World-famous singer-songwriter Bonnie Tyler, she told the Rock in Haapsalu Estonia event’s organizers that she don’t want to ride a limousines and prefers instead to ride a bus on their own with their band.
Bonnie Tyler and her legendary stinky voice …
In fact, this sentence would be enough to summarize his past performance. Truly, really, nothing has changed – she is still striving, so powerfully and pleasingly, that she made the wide crowd at The Rock in Haapsalu.
Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; 8 June 1951) is a Welsh singer, known for her distinctive husky voice. Tyler came to prominence with the release of her 1977 album The World Starts Tonight and its singles “Lost in France” and “More Than a Lover”. Her 1978 single “It’s a Heartache” reached number four on the UK Singles Chart, and number three on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In the 1980s, Tyler ventured into rock music with songwriter and producer Jim Steinman. He wrote Tyler’s biggest hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart'”, the lead single from her 1983 UK chart topping album Faster Than the Speed of Night. Steinman also wrote Tyler’s other major 1980s hit “Holding Out for a Hero”. She had success in mainland Europe during the 1990s with Dieter Bohlen, who wrote and produced her hit “Bitterblue”. In 2003, Tyler re-recorded “Total Eclipse of the Heart” with singer Kareen Antonn. Their bilingual duet topped the French charts.
Her latest album Rocks and Honey was released in 2013 and features the single “Believe in Me” which she performed representing the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. Both “It’s a Heartache” and “Total Eclipse of the Heart” are among the best-selling singles of all time, with sales in excess of six million each. Her work has earned her three Grammy Award nominations and three Brit Award nominations, among other accolades.
Career of Bonnie Tyler
- 2.11975–1978: The World Starts Tonight and Natural Force
- 2.21979–1981: Diamond Cut and Goodbye to the Island
- 2.31982–1987: Faster Than the Speed of Night and Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire
- 2.41988–1990: Hide Your Heart
- 2.51991–1994: Success in Europe
- 2.61995–1999: Free Spirit and All in One Voice
- 2.72000–2003: Greatest Hits and Heart Strings
- 2.82004–2005: Simply Believe and Wings
- 2.92006–2011: From the Heart: Greatest Hits and Best of 3 CD
- 2.102012–2014: Rocks and Honey and the Eurovision Song Contest
- 2.112015–2017: Greatest Hits Tour and upcoming album