Thunder: A Retrospective – part six

Following on from what many thought was a disappointing fifth record in “Giving The Game Away” Thunder shocked the fans by announcing their intention to split up. And they did. Luke recorded a solo record (El Gringo Retro) and eventually teamed up with Danny for the “Moving Swiftly Along” Bowes & Morley record in 2002. By late 2002, the rumours were swirling that something might be happening in Thunder Towers. Continue reading “Thunder: A Retrospective – part six”

Are you part of The Union?

Rising like a phoenix from the ashes of Thunder, Luke Morley’s new project, The Union, deserves your attention.

Now, as you may know, in a previous life (ha!) I was/am/forever will be a HUUUUGE fan of Thunder. Sadly, all good things must come to an end, and Thunder split up. I have found solace, however, in THE UNION – the new band formed by ex-Thunder guitarist, song writer and all round “top bloke” Luke Morley, and former Winterville main man and Thunder friend Pete Shoulder.

Here’s a sample of what they’re about:

Their debut release is a three track EP, cheaply priced at just £1.99 – and if that’s not persuasion enough, you can download Step Up To The Plate, the first track, free to sample their wares by simply going to their website at:

Well worth a few minutes of your time, folks. Go have a listen.