I'm hitting this song "Read 'Em and Weep" pretty hard this week, but I can't decide which version is better...
Okay, so it was originally composed by Jim Steinman and performed by Meat Loaf for his 1981 album Dead Ringer, but I honestly come to the song thru Barry Manilow, whose version I fell for first (and the version that made the song a hit in 1983 - turns out it was Manilow's final #1 hit on the adult contemporary charts - that's gotta count for something)...
Here's Meat Loaf's:
...and, here's Barry's (which is also a tour de force vid, replete with choreographed harlequin stage actors, backstage shenanigans, and one massive crocodile tear):
What do you think???
THAT'S MY JAM
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