The Eurythmics have re-teamed to record two new songs for the upcoming retrospective “Ultimate Collection,” due Nov. 8 via Arista.
The Eurythmics have re-teamed to record two new songs for the upcoming retrospective “Ultimate Collection,” due Nov. 8 via Arista. The tracks “I've Got a Life” (the first single) and “Was It Just Another Love Affair?” were recorded in Los Angeles and mark Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart's first new material in more than five years.
“Annie and I didn't plan to go in the studio -- she was staying with me in Los Angeles and we seemed to spontaneously write and record some songs,” Stewart says. “It was just like the old days, songs coming at lightning speed and recorded and mixed in a week.”
“Ultimate Collection” is rounded out by some of the most enduring pop songs of the 1980s, including “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” “Here Comes the Rain Again,” “Would I Lie To You?” and “Missionary Man.”
Eurythmics' last album of new material was 1999's “Peace.” Expanded reissues of the group's studio albums have been in the pipeline for some time but have yet to be given a release date.
Here is the track list for “Ultimate Collection”:
“I've Got a Life”
“Love Is a Stranger”
“Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”
“Who's That Girl?”
“Right by Your Side”
“Here Comes the Rain Again”
“Would I Lie To You?”
“There Must Be an Angel (Playing With My Heart)”
“Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves”
“It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)”
“When Tomorrow Comes”
“Thorn in My Side”
“The Miracle of Love”
“You Have Placed a Chill in My Heart”
“I Need a Man”
“I Saved the World Today”
“Was It Just Another Love Affair?”