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  1. Annie Lennox embraces 'Nostalgia'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Columbian

    How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed. The former Eurythmics star sat down - slowly and deliberately - with songs like "Mood Indigo" and "Georgia on My Mind" and reduced them to their bare essentials before building them up, in her own style, without trying to recapture the past.

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  2. Nostalgia - Annie LennoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watersblogged

    ... by Annie Lennox, download iTunes now. Annie Lennox's 2014 covers collection, Nostalgia, finds the former Eurythmics vocalist soulfully interpreting various pop, jazz, and R&B standards. In many ways, Nostalgia works as a companion piece to her ...

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  3. Annie Lennox Takes on "Evocative" Standards with New Album "Nostalgia"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KURB-FM Little Rock

    ... says she never would have even considered doing back in the '80s, when she was topping the charts as a member of Eurythmics . "I would have had absolutely no interest in doing it," she tells ABC News Radio. "It would have been inappropriate. At that ...

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  4. Annie Lennox embraces jazzy 'Nostalgia' on new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salt Lake Tribune

    How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed. The former Eurythmics star sat down - slowly and deliberately - with songs like "Mood Indigo" and "Georgia on My Mind" and reduced them to their bare essentials before building them up, in her own style, without trying to recapture the past.

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  5. Annie Lennox embraces jazzy 'Nostalgia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Republic

    How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed. The former Eurythmics star sat down - slowly and deliberately - with songs like "Mood Indigo" and "Georgia on My Mind" and reduced them to their bare essentials before building them up, in her own style, without trying to recapture the past.

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  6. What Did John Peel Ever Do For London?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Londonist

    ... at singer Toni Halliday. Halliday and band-mate Dean Garcia were introduced to each other by Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, which might explain why their music sounded so angry. Their abrasive wallop evidently appealed to Peel, who had them in for ...

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  7. Singer Annie Lennox Slams Beyonce: 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | MTV

    One of the most powerful moments from Beyonce 's 2014 MTV VMAs performance was when the word "FEMINIST" flashed behind the silhouette of her statuesque and, well, flawless body, as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voiced the words, "We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are." Watch it again below: However, in recent weeks legendary Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox - who just released a new album - has been criticizing Beyonce's activism as "feminist lite," and yesterday she told NPR that "twerking is not feminism."

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  8. Find Out What Annie Lennox Thinks About Trans Visibility And How You...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Queerty

    When singer Annie Lennox came to fame in the early 1980s as the vocalist for the beloved British duo The Eurythmics, many considered her a gender-bender due to her excitingly androgynous appearance. It's little surprise that she is thrilled to see the great strides made toward LGBT equality and transgender visibility.

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  9. Annie Lennox Defends Calling BeyoncA ''Feminist Lite''-''Twerking Is Not Feminism''Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | E! Online

    Last month, the 59-year-old former Eurythmics singer made headlines for labeling the "Love on Top" songstress a "feminist lite." Now, Lennox is once again sounding off on today's pop music icons.

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  10. Annie Lennox on Beyonce: 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Popsugar

    Annie Lennox doesn't think that BeyoncA should be considered a modern feminist icon. The former Eurythmics singer had previously called Queen Bey "feminist lite" in an interview back in September, and now she is expanding on her opinion about BeyoncA and pop music .

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    Wednesday Oct 22 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed. The former Eurythmics star sat down - slowly and deliberately - with songs like "Mood Indigo" and "Georgia on My Mind" and reduced them to their ...

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  12. Annie Lennox on Beyonce: "Twerking Is Not Feminism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Popsugar.com

    Annie Lennox doesn't think that BeyoncA should be considered a modern feminist icon. The former Eurythmics singer had previously called Queen Bey "feminist lite" in an interview back in September, and now she is expanding on her opinion about BeyoncA and pop music .

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  13. Annie Lennox SLAMS Beyonce again saying 'twerking is not feminism'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Daily Mail

    ... lite' The legendary Scottish singer, who found fame as one half of the internationally acclaimed group the Eurythmics alongside Dave Stewart, was asked in a recent interview to further explain comments she made earlier this year that Beyonce was not ...

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  14. World loses Oscar de la Renta, but I lose a good friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Can't I?" and "Memphis in June." How did the Scottish-born Lennox, who found fame as the lead singer of the Eurythmics, arrive at such a distinctly American, soulful selection? Annie told Sergio: "Actually, I was a bit stuck, so I went to YouTube ...

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  15. Annie Lennox: "Twerking is Not Feminism...It's Not Liberating, It's Not Empowering"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... (Oct. 21), and decided to address more issues with contemporary artists and feminism. Inskeep asked the former Eurythmics member why she's been calling modern music by female artists "over-sexualized." "Well you've said it in the question," she ...

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  16. Annie Lennox: 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NewsOK.com

    Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, has been doing plenty of interviews to promote her new album, Nostalgia. Lately, those conversations have often turned to a different topic: Beyonce.

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  17. Timeless SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Economist

    ... signature. It's no surprise Ms Lennox chose thematically complex material for "Nostalgia". As part of the pop duo Eurythmics, she and musical partner Dave Stewart took their mix of soul-and-synthesizers to top of the charts in the 1980s. She later ...

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  18. Singer Annie Lennox Gets Nostalgic on New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NY1

    ... tried to go a little bit deeper," notes Lenox. Lennox of course topped the charts in the 80's as half of the duo Eurythmics and later as a successful solo artist. "So there's a few decades of albums that they might want, they often bring with them, ...

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  19. Late, Late Night FDL: I Put A Spell On YouRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Fire Dog Lake

    ... performance video below is one of many lifted from Nostalgia, out on 27 October. It's an album which finds the Eurythmics frontwoman tackling a variety of iconic, politically charged jazz standards composed by artists such as Hoagy Carmichael, Duke ...

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  20. Why Aretha Franklin might be losing respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | New York Post

    ... as you'd expect - but the best part is the video, in which Diamond plays with his dogs in the country. The former Eurythmics singer's got a new covers album out, too, called "Nostalgia," which is a lot sharper than Franklin's. But Lennox has never ...

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