Bonnie Tyler announces Ipswich date

WELSH rock singing goddess Bonnie Tyler is coming to Ipswich, it was announced today.The 57-year-old will appear at The Regent on Sunday, March 29.

WELSH rock singing goddess Bonnie Tyler is coming to Ipswich, it was announced today.

The 57-year-old will appear at The Regent on Sunday, March 29.

The gravel-voiced siren is best known for her 1980s hits Holding Out For A Hero and Total Eclipse Of The Heart.

Born to a family that included three sisters and two brothers, her father worked in a coal mine and her mother shared her love for music with her children.


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She grew up listening to Motown music and female artists like Janis Joplin and Tina Turner.

In 1975, she was discovered by Roger Bell, who arranged a recording contract for her with RCA Records. Before signing, she was asked to choose a different stage name, a process through which she finally became known as Bonnie Tyler.

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Total Eclipse of the Heart reached number one in the UK charts in 1983.

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