Since yesterday afternoon, I’ve been trying to get “Stairway to Heaven” out of my head, which was almost macbre in view of what happened. I suppose it’s an improvement over this one, which I’ve had in my head for days now. It’s an old Eddie Cantor song:
Not that I have anything against Annie Lennox. I actually love her music. She’s a fabulous singer — she was the voice of the ’80’s group The Eurythmics (who cannily exploited MTV’s new music video format to gain international exposure).
–and she does have a gorgeous voice– but she’s also a fabulous songwriter. She the lyrics and/or music for many of the Eurythmics’ songs. However, she and Dave Stewart disbanded the Eurythmics and she struck out on a solo career. I think my favorite of her solo albums is “Diva” which is the album these are from:
My most favorite song from that album:
And my most favorite video from that album:
This one is from her album “Bare” with its beautiful lyrics.
And one of my favorites from that same album:
You may recognize the film references in this one:
And in this one:
And “hallelujah” is a good way to end a post on this day after Easter, and the first day of April.