Classic Rock Magazine: Top 40 cele mai bune balade rock


Photo by Robert Gardiner
Photo by Robert Gardiner

Redactorii revistei Classic Rock Magazine au întocmit un top al celor mai bune 40 de balade rock. Nicio trupă nu apare în clasament cu mai mult de o piesă, altfel jurnaliștii ar fi ales doar piese din repertoriul Toto și REO Speedwagon. Iată ce a ieșit (click pe fiecare titlu pentru a asculta):
1. Aerosmith – I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing (1998)
Versuri cheie: ‘Cos even when I dream of you/ The sweetest dream will never do’
2. Poison – Every Rose Has Its Thorn (1989)
Versuri cheie: ‘Instead of making love… we both made our separate ways’
3. Journey – Open Arms (1982)
Versuri cheie: ‘We sailed on together/We drifted apart/And here you are by my side’
4. Guns N’ Roses – November Rain (1991)
Versuri cheie: ‘It’s hard to hold a candle/In the cold November rain’
5. Meat Loaf – Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad (1978)
Versuri cheie: ‘You’ve been cold to me for so long/I’m cryin’ icicles instead of tears’
6. Heart – Alone (1987)
Versuri cheie: ‘I never really cared until I met you/ And now it chills me to the bone’
7. Whitesnake – Is This Love (1987)
Versuri cheie: ‘I need you by my side/To tell me it’s alright/Cos I don’t think I can take any more’
8. Reo Speedwagon – Can’t Fight This Feeling (1984)
Versuri cheie: ‘My life has been such a whirlwind since I saw you/I’ve been running round in circles in my mind’
9. Def Leppard – Love Bites (1987)
Versuri cheie: ‘When you make love, do you look in the mirror? Who do you think of? Does he look like me?’
10. Bon Jovi – Never Say Goodbye (1986)
Versuri cheie: ‘Holdin’ on – we got to try/ Holdin’ on to never say goodbye’
11. Ozzy Osbourne – Goodbye To Romance (1980)
Versuri cheie: ‘I’ve been the king, I’ve been the clown/Now broken wings can’t hold me down’
12. Nightranger – Sister Christian (1984) 
Versuri cheie: ‘You’re motoring/What’s your price for flight?’
13. Scorpions – Wind Of Change (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘Let your balalaika sing/What my guitar wants to say’
14. Velvet Revolver – Fall To Pieces (2004)
Versuri cheie: ‘I keep a journal of memories/ I’m feeling lonely, I can’t breathe’
15. Asia – The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (1983)
Versuri cheie: ‘I saw you standing hand in hand/ And now you come to me, the solitary man’
16. Foreigner – I Want To Know What Love Is  (1984)
Versuri cheie: ‘In my life there’s been heartache and pain/I don’t know if I can face it again’
17. Mötley Crüe – Home Sweet Home (1985)
Versuri cheie: ‘Just take this song and you’ll never feel/Left all alone’
18. Mr Mister – Broken Wings (1985)
Versuri cheie: ‘You’re half of the flesh and blood/ That makes me whole’
19. Bad English – When I See You Smile (1989)
Versuri cheie: ‘What a touch of your hand can do/ It’s like nothing that I ever knew’
20. Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love (1986)
Versuri cheie: ‘We’ll live forever/Knowing together that we did it all/For the glory of love’
21. Skid Row – I Remember You (1989)
Versuri cheie: ‘I paint a picture of the days gone by/When love went blind and you would make me see’
22. Kiss – Reason To Live (1987)
Versuri cheie: ‘I sailed into dark and endless nights/ And made it alive’
23. Cher – I Found Someone (1987)
Versuri cheie: ‘I found someone/To take away the heartache’
24. Cheap Trick – The Flame (1988)
Versuri cheie: ‘I’m going crazy, I’m losing sleep/I’m in too far, I’m in way too deep over you’
25. Slaughter – Fly To The Angels (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘Now when it rains it seems/The sun never shines’
26. Styx – Lady (1973)
Versuri cheie: ‘You’re my lady of the morning/Love shines in your eyes’
27. Toto – I Won’t Hold You Back (1982)
Versuri cheie: ‘Now you’re gone, I’m really not the same/I guess I held myself to blame’
28. Europe – Carrie (1986)
Versuri cheie: ‘Can’t you see it in my eyes/This might be our last goodbye’
29. Thunder – Love Walked In (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘I sleep so much better now I’m not alone.’
30. Warrant – Heaven (1989)
Versuri cheie: ‘I don’t need to be the king of the world/As long as I’m the hero of this little girl’
31. Cinderella – Don’t Know What You Got (Til It’s Gone) (1988)
Versuri cheie: ‘I hear you calling far away/Tearing through my soul/I just can’t take another day’
32. Quarterflash – Harden My Heart (1982)
Versuri cheie: ‘I’m gonna harden my heart/I’m gonna swallow my tears’
33. The Darkness – Love Is Only A Feeling (2003)
Versuri cheie: ‘The state of elation that this unison of hearts achieved/I had seen, I had touched, I had tasted and I truly believed’
34. Alias – More Than Words Can Say (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘I need you now/Before I lose my mind’
35. Winger – Miles Away (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘Sometimes, just for a moment/I reach out, hope you’re still there’
36. Queensrÿche – Silent Lucidity (1990)
Versuri cheie: ‘I am smiling next to you, in silent lucidity’
37. Boston – Amanda (1986)
Versuri cheie: ‘I don’t want to waste/My whole night through/To say… I’m in love with you’
38. Bryan Adams – Heaven (1985)
Versuri cheie: ‘I’m findin’ it hard to believe we’re in Heaven’
39. Eric Carmen – All By Myself (1976)
Versuri cheie: ‘I think of all the friends I’ve known/ But when I dial the telephone/Nobody’s home’
40. Badfinger – Without You (1970)
Versurile cheie: ‘I can’t live/If living is without you’


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