1. Total eclipse of the heart
Considered to be Tyler’s signature song, this timeless classic was written by Jim Steinman, who wrote all of Meat Loaf’s hits, including “I’ll do anything for love (But I won’t do that)”, “Paradise by the dashboard light” and “Two out of three ain’t bad”.
It’s taken from Bonnie’s fifth studio album “Faster than the speed of night”, released in 1983.
2. Holding out for a hero
Released in 1984, the song was featured in the cult movie “Footloose” starring Kevin Bacon.
Written by Jim Steinman and Dean Pitchford, “Holding out for a hero” was covered by many artists, including Ella Mae Bowen, Frou Frou and Jennifer Saunders for 2004 movie “Shrek 2”.
3. It’s a heartache
Written by Bonnie’s managers, Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe, the track is the second single from her 1978 album. It reached number one in several countries including France, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil.
“It’s a heartache” was covered by many artists as Rod Stewart, Dave & Sugar, Lorrie Morgan, Gene Pitney and Trick Pony.
4. Lost in France
“Lost in France” is Bonnie Tyler’s second single and first hit in her career. It’s taken from her debut album “The world starts tonight”, released in 1977.
Acclaimed by critics, the country pop single contains the b-side “Baby I remember you”.
5. Making love (Out of nothing at all)
Released in 1995, this power ballad was written and composed by Jim Steinman and first released by Australian soft rock band Air Supply.
It’s taken from Bonnie’s eleventh studio album “Free spirit”.
The music video is one of the most popular among Bonnie’s fans. It was directed by Randee St. Nicholas, who’s worked with Prince, Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton.