Bonnie Tyler - Hide Your Heart

Bonnie Tyler - Hide Your Heart
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Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock
Hide Your Heart

The international release of Bonnie Tyler's Notes from America -- titled after the album's lone single -- this is also Tyler's last Columbia release, and her first post-Jim Steinman album. Tyler is still working with the talented Desmond Child (who helped out on Secret Dreams & Forbidden Fire), as well as legendary hitmakers Holly Knight and Mike Chapman. But, aside from the single "Hide Your Heart," this album is perhaps most notable for containing songs that would become bigger hits for other artists at later points in time. "The Best" would become Tina Turner's anthem of choice, while Tyler's cover of the Bee Gees' "To Love Somebody" would be eclipsed by Blue Rodeo's version of the same song. This is a satisfying album, but -- following Tyler's two brilliant masterpiece albums with Jim Steinman (Faster Than the Speed of Night and Secret Dreams & Forbidden Fire) -- one can't help but feel a little bit of disappointment at Steinman's absence. Her last American release for eight years (until 1996's Free Spirit), though she would continue a thriving international career during this time.

Notes from AmericaBonnie Tyler4:54
Hide Your HeartBonnie Tyler4:25
Don't Turn AroundBonnie Tyler4:18
Save Up All Your TearsBonnie Tyler4:24
To Love SomebodyBonnie Tyler5:49
Take Another Look at Your HeartBonnie Tyler3:46
The BestBonnie Tyler4:15
Shy with YouBonnie Tyler3:39
Streets of Little ItalyBonnie Tyler4:37
Turtle BluesBonnie Tyler4:11