I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith is a power ballad originally performed in the key of D major. The song was written by Diane Warren for the 1998 film Armageddon, which starred Liv Tyler, the daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer, Steven Tyler. The track became a major hit, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and becoming one of Aerosmith's signature songs. The emotional and heartfelt lyrics, along with Tyler's powerful vocals, resonate with listeners, expressing a deep desire not to miss a single moment of love. An interesting fact about the song is that it marked Aerosmith's first and only number one single to date. The melody combines soft, melodic verses with an anthemic and soaring chorus, making it a powerful and memorable composition.