Who am I to disagree? The scene then returns to the boardroom, with Lennox and Stewart lying down on the table, and a cow walking around them. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Instrumental) 3. The MCS Drum Computer provided drum sounds, and also triggered sequences on a Roland SH-101 synthesizer, used for the synth bass line. [Nothing] wanted to release our version of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' 'I Put a Spell on You', which was far too dark, sprawling and esoteric, even for some of our own fans. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Acapella Studio) 4. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Drums Stems) 5. Addeddate 2009-05-19 12:48:54 Identifier SweetDreams_302. The duo released their first album, In the Garden, in 1981 to little fanfare, but went on to achieve global success with their second album Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), released in 1983. "[66] As of 2020, the track has sold 80,000 copies through digital retailers in the United Kingdom, where it is also the band's most streamed music video, generating almost 12 million audio and video streams. Eurythmics’ first work included elements of psychedelic and electronic, but the listeners and critics needed some time to feel all the aspects of that record. We battled the label this time, and learned we could win. The song became their breakthrough hit, establishing the duo worldwide. Am … In 1995, American rapper and singer Swing (aka Richard Silva II) released a dance cover of "Sweet Dreams" featuring the Sweden-based musician and producer Dr. Alban. Her gender-bending image was also explored in other Eurythmics videos such as "Love Is a Stranger" and "Who's That Girl?" Who am I to disagree? 1983 Preview Editors' Notes The title track to Eurythmics' second album is so fiercely iconic, it threatens to render its other nine tracks redundant. She described the song as saying: "Look at the state of us. Dr. Alban – Sweet Dreams", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100 23 April 1995 - 29 April 1995", Swedishcharts.com – Swing feat. It was the first single released by Eurythmics in the US. The song is the title track of their album of the same name and was released as the fourth and final single from the album in early 1983. They became interested in electronic music and bought new synthesizers to play around with. [8] By August, the single had reached number two and stayed there for four weeks, kept from the top by the Police's "Every Breath You Take" before "Sweet Dreams" took the number one spot. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics - discover this song's samples, covers and remixes on WhoSampled Lyrics to 'Sweet Dreams (are Made Of This)' by Eurythmics. PL 70014; Vinyl LP). and with her appearance at the 1984 Grammy Awards. The scene cuts to the duo in a field, with a herd of cows, and Stewart still typing. “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This),” the sole #1 hit from the UK duo Eurythmics, doesn’t really have a chorus. [78], In 2016, JX Riders featuring Skylar Stecker went to number one on the US dance chart with their version. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Reconstruction Full Stems 126 BPM) 2. According to Stewart, he managed to produce the beat and riff of the song on one of their new synthesizers, and Lennox, on hearing it, said: "What the hell is that?" Some of them want to be abused, Hold your head up, keep your head up, movin' on The music video for "Sweet Dreams" was directed by Chris Ashbrook and filmed in January 1983, shortly before the single and the album was released. [61][62] The video also appeared at number three in the publication's 2013 list of "The 15 Scariest Music Videos Ever". 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