Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Meatloaf, Awesome in all forms!

My buddy Shaggy says hes going to do a post about Meatloaf, but he never will so I'm gonna do it right now! Now I'm not talking about the delicious meat entree, I'm talking about the singer! The overweight, power voiced singer. Every show was like a musical. this was a 300+ pound man giving it his all for a show! he would often pass out after a show do the the amount of energy exerted. People my age think Meatloaf is lame. Hes not for everyone, you must like well produced, very musical songs, with tons of piano, vocal crescendos, and bad ass guitar solos. His 1977 album Bat Out of hell sold over 34 million copies world wide & continues to sell 200,000 a year according to Rolling Stone. It is a legendary album. 7 songs, 45 mins, of pure musical joy! It starts w/ Bat out of hell, an 11 minute joyride of rock! But probably the best known song is Paradise by the Dashboard Lights, its about getting laid for the 1st time in a car.
Below is a video for Paradise by The Dashboard Lights

I listen to Bat out of Hell all the time! Its one of my favorite Motorcycling albums, and its great to listen to in the car too!
After Bat out of Hell, Meatloaf didn't have a mainstream album for 15 years. he had vocal chord issues and had to fight back, the result was 1993s bat out of Hell II. it spawned the hit, Id do Anything for Love (but I wont do that) The video is below.

This album produced Meatloafs ONLY #1 hit (id do anything for love...) Meatloaf is the man! He rocks! give it a shot! You may enjoy Meatloaf, even if you don't like meatloaf...

5 comments:

Amy W. said...

I love Paradise by the Dashboard Light...potential karaeoke duet???

Becky said...

I can't look at that man without thinking "This is Bob. Bob had bitch tits".

Bobby G said...

LOL If I could sing like Meatloaf lol Then hell yeah! But alas I cant...

Becky, he does have bitch tits... its true!

Phil K. said...

I was gonna do a post about meatloaf, but I decided to sleep on it....

Aimeepalooza said...

I heart bitch tits!