Song of the Day #403: ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ – Eurythmics

eurythmics20 Best Songs of the 80s – #5

Unlike many of the bands on this list, I’ve never felt the need to better know the Eurythmics. Their brand of avant garde techno music is not my cup of tea, and I’m quite happy to know them only through their singles.

Now Annie Lennox as a solo artist is another story. Her covers album Medusa is a real treasure. The woman has a set of pipes, and an other-worldy timbre to her voice that fits her androgy-alien looks to a T. If they ever make a movie of her life, the smart money is on Tilda Swinton in the lead.

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