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Although the Eurythmics never officially disbanded, Lennox made a fairly clear break from Stewart in Thereafter, she began her solo career.
Lennox and Stewart reconvened Eurythmics in the late s with the album Peacetheir first album of new material in ten years. A subsequent concert tour was completed, with profits going to Greenpeace and Amnesty International. Though it was produced by Dave Stewart, it was credited to Lennox and Green. This one-off single peaked at No.
Billboard Hot6 in Australia, and was a top 40 hit in the UK. It was a commercial and critical success, charting No. The album entered the UK album chart at no. Rolling Stone magazine 25 Junep. Although Lennox's profile decreased for a period because of her desire to bring up her two children outside of the media's glare, she continued to record. Her second album, Medusawas released in March It consisted solely of cover songsall originally recorded by male artists including Bob MarleyThe Clashand Neil Young.
It entered the UK album chart at No. Managed by Simon Fuller since the beginning of her solo career, he said that Lennox played an important but unheralded role in the success of the Spice Girls Album), encouraging the group to "ham up" their characters, which helped them top the charts around the world.
Infollowing the death of a mutual friend former Tourists member Peet Coombesshe re-united with Dave Stewart. This resulted in the album Peace.
The title was designed to reflect the duo's ongoing concern with global conflict and world peace. The record was promoted with a concert on the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior II, where they played a mixture of old and new songs. InLennox released her third solo album, Bare. The album peaked at No. Lennox performed the song live at the 76th Academy Awards. The song also won a Grammy award and a Golden Globe award. She had previously recorded "Use Well the Days" for the movie, which incorporates a number of quotations from Tolkien in its lyrics.
In mid, Lennox embarked on an extensive North American tour with Sting. InLennox and Stewart collaborated on two new songs for their Eurythmics compilation album, Ultimate Collectionof which " I've Got a Life " was released as a single in October The promotional video for the song features Lennox and Stewart performing in the present day, with images of past Eurythmics videos playing on television screens behind them.
It peaked at No. If she achieves that, she says, "I can feel proud of [it], no matter if it sells ten copies or 50 million.
It's fraught, it's turbulent. Most people's lives are underscored with dramas of all kinds: there's ups, there's downs — the flickering candle. A lot of people are in pain. The album's first single was " Dark Road ", released on 24 September Initially intended for release in Septemberthe release date was pushed back several months to allow Lennox to recuperate from a back injury.
Included on the track listing are songs from her four solo albums, one from the Bram Stoker's Dracula soundtrack, and two new songs. One of these is a cover of Ash's single, " Shining Light ". The other is a cover of a song by the English band Keaneoriginally the Album) of their first single in A limited 3-disc edition of the album included a DVD compilation featuring most of Lennox's solo videos sinceand also featured a second CD of rarer songs including a version of R.
Lennox stated that while on a trip to South Africa in December to appear at the campaign in Johannesburg, the regional company office of the label failed to return phone calls and e-mails she made to them for three weeks, and had completely failed to promote the Sing project as planned.
However, the debacle partly inflamed when Lennox's dissatisfaction with the South African office was made public on her blog led to press reports falsely stating that she was being dropped by Sony BMG. The record company themselves quickly refuted the rumour stating that Lennox's contract with them had merely been fulfilled and that they hoped she would consider remaining with them.
The British tabloid, Daily Mirrorsubsequently printed a retraction of its story about her being dropped by the label. The album is a collection of Lennox's interpretations of traditional festive songs such as " Silent Night " and " The First Noel ", along with one new composition, " Universal Child ", which was released as a download-only single on 13 October Lennox also performed the track on the UK chat show Loose Women in Decemberand was also interviewed.
In OctoberLennox released her sixth solo album, Nostalgia. In MayLennox released Lepidopteracontaining four extemporized piano songs. It is Lennox's first independently distributed record. Lennox appeared on stage at the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Concert and commenced activist work with the Sing Foundation afterwards.
