I had always planned on covering this song, but then David made the following side-splitting comment a few days ago, in reference to Def Leppard’s “Love Bites”:

Love this song. Almost never considered it a power ballad, because it just seemed so sleek, dark and dangerous. Most power ballads are just so overblown and bombastic, while this one is kinda slinky.

Kix tried the same thing with “Don’t Close Your Eyes,” but that serve went straight into the net.

And that’s really all there is to say, isn’t there? Well, also that “Don’t Close Your Eyes” (download) was strange relationship advice, coming from a group of guys who looked like a warm day at the wax museum:

This song, by the way, comes from 1988’s charmingly titled Blow My Fuse. Right on, fellas.

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