Thunder – Wonder days


It’s been a long time since Thunder last released an album – in fact it was a year before their farewell show. Which one I hear you ask? I’m referring to the 2009 “20 years and out” farewell shows as opposed to their previous attempt to retire. Happily retirement didn’t last long and Thunder haveIt’s been a long time since Thunder last released an album – in fact it was a year before their farewell show. Which one I hear you ask? I’m referring to the 2009 “20 years and out” farewell shows as opposed to their previous attempt to retire. Happily retirement didn’t last long and Thunder have done several tours and Christmas shows since then, and now have finally got round to releasing a new album – Wonder Days. Once you hit play and start listening to the new album it doesn’t take long to realise that Danny Bowes’s voice is still as good as ever – he really does have a great voice, and one that’s instantly recognisable. Alongside Danny is Luke Morley on guitar. Due to the absence of Ben Matthews (while he recovers from his tonsil cancer), Luke handles both rhythm and lead guitar parts on the album. Chris Childs is on bass, and as always Harry James is on drums. he must be one of the hardest working drummers around since when he’s not playing with Thunder he can be found playing drums for Magnum, Snakecharmer or one of several other bands. Brief comments on a few tracks… […]

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