Power Ballads

  • How 80s rock taught me it’s okay to cry
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    How '80s rock taught me it’s OK to cry

    All hail the swaggering spandex-clad antidote to toxic masculinity

    Posted by
    Dan Dalton
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  • Just why do people love 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' so much: a scientific analysis
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    Just why do people love 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' so much?

    With sales booming, the Bonnie Tyler classic is bigger than ever

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    The greatest power ballads ever: the stories behind the songs

    Eternal Flame, If I Could Turn Back Time, Show Me Heaven & many more

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    The greatest power ballads ever written

    Decoding the enduring appeal of the Power Ballad

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    Diane Warren: How I wrote I Don't Want To Miss a Thing

    Talking power ballads with the legendary songwriter

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    Maria McKee: How I wrote Show Me Heaven

    We spoke to the singer-songwriter about her legendary power ballad

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    Billy Steinberg: How I wrote Eternal Flame

    The legendary songwriter talks us through his hit power ballads

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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    Nick Van Eede: How I wrote (I Just) Died In Your Arms

    The Cutting Crew frontman talks us through his hit power ballad

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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  • Mick Jones: How I wrote 'I Want To Know What Love Is' 1
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    Mick Jones: How I wrote 'I Want To Know What Love Is'

    The Foreigner frontman talks us through his hit power ballad

    Posted by
    Dave Fawbert
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