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" is a song by English-Australian singer Leo Sayer, released in October 1977, through Island Records for his fifth studio album Thunder in My Heart (1977). The song was written by Sayer and Tom Snow, and produced by Richard Perry. "Thunder in My Heart" peaked at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart and at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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Commercial performance

In Australia, "Thunder in My Heart" peaked at number 22 on the Kent Music Report, [1] where it was ranked at the number 93 position on the 1977 year-end chart. [2] The song debuted at number 32 on the New Zealand Singles Chart dated 11 December 1977. It peaked at number 21 on the 29 January 1978, issued chart and remained for four weeks. [3] "Thunder in My Heart" bowed at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart dated 2 October 1977, where it remained for eight weeks. [4] The song peaked at number 38 on the US Billboard Hot 100 issued 5 November 1977. [5] On the Canadian RPM Top 100 Singles chart issued 19 November 1977, it bowed at number 35. [6]

Charts

Thunder in My Heart Again

"Thunder in My Heart Again"
Meckthunderinmyheartagain.jpg
Single by Meck featuring Leo Sayer
Released2006
Recorded2005
Genre Dance
Length3:07
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Sayer, Snow
Producer(s) Meck
Meck singles chronology
"Thunder in My Heart Again"
(2006)
"Feels Like Home"
(2007)

Background and release

A remix of "Thunder in My Heart" by British disc jockey Meck titled "Thunder in My Heart Again" was released in 2006, which featured Sayer's vocals. [12] In 2005, Meck asked Sayer for permission to remix the song, [13] after the former found it as a 12-inch single inside a Los Angeles discount store and envisioned a "dance mix treatment". Sayer opined that Meck completely altered the sound but "kept all of its integrity", concluding that he could not discover anything wrong with Meck's version. [14]

"Thunder in My Heart Again" is a dance song, [15] which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, 28 years after "Thunder in My Heart" originally charted on the same chart. [16] It was Meck's first single on the chart to debut at the number one position dated 18 February 2006, [17] and was Sayer's second number one song on the chart at the age of 57 years, 8 months. [18]

Track listing

UK maxi single [19]
No.TitleLength
1."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Radio Edit)3:07
2."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Miami Calling Mix)7:59
3."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Hott 22 Mix)7:25
4."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Hott 22 Dub)7:34
5."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Starlet DJs Groove Deluxe Mix)6:48
6."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Starlet DJs Dub)6:13
Australian maxi single [20]
No.TitleLength
1."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Radio Edit)3:07
2."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Miami Calling Mix)7:59
3."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Hott 22 Mix)7:25
4."Thunder in My Heart Again" (Starlet DJs Groove Deluxe Mix)6:48

Charts and certifications

Weekly charts

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