Song: Bonnie Tyler – Holding Out For A Hero
Album: Footloose Soundtrack
Country of origin: USA
Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler made a true 80s rock anthem here. It’s hard not to get pumped up just listening to this song. It originally appeared on the soundtrack for the Kevin Bacon film Footloose, but the very same year (1984) it also appeared as the theme song for the TV show Cover Up. Not only that but it was also used as the theme song of the Channel 4 NFL show in the 80s which made American Football so popular in the UK back then.
“Where have all the good men gone
And where are all the gods?
Where’s the street-wise Hercules
To fight the rising odds?
Isn’t there a white knight upon a fiery steed?
Late at night I toss and I turn and I dream of what I need!”