Thunder reissue expanded first three breakthrough albums

Thunder will reissue their breakthrough albums Backstreet Symphony, Laughing On Judgement Day and Behind Closed Doors on 28 April 2023 via BMG. The expanded albums feature rare, deleted, and unreleased bonus live versions of hits from each album and will be available on vinyl for the first time since their initial release.

Stand Up, recorded live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire London in 2005, is out now.

Thunder - Backstreet Symphony album cover
Thunder – Backstreet Symphony

Released in 1990, Backstreet Symphony achieved great success, reaching No.21 in the UK album chart, and has since gone gold. Produced by Andy Taylor from Duran Duran, it spawned five hit singles, the title track, Love Walked In, Dirty Love, Gimme Some Lovin’, and She’s So Fine.

Backstreet Symphony will be pressed as a double LP, one gold disc and one silver disc.

Thunder - Laughing On Judgement Day cover
Thunder – Laughing On Judgement Day

The follow-up album Laughing On Judgement Day was released in 1992 and entered the UK album charts at No.2. It was beaten to the number-one slot by Kylie’s Greatest Hits. The album saw Thunder break internationally, touring heavily worldwide. Again this album achieved gold status, with four singles in the Top 40, Low Life In High Places, Everybody Wants Her, A Better Man, and Like A Satellite.

Laughing On Judgement Day is a double LP, one white disc and one blue disc.

Thunder - Behind Closed Doors album cover
Thunder – Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors was released in 1995 and peaked at No.5. Co-produced by guitarist Luke Morley and Mike Fraser (Aerosmith, AC/DC, Bryan Adams), the album featured writing contributions from every member of the band, as well as Andy Taylor. The singles Stand Up, River Of Pain, and Castles In The Sand, all reached the Top 40.

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Laughing On Judgement Day is a double LP, one white disc and one blue disc.

The albums will also be available as a CD Digipak. Visit for more details.

Thunder – Backstreet Symphony

She’s So Fine
Dirty Love
Don’t Wait For Me
Higher Ground
Until My Dying Day
Back Street Symphony
Love Walked In
An Englishman On Holiday
Girl’s Going Out Of Her Head
Gimme Some Lovin’
Distant Thunder
She’s So Fine (Live at Marquee London, 2002)
Until My Dying Day (Live at Marquee London, 2002)
Gimme Some Lovin’ (Live at Nottingham Rock City, 2008)

Thunder – Laughing On Judgement Day

Does It Feel Like Love?
Everybody Wants Her
Low Life In High Places
Laughing On Judgement Day
Empty City
Today The World Stopped Turning
Long Way From Home
Fire To Ice
Feeding The Flame
A Better Man
The Moment Of Truth
Flawed To Perfection
Like A Satellite
Baby I’ll Be Gone
A Better Man (Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, 2005)
The Moment Of Truth (Live at Nottingham Rock City, 2011)*
Like A Satellite (Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, 2007)
*LP only

Thunder – Behind Closed Doors

Moth To The Flame
Fly On The Wall
I’ll Be Waiting
River Of Pain
Future Train
‘Til The River Runs Dry
Stand Up
Preaching From A Chair
Castles In The Sand
Too Scared To Live
Ball And Chain
It Happened In This Town
In A Broken Dream (Live at Club Citta Japan, 2000)
Stand Up (Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire London, 2005)
‘Til The River Runs Dry (Live at Nottingham Rock City, 2005)
Preaching From A Chair (Acoustic at Tackle Out Studio Hove, 2019)

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