What’s the best power ballad? JUST KIDDING I ALREADY KNOW.
Eyes Without A Face by Billy Idol
Pretty sure it’s Alone by Heart. It has all the elements required to classify it as a power ballad
- Sad but uplifting
- Big guitar solo
- Shouty chorus
I’m not claiming it’s the best (Alone is, you’re right) but I have fondness for this one
THEY SAY THAT THE ROAD AIN’T NO PLACE TO START A FAMILY
RIGHT DOWN THE LINE IT’S BEEN YOU AND ME
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse
That welsh gravel has a powerful gravitas that is hard to beat
Does this count as one? I fucking love it.
Came here to post this
Fake plastic trees
I hate doing a ‘well actually, I think you’ll find’ but this is great and maybe should be power ballad canon?
Come on, what the fuck’s wrong with you? It’s this:
Slightly angry about people claiming regular ballads are the best power ballads
This is like that time on another forum when people nominated non Motown records as their favourite Motown records
Must also have huge drums come in at some point (but no to minimal drums at the start)