Glam Rocks

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Lengthy guitar solos, big hair and powerful vocals, that’s what I love about Glam Rock. Personally, I think the genre encapsulates what music should be all about. It’s fun, it’s crazy and most importantly, every performance must begin and end in pyrotechnics.

Here is yet another long list of my favorite songs from that era

Heaven’s on Fire by KISS

Livin’ on a Prayer by Bon Jovi

After the Rain by Nelson

Two Steps Behind by Def Leppard

When I See You Smile by Bad English

Cryin’ by Aerosmith

Somebody to Love by Queen

Under Pressure  Queen feat David Bowie

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door by Guns n’ Roses

I Believe In A Thing Called Love by The Darkness

Note: Yes, The Darkness is part of the list. They almost succeeded in reviving Glam Rock in the early 2000, that alone deserved recognition. They disbanded but I heard they got back together m/

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Tina Lee

Tina Lee-Almazar is a writer with an insatiable appetite for all things bright, shiny, and beautiful. She's a beauty junkie, a shopping connoisseur, a book collector, and a purse addict. Tina has a long-standing (and well-documented!) but one-sided love affair with cats. Special talents include: the ability to eat again an hour after eating, shopping at 3 different malls in 1 day, and taking a 3-hour power nap every day including weekends.

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