Stan Bush is an American singer-songwriter who is best known for this power ballad, which was prominently featured in the 1986 animated film The Transformers: The Movie
. Bush originally penned it for the Sylvester Stallone movie Cobra
, however his record label ended up getting the song in Transformers
. He told Total Sci-Fi
: "I remember initially thinking it was just some cartoon movie, but little did I know it would become such a phenomenon."