What Are Meat Loaf's Best Songs?


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Some of Meat Loaf’s biggest hits are featured on his 1977 album “Bat Out of Hell,” including “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad.” Meat Loaf's best-selling song is “I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)” from the 1993 sequel album “Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell.”

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Meat Loaf won the 1993 Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for the song “I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That).” This song features his trademark operatic voice and theatrical performance. It was released 16 years after his career-defining album “Bat Out of Hell.”

“Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” written by Jim Steinman, features vocals by Meat Loaf and Ellen Foley. The song is known for its length, humor and unique structure. The powerful ballad “Two Out of Three Ain't Bad” is considered one of Meat Loaf’s finest vocal performances.

As of 2015, “Bat Out of Hell,” produced by Todd Rundgren, is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with 15 million sales in the United States and more than 43 million sales worldwide. Meat Loaf is the stage name of American musician and actor Michael Lee Aday. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.

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