Thunderball (U.D.O. album)

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Thunderball
Udo thunderball.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 29, 2004
RecordedAugust – December 2003
StudioRoxx Studio, Pulheim, Germany
Genre Heavy metal
Label AFM Records
Producer Stefan Kaufmann
U.D.O. chronology
Man and Machine
(2002)
Thunderball
(2004)
Mission No. X
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Rock Hard 8.0/10 [2]

Thunderball is the ninth studio album by German heavy metal band U.D.O. After their previous studio album, U.D.O. had released the DVD Nailed to Metal and an accompanying live CD titled Nailed to Metal: The Missing Tracks in 2003.

Contents

The title of this album and Udo Dirkschneider's posture on the cover are allusions to the 1965 film Thunderball .

The album was recorded at Roxx Studio in Pulheim.

Track listing

All music is composed by Udo Dirkschneider and Stefan Kaufmann except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Thunderball" 3:53
2."The Arbiter"Igor Gianola4:07
3."Pull the Trigger"Fitty Weinhold4:34
4."Fistful of Anger"Gianola3:11
5."The Land of the Midnight Sun" 5:18
6."Hell Bites Back" 3:09
7."Trainride in Russia" 4:45
8."The Bullet and the Bomb"Weinhold3:58
9."The Magic Mirror" 4:56
10."Tough Luck II" 3:36
11."Blind Eyes"Gianola4:19
Total length:45:46
Limited edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
1."Hardcore Lover"4:50
2."Blind Eyes" (Video) 
Japanese edition bonus track
No.TitleLength
1."Borderline"4:12
Total length:49:58

Notes

Поезд по России идёт и идёт.
Поезд по России. 100 грамм и вперёд!
Перестук колёс. Необъятна даль.
Поезд нас унёс к началу всех начал.

Charts

Chart (2004)Peak
position
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan) [3] 47
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100) [4] 83

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