Revival (Eurythmics song)

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Single by Eurythmics
from the album We Too Are One
Released August 1989
Format 7", 12", CD single
Recorded January 1989
Genre Pop rock, soul
Label RCA
Producer(s) David A. Stewart
& Jimmy Iovine
Eurythmics singles chronology
"You Have Placed a Chill in My Heart"
"Don't Ask Me Why"
Music video
"Revival" on YouTube

"Revival" is a song recorded by British pop music duo Eurythmics. It was written by group members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart, along with keyboardist Pat Seymour and vocalist Charlie Wilson (of The Gap Band) who also sang backing vocals for the track. Produced by Dave Stewart and Jimmy Iovine, it was the first single to be released from Eurythmics' 1989 album We Too Are One.

Lennox and Stewart returned to a rock/R&B sound for the album, and "Revival" is an uptempo tune which lyrically is a call for renewal and encouragement. The single reached number 26 in the UK, and was the duo's sixteenth (and final) Top 20 single in Australia. "Revival" was not released as a single in the United States.

Track listing

UK 7"

  • 1. Revival (LP Version) - 4:09
  • 2. Precious (Non-LP Track) - 3:40

UK 12" & CD Single

  • 1. Revival (E.T. Dance Mix) - 6:25
  • 2. Revival (LP Version) - 4:09
  • 3. Precious (Non-LP Track) - 3:40

* The B-side track, "Precious", is a Eurythmics composition and is unrelated to the 1992 solo track by Annie Lennox.

Chart performance

Chart (1989) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[1] 14
Belgian Singles Chart[citation needed] 17
Dutch Singles Chart[2] 25
French Singles Chart[3] 46
German Singles Chart[4] 33
Irish Singles Chart[5] 14
Italian Singles Chart[6] 14
New Zealand Singles Chart[7] 21
Swedish Singles Chart[8] 7
Swiss Singles Chart[9] 8
UK Singles Chart[10] 26


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