Thunder in My Heart (song)

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"Thunder in My Heart"
Thunder in My Heart - L. Sayer.jpg
Single by Leo Sayer
from the album Thunder in My Heart
B-side "Get the Girl"
ReleasedOctober 1977
Recorded1977
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Leo Sayer, Tom Snow
Producer(s) Richard Perry
Leo Sayer singles chronology
"How Much Love"
(1977)
"Thunder in My Heart"
(1977)
"Easy to Love"
(1977)
"Thunder in My Heart Again"
Meckthunderinmyheartagain.jpg
Single by Meck featuring Leo Sayer
ReleasedFebruary 2006
Recorded2005
Length3:09
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Leo Sayer, Tom Snow
Producer(s) Meck
Meck featuring Leo Sayer singles chronology
"Thunder in My Heart Again"
(2006)
"Feels Like Home"
(2007)

"Thunder in My Heart" is a song recorded by Leo Sayer for the album Thunder in My Heart , and originally released as a single in 1977. It reached number 22 in the United Kingdom. In the United States, it reached number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 35 on the Cashbox chart. It became a number-one hit in the United Kingdom when a remix by DJ Meck (titled "Thunder in My Heart Again") was released as a single in 2006 (see 2006 in music). "Thunder in My Heart Again" stayed at number one on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks. It also became a hit in several other countries, including Finland, Italy and the Netherlands.

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In 2007 Leo Sayer appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in the United Kingdom and claimed credit for this song getting to number one as he said: "It wasn't just because it was a hot tune, it was all because 'Oh my God, it's Leo Sayer'."[ citation needed ]

Music video

In the music video, when the female dancers start dancing, this scene is a homage to Xanadu . When the music video was originally released online, it appeared as it was released. However, one version lacks the scenes featuring Leo Sayer and the accompanying sound effects.

Charts

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom (BPI) [34]
"Thunder in My Heart Again"
Silver200,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Cover versions

Irene Cara released a version of the song on her 1982 debut album, Anyone Can See .

Dutch singer René Froger recorded the song for his 1994 platinum album, Walls of Emotion.

After being internationally released, "Thunder in My Heart Again" was shown before the animated film Ice Age: The Meltdown .

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