The Bermuda Triangle

Album: Heroes Are Hard To Find (1974)

Songfacts®:

  • The Bermuda Triangle is an area in the Atlantic Ocean (the 3 points of the triangle are Bermuda, Miami and San Juan) where strange events seem to occur, such as boats and planes disappearing.
  • Fleetwood Mac singer and guitarist Bob Welch wrote this song. Heroes Are Hard To Find was the last album Welch recorded with the band. The next year, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham joined Fleetwood Mac and they went on to huge commercial success.

    Welch, who also wrote the song "Hypnotized" for the band, was interested in paranormal events and the occult, so a song about the Bermuda Triangle was right in his wheelhouse.

Comments: 5

  • Adrian from Johor Bahru, MalaysiaBarry Manilow recorded another song with the same title. It was a catchy tune but unfortunately it did not chart.
  • Richard from Anniston, AlGreat song. It's great how right before the second verse, Bob says, "now here's one..."
  • Linus from Hamilton, On, CanadaAre you crazy? It's not 'exactly the same' as anywhere else on earth. If it was, it wouldn't be famous and known...you don't know what you're talking about.
  • Wilfred from Melbourne, AustraliaYeah Martijn, I agree to some extent... but Bermuda Triangle stories make for good entertainment every now and again.
  • Martijn from Helmond, NetherlandsThere's nothing especially strange about the Bermuda Triangle, statistically speaking. Taking into acoount the amount of air and sea travel in the region, no more ships and airplanes disappear there than anywhere else on the world's oceans.
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