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From: Bonnie Tyler - Faster Than the Speed of Night

Total Eclipse of the Heart


by

JIM STEINMAN

Arranged by: BEN PARRY

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Copyright 1983 Lost Boys Music/EMI Virgin Music Limited.


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TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART
Words and Music by Jim Steinman
Arranged by Ben Parry

Slowly = 60

SOPRANO

Turn a - round.

ALTO

Ev-ry now and then I get a

BARITONE/ALTO
(optional)

Turn a - round.
Slowly = 60
Bm

PIANO

sim.

Turn a - round.

lit - tle bit lone - ly and youre nev - er com-ing round. Ev-ry now and then I get a

Turn a - round.
A Bm

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Turn a - round. Ev-ry now and then I get a

lit - tle bit tired of list - ning to the sound of my tears.

Turn a - round.

A D

lit - tle bit ner - vous that the best of all the years have gone by. Ev-ry now and then I get a

Turn a - round.

Turn a - round.

C D

10

lit - tle bit ter - ri - fied and then I see the look in your eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.

C E E/A

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poco accel.
12
pi

Ev-ry now and then I fall a - part. Ev-ry now and then I fall a -

Turn a - round bright eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.


E E/A poco accel.

Pushing forward = 64
15

part and I need you now to - night, and I need you more than ev -

and I need you to - night, and I need you for -

and I need you to - night, and I need you for -


Pushing forward = 64
A Fm7 D E7

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- er. And if you on - ly hold me tight, well be hold - ing on for

ev - er. You hold me so tight, well be hold - ing for

ev - er. You hold me so tight, well be hold - ing for


A Fm7 D E7

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ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right cause well nev - er be wrong.

ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right, woah. To -

ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right, woah.


A Fm7 D E7

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(sing if no 3rd part)

your love is like a shad-ow on me all of the time.

geth-er we can take it to the end of the line,

your love is like a shad-ow on me all of the time,


D /F E /G Fm B

23

I dont know what to do and Im al - ways in the dark, were

all of the time. Ah,

all of the time. Ah,


A E /G

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liv - ing in a pow- der keg and giv-ing off sparks. I real - ly need you to - night,

ah. I real - ly need you to - night,

ah. I real - ly need you to - night,


Fm B

27

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night, for - ev - ers gon - na start to -

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night.

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night.

A /C E /B A /C D E7

29

night. now Im on - ly fall - ing a - part.

Once up - on a time I was fall - ing in love, but now Im on - ly fall - ing a - part.

A /E Fm/E C

dolce

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31 (sing if no 3rd part)

Theres noth-ing I can do, a to - tal e - clipse of the heart.

a to - tal e - clipse of the heart.

Theres noth -ing I can do, a to - tal e - clipse of the heart.


D Cm6 B m7 E E7

pi

33

A Fm D E E /G

35

now theres on - ly love in the dark.

Once up - on a time there was light in my life, but now theres on - ly love in the dark. Noth - ing

now theres on - ly love in the dark. Noth - ing


A Fm C D Cm6

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Noth-ing I can say, a to - tal e - clipse of the heart.

I can say, e - clipse of the heart.

I can say, e - clipse of the heart.


Bm E E7 A Fm

39 rit. Tempo I = 60

Ev-ry now and then I get a

Turn a - round.

Turn a - round.
rit. Tempo I = 60
D E7 E /G A D

42

lit - tle bit nerv - ous that the best of all the years have gone by. Ev-ry now and then I get a

Turn a - round.

Turn a - round.
C D

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lit - tle bit ter - ri - fied and then I see the look in your eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.


C E E/A

poco accel.
46
pi

Ev-ry now and then I fall a - part. Ev-ry now and then I fall a -

Turn a - round bright eyes.

Turn a - round bright eyes.


E E/A poco accel.

Pushing forward = 64
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part and I need you now to - night, and I need you more than ev -

and I need you to - night, and I need you for

and I need you to - night, and I need you for


Pushing forward = 64
A Fm7 D E7

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- er. And if you on - ly hold me tight, well be hold - ing on for

ev - er. You hold me so tight, well be hold - ing for

ev - er. You hold me so tight, well be hold - ing for


A Fm7 D E7

53

ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right cause well nev - er be wrong.

ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right, woah. To -

ev - er, and well on - ly be mak - ing it right, woah.


A Fm7 D E7

55
(sing if no 3rd part)

your love is like a shad-ow on me all of the time.

geth-er we can take it to the end of the line,

your love is like a shad-ow on me all of the time,


D /F E /G Fm B

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I dont know what to do and Im al - ways in the dark, were

all of the time. Ah,

all of the time. Ah,


A E /G

59

liv - ing in a pow- der keg and giv-ing off sparks. I real - ly need you to - night,

ah. I real - ly need you to - night,

ah. I real - ly need you to - night,


Fm B

61

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night, for - ev - ers gon - na start to -

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night,

for - ev - ers gon - na start to - night,


A /C E /B A /C D E7

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night. now Im on - ly fall-ing a - part.

Once up-on a time I was fall-ing in love, but now Im on - ly fall-ing a - part.
A /E Fm/E C D A maj7/C

pi
dolce

66 (sing if no 3rd part)

Noth-ing I can say, a to - tal e - clipse of the heart.

a to - tal e - clipse of the heart, ooh.

Noth-ing I can say, a to - tal e - clipse of the heart, ooh.


B m7 E E7 A Fm7

68

A to - tal e - clipse of the heart, to - tal e - clipse of the heart,

to - tal e - clipse of the heart,

to - tal e - clipse of the heart,

D E E /G A Fm7

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ooh.

to - tal e - clipse of the heart, ooh.

to - tal e - clipse of the heart, ooh.

D E E /G A Fm7

rall.
72

To - tal e - clipse of the heart.

To - tal e - clipse of the heart.

To - tal e - clipse of the heart.

rall.
D E E 7/G A E A

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