80s Song of the Day: Eternal Flame by The Bangles

Eternal Flame by The Bangles was released on February 17, 1989, with What I Meant To Say as the B side. It was a single from the band’s third studio album Everything.

eternal-flameThe song reached No. 1 in nine countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Australia.

According to songfacts.com, Eternal Flame was partly inspired by the eternal flame at Elvis Presley’s gravesite, which the Bangles had visited in Memphis.

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