Hitmakers: Dave Stewart reveals the secrets behind Eurythmics' There Must Be An Angel

Ben Homewood

This was No.1 in Britain and it’s a pretty bonkers story. Annie [Lennox] said, ‘Oh, I’ve written this thing on piano and it would be great for Stevie Wonder’. She played it and we both went, ‘Blimey, yeah it would!’

I said, ‘How about we make our own version?’ At that point, it was just a piano part and Annie’s voice, but it was immediately really memorable.

We used the eight-track tape recorder that we made Sweet Dreams on. We ...

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