Back in my younger years the old tapes played out on long car journeys and while Bananarama was a firm favourite the parents also inflicted Daniel O’Donnell style country music upon my ears.
(For younger readers or those not familiar with rural Irish colloquialisms, ‘tapes’ refer to cassette tapes a popular method of playing music before the invention of CDs and downloads.)
One voice though truly captivated me and had the ability to capture the heartache, woe and sometimes scorn the words described… it could almost make you Read Em And Weep. It is of course the original Bat Out Of Hell – Mr Meatloaf himself – I am writing about. Continue reading