Tag Archives: Annie Lennox

New Wave Hall Of Shame: Annie Lennox [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The band’s 1989 album showed them clearly aiming for the emergent VH-1 aesthetic. Not the worst thing in the world they could be doing! This was better than faux Stax soul music, but only just following … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, New Wave Hall Of Shame | Tagged , | 20 Comments

New Wave Hall Of Shame: Annie Lennox [part 2]

[continued from last post] I’ll be the first to admit that there had been a sea change in Ms. Lennox’ vocals by the time of the “Sweet Dreams” album. It was on that album that she delved into the sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, New Wave Hall Of Shame | Tagged , | 8 Comments

New Wave Hall Of Shame: Annie Lennox [part 1]

In yesterday’s post, I alluded to something that needed to get out. How awful Eurythmics became in just a single album, without warning. My journey spanned the gap from being an Annie Lennox early adopter and avid collector to not … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, New Wave Hall Of Shame | Tagged , , | 43 Comments

REDUX: Record Review – Eurythmics – This Is The House

November 30, 2010 I’m a bit of a rare bird. I was a fan of Eurythmics long before I ever heard them. I was previously a huge fan of The Tourists, the band from whence came Annie Lennox and Dave … Continue reading

Posted in Blast From The Past | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

A Young Person’s Guide To: The Tourists – Reality Effect

The Tourists were revealed to me via their video for their New Wave cover version of “I Only Want To Be With You” on the proto-MTV weekly series, Rockworld. I was immediately smitten by the excellent synthetic backbeat the track … Continue reading

Posted in A Young Person's Guide, Core Collection, Scots Rock | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Record Review: The Tourists – Don’t Say I Told You So

The Tourists: Don’t Say I Told You So UK 7″ [1980] Don’t Say I Told You So Strange Sky This single was the final single by the ill-starred New Wave combo The Tourists. I first became alerted to their manifold … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Record Review | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

REVO Remastering: The Tourists – The Tourists + [REVO 008]

The Tourists: The Tourists UK LP [1979] Blind Among The Flowers Save Me Fools Paradise Can’t Stop Laughing Don’t Get Left Behind Another English Day Deadly Kiss Ain’t No Room The Loneliest Man In The World Useless Duration Of Time … Continue reading

Posted in Core Collection, Remastering | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments