Category:Songs written by David A. Stewart
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The following 64 pages are in this category, out of 64 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
David Allan Dave Stewart is an English musician and record producer, best known for Eurythmics, his successful professional partnership with Annie Lennox. He is usually credited as David A. Stewart, to avoid confusion with other musicians named Dave Stewart and he won Best British Producer at the 1986,1987 and 1990 Brit Awards. Stewart was born in Sunderland, England, in 1952 and he attended Bede Grammar School for Boys, whilst still in his teens, he secured a record deal as part of folk-rock band Longdancer. Despite being signed to Elton Johns record label, The Rocket Record Company, after leaving Wearside Stewart spent several years living in squats in London. In late 1976, he was introduced to Annie Lennox by Paul Jacobs, soon and Lennox became romantically involved. By 1977, the pair had teamed up with Sunderland musician Peet Coombes, the band developed into The Tourists who enjoyed modest success, including a hit in 1979 with a cover of the Dusty Springfield hit I Only Want to Be with You.
The Tourists split up in 1980, as did Stewart and Lennox and they formed a new musical project named Eurythmics. After a string of hit singles and albums, the duo split in 1990, Lennox and Stewart worked together again in 2005, recording two new tracks for the greatest hits package Ultimate Collection, released to coincide with Eurythmics 25th anniversary. When Eurythmics dissolved in 1990, Stewart moved to France and immediately released an album with his new band The Spiritual Cowboys, the song Party Town was featured in the 1990 film Flatliners. A second album followed in 1991, both albums were Gold in France, where Stewart concentrated his efforts. In 1992, Stewart collaborated with singer Terry Hall on the project Vegas, the duo released one self-titled album but this was commercially unsuccessful, though one of the singles from the album made the UK Top 40. In 1993, Stewart appeared in an Apple Inc. advertisement for the Power Macintosh in which he riffed on the word power and he had a small cameo as a computer hacker in the 1995 film Hackers.
In 1994, Stewart released an album, Greetings from the Gutter. The album was not a success, though Stewart scored a minor UK hit with the single Heart Of Stone which reached number 36. He released another album, Sly-Fi, first on the internet, in 1997, Stewart released an album Come Alive with the actress and singer Rhona Mitra. In 1999, he produced an album, Female Icon. In November 2002, Stewart worked with former South African president Nelson Mandela and he began organising the 46664 campaign and series of concerts in the fight against HIV/AIDS in South Africa. In 2007, Stewart announced on his MySpace page that he would be playing live concerts showcasing his entire career, according to the announcement, he was to be accompanied by various guest musicians as well as a 30 piece orchestra
There Must Be an Angel is a 1985 song written and performed by the British musical duo Eurythmics. Released as the single from their fifth album Be Yourself Tonight. The song became a success, most notably in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Ever since the record has been covered by musical artists, including Brittany Murphy, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Leningrad Cowboys, Luciano Pavarotti, Kylie Minogue. Upon its release, There Must Be an Angel became Eurythmics first number-one single in the UK, topping the charts in Ireland and Brazil. While the song peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100, it became another Top 10 success for the band in Sweden, Belgium, in 2013 the song was voted as the third best number one song of all time in the NME. Eurythmics Annie Lennox – vocals, keyboards David A, in that cover the mouth organ was replaced by an electric guitar for the instrumentation and the intro was so taken with the electric guitar, this version is very different from original. The cover served as a B-side for her cover of the song Youre My Heart and we were speechless and very happy about.
The animated movie was a world premiere and something really big for us and we immediately said yes, Lucy Diakovska said in an interview. Sandy Mölling noted, that the song was a favourite of the band. The record was included on the Special Winter Edition reissue of the Ellements album. There Must Be an Angel was awarded for Top Single Germany at the 2001 Top of the Pops Awards, vanessa Petruo stated in 2005 that the song was most unnecessary of all cover versions the band had released between the years of 2001 and 2003. The music video for There Must Be an Angel was directed by Jörn Heitmann and filmed near the General-Steinhof-Kaserne at the Gatow Airport in Berlin-Spandau, Germany on 19 July 2001. Inspired by Tony Scotts 1986 film Top Gun, the features the quintet as fighter pilots of the fictional U. S. military squadron 68 at an also-fictional airbase in Angelville. Additionally, it incorporates a 1940s World War II theme, heavily inspired by performances of Marilyn Monroe, among the aircraft shown in the video are MiG-21s, a B-57 Canberra, a F-104 Starfighter and a Dassault Mystère.
