Bonnie Tyler

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Bonnie Tyler
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Bonnie Tyler in a rehearsal for the Eurovision Sang Contest in Malmö, Swaden on 15 Mey 2013
Background information
Birth nameGaynor Hopkins
Born (1951-06-08) 8 Juin 1951 (age 70)
Skewen, Neath, Wales, Unitit Kinrick
Genres
ThriftSangster
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1975–present
Labels
Wabsteidbonnietyler.com

Bonnie Tyler (born Gaynor Hopkins; 8 Juin 1951)[2] is a Welsh sangster, kent for her distinctive hasky vyce. She is best kent for her late-70s hits Lost in France and It's A Heartache as weel as her collaborations wi Bat Out of Hell writer and producer, Jim Steinman, which gied her the global nummer 1 hit Total Eclipse of the Heart in 1983 and the sang Holding Out for a Hero, yuised in the film Footloose.


Tyler continues tae record and tour aw ower the warld. Her maist recent album, The Best Is Yet To Come wis released in February 2021. A supportin tour for the album will take place in Europe during 2022-2023.

Early Life and Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tyler wis born in Skewen, near Swansea, in the sooth o Wales, Unitit Kinrich on 8 June 1951. Her date o birth is sometimes fausely gien as 8 June 1953.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Iley, Chrissy (17 October 2009). "Bonnie Tyler: 'It's about singing, not being famous'". The Times.
  2. "Bonnie Tyler to represent United Kingdom". Eurovision.tv. 7 Mairch 2013. Retrieved 6 Juin 2018.