don't you tell me how i feel.


flashback friday: “sweet dreams” by v
September 13, 2013, 7:22 am
Filed under: 80s, catchy as hell, creepy in an awesome way, flashback friday, Shit I Like

While in a cab last Saturday, a friend asked everyone to name one song in life they’d never gotten sick of. Without missing a beat, the driver chose “Sweet Dreams.” Although I don’t necessarily agree that I’d NEVER get sick of the Eurythmics’ 1983 breakthrough, it does have a certain timeless quality — the now-classic synth breakdown, the stunningly genderless vocal. And of course, that androgyny was played to the hilt in the video, which finds Annie Lennox and David Stewart bringing sharp suits and unnerving intensity to boardrooms and cow pastures.

As you may recall, this was later covered by Marilyn Manson in 1995 — a trudging, bilious version that, unlike the original, does not bear repeating.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



what say you?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: