Steve Thompson has written songs that have been recorded by Celine Dion, Sheena Easton, Elkie Brooks, The Hollies, The Searchers, The Tygers of Pan Tang, Baby Ford, Colin Blunstone, Elaine Page and Chris Farlowe.
Steve is a long-time collaborator of Tom Kelly. Their joint works include ‘Steeltown’ a musical, ‘Songs of Love Work and War,’ a musical review and most recently ‘Down To The River’ a multimedia work of sounds, poetry and photographs which premiered at The Word.
In a long and varied career, Steve also wrote and produced some key recordings during the ‘New Wave of British Heavy Metal’ (NWOBHM) including Raven, Venom (both huge influences on rock giants, Metallica) and The Tygers of Pan Tang, who at one time featured another collaborator of Steve’s – guitarist John Sykes, who went on to join David Coverdale in Whitesnake.
The list of Producers that have worked with Steve is equally impressive; Gus Dudgeon ( Elton John, Chris Rea); Rodger Bain(Black Sabbath); Christopher Neil (Mike & The Mechanics, Marillion, Gerry Rafferty) Peter Collins (Rush, Garry Moore, Bon Jovi)