Thunder from Down Under

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Thunder from Down Under
Frank Gambale - 1990 - Thunder from Down Under (alternative).jpg
Japanese and United States edition
Studio album by Frank Gambale
Released 1990 (1990)
Recorded November 1989
Studio Studio Sound in North Hollywood, Los Angeles; Silverlake Sound Studios, Mad Hatter Studios in Los Angeles
Genre Jazz fusion, smooth jazz[1]
Length 58:17
Label Victor
Producer Frank Gambale, Akira Taguchi, Takashi Misu, Ron Moss
Frank Gambale chronology
Thunder from Down Under
Note Worker
Alternative cover
European edition
European edition

Thunder from Down Under is the third studio album by guitarist Frank Gambale, released in 1990 through Victor Entertainment[2] and reissued on 24 April 2001 through Samson Records.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[4]

Alex Henderson at AllMusic gave Thunder from Down Under three stars out of five, listing "Samba di Somewhere", "Humid Beings" and "Mambojambo" as highlights. However, Gambale's singing was criticised as sounding like "a poor man's Sting."[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Frank Gambale, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Humid Being" 5:19
2. "Faster Than an Arrow" (lyrics: Gambale, Stephanie Bennett) 4:37
3. "Samba di Somewhere" 5:57
4. "Kuranda" 4:56
5. "Obsessed for Life" (lyrics: Gambale, Bennett) 4:13
6. "Leave Ozone Alone" 5:59
7. "The Land of Wonder" 5:04
8. "Obrigado Fukuoka" 5:00
9. "Robo-Roo" 5:40
10. "Forgotten but Not Gone" 5:15
11. "Mambojambo" 4:50
12. "One Not Two" (lyrics: Gambale, Bennett) 1:27
Total length: 58:17



  1. ^ "Thunder From Down Under by Frank Gambale". CD Baby. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
  2. ^ "Discography". Retrieved 2013-10-24.
  3. ^ "Frank Gambale - Thunder From Down Under CD". CD Universe. Retrieved 2013-10-24.
  4. ^ a b Henderson, Alex. "Thunder from Down Under - Frank Gambale". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2015-12-27.

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