Lovely Thunder

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Lovely Thunder
Lovely Thunder album.jpg
Studio album by Harold Budd
Released December 1, 1986
Recorded 1986; Track 5 Recorded at Cocteau Twins Studios (London England); all other track recorded at Metamusic Productions (L.A.)
Genre Ambient
Length 47:31
Label Editions EG
Producer Harold Budd, Michael Hoenig
Harold Budd chronology
The Pearl
(1984)The Pearl1984
Lovely Thunder
The Moon and the Melodies
(1986)The Moon and the Melodies1986
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1] 4.5/5 stars[2]

Lovely Thunder is a studio album by the American ambient artist Harold Budd. It was released in 1986 on E.G. Records. The vinyl release did not include "Valse Pour le Fin du Temps".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Gunfighter" – 3:18
  2. "Sandtreader" – 5:33
  3. "Ice Floes in Eden" – 3:28
  4. "Olancha Farewell" – 2:18
  5. "Flowered Knife Shadows" – 7:15
  6. "Valse Pour le Fin du Temps" – 4:50
  7. "Gypsy Violin" – 20:49



  • Track titles and times taken from the disc itself, but the titles can be verified through the product page.