80s hair metal fans... please rate this song

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  1. Lucky Pierre

    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Top 5 of all-time in the "power ballads" category





    There comes a time in your life
    You have to stand up and fight
    Get behind what you believe
    Get a grip on what you see
    There's a chance you just might get it right

    Put all your hope in some dreams
    Throw it to the wind let it all begin
    I see you've made it this far
    Rolled the dice and played the game
    for the fortune and the fame

    It doesn't matter at all
    Who you are or where you're goin' to
    You can figure it out
    It doesn't matter at all
    Who you are or what you're goin' through
    You can make it through somehow

    Sometimes you're lost in the crowd
    You can't see nothin' but clouds
    Hold on and stand your ground
    It's all yours this time around
    Reach in and find what can be found

    Put all your hope in some dreams
    Throw it to the wind let it all begin
    I see you've made it this far
    Rolled the dice and played the game
    for the fortune and the fame

    It doesn't matter at all
    Who you are or where you're goin' to
    You can figure it out
    It doesn't matter at all
    Who you are or what you're goin' through
    You can make it through somehow
     
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    Lucky Pierre Well-Known Member

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    Also in the Top 5 power ballads is this masterpiece

     
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    Just doesn't have enough of an edge. Too soft.
     
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    I like the Killer Dwarfs but this ballad sucks balls.
     
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    I grew up right in the heart of the hair metal era, and had never heard of Killer Dwarfs.

    For my money, this was the best hair metal ballad of the era, and should have at least received a Grammy nomination:

     
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    this is the only killer dwarfs worth listening too...
     
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    Not really a hair metal band but this remains one of the most epic ballads ever



    fuck these guys were cool
     
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    As far as 80's hair bands ballads go this is one is my favorite :

     
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    still the best one imo
     
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    That was a good one.
     
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    Yeah, that's the best one!!
     
  12. Lucky Pierre

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    November Rain, Something to Believe In, I remember you... all overplayed, pure shit pop songs to market the 11 year-old female demo.

    Kix, Killer Dwarfs, The Price by TS, etc - 100,000x better
     
  13. Obi Drunkenobe

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    There is a reason pop songs are popular. They hook into your brain and don't let go. Just because something is popular doesn't make it a bad thing.
     
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    These guys were huge any then faded into obscurity real quick
     
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    squigglyline Double Secret Probation Gold

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    I love the Killer Dwarfs...