Posts Tagged: Jim Steinman

Happy Ending

Yesterday I spend quite some time trying to rip a CD. Ten of the eleven songs on the album gave me no problem. But that last one… Whatever option I tried, it wouldn’t play nice. It was especially annoying because that one song was the sole reason I bought that particular album years ago. I… Read more »

Sharing is Caring

Let’s just say that Meat Loaf’s Paradise by the Dashboard Light is not my favorite song. I usually don’t skip it or change channels if it comes on, but I won’t knowingly put it on. Still, that’s what I did yesterday, so that I could help some people out: Taken from a German Limitierte Auflage… Read more »

First Lines: Whistle Down the Wind

While in Finland to see Tanz der Vampire with music by Jim Steinman, I was reading Mary Haley Bell’s Whistle Down the Wind. Of course, that’s the novel on which Andrew Lloyd Webber based the musical Jim wrote the lyrics for. Lottie Mayor with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber — Whistle Down the Wind And when… Read more »

Vampyyrien Tansi

Last year I found out that my favorite kind of vampires—the not-sparkling, dancing, musical kind—would be visiting a town called Seinäjoki, Finland. So I did what any sane person should do: I got busy and started making plans. Eventually other people were convinced that going would be a good idea, so a date was picked,… Read more »

We’ll Never Be as Young as We Are Right Now (VIII)

Remember everything that I told you And I’m telling you again that it’s true: You’re never alone ’cause you can put on the phones And let the drummer tell your heart what to doJim Steinman, Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through It’s still November first, so it’s still Jim Steinman’s birthday, so it’s still appropriate… Read more »