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Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during the total eclipse of the sun

Every now and then there is a total solar eclipse, but it's even rarer to turn around and see Bonnie Tyler singing in the midst of it. For lucky cruise-goers on Royal Caribbean's seven-night Total Eclipse trip, though, Tyler will be on hand to perform her hit "Total Eclipse of the Heart" during the total eclipse of … the sun.

"It's going to be so exciting," Tyler, who will be backed on Oasis of the Seas by the Joe Jonas-helmed band DNCE, told Time. "It doesn't happen very often, does it?" In fact it doesn't: The last total solar eclipse over the contiguous United States was in 1979.

Tyler added that "the eclipse of the sun lasts 2 minutes and 40 minutes, I'm told. 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."

Landlubbers will likely be putting on Tyler's song during the eclipse, too — Time reports that during a total solar eclipse in 2016, the song's streams increased 75 percent. Start forever below, and learn more about the solar eclipse at The Week. Jeva Lange