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heart of glass

A state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Poor Mary has a heart of glass—I don't know how she'll recover from Tom's refusal to go to the prom with her.
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The winner will be decided by the panel by July 24, in a competition organised by local public arts organisation Heart of Glass.
The set veered between trips down memory lane, Dreaming, Hanging on the Telephone, One Way or Another, Call Me, Heart of Glass and outbursts of new tunes, Just For Sure, a fragile beauty with a gorgeous spinestabbing chorus being one of the best.
Blondie had a huge hit single with Heart Of Glass 2.
1979: Blondie with Heart of Glass was at the top of the charts this week.
Sunday Girl and Heart Of Glass were hits for the American group in 1979 and The Tide Is High, Atomic and Call Me in 1980.
The Heart of Glass legend, 69, is genuinely a huge fan of Kanye's work.
A fragile heart of glass that has been irreparably shattered, yet not broken.
Debbie admitted taking all kinds of substances before her hits with Heart of Glass and Atomic.
The crowd really got themselves moving to disco classic I Will Survive and an electrifying rendition of Blondie's Heart of Glass inspired by the Puppini Sisters' version.
Named to both VH1's "Greatest Women of Rock and Roll" and its "Sexiest Artists of All-Time" lists, Harry's mega-hits have included: One Way or Another, Dreaming, Call Me, Atomic, Heart of Glass and Rapture.
The result is a fine selection of tracks, including Fashion by David Bowie, Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics, Walk This Way by Run DMC, Don't You Want Me by Human League, Heart Of Glass by Blondie, Love Is The Drug by Grace Jones plus the first video ever to be played on MTV - Buggles hit Video Killed The Radio Star.
You have to suspend your disbelief throughout Abrams's film but as pure unadulterated entertainment, there is much to enjoy, from the amusing banter between the children to the first clear glimpse of the monster as a reflection in a puddle at a gas station while an unwitting attendant listens to Blondie's Heart Of Glass on his exciting new purchase - a Walkman.
You have to suspend your disbelief throughout Abrams's film but as pure unadulterated entertainment, there is much to enjoy from the amusing banter between the children to the first clear glimpse of the monster as a reflection in a puddle at a gas station while an unwitting attendant listens to Blondie's Heart Of Glass on his exciting new purchase - a Walkman.
You have to suspend your disbelief throughout Abrams's film, but, as pure unadulterated entertainment, there is much to enjoy from the amusing banter between the children to the first clear glimpse of the monster as a reflection in a puddle at a gas station, while an unwitting attendant listens to Blondie's Heart Of Glass on his exciting new purchase - a Walkman.
1837: The official compulsory Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths began in England 1945: Deborah Harry, singer/ songwriter with Blondie, whose hits include Maria, Atomic, Heart of Glass and French Kissin' in the USA, is 63 today
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