A video was also produced. Lennox was a signatory to the "No war on Iraq" campaign started in her album "Songs of Mass Destruction" and her rendition of "Dark Road" were deeply critical of the war. In conversation with Melvyn Bragg inshe expressed her anger at how the UK was misled over Iraq's alleged 'weapons of mass destruction'. After being forced to pull out of performing at Live Aid held at Wembley Stadium in due to a serious throat infection, Lennox appeared at Live 8 held in Hyde Park, London in On 11 Decembershe performed in the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway together with a variety of artists, which was broadcast to over countries.
She said that the Pope's denunciation of condoms on his recent tour of Africa had caused "tremendous harm" and she criticised the Roman Catholic Church for causing widespread confusion on the continent.
Lennox also condemned the media's obsession with "celebrity culture" for keeping the AIDS pandemic off the front page. She is a true friend of Africa and of South Africa. Her Aids activism in general, and support for the treatment action campaign in-particular, contributed significantly to turning the pandemic around in our country. Lennox also works with other organisations such as Oxfam, Amnesty International and the British Red Cross in regard to the issue.
In NovemberLennox received the Music Industry Trusts Award for her career achievements in music and her charity commitments. An example of a brilliant talent that exudes excellence and influence on everyone. InLennox attended, performed LP and hosted several charitable events including: the 50th Amnesty International Annual Conference where she was a guest speaker, Elton John and David Furnish's at home Gala in aid of the Elton John Aids Foundation where she performed, held a screening of He Named Me Malalaand hosted a Mothers2mothers 15th Anniversary gala.
Known for her androgynous look in the s—first widely seen in the music video for " Sweet Dreams Are Made of This " where she had close-cropped, orange-coloured hair, and wore a man's suit brandishing a cane, a video which made her a household name—Lennox was viewed as the female version of Boy Georgeand during the Second British Invasion spurred by MTV, Newsweek magazine ran an issue which featured Lennox and Boy George on the cover of its 23 January edition with the caption Britain Rocks America — Again.
In conjunction with the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Lennox put many items from her collection—costumes, accessories, photographs, awards, ephemera from her political campaigns, and personal belongings—on display.
This collection, which spanned her entire career, along with music videos and interviews, became The House of Annie LP at the institution from 15 September to 26 February Lennox's extraordinary image was at odds with her female contemporaries". Both as part of Eurythmics and in her solo career, Lennox has made over 60 music promo videos. The Eurythmics album Savage and her solo album Diva were both accompanied by video albums, both directed by Sophie Muller.
Lennox has been married three times. A Flax (2) - One (Vinyl, Daniel, was stillborn in While fundraising, Lennox met Dr. Besser had divorce proceedings brought against him after his relationship with Lennox became public.
Her maternal grandmother, Dora Paton, was a dairy maid at the Balmoral Royal Estate and her maternal grandfather, William Ferguson, was a gamekeeper also at Balmoral.
Both of Lennox's parents died of cancer. Lennox has received a variety of major awards during her career: . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scottish singer-songwriter. Lennox performing live in Vienna Singer Chancellor for GCU songwriter LP humanitarian ambassador. The Catch The Tourists Eurythmics.
Musical artist. Main article: Diva Annie Lennox album. Recorded in January, with Sun Ra Arkestra members Marshall Allen and Knoel Scott alto saxthese pieces began their life as spontaneous improvisations and were gradually molded into their current form here by overdubbing and editing. Obviously a very different record from most of their releases, it might be comparable to a jazzier version of side two of Unrest by Henry Cow, in that they used a similar working method of recording improvisations and then sculpting them in the studio afterwards.
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As the composer for North Sea Radio Orchestra and Arch Garrison, Craig has always made music with meaning, emotional heft and depth of Fortnam, Craig - Ark CD. Nektar This is quite a find and the quality of both the audio and the video black and white though it is is very, very good! During the eighties, the German synth legend Klaus Schulze pursued his solo adventure, working at the same time for his Wahnfried project. This "Megatone" brings something new to his usual "kosmische musik".
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Only 70 copies were made by Hollick and Taylors custom pressing plant. Very little was known about this lp and until this edition and it had been thought of as a solo folk lp; very very WRONG. The film is 18 minutes long in glorious black and white, the use of shadow is very akin to This is your first chance to own a recording by the current initeration of the group! First time reissued on vinyl. These guys were delivering quite unique live shows with pyrotechnics, burning torches and fog in a sinister decor with their faces painted very much like KISS did.
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