The Eurythmics were and remain a wildly popular musical duo from the United Kingdom. The pair was made up of vocalist Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart who played guitar.
The Eurythmics were a sensation on radio airwaves, and their music was wildly popular in the US despite them being from the United Kingdom. People all around the world were more than familiar with the band’s infectious synthesizer-rich tunes, and The Eurythmics gave us some of the most legendary songs of the 1980s.
The Best 80s Eurythmics Songs
So what were the best Eurythmics songs from the 1980s? These five memorable tracks helped make Eurythmics legends, and you’ll likely recognize them as they are still played on the radio as well as on television and in movies till this day.
1. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
“Sweet Dreams” (Are Made of This) was the song that solidified Eurythmics as a musical force. It came out in the beginning of 1983 and was a huge hit in many countries. It even inspired many other prominent musical artists to release cover versions of the song years and years later. It is arguably the Eurythmics most popular track, and really one of the most popular songs of the 1980s.
2. Love Is a Stranger
“Love Is a Stranger” initially came out toward the end of 1982. The band actually opted to release it again after they realized that “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” was unstoppable. “Love Is a Stranger” did extremely well in the band’s native United Kingdom. Mike Brady directed the music video as well.
3. Here Comes the Rain Again
“Here Comes the Rain Again” was another smash hit for the Brits. This single came out in the first month of 1983. It was the first tune on Touch, one of their studio albums.
It was among the biggest success stories for Eurythmics in the United States and elsewhere. It also did especially well in the pair’s homeland of the United Kingdom. The song, true to its name, had a somewhat somber atmosphere.
4. Who’s That Girl?
“Who’s That Girl?” was yet another powerhouse for Eurythmics back in the eighties. It came out in the beginning of the summer in 1983. Stewart took on production duties for the track. He also wrote the lyrics with the cooperation of Lennox.
“Who’s That Girl” featured a music video that depicted Lennox as a lady who had serious questions about her significant other. Stewart also showed up in the clip, and even Bananarama’s members made cameos in the video as well.
5. Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)
“Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four),” last but definitely not least, was a major hit for the Eurythmics. It came out to the public as the lead single for “1984 (For the Love of Big Brother),”.
This album was noteworthy due to the fact that it functioned as a soundtrack of sorts for Nineteen Eight-Four the movie. Stewart tackled production work for this song too.
Sexcrime was a distinctive track for a couple of big reasons. It showcased significant vocal sampling. The samples came from Lennox and her vocal stylings. Stewart’s voice actually had a place in the song as well. People could hear his vocals with the assistance of a vocoder.
So those are our picks for the best Eurythmics songs from the 1980s. Adding any of these to your playlist would be a great addition for sure.