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re: Bonnie *and* Air Supply??

Posted by:
Vin 03:22 pm MST 02/08/07
In reply to: re: Bonnie *and* Air Supply?? - Jacob 01:38 pm MST 02/08/07

Either of those songs on MatLaF would be as out of place as a Rick Astley track on an Ice-T record.

> Even though I wouldn't take it for fact, this is as close
> to a source as I can find:
> http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,20642893-5006024,00.html
>
> "Regardless, Meat Loaf says Steinman sent him two songs --
> Total Eclipse of the Heart and Making Love Out of Nothing
> At All -- for his 1983 album Midnight at the Lost and
> Found, an album Loaf decided to write the songs for
> himself.
>
> Loaf's record company refused to pay for Steinman -- whose
> epic songs came with epic budgets -- and the songs were
> given to Bonnie Tyler and Air Supply respectively,
> becoming huge hits."
>
> > Not only is this a general knowledge-type quiz so no one
> > but people on this board are likely to know that, but I
> > really do not believe he wrote it for Meat. What is the
> > source for believing he did, anyway?
> >
> > I've seen interviews with Jim where he has said he wrote
> > it for Bonnie, to show off her voice. Naturally, I don't
> > know where to find those now but I know I've seen him say
> > it.
> >
> > > Well, Jim originally wrote "Total Eclipse" for Meat Loaf
> > > if the tale is correct, so double-error there...
> > >


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