That decade was the perfect platform for Lennox. Just as music television was taking shape, she excelled in creative, conceptual music videos as much as she did as a powerhouse singer. So credit some fortuitous timing for launching Lennox into the music pantheon where she remains one of the most powerful female vocalists of all time and continues to inspire musicians. Her multifaceted career has provided us with a lot to listen to. Whether with Eurythmics partner Dave Stewart or as a solo artist, here are ten of her finest performances. In , the Eurythmics started to veer away from the synth-heavy New Wave sound that put them on the map and head more towards soul and rhythm and blues. Of all the tunes on this list, this one rates as the most atmospheric. The highly-revered composition has emerged as one of the most covered songs of her career with renditions by Bon Iver, Allison Crowe, and even Neal Schon of Journey. The song was accompanied by one of the most striking music videos of its time with cameos from Kiki Dee and Bananarama, and Lennox doing a sweet Nancy Sinatra impression. Unlike her work with the Eurythmics, this track had a much more upbeat feel with a great utilization of orchestral strings and a contagious groove.
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Annie Lennox is one of Scotland's greatest pop exports, both as a solo artist and as part of Eurythmics. We've picked just a handful of her greatest songs that makes a perfect Annie Lennox beginners' guide. She wasn't sure that she could write songs by herself without David A Stewart, or what her next step will be.