10 Facts about Bonnie Tyler

Thursday, August 6th 2015. | Music

Facts about Bonnie Tyler talk about the Welsh singer. Her birth name is Gaynor Hopkins. She was born on 8 June 1951. In 1975, RCA signed her as a singer. Before she was famous, she sang in clubs and pubs around South Wales. In the mid-1970s, she was a famous singer with husky voice.  This voice is very distinctive for she had it after removing vocal nodules in an operation. Here are other interesting facts about Bonnie Tyler for you:

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 1: the famous country singles

Some of her famous country singles include “It’s a Heartache” and “Lost in France”. She rose to prominence in the end of 1970s. “Holding Out for a Hero” was popular in 1980s.

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 2: the rock music

Tyler was interested to shift her musical genre into rock music in her fifth studio album released in 1983.  It was entitled faster Than the Speed of Night. Tyler collaborated with Jim Steinman.

facts about Bonnie Tyler

facts about Bonnie Tyler

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 3: the famous single from her fifth album

“Total Eclipse of the Heart” is considered as the most famous single in her fifth album.

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 4: the success

In 1990, Hansa Records released her three albums.  In 1990s, Tyler was still famous in the European mainland. In 2003, she released “Si demain… (Turn Around)” and gained an international acclaim.

Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 5: the album in 2013

In 2013, Tyler released Rocks and Honey. It was considered as her newest album. In the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, she chose “Believe in Me” from her 2013 album to participate in the contest. Tyler became the representative of United Kingdom.

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 6: the nominations

Tyler was nominated for Brit Award three times and Grammy Award twice.

Bonnie Tyler Singer

Bonnie Tyler Singer

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 7: a musical family

Tyler was raised by a musical family. Everyone in the family loves music. She likes listening different kinds of music. Her mother liked to sing opera. Find out facts about Bon Jovi here.

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 8: the church time

“All Things Bright and Beautiful” was the first song that she sang in the church in front of people. It was considered as her first performance.

Bonnie Tyler On Stage

Bonnie Tyler On Stage

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 9: the music

As I have stated before, Tyler loved to listen to many musical genres.  She loved hearing The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and many more because she was influenced by the music of her sibling. Get facts about Bob Dylan here.

Facts about Bonnie Tyler 10: her favorite song

The all time favorite song of Tyler is “River Deep-Mountain High”. Some singers who had influenced her were Tommy Steele, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin and many more.

Bonnie Tyler Facts

Bonnie Tyler Facts

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