Bonnie Tyler - Getting So Exicted

A1 Getting So Exicted 3:38 Alan Gruner
A2 Going Through the Motions 4:05 Ian Hunter / Eric Bloom
B It’s A Jungle Out There (Special Jim Steinman Remix) 3:57 Dennis Polen / Paul Pilger / William Moloney

Produced and Directed by Jim Steinman
From the LP/Cassette "Faster Than the Speed of Night" (CBS 25304 · CBS 40-25304)
Featuring the full length version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart

Label Cat.No. F. Y. C. Notes
1 CBS TA4242 12″ 1984 UK incl. competition sticker
2 CBS A4242 7″ 1983 UK Omits "Jungle". Incl. competition details

Getting So Excited

The room’s all set–the door bell is ringing
The first to arrive switch their dails to swinging
The lights are dim to match te conversation
Strangers grind that stoned expression

He looks so cool, says a girl with a giggle
His handkerchief bugle slipping from the middle
Strokes his chin as his eyes refocus
Tonight’s victim smiles back

He’s getting so excited
They’re revving it up
He’s getting so excited–excited

The music’s dark–begins to get blacker
People start to move towards eachother
Some hold back, some peel of the layers
The atmosphere erupts with the drunken liberators

Walls flare up with animated shadows
As dancers jump like emancipated jackals
It won’t be long ’til the first couple’s cliche
She turns to him to say:

I’d do anything for love–but I won’t do that

She’s getting so excited
They’re trashing it up
She’s getting so excited–excited

The smoke mist clears to reveal drunken Jimmy
Whose just turned up, seen his woman getting friendly
With a charmer boy in second-hand leather
Lights go green–here’s gonna be danger

With two great strides there’s a push and a scuffle
You can’t make out through the naked muscle
A high pitched scream–a broken bottle
A ribbon of blood on the floor, ooh, ah ha

They’re getting so excited
But I want some more
They’re getting so excited
Down on the floor

They’re getting so excited
Excited–excited–excited
They’re getting so excited
But I’m getting bored
I’m just getting bored …

IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE

It’ a Jungle Out There (Special Jim Steinman Remix)

I’d do anything for love–but I won’t do that

I hear you call it civilization
It’s a jungle out there
It’s a jungle out there
Ooh, unending nights of temptation
It’s a jungle out there
Ooh but you just don’t care

Each night you dress up to kill them
Down at the watering hole
You stalk your prey with high fashion
With self control you play the role, yeah

The lonely
And the lonely heart hunters
The neon life
Oh it cuts like a knife

I hear you call it civilization
It’s a jungle out there
It’s a jungle out there

The sounds and shadows surround you
You’re swinging vine to vine
Below the nightmare it gathers
It’s like a jungle at feeding time

Clawing through the crowd each night
Oh you set your trap so carefully
A trophy for your wall
Hey! Someone has you in their sights
You ar both the hunters and the prey
No winners at all, yeah

I hear you call it civilization
When it’s a jungle out there
Oh and you just don’t care, oh...

Ooh, unending nights of temptation
It’s a jungle out there
It’s a jungle out there
You call it civilization, no no, oh no ooh
It’s a jungle out there

Ooh ooh, ohoh, ooh no
It’s a jungle out there
It’s a jungle
It’s a jungle out there, yeah …

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  1. Who wrote Bonnie’s No. 1 single ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’?
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