In 1984 Bonnie Tyler released what would become her biggest hit, Holding out for a Hero. It was originally part of the soundtrack for Footloose. The infectious beat and uplifting sound of the song helped bring it to #1 on the Billaboard charts.
It would also go on to be part of the soundtrack of a number of other films including, Short Circuit 2, my personal favorite version in Who is Harry Crumb, Shrek 2 (not the Bonnie Tyler version) , Bandits, and last year’s Nacho Libre. It has also been used in a number of television shows as well including Lois and Clark : The New Adventures of Superman.
Personally, along with Survivors Eye of the Tiger, it is a regular in my workout and my new Couch to 5k playlists as well as anywhere I need more “energy.”