Eurythmics Inducted Into Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame


Eurythmics have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame, becoming a member of the ranks 15 years after being first eligible.

Initially nominated in 2018, the second time was the attraction for the duo of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, who have been voted in with this yr’s class.

“Music is in our blood cells, in our hearts and within the deepest elements of our souls,” Lennox stated, after the Euryhtmics supplied an assertive reunion efficiency. “We’re grateful past measure to be a part of this extraordinary diaspora.”

Stewart, in the meantime, stated he was “extraordinarily honored and humbled to be right here right this moment, and standing subsequent to Annie – my best inspiration. … You understand what Annie, after 45 years, we nonetheless rock.”

Eurythmics have been constantly revolutionary but in addition typically misunderstood. They scored a No. 1 hit single early of their profession with “Candy Goals (Are Product of This),” however this path to success was an extended and more durable one. Lennox and Stewart paired up virtually a decade earlier than “Candy Goals” turned a success in 1983. Working collectively in the punk-inspired band the Catch, they modified course shortly, morphing into the Vacationers and steering in a extra pop course.

Inductor the Edge of U2 argued that “it takes braveness to dream and much more braveness to proceed to dream. … Their candy desires have been solid within the furnace of failure and religion.”

These childhood revealed one thing that turned a trademark for the duo, who tirelessly chased new sounds and types all through their profession. Of their eight albums, they exhibited a fearlessness of crossing and mixing genres. Their love of good and modern manufacturing methods made Stewart an in-demand producer exterior of Eurythmics, whereas Lennox pursued a profitable solo profession that began with the discharge of 1992’s Diva.

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