It was released as the album's lead single on 13 March The song was written to "uplift the world", and was completed by Child whilst having dinner with Tyler. The song was recorded in the Blackbird Studios, NashvilleTennessee.
The lyrics depict Tyler telling a lover who does not believe in love or religion to just believe in her. To comply with the song duration rules, the album version was cut to three minutes and three seconds for radio play and for live performance. Tyler had been Sarah Brightman - Dive on her sixteenth studio album Rocks Believe In Me - Various - Electro Honey since The BBC published the film in late March.
What other lovers do looks like a joke to you It's a table for one 'cause you never make room for two, it's true You come and you go and there's never no compromise, that's why The seconds and the minutes of the days of your life go crawling by.
Lauren Christy and Christopher Braide's involvement in composing "Believe in Me" is unknown, though when it was announced that the song would represent the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song ContestBonnie Tyler told The Telegraph that Child finished composing the song at dinner.
I tell you what, come back up for dinner tomorrow night and I'll finish writing it then," which is what he did. After dinner [Child] wrote the second verse. Paul Child drew similarities between the lyrical and rhythmic structure of "Believe in Me" and the Labelle song " Lady Marmalade ", specifically with the lines " Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?
Desmond stated that they Child, Christy and Braide wanted to write a song that would "uplift the world, and we're so thrilled that Bonnie sang it and that it got chosen to represent the UK. Commercially, the song reached minor success on record charts. Bonnie Tyler won Best Song with The first rehearsal took place on 12 May,  the second on 15 May  and the performance in front of the jury on 17 May Tyler's final performance of "Believe in Me" took place on 18 May during the Grand Final, with Anthony Goldsbrough Believe In Me - Various - Electro and backing vocalsMichael Gazzard guitar and backing vocalsHayley Sanderson guitar and backing vocalsKristen Cummings keyboards and backing vocals and Grant Mugent-Kershaw drums.
The song was staged with Tyler standing by a microphone stand with her backing group before walking down the catwalk onto a rising platform. The song finished in 19th place with points from Ireland 7Malta 5Spain 4Romania 3Switzerland 2Sweden 1 and Slovenia 1a total of 23 points. Several journalists and singers have made public their views on the song and Believe In Me - Various - Electro result. Irish entrant and three-time winner of Eurovision Johnny Logan complimented Tyler, but argued that the song wasn't strong enough.
He continued, "If you're going to win Eurovision, to go through some of the incredible voting I've noticed over the last few years, you have to have something that's going to stand out above everything else. Otherwise you're just going to hope to pick up 10 or 11 votes.
News agreed that "although Tyler herself was on form, singing beautifully and rousing the crowd with her podiumed finale, "Believe in Me" was simply not good enough as a song". British journalist Dave Goodman acknowledged that Tyler's entry was an improvement on the previous year, though argued that it was a combination of a poor position in the running order and the song that kept the UK from scoring higher.
After being asked if Believe In Me - Various - Electro believes the contest is rigged, she replied, "I think so. I don't care about that. We [United Kingdom] haven't won for sixteen years, and I didn't expect to win. It's too bad that politics come in to it, it should be a songwriting competition, not who lives next door to you. The Daily Mail reported that Tyler overheard the conversation of Russians complaining to Azerbaijanis and spread the rumour,  though Tyler challenged this and said that she had seen it on Sky News.
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