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Eurythmics – There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)

In mid-June 1985, the brightest period of the 80s, one month before the fantastic Live Aid that marked a boundary between the first part of the 80s and the second, a very particular group released a very particular song.

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The sweetest dream

Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

When we are in a good period, we realize it quite soon. It was not a good moment for “The Tourists”, an unknown British band, so two members, Dave and Annie, decided to leave the group in 1980, and try something new on their own.

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When the heart is cold

Eurythmics – You have placed a chill in my heart

It took few weeks to “You have placed a chill in my heart” to reach the top places of the charts. It happened in June 1988. Eurythmics launched the third single from the album “Savage” in this very long and hot summer.

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The blond revelation

Eurythmics – I need a man

“I need a man” was climbing the charts between March and April 1988. Eurythmics released it as the third single from “Savage”. “Savage” was an album of change: times and musical tastes has changes, Eurythmics after all had always been pioneers in experimenting.

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Extreme

Eurythmics – (I love to listen to) Beethoven

In everything she did, throughout all the 80s, Annie Lennox was extreme, like in “Beethoven”. Extremely skilled, peculiar, iconic, sometimes upsetting, seductive. Both in the worldwide hits of the first albums like “Sweet dreams” and “It’s alright”, and in the hit that had minor success.

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Pop wedding

Bananarama – Love in the first degree

“Love in the first degree” seemed perfect to become the soundtrack for a wedding. It sounded like the wedding of the decade, had it happened three or four years earlier. Dave Stewart, technical brain of Eurythmics, married Siobhàn Fahey, Bananarama’s brunette. She still looks so shy and quiet,

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No rose without thorns

Eurythmics – Thorn in my side

In Eurythmics’ side, of course. And they had a lot of thorns in this video 🙂 : hell’s angels, the vocalists looking like mannequins at a low reputation bar, even the sax player of Blondie!! They had a whole crown of thorns, in their side!!

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Miracle makers

It was the perfect song for this period of the year; it was released 30 years ago about in November, if I’m not wrong, and it was the perfect song for this cold, dark period leading us to Xmas. And still today it’s the perfect song!!!

#quotefromthe80s
There must be a bitter breeze
To make you sting so viciously
They say the greatest coward
Can hurt the most ferociously

#Eurythmics
#TheMiracleOfLove

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Revenge for two

30 years ago, in these very days in June 86, two well-known faces appeared again on stages and on tv. Actually we can say that they had never disappeared, because they were at the top of fame and success and you could hear them everyday on radios. But now they were releasing the first single from their new album,

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