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Total Eclipse of the Heart is one of the best songs of the 1980s

2 months ago

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The claim that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is one of the best songs of the 1980s is subjective and cannot be definitively proven or disproven due to the nature of music appreciation being highly personal and varied. However, it's worth noting that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Bonnie Tyler did achieve significant commercial success during the 1980s. According to an MSN article, the song spent four weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 following its release and remained on the chart for a total of 29 weeks. It was also the No. 6 song of 1983 according to Billboard and received a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984. This level of success and recognition in the music industry during the 1980s supports the idea that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" was indeed one of the notable songs of that decade, even though the concept of 'best' remains subjective.