9 Rock Songs Almost Ruined By Their Original Lyrics - Page 5 of 9 - 9facts

9 Rock Songs Almost Ruined By Their Original Lyrics

#5. ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ was originally ‘Vampires In Love’

 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' was originally 'Vampires In Love'

Bonnie Tyler’s wrenching ballad about “love in the dark” could raise the dead… at least, lyricist Jim Steinman hoped it would. As Steinman told Playbill, “I actually wrote that to be a vampire love song. Its original title was “Vampires in Love” because I was working on a musical of Nosferatu, the other great vampire story. If anyone listens to the lyrics, they’re really like vampire lines. It’s all about the darkness, the power of darkness and love’s place in dark…” Source

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