1981 Barry Manilow – Bermuda Triangle (UK:#15)

“Bermuda Triangle” is a song by Barry Manilow, from his album Barry, written by Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman. Released as a single in 1981, it reached number 15 in the UK Singles Chart, number 16 in Germany and number 23 in Ireland.

The song features tonicizations, the cycle of fifths and a brief modulation to the tonic minor, which represents Manilow ‘losing his woman’.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassWill Lee
DrumsRon Zito
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarJeff Mironov
KeyboardsPaul Schaffer
PercussionAlan Estes
PercussionJim Maelen
Steel DrumsRobert Greenidge
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsRon Dante
Background VocalsStephanie Spruill
VocalsBarry Manilow

Produced By

Barry Manilow

Charts

US:# –
UK:#15