The groups first non-album release following Daylight in Your Eyes and Rivers of Joy and it entered the charts straight at number-one on the German Singles Chart, staying at the top for five consecutive weeks, twelve weeks in the top forty, and seventeen weeks inside the top sixty. It was eventually certified gold by the IFPI for more than 250,000 shipped copies, in Austria, the single opened at number 8 on the Ö3 Austria Top 40 singles chart. However, it was not until 23 September 2001, the fifth week of release
The King and Queen of America is a song recorded by pop music duo Eurythmics. It was written by group members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, the track appears on their album We Too Are One and was released as the albums third UK single in January 1990. Although not released as a single in the United States, The King, LP Version Dance Mix Dub Mix B-side, See No Evil
I Can Drive is a song by UK pop act Shakespears Sister, released in June 1996 as the lead single from their third studio album #3. The song was co-written and produced by Faheys then-husband David A. Stewart, I Can Drive peaked at #30 on the UK Singles Chart, and was not released internationally. Siobhan Fahey, the only full member by that time. She claimed that she was dropped by the label not because of the chart performance of I Can Drive. CD single I Can Drive —4,09 Oh No, Its Michael —5,10 Suddenly —3,42 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
I Need a Man is a song recorded by British pop music duo Eurythmics. It was written by band members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, taken from their album Savage, the song was released as the third single in the UK and the first single in the United States. The track is a number with aggressive, commanding vocal work from Lennox. The music video was the part of a series directed by Sophie Muller. Part one, for the song Beethoven, ended with Lennoxs character leaving her home after transforming herself from a dowdy housewife into a disco vixen a la Marilyn Monroe, the character ends up performing I Need a Man in a dimly-lit nightclub. I Need a Man climbed to number twenty-six in the UK singles chart, the first single released from Savage in the U. S. the song peaked at number forty-six on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was paired as a double A-side with Beethoven on the American 12 inch single and hit number six on the Hot Dance Club Play chart
Babys Gonna Cry is a song recorded by pop music duo Eurythmics. It was written by group members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, the song appears on the duos album We Too Are One. Issued as the third American single from We Too Are One and it did, chart in Canada, peaking at #58. The song could be interpreted as the foreshadowing of Eurythmics near decade-long hiatus, Acoustic Version - US PROMO CD ACOUSTIC/EURYTHMICS, / Acoustic Version is the Canadian 7 B-side
I Saved the World Today is a song recorded by the British pop music duo Eurythmics from their album Peace in 1999. It was written and co-produced by band-members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, the song was released as the first single from the album and returned Eurythmics to the UK singles chart for the first time in nearly a decade, peaking at number eleven. I Saved the World Today was not released as a single in the United States and it was used in the diner scene and over the closing credits of Norwegian film Lønsj. A hi-NRG/eurotrance version by TR-808 was released as a single in 2000. American singer, Emilie Autumn, performed a cover of this song. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
17 Again is a song recorded by the British pop music duo Eurythmics. The song appears on the bands 1999 album and was released as the single from the album in the UK in early 2000. Peace was the first new album released by Eurythmics in a decade, the song mentions fake celebrities, vicious queens, the stupid papers and the stupid magazines and makes the conclusion that sweet dreams are made of anything that gets you in the scene. The closing of 17 Again contains an interpolation of 1983s Sweet Dreams,17 Again peaked at number twenty-seven on the UK Singles Chart. In the U. S. there was no single,17 Again became the first Eurythmics song to hit number one on the Hot Dance Club Play chart. The song was featured in a four episode of the American television series Will & Grace. It was featured in two of the American television series, Charmed, in the episode titled How to Make a Quilt Out of Americans. List of number-one dance singles of 1999 List of number-one dance singles of 2000 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Missionary Man is a song by the British pop music duo Eurythmics. It was taken from their album and continued the bands rock/R&B musical style of the time. In the bands native UK, it was the single to be taken from the album. It was more successful in the United States, where it was the first single to be taken from the album, the single was a top ten hit in Australia, where it was released as the second single from the album. Missionary Man earned Eurythmics a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Group, the video received heavy play from MTV and was nominated for Best Video at the MTV Video Awards. Swedish heavy metal band Ghost covered Missionary Man on their EP Popestar, youtube - Music video Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Whos That Girl. is a 1983 song recorded by the British pop duo Eurythmics. It was written by bandmembers Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, Whos That Girl. was the first single released in the UK from Eurythmics third album Touch. The song features Lennox in the role of a suspicious woman demanding to know with whom her lover has been seen associating, the song became Eurythmics third Top 10 single in the UK singles chart, peaking at number three. In the United States, Whos That Girl. was released as the single from the album. It climbed to number twenty-one on the Billboard Hot 100, the music video became a heavily played clip on MTV and further showcased Lennoxs gender-bending image. In it, she appears as a singer performing the song. At the end of the video, the female Lennox is shown kissing the male Lennox, the gender-bending pop star Marilyn makes an appearance in the video as another of Stewarts escorts. Despite the small role, Marilyns appearance proved a high-profile move which helped lead to his own music career the same year, -3,49 B, You Take Some Lentils And You Take Some Rice -3,0312 A, Whos That Girl.
-6,58 B1, You Take Some Lentils And You Take Some Rice -3,03 B2 and it was included on their 1988 compilation Best of The Flying Pickets. Australian chamber pop group Naked Raven included a cover of the song on their 2004 album Holding Our Breath, the song was the focus of a popular sketch from Harry Enfield and Chums, centring on the characters Lee and Lance. On an episode of The Simpsons, this song starts while Lisa is trying to change personality in front of her friends, the video on YouTube Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics