It was the second single from their Kwamé - ? It Like High 'n' Dry. Def Leppard recorded the song for their second album, High 'n' Dry. Its working title had been "A Certain Heartache", and the track along with the others on the album was produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange.
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Burnstein originally thought it only had potential to be a hit single if it was recorded by an artist such as Bonnie Tyler. At the beginning of the song, after the guitar harmony part, a faint voice is audible. It says "Out of tune ones eh? Pete's ones This is Bringin On The Heartbreak - Def Leppard - Bringin On The Heartbreak chatter talking about the fact that to achieve the guitar tone in the verses, guitarists Pete Willis and Steve Clark de-tuned their guitars from each other.
High 'n' Dry was released in the U. It did not appear on the U. High 'n' Dry was re-issued in May with two new tracks, Bringin On The Heartbreak - Def Leppard - Bringin On The Heartbreak of which was a synthesizer -heavy remix of "Bringin' On the Heartbreak".
Featuring Phil Collen on guitar, the remix was released as a single with a newly filmed video and peaked at 61 on the U. Billboard Hot The latter compilation ends with the instrumental "Switch ", as it does in High 'n' Dry. Steve Huey of Allmusic Bringin On The Heartbreak - Def Leppard - Bringin On The Heartbreak characterised the song as an "unabashedly dramatic rock ballad. Inthe song was covered by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey for her album Charmbracelet The reaction from Def Leppard's Joe Elliott was positive.
Mariah Carey co-produced her cover of Projet III - petula clarck - Alle Apen Vrij song with Randy Jackson. Carey cited the original song as one of her favorites when she was growing up, and she said that she first came up with the idea of covering it when listening to Def Leppard's album Vault during the album photo shoot for Charmbracelet —"I just put on the music and started listening to it, and I said, 'You know what?
I could do this my own way'," she said. One of Carey's few songs with a heavy rock influence, it was released as the album's third single in The cover was met with positive reviews from a variety of critics. She's on our side and it's an honour she's done it.
Really, that's the only way we're getting played. At the same time, Mark Edward Nero of About. It's faithful to the arrangement, but not done like a rock song. It starts out as a piano-driven slow jam; then the chorus is interrupted by a dramatic chord progression, and soon Ms. Carey's precise, fluttery voice is turning a power ballad into something more delicate. It reached the top 40 in Switzerland but peaked outside the top 40 in Austria. Junior VasquezMike Rizzo and Ruanne produced club remixes of the song, which received a wider release on promotional singles than commercial singles and received spins in nightclubs worldwide—the song reached the top five on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play.
The single's video is based on the film The Rosewhich featured a rock star played by Bette Midler who struggles to find happiness as she goes from her rough " rock and roll " lifestyle to her final high-profile concert. Announced as the concert's "star", she performed in a black dress.
While with "Through the Rain" and "My All" she did not attract the audience, the performance of "Bringin' On the Heartbreak" was seen as the highlight of her act. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved 15 September Def Leppard UK. Archived from the original on 16 August Archived from the original on 20 July Retrieved 6 September Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 26 January Fox News.
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