In some good news for your Friday, Bonnie Tyler will sing your drunk karaoke go-to “Total Eclipse of the Heart” during the actual solar eclipse.

However, “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” is in fact longer than the total eclipse of the sun, which will last for 2 minutes and 40 seconds. (There are several versions of “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” ranging from in length from 3 minutes 49 seconds for a 2005 re-recording to 6 minutes 59 seconds for the original album version.) No worries, though, the song has been adjusted to coincide perfectly.


"The eclipse of the sun lasts 2 minutes and 40 seconds, I’m told," Tyler told TIME. "Unlike my song. It had to be chopped about, because it was so long. I never thought it would be played on the radio, in the beginning."

To see this incredible event (by which I mean Tyler's song, of course), you’ll have to book a ticket on the Royal Caribbean’s Total Eclipse Cruise, which will be positioned in the path of totality (aka the part of the world that can see the eclipse) during the eclipse.

Tyler added that she’s not worried about getting seasick because she has her own ship, duh.

"I have a ship of my own. I go with the flow, darling. I’m not worried about things like that."

We hope that Royal Caribbean provides some sort of video of this, but even if they don’t, we think we just found the perfect eclipse activity for you. Even if you’re not in the path of totality, you can still sing “there’s nothing I can do, a total eclipse of the heaaart.”


Top photo: still from "Total Eclipse Of The Heart"

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