Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
New wave synth altpop
Most recent release, Les Essentiels, 2002; most recent studio release, Peace, 1999
Own, very occasional covers
The Eurythmics are probably the synthpop band, and they're one of the few bands from that era with much staying power. Who can ever forget the great song, "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)". It's a classic.
Comments about live performance:
I was lucky enough to see them several times in their heydey, and they always put on incredible shows. Annie is definitely one of the best performers around. (11/99, email@example.com)
Recommended first album:
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) is of course the classic Eurythmics album, though you might be best to start with one of the compilations.
Jimmy Iovine and Dave Stewart
This is the best album they ever put out, and, sadly, it turned out to be their last. My tape of it died many years ago and I just got round to replacing it on CD now. Some things just take a while, y'know? :) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Eurythmics, Andy Wright
I'm surprised at how little the new Eurythmics album has been discussed. I really love it—it's a really solid album—I don't think there's a dud track in the bunch—however, there aren't any real standout tracks either. Just a consistently good album. It definitely grows on me the more I hear it as well.
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