Author Topic: RIP Jim Steinman  (Read 445 times)

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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #1 on: 21 April, 2021, 10:36:09 pm »
Indeed.  Bat Out Of Hell is a superb album.

Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #2 on: 22 April, 2021, 08:04:09 am »
Brilliant composer, lyricist, talented musician.

Bat out of Hell is truly incredible. The follow up is brilliant.
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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #3 on: 22 April, 2021, 10:11:18 am »
My fellow custardian Nick Price played Bat Out Of Hell so often during the 1979-80 skool year that I have had an irrational loathing of Mr Loaf and all his works ever since.  It may be time for a critical reappraisal.
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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #4 on: 23 April, 2021, 09:26:04 am »
You could also have a listen to Mr Steinman's only offering (which may be what mrcharly is referring to) "Bad for Good", which Mr Loaf was supposed to sing on as the follow up to BOOH (and indeed several tracks appeared on his later offerings as well) but was at the time indisposed.
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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #5 on: 24 April, 2021, 07:04:05 am »
The kitschest thing ever* was that, during the last solar eclipse, you could pay to be on a cruise ship right in the middle of the eclipse's path to hear Bonnie Tyler, in person, belting out "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" at the moment of totality.

*I have considered Kylie Minogue's live version of Copacabana and the collected works of Jeff Koons
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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #6 on: 25 April, 2021, 06:09:12 pm »
You could also have a listen to Mr Steinman's only offering (which may be what mrcharly is referring to) "Bad for Good", which Mr Loaf was supposed to sing on as the follow up to BOOH (and indeed several tracks appeared on his later offerings as well) but was at the time indisposed.

I am familiar with that oeuvre, but I bet you say that to all the boys.
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Re: RIP Jim Steinman
« Reply #7 on: 25 April, 2021, 11:21:35 pm »
The kitschest thing ever* was that, during the last solar eclipse, you could pay to be on a cruise ship right in the middle of the eclipse's path to hear Bonnie Tyler, in person, belting out "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" at the moment of totality.

*I have considered Kylie Minogue's live version of Copacabana and the collected works of Jeff Koons

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