Bonnie Tyler

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Bonnie Tyler
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Tyler during a rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden on 15 May 2013
Background information
Birth name Gaynor Hopkins
Born (1951-06-08) June 8, 1951 (age 67)
Skewen, West Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
Genres Pop rock, country rock, Wagnerian rock, progressive rock, heartland rock, soft rock, hard rock, New Wave, disco, pop
Occupations Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1975–present
Labels RCA, Chrysalis, CBS, Columbia, Hansa, Atlantic, East West, CMC Records, Sony, Stick Music, ZYX Music, Celtic Swan Recordings
Website Official site

Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; June 8, 1951)[1] is a Welsh singer, songwriter, and philanthropist. She has had several major hit songs. Three songs "Lost in France," "It's a Heartache," and "Total Eclipse of the Heart" became major hits in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Tyler represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö.

Albums[change | change source]

A list of Tyler's albums:[2]

  • The World Starts Tonight (1977)
  • Natural Force (1978)
  • It's a Heartache (1978)
  • Diamond Cut (1979)
  • Goodbye to the Island (1981)
  • Faster Than The Speed Of Night (1983)
  • Secret Dreams And Forbidden Fire (1986)
  • Hide Your Heart (1988)
  • Notes From America (1988)
  • Bitterblue (1991)
  • Angel Heart (1992)
  • Silhouette In Red (1993)
  • Free Spirit (1995)
  • All In One Voice (1998)
  • Heart And Soul (2002) with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Simply Believe (2004)
  • Wings (2005)
  • Rocks and Honey (2013)

There are also collections of songs from the above albums.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Latest news about Bonnie Tyler". fameball.com. 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. "Albums, tapes, and CD's". bonnietyler.com. 2009. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 

Other websites[change | change source]