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Meat Loaf RIP

Post by S-H » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:03 am

Just heard the sad news on the radio..

RIP

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by ironsonthebrain » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:05 am

RIP fella.

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by last.caress » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:15 am

Can't pretend to be a huge fan of his music - although it's hard not to break into a big grin listening to Bat Out of Hell or Dead Ringer For Love - but this news has made me really sad nonetheless. I always really liked him, you know?

RIP, Meat.

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His name was Michael Aday.
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Post by simon hammer » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:25 am

Sad news. R.I.P meat loaf.

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Post by ageing hammer » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:26 am

Great great singer and Jim Steinman wrote fantastic songs for him.

RIP big man

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by the pink palermo » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:26 am

I was gonna start this thread but you took the words right out of my mouth......

R.I.P.

The BOOH collaboration with Jim Steinman was completely over the top, outrageously pompous, hugely over produced by Todd Rundgren, but has shifted 43,000,000 copies.

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Post by Metal Hammer » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:30 am

RIP Meat Loaf, a giant of Rock music :cry:

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Post by James P » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:52 am

First concert I ever went to was Meat Loaf.

Weirdly with nothing to do yesterday I took myself to see the matinee of the Bat Out Of Hell musical in Wimbledon. Was a total whim. Was a bit strange waking up to this news today.

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Post by Puff Daddy » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:53 am

He definitely cranked it up this guy . RIP fella. Meatloaf :newthumb:

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:59 am

I can remember being in Secondary school and the Bat Out of Hell LP was always being passed around among the Fifth Year pupils and I had no idea who Meat Loaf was but I really liked the cover.
This was around the time I was starting to get into synthesiser based bands and when I did listen to BOOH it really wasn’t my cup of Darjeeling. However fast forward to my 40’s and I started to appreciate him a lot more. I couldn’t call myself a massive fan but his stand out tunes have stood the test of time and he had a hell of a set of pipes.
This has saddened more than I expected.

RIP

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by smuts » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:10 am

RIP Meat.

Dead Ringer for Love is a proper tune.

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Post by dasnutnock3 » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:38 am

Rest well, Mr. Loaf, your contribution to music cannot be overstated 👍

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by ironilunga » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:49 am

last.caress wrote:
Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:15 am
Can't pretend to be a huge fan of his music - although it's hard not to break into a big grin listening to Bat Out of Hell or Dead Ringer For Love
And this is why he is a legend act. Like Queen, Abba and The Beatles most people love at least one Meat Loaf track.

RIP Sir

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:53 am

I can still remember where I was when I first heard about the album , ' Bat Out Of Hell ' -

I was standing by the side of the road just past the roundabout at ' Grogan's Garage ' on the outskirts of Amlwch with my good old friend Trevor - for some reason [ probably boredom ] we'd decided to go on a little hitch-hiking adventure ' Let's go wherever the car takes us ' said Trev .

Anyway , before the first car picked us up he told me he'd just bought this new album and that I should give it a listen -Trev always discovered the great albums before anyone else as he bought the New Musical Express every week while I only bought it every now and then .

Bat Out Of Hell was a bit too theatrical and over-produced for my liking initially [ I hadn't heard Born To Run yet ] and it took me a while before I came to truly appreciate it - of the original 7 tracks ' Paradise By The Dashboard Light ' stands out for me and like ' Dead Ringer For Love ' it has that wonderful back and forth powerful duet - 45 years on I'll still listen to those two songs .

By now you'll all be wondering where Trev and I ended up ......well , five miles from Bangor the second car to stop was a woman with a small child beside her , she asked us where were we going , I replied ' Oh , we thought we'd go wherever the car was going ' ....' I'm only going as far as Bangor ' ..' Ok , that'll be great , thanks for picking us up ' .....'and with that the small child piped up with ' But Mummy , I thought we were going to Llangollen to see the Eisteddfod ' ...' Urmmm , no , that's tomorrow , dear ' .

So , we got as far as Bangor and caught the bus home - just as well really , hitch-hiking home from Llangollen would have been ...hell .


Hurry up and arrive , Meat , Jim's waiting for you with a new song .

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by fjthegrey » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:53 am

What an absolute gangster of a bloke.

I can't imagine there's anyone with a bad word to say about him.

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:04 am

ironilunga wrote:
Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:49 am
And this is why he is a legend act. Like Queen, Abba and The Beatles most people love at least one Meat Loaf track.

RIP Sir
In a nutshell :thup:

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by Joyeux Marteau » Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:09 am

Not a dry in the house. . . .

Really sad news.

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by Clacton-ammer » Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:27 am

Was never really a fan of his music, but like the majority of artists he done a couple I liked, but you always knew it was Meatloaf singing, a true testament to the man/status/artist.

I loved him as Bob in Fight Club.

RIP to the big man.

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Post by LittleChris » Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:04 pm

RIP Meat.

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Re: Meat Loaf RIP

Post by wolf359 » Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:37 pm

Dad played some of his stuff when I was a kid, never liked 'anything for love' but did later like him in Fight Club. Sang so many anthems, stuff like that just isn't made these days. Apparently a nice guy as well. RIP

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