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The song features a dramatic bridge that takes the song to a wonderfully emotional place, and adds to the overall dynamics of the piece. In the end, ['Eternal Flame'] doesn't fit the Bangles' catalog well, but it remains a minor pop standard. The focal metaphor of "Eternal Flame" was suggested by two eternal flames : one at the gravesite of Elvis Presley at Graceland where the Bangles had been given a private tour  - Susanna Hoffs quote: "we were taken out to the Garden of Memories, and Gangsta - Various - Legendary Sound Volume 1 was this little box which was supposed to have a lit flame in it, an eternal flame.
Actually, that day it was raining so the flame Eternal Flame (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File not on"  - and one Private Universe - Crowded House - Together Alone a Eternal Flame (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File synagogue in Palm Springs which Eternal Flame (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File attended as a child.
As soon as those words were mentioned, I immediately thought of the synagogue in the town of Palm Springs, California where I grew up. I remember during our Sunday school class they would walk us through the sanctuary. There was one little red light and they told us it was called the eternal flame. After Steinberg suggested writing a song entitled "Eternal Flame", he and Hoffs wrote the song's lyrics at Steinberg's house and then according to Hoffs brought the lyrics to Tom Kelly's studio where Kelly completed the music - Steinberg recalls Kelly also being at Steinberg's house when the lyrics were written, beginning the music's composition there   - and the demo was cut.
The demo was deliberately guitar -based as there was Whola Who - Black Mafia - Family Reunion keyboardist in the Bangles' core lineup: however the producer of the Everything album: Davitt Sigersonon hearing the demo worked out an arrangement evoking a music boxbringing in keyboardist John Philip Shenale to give the track a chiming effect.
Given that the Bangles' " Walk Like an Egyptian " had been ranked by Billboard as the number one single of and that the group had reached 2 on the Billboard Hot in with " Manic Monday " and in with " Hazy Shade of Winter ", the 5 Hot peak of the lead single from their album Everything : "In Your Room", was a comparative disappointment with its parent album Everything - whose original Billboard peak was 33 - considered a flop.
In the United Kingdom see UK Singles Chart records and statistics - where "In Your Room" had stalled at 35 - "Eternal Flame" made a rambling eight-week chart ascent into the Top 40 before vaulting 20 positions to 13 on the chart dated 1 April - the week of the single's being 1 on the Hot - reaching 1 on the UK singles chart dated 15 April and remaining there for three additional weeks.
The single was still in the UK Top 40 at 38 dated 17 Juneat which point the single was deleted to clear the way for " Be with You " as third single release off the Everything album:  overall "Eternal Flame" would be afforded a UK chart tenure of twenty weeks, ranking as the UK's third biggest hit for the year Rather than consolidating the Bangles' stardom, the success of "Eternal Flame" would have a negative impact on the group, underscoring the wide public perception of the Bangles as star attraction Hoffs and her backing band.
The choice for third single release from the Everything album being "Be with You", the group's first single led by Debbi Peterson since the band's second single release " Going Down to Liverpool "was an apparent attempt to redress the balance which failed, as "Be with You" would rise no higher than 30 on the Hot in the summer ofwhen its UK chart peak would Help Yourself - Tom Jones - 12 Best Pops The Bangles announced their disbanding the second week of October Ina Japanese version of the song was recorded by Tomoya Nagasethe vocalist of the Japanese idol rock group Tokiofeaturing 3T.
He also wrote the Japanese version lyrics. This version was released as a single in Japan under the name of "Tomoya with 3T". InAustralian group Human Nature covered "Eternal Flame" and released it as the fourth single from their second album Counting Down.
It peaked at number eight on the ARIA singles chart and was certified gold. British pop girl group Atomic Kitten subsequently recorded the song in and released as the sixth overall single and lead single from the reissue of the debut studio album, Right Now. It was the group's first single to feature new band member Jenny Frost. Their version M produced by multi-platinum singer producer Ray Ruffin. The video begins with the band members walking up to the screen in a stylized pace, in plain white clothes and bare feet, with a dark background.
This is shown often in the video, and is also how the video ends. Throughout the video, each of the band members do different poses and dance moves in time to the song, with the dark, cloudy background in place. Also in one of the scenes in the video, all three band members are seen in a line, with a glass floor and four metal posts with lights in the background that accompanies the perennial dark background. In this scene, the girls are seen doing a basic dance routine in time with the song.
For Jenny 's solo, she is seen lying down on the floor doing a sexy pose. However, Frost later claimed in the Eternal Flame (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File Far So Good DVD, that she had tonsillitis for the video shoot, and was lying down due to being ill and couldn't stand up.
Atomic Kitten made the song another massive success; it entered the top twenty in every country it was released, except for Australiawhere it peaked at number It entered at number one in the UK, staying at the top for two weeks.
On its first day, "Eternal Flame" sold 35, copies, and its closest rival was Destiny's Child 's " Bootylicious ", which M 13, copies in its opening day. The song sold overcopies in its first week and 70, copies in its second week. The song sold overcopies in the UK, and was certified Gold.
The single entered the top five in over ten countries. The single went to number two in the French singles chart, a General Feldmarschall Von Hin - Dj Himmler - Unser Zukunft success, and became one El Camino - Ween - God Ween Satan - The Oneness the best selling singles by a girl group of all time in France.
However, it was their only single to reach the top 20, making them one-hit wonders there. It was certified gold for sales of overcopies. Atomic Kitten's version charted higher in Eternal Flame (Original Mix) - Various - F15teen Years Of Goodgreef (The Anthems Collected) (File than the original version by the Bangles. Over a year later, the single appeared in the Canadian Singles Chart.
It debuted at number 20, and peaked at number It spent twelve weeks in the top forty—five of which were in the top twenty, making the song Never Seek To Tell Thy Love - Blake* Read By Alan BatesYvonne Bonnamy, William Devlin, Richard Jo moderate success.
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