Jim Steinman

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James Richard Steinman (born November 1, 1948 in New York City, New York) (more commonly known as Jim Steinman) is an American rock and musical theater composer. He is notable for having written most of Meat Loaf's hit songs, in addition to hits for many other musical artists. His three biggest musical successes are an album Bat Out Of Hell (1977), sung by Meat Loaf, Total Eclipse Of The Heart (1983), sung by Bonnie Tyler, and a German musical Tanz der Vampire (1998). He also formed the female group Pandora's Box for the album Original Sin. Several of the songs from this album have appeared on later Meat Loaf albums. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Top Songs

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    You can't run away forever
    But there's nothing wrong with
    Getting a good head start
    You wanna shut out the night
    You wanna shut down the sun
    Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through  -  32,771 plays
  2. Bad for Good  -  19,023 plays
    Lost boys and golden girls
    Down on the corner and all around the world
    Lost boys and golden girls
    Down on the corner and all around, all around the world
    It doesn't matter where they're going, or wherever they've been
    Lost Boys and Golden Girls  -  14,366 plays
  4. Totale Finsternis  -  40,532 plays
    They're howling up at the moon
    And moaning under the stars
    Prowling in the alley
    And stalking all the prey in the bars
    It started out as a whisper
    Stark Raving Love  -  12,662 plays
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