"To be honest, I do get a bit mixed up in the last verse," the 66-year-old Welsh singer told the " Today " gang from that cruise ship.
Tyler noted enthusiastically on "Today" and CNN that she'll perform with DNCE, a band made up of Joe Jonas, Jack Lawless, Cole Whittle and JinJoo Lee.
It's a powerful ballad and everybody loves to sing it," she told CNN's John Berman, who asked her for her favorite line.
Given the light subject matter on an overhyped morning, Tyler faced some silly questions — "How do you think a total eclipse of the heart differs from a total eclipse of the sun?"
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