Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday music spot: Bonnie Tyler's "I need a hero"

Another of my favourite modern songs, "I need a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler,p

Of course, I can never hear it without thinking of Jennifer Saunders as the (evil) fairy godmother singing this version from Shrek II.

Possibly the best ever animated action scene from a family film, the only thing which stops the "I need a hero" sequence in Shrek II from being perfect is that the hero, Shrek in human form, is a dead ringer for the worst and most disastrous British Prime Minister in living memory. Oh well, he is supposed to be an Ogre ...

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