: 24 August 1992
  • Label: EMI, Geffen
1995 Behind Closed Doors
  • Release date: 23 January 1995
  • Label: EMI
1996 The Thrill of It All
  • Release date: 2 February 1997
  • Label: B Lucky
1999 Giving the Game Away
  • Release date: 15 March 1999
  • Label: Eagle
2003 Shooting at the Sun
  • Release date: 7 April 2003
  • Label: STC, Frontiers, JVC/Victor
2005 The Magnificent Seventh
  • Release date: 25 January 2005
  • Label: STC
2006 Robert Johnson's Tombstone
  • Release date: 30 October 2006
  • Label: STC
2008 Bang!
  • Release date: 3 November 2008
  • Label: STC
2015 Wonder Days
  • Release date: 16 February 2015
  • Label: earMUSIC
2017 Rip It Up
  • Release date: 10 February 2017
  • Label: earMUSIC
2019 Please Remain Seated
  • Release date: 18 January 2019
  • Label: BMG
2021 All the Right Noises
  • Released: 12 March 2021
  • Label: BMG
  • Released: 29 April 2022 [13]
  • Label: BMG
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Live albums

YearAlbum [14] Peak chart positions
1995 Live Circuit
  • Label: Toshiba EMI
1998 Live 35
2000 Open the Window, Close the Door – Live in Japan
  • Label: JVC
They Think It's All Over... It Is Now
  • Label: Repertoire/STC Recordings
2001 They Think It's All Acoustic... It Is Now
  • Label: Toshiba EMI/STC Recordings
Live at Donington Monsters of Rock 1990
  • Label: Toshiba EMI
2002 Symphony and Stage
2004 The Best of Thunder Live!
  • Label: Armoury Records
Live at the Bedford Arms
  • Label: STC Recordings
2005Live at Rock City
  • Label: STC Recordings
Live at Rock City - Case #2
  • Label: STC Recordings
2006The Xmas Show - Live 2005
  • Label: STC Recordings
The Magnificent Five Do Xmas!
  • Label: STC Recordings
2007The Xmas Show - Live 2006
  • Label: STC Recordings
Rock City 6 - The Smell of Snow
  • Label: STC Recordings
2008The Xmas Show - Live 2007
  • Label: STC Recordings
Rock City 8 - The Turkey Strikes Back
  • Label: STC Recordings
2009The Xmas Show - Live 2008
  • Label: STC Recordings
Rock City 10 - A Christmas Cracker
  • Label: STC Recordings
20 Years and Out - The Farewell Tour Live
2010Live at the BBC (1990 - 1995)
  • Label: EMI
2010Rough & Ready
  • Label: STC Recordings
2012The Xmas Show - Live 2011
  • Label: STC Recordings
Rock City 12 - The Baubles Are Back in Town
  • Label: STC Recordings
2013The Xmas Show - Live 2012
  • Label: STC Recordings
The Mancunian Candidate
  • Label: STC Recordings
Live at Donington 1990 & 199273
2014The Xmas Show - Live 2013
  • Label: STC Recordings
Back to the Black Country
  • Label: STC Recordings
2016All You Can Eat
  • Label: earMUSIC
Live At Loud Park
  • Label: earMUSIC
2018Stage (Live)
  • Label: earMUSIC
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Extended plays

TitleEP details [15]
The Only One
  • Released: 1998
The Only One (Live)
  • Released: 1998
Six Shooter
  • Released: 2005
Six of One
  • Released: 2007
Half a Dozen of the Other
  • Released: 2008
The Joy of Six
  • Released: 2008
  • Released: 2015 (as part of 'Wonder Days' Deluxe CD Bundle)
Resurrection Day
  • Released: 2015 (iTunes exclusive)
Broken Mirror
  • Released: 2017 (as part of 'Rip It Up' Deluxe CD/vinyl Bundles)

Compilation albums

YearAlbum [16] Peak chart positions Certifications
[2] [3]
1995Their Finest Hour (And a Bit)22
1998Burrn! Presents : The Best of Thunder
1999 The Rare, the Raw, and the Rest 109
2000Gimme Some...
2001Rock Champions
2009The EP Sessions 2007-2008
The Very Best of Thunder80
2015The Best of Thunder 1989-1995
2019The Greatest Hits35
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.


YearTitle [15] Chart positionsAlbum
UK Rock
US Hot 100
US Main. Rock
1989"She's So Fine" Back Street Symphony
1990"Dirty Love"325510
"Backstreet Symphony"25
"Gimme Some Lovin'"36
"She's So Fine" (re-release)34
1991"Love Walked In"2131
1992"Low Life in High Places"22 Laughing on Judgement Day
"Everybody Wants Her"36
1993"A Better Man"18
"Like a Satellite"25
1994"Stand Up"232 Behind Closed Doors
1995"River of Pain"315
"Castles in the Sand"302
"In a Broken Dream"261The Best of Thunder, Their Finest Hour (and a bit)
1996"Don't Wait Up"272 The Thrill of It All
1997"Love Worth Dying For"603
1998"The Only One"31 Thunder Live
"Play That Funky Music"39Giving the Game Away
1999"You Wanna Know (Just Another Suicide)"49
2002"Back for the Crack"
2003"Loser"48 Shooting at the Sun
2004"I Love You More Than Rock n' Roll"271 The Magnificent Seventh
2006"The Devil Made Me Do It"402 Robert Johnson's Tombstone
2014"Wonder Days" Wonder Days
2016"Rip It Up" Rip It Up
"No One Gets Out Alive"
2020"Last One Out Turn Off the Lights"All the Right Noises
"You're Gonna Be My Girl"
2022"The Western Sky"Dopamine
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.


Title [19] Album details
Backstreet Symphony: The Videos
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: PMI
  • Format: VHS
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: Eagle Vision
  • Formats: VHS, DVD
In, Out, Put the Kettle On
  • Released: 2000
  • Format: VHS
Live and Uncut
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
Plug It Out
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
Flawed to Perfection: The Videos
  • Released: 2005
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: DVD
Scenes of the Behind
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
Thunder Go Mad in Japan
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
The Devil Went Down to Huttwil
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
At the End of the Road
  • Released: 2009
  • Label: STC Recordings
  • Format: DVD
Sight & Sound
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: EMI
  • Format: DVD
Live at Donington 1990
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: Parlophone
  • Format: DVD
All You Can Eat
  • Released: 2016
  • Label: earMUSIC
  • Formats: DVD, Blu-ray
Stage (Live)
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: earMUSIC
  • Formats: DVD, Blu-ray

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