1977 Leo Sayer – Thunder In My Heart (US:#38 UK:#22)
“Thunder in My Heart” is a song recorded by Leo Sayer for the album Thunder in My Heart, and originally released as a single in 1977. It reached number 22 in the United Kingdom. In the United States, it reached number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 35 on the Cashbox chart.It became a number one hit single in the United Kingdom, when an remix by Meck (titled “Thunder in My Heart Again”) was released as a single in 2006. “Thunder in My Heart Again” stayed at number one for two weeks. It also peaked at number four on the Dutch Top 40, remaining in that chart for seventeen weeks.
The following year, Leo Sayer appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in the United Kingdom, and claimed credit for this song getting to number one as he said:
“It wasn’t just because it was a hot tune, it was all because “Oh my God, it’s Leo Sayer”.”
After being internationally released, it was shown before the animated film Ice Age: The Meltdown. In the music video, when the female dancers start dancing, this scene is a homage to Xanadu. When the music video was originally released online, it appeared as it was released. However, one version lacks the scenes featuring Leo Sayer and the accompanying sound effects.
Thunder in My Heart is the fifth album by the English singer-songwriter, Leo Sayer, and was released in 1977. In 2006, a remixed dance version of the track, entitled “Thunder in My Heart Again”, was released, credited to Meck featuring Leo Sayer. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom, and #16 in Australia. Along with […]
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