Bonnie Tyle's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" Sales Rise More Than 500%

 

Bonnie Tyler’s 1983 hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” has soared in sales over the last seven days, thanks to Monday's total solar eclipse that darkened parts of North America. 

According to Billboard, the track’s digital download sales increased by a whopping 503 percent, selling 12,000 downloads in the week ending August 20. On August 20 alone, the song also moved 4,000 downloads--up from 2,000 on August 19.

When it was first released in 1983, "Total Eclipse of the Heart" became Tyler’s only #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and spent four weeks atop the chart. It has sold 1.6 million downloads to date. 

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