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Eurythmics: Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 5 February 1983

WHEN ANNIE LENNOX and Dave Stewart opened for Roxy's 'comeback' as two-fifths of The Tourists, I thought there was definitely something there, but I never expected them to have more to say about modern artifice than the main act. Yet with 'Sweet Dreams' – the first really coherent Eurythmics LP – they provide not only an immaculate post-disco view of urban romance as a minefield of cliches; they also explore a few aspects of what this means.

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