Heart – Red Velvet Car

Heart-Red Velvet CarIn the 80’s, Heart were huge. As soon as they released something new they had big sales and hit songs that were all over both radio and MTV (Yes, MTV actually played music once upon a time…). That was the Heart that I grew up with. Even if I knew OF them before, I haven’t actually heard a single note from then until I heard “If Looks Could Kill” from their self titled come back album from 1985. I loved them back then and I still love those albums today even though Ron Nevison did his best to destroy their sound, as he always does. Sure, they had a plastic and sterile sound, just as many other bands in the 80’s, but their songs were all killers. But in came the 90’s and grunge and swept Heart’s radio friendly AOR-ish hard rock off the map and all of a sudden, Heart were history.

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