Believe In Me

Album: Rocks & Honey (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This track from Bonnie Tyler's Rocks & Honey album was selected as the United Kingdom's entry for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Said Bonnie in a statement: "I am truly honoured and delighted to be able to represent my country at Eurovision, and especially with such a fabulous song."

    The song finished in nineteenth place out of the 26 countries that competed in the Eurovision final.
  • Songwriting credits go to:

    1) 2008 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Desmond Child, who is best known for his power ballads for the likes of Aerosmith ("Dude (Looks Like A Lady)") and Bon Jovi ("Livin' On A Prayer")

    2) Lauren Christy, who is one third of the pop songwriting team, The Matrix. They wrote many of Avril Lavigne's hits, including "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi."

    3) English Pop songwriter Chris Braide, who has writing credits on a number UK hits, including Will Young's Ivor Novello winning UK #1 "Anything is Possible" and Leon Jackson's "Don't Call This Love."
  • Tyler debuted the song on her Rock Meets Classic 2013 Tour date in Berlin, Germany on February 18, 2013.

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