Thunder will release a career-spanning 28-track album called ‘The Greatest Hits’ this September to celebrate their 30th anniversary.
Featuring songs from all 12 of their studio albums, each track on the expansive compilation album was lovingly cherry-picked by Thunder themselves.
Released through BMG on Friday 27th September 2019, ‘The Greatest Hits’ is available in four formats: 2CD, 3CD, 3LP and digital.
The third disc on the 3CD edition boasts a live session recorded at Planet Rock’s studios on 18th January 2019.
Each of the first two discs ends with a cover version of a classic song – The Rolling Stones’ ‘Gimme Shelter’, which was recorded for charity in 1993, plus a previously unreleased version of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Your Time Is Gonna Come’ recorded during the ‘Please Remain Seated’ album sessions.
Danny Bowes says: “Having been at it for 30 years, we now feel we have enough of a body of work behind us to do this properly.
“We explored and re-imagined our back catalogue with the ‘Please Remain Seated’ album, and now with ‘The Greatest Hits’ we’ve gathered all our key tunes together. It’s all killer, no filler, and we hope fans like having it all in one place.”
Guitarist and songwriter Luke Morley adds: “It was great fun picking the tunes for this compilation, and brilliant to put all of them into one big collection.”
Thunder will precede the release ‘The Greatest Hits’ with a very special one-off charity show at The Garage in London on Thursday 26th September with all proceeds going directly to NSPCC / Childline.
For one day only this Thursday (27th June) Thunder will have a limited number of Greatest Hits CD + Garage ticket “Combos” for sale on their official website. All sale there that day will also be donated to Childline/NSPCC.
Every “Combo” purchaser will be auto-entered into a competition to watch the soundcheck, and Combo Winners will get their copy of the album signed and personally handed to them by the band.
All remaining tickets will go on general sale at 10am on Friday 28th June.
And in yet further Thunder news, the band have confirmed that work is already underway on their next studio album, which they’re hoping to release in 2020.
‘The Greatest Hits’ track-listing is as follows:
CD1 [of both 2 and 3CD formats]
Love Walked In
She’s So Fine
A Better Man
Low Life In High Places
River Of Pain
Like A Satellite
Living For Today
Love Worth Dying For
Just Another Suicide
All I Ever Wanted
Gimme Shelter (The Rolling Stones cover)
CD2 [of both 2 and 3CD formats]
I Love You More Than Rock N Roll
I’m Dreaming Again
The Devil Made Me Do It
On The Radio
Rip It Up
In Another Life
Right From The Start
The Thing I Want
Future Train [2019 Version] Low Life In High Places [2019 Version] Your Time Is Gonna Come (Led Zeppelin cover)
CD3 [live at Planet Rock]
Bigger Than Both Of Us
She’s So Fine
River Of Pain