Monday, February 3, 2014

Eurythmics: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)



Annie Lennox & David A. Stewart, or The Eurythmics, perform "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)," which the British new wave duo released as a single on 21 January 1983; it is the sixth track of the album of the same name, and it became their de-facto signature song and their entry to commercial success.
                           
Wikipedia writes:
Its striking music video helped to propel the song to #2 on the UK singles chart and #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, on 3 September 1983, after The Police's "Every Breath You Take" had held it off at #2 for 4 consecutive weeks in August. It was the fourth and final single released from the Sweet Dreams album in the UK and the first single released by Eurythmics in the US.
Everybody's looking for something is one of those truisms that often seem cliched,, but, yet, causes one to think and reflect on personal interests and views. It is interesting to note that meaning of eurythmics is, according to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, "the art of harmonious bodily movement especially through expressive timed movements in response to improvised music."

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
by  Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

Some of them want to use you
Some of them want to get used by you
Some of them want to abuse you
Some of them want to be abused

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

Hold your head up, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up

Some of them want to use you
Some of them want to get used by you
Some of them want to abuse you
Some of them want to be abused

Hold your head up, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up, movin' on
Hold your head up, movin' on, keep your head up

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree
I travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody's looking for something

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