Jim Steinman… The man of 80s rock operas (and 90s – see Celine Dion’s It’s All Coming Back To Me Now). And this one is one of his most notorious.
I never tire of Tyler’s husky voice, nor do I ever not relate to the sort of spark and gunpowder keg relationship she sings of. We innately crave fiery passion, sometimes to the point of compromising everything that matters to us. Sometimes we even lose ourselves.
When love becomes a shadow looming, is it the love we really want?
Day 137: Total Eclipse of the Heart – Bonnie Tyler
Bonus: a hilarious spoof of this video, known as the ‘literal version’