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Diva
Annie Lennox
Diva
Genres: Pop, R&B, Rock
 
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Although traces of her synthpop roots certainly showed through, Annie Lennox's solo debut, Diva, made it abundantly clear that her new material would veer away from gender-bending robotics of the early Eurythmics sound and...  more »

      
   

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All Artists: Annie Lennox
Title: Diva
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 30
Label: Arista
Original Release Date: 5/12/1992
Release Date: 5/12/1992
Genres: Pop, R&B, Rock
Styles: Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Vocal Pop, Adult Alternative, Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 078221870429

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Although traces of her synthpop roots certainly showed through, Annie Lennox's solo debut, Diva, made it abundantly clear that her new material would veer away from gender-bending robotics of the early Eurythmics sound and continue toward the more emotionally grounded soul of later releases. On Diva, Lennox infuses each song with tenderly perceptive lyrics, hypnotic rhythms, and irresistibly soulful wailings. Her arrangements are clean and simple, utilizing bare instrumentation and sometimes-languid chord work. The singles "Walking on Broken Glass," "Little Bird," and "Why" became radio mainstays, while gems such as the Eastern-influenced dream ballad "Primitive," the hauntingly autobiographical pop-lament "Legend in My Living Room," and the cheerfully satirical "Keep Young and Beautiful" gave the album a plump maturity. --Sally Weinbach

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PHIL Y. from CENTERVILLE, OH
Reviewed on 10/18/2009...
Annie Lennox is such a talented musician and it shows on Diva. She has such a beautiful voice and knows how to use it on all these songs. This is my favorite Annie Lennox CD.
Roy S. from CAMBRIDGE, MA
Reviewed on 2/6/2007...
If you like Annie, this is great. If you don't, you should -- give her a try.