Tag: Annie Lennox & the Eurythmics

Thursday 12/23/21 12pm ET: Feature Artist: Annie Lennox

Ann Lennox OBE (born December 25, 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band the Tourists, she and fellow musician Dave Stewart went on to achieve international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics. Appearing in the 1983 music video for “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” with orange cropped hair and wearing a man’s business suit, the BBC states, “all eyes were on Annie Lennox, the singer whose powerful androgynous look defied the male gaze”. Subsequent hits with Eurythmics include “There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)” and “Here Comes the Rain Again”.

Lennox embarked on a solo career in 1992 with her debut album, Diva, which produced several hit singles including “Why” and “Walking on Broken Glass”. The same year, she performed “Love Song for a Vampire” for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Her 1995 studio album, Medusa, includes cover versions of songs such as “No More ‘I Love You’s'” and “A Whiter Shade of Pale”. To date, she has released six solo studio albums and a compilation album, The Annie Lennox Collection (2009). With eight Brit Awards, which includes being named Best British Female Artist a record six times, Lennox has been named the “Brits Champion of Champions”. She has also collected four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award. In 2002, Lennox received a Billboard Century Award; the highest accolade from Billboard. In 2004, she received the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Into the West”, written for the soundtrack to the feature film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Great Soul Performances 2: The 80s with Bobby Jay 5pm ET #gsp

sounds-80sOn “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s,” on the playlist will be: Tina Turner, Tone-Loc, Annie Lennox & the Eurythmics, Sylvester, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Richard “Dimples” Fields, Marvin Gaye, the Gap Band, Genesis, Whitney Houston and so much more. I’ll look for you at 5PM ET, 4PM CT, 3PM MT and 2PM PT. That’s “Great Soul Performances 2: The 80’s” this afternoon on RadioMaxMusic.com.