Monday, February 14, 2011

MOTD - Firehouse: My Valentine's Day Gift!

Mp3 Of The Day

Band/Artist: Firehouse
Song: Love Of A Lifetime
Album: Firehouse
Style: Glam/Hair Metal
country/location: Charlotte, North Carolina
release: 1991

Man, it's been awhile since I've made a post! I apologize, but since there's no time like the present, let's get to it!

Today is Valentine's Day! That wonderful day that celebrates love. Love is what brings us together today. Love is what causes two people to go to movies, make out in the seats until the staff bring in the air horn. Love is what causes CVS to sell out their chocolates. Love is what causes 80s hair metal bands to write super sappy songs that cause punks to explode with rage. For glam/hair metal band Firehouse, they have finally found the love of a lifetime! Firehouse was probably the last great glam/hair metal band before grunge took over the airwaves (some would say that they were indirectly responsible for grunge). Everything about their sound is perfectly cheesy and fun. Irresistible melodies, clean and sharp production, a powerhouse frontman, what's not to love (or hate) about them. And like all great hair bands, they had their signature ballad. This song is so sappy and syrupy, it's wonderful. Perfect for a day like today, so this is my Valentine's Day gift to you! I hope you all find your love of a lifetime!