Storyboard

The Tragedy Of Annie Lennox

It's hard to believe that Eurythmics were spurned twice from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After being nominated two times, Rolling Stone reported that the duo, comprised of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, was to finally get its well-deserved spot in history. When they launched themselves into the cultural consciousness in the 1980s, it was clear they were ahead of their time. Critics didn't know what to make of their sound, their synthesizers, their innovative style, or Lennox's gender...

Avatar - Grunge
Curated by
Grunge
    • Music
    • Bands
    • Music (UK)
    • Electronic Music
    • Synthpop
The Tragedy Of Annie Lennox
Continue to read
6 stories in this Storyboard
    Tragic Details About Annie Lennox

    Tragic Details About Annie Lennox

    It's hard to believe that Eurythmics were spurned twice from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. After being nominated two times, Rolling Stone reported that the duo, comprised of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, was to finally get its well-deserved spot in history. When they launched themselves into the cultural consciousness in the 1980s, it was clear they were ahead of their time. Critics didn't know what to make of their sound, their synthesizers, their innovative style, or Lennox's gender...

    Annie Lennox's Life And Career Through The Years

    Annie Lennox's Life And Career Through The Years

    Some illustrious musicians are born into musical royalty: Liza Minnelli was the daughter of Judy Garland, Norah Jones' father was Ravi Shankar, and, as per Ballinger Publishing, Frank Zappa's son Dweezil Zappa released his first single aged 12, and it was produced by non other than Eddie Van Halen. The same can't be said about Annie Lennox. As "Annie Lennox: The Biography," by Bryony Sutherland and Lucy Ellis, Lennox was born into a working class Scottish family on Christmas Day 1954. But she slowly paved her own way to royalty, as she held on to music as her greatest passion.

    Who Are Annie Lennox's Children?

    Who Are Annie Lennox's Children?

    Scottish singer-songwriter Annie Lennox has had a long and accomplished career. Born December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Scotland, she was a musical child who went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England, according to AllMusic. She first collaborated with musician Dave Stewart in the late 1970s, and they formed a band called the Tourists, releasing three albums and charting in the United Kingdom with a cover of Dusty Springfield's "I Only Want To Be With You." Lennox and Stewart went on to find acclaim with their 1980s synthpop duo Eurythmics, which had several hit songs, including "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" and "Here Comes The Rain Again." In 1990, Lennox decided to take time off to have a child with Israeli producer Uri Fruchtmann. It would be her second child, as her first, Daniel, died at birth in 1988.

    The Lesser-Known Band That Annie Lennox And Dave Stewart Got Their Start In

    The Lesser-Known Band That Annie Lennox And Dave Stewart Got Their Start In

    When a band finds success like the Eurythmics did in the early 1980s, it can feel the group emerged from nowhere, fully formed (via AllMusic). Focused on the songwriting partnership of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart (above), the Eurythmics will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, class of 2022, according to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame website. Of course, no musical artist or group starts out complete. Most musicians, in fact, test their luck and talent for years in the music industry, playing different styles of music in a variety of different projects.

    You've Been Singing The Eurythmics' Biggest Hit Wrong This Whole Time

    You've Been Singing The Eurythmics' Biggest Hit Wrong This Whole Time

    There's no shortage of popular songs whose lyrics have been misheard and belted out incorrectly — maybe loudly in our cars — for decades. One of those songs is the Eurythmics' hit, "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)." That last word may come as a shock to many of you, but it's not and never was "these," despite what you may have heard on the recording. But don't worry, you're not alone, as the song has confused many fans and continues to do so today.

    Music

    Music

    Magazine by Grunge

    We cover the ups and downs of bands, muscians, and the songs you love.

Related articles

More stories from Music