Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of The Heart
Total Eclipse of The Heart is a big hit single from Bonnie Tyler's album Faster Than The Speed of The Night. This 1983 single written and produced by Jim Steinman. Released as a single in May of 1983, the single reaching number one in several countries including the United States.
Bonnie Tyler was born in Wales on 8 June 1951 from a family of three sisters and two brothers. Her father was a coal miner and her mother was a known as member of a local church choir. Born Gaynor Hopkins, she changed her stage name into Bonnie Tyler as she sign a contract with RCA Records.
The song was written and once refused by meat love along with Making Love (Out of Nothing At All). The song was given to Bonnie and Making Love (Out of Nothing At All) later performed by Air Supply.
The original version of the song on the album was over seven minutes in length. For the radio, the song is trimmed to only four and a half minutes long,. The music video version is one minute longer than the radio version.