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UK pop duo comprising David A. Stewart (9 September 1952, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England) and Annie Lennox (b. 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland). The worldwide popularity and critical acclaim of one of pop musics leading duos came about by fastidious determination and Stewarts remarkably good ear in being able to write the perfect song for his musical partner Lennox. Both artists relied heavily on each others considerable talent and, as former lovers, they knew better than most their strengths and weaknesses.
Stewart met Lennox in London while he was still a member of the folk/rock band Longdancer. She was supplementing her income by waitressing while a student at the Royal College of Music. Together they formed the Tourists, a fondly remembered band that was able to fuse new wave energy with well-crafted pop songