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It’s surprising to learn that the only significant acting credit associated with Annie Lennox is a role in a Robert Altman-directed adaptation of a Harold Pinter play. If you’ve watched any of the videos she made as a member of the mega-selling pop duo Eurythmics or for her solo albums, particularly those created with the… More »

Yesterday we posted a live version of an ethereal new tune Bat For Lashes did at Australia’s Vivid Festival. The second part of the Opera House set was performed acoustic with a string quartet — six songs of which five were covers (The Cure, Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington). Over the past… More »

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

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Ariel Pink Explains Why He Hates The Eurythmics

Ariel Pink has opinions on everything! Horror movies, Madonna … ask that guy a question and he is gonna have an answer. Today, Spin published an interview with Pink in which he shared some more opinions, this time on an assortment of random pop hits. Among those pop hits was the Eurythmics’ classic “Sweet Dream… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 14, 2014 - 1:57 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, Eurythmics, Katy Perry Cover The Beatles On The Night That Changed America

Last night, on the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s performance on Ed Sullivan, CBS aired The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles. The special, which was filmed in Los Angeles last month, featured performances by Maroon 5, John Mayer, Imagine Dragons, Pharrell Williams & Brad Paisley, Stevie Wonder, and the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 10, 2014 - 12:34 pm

Eurythmics To Reunite For Grammys’ Beatles Tribute

Grammys producers are making moves this morning. We’ve already learned that Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder will perform together on the show’s telecast. And now, we get word that the soulful British synthpop duo Eurythmics will reunite for a Grammy-produced special that honors the Beatles; it’ll be taped the night after the actual Grammy Awards. More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2014 - 9:57 am

Thom Yorke Expands Upon Anti-Spotify Statements

A few months ago, Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich pulled their albums from Spotify, claiming the service was bad for new music and did not fairly compensate artists. Radiohead’s co-manager Brian Message then entered the debate, siding with Spotify. At the time, Stereogum’s Tom Breihan noted, “This one is not over yet…” And now the… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 3, 2013 - 3:41 pm

Dave Stewart’s Terrible New Obama Song

I’m not very good at PhotoShop: That screen grab of Perez Hilton is real. If that wasn’t bad enough, Eurythmics dude Dave Stewart also requested the help of Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Pamela Anderson in his quest to write “My American Prayer,” one of the most saccharine political songs to date. Sample lyrics: “Whe… More »

By: brandon / August 25, 2008 - 11:53 am

McCain Girls Do Eurythmics, Are Less Funny The Second Time

The McCain girls had their 15 MBs of fame with “Raining McCain.” We can all agree that was enough out of them. Well, all of us but for the McCain Girls. Here the trio make us not laugh much to the tune of the Eurythmics’ “Here Comes The Rain Again.”

That… More »

By: Amrit Singh / April 7, 2008 - 11:01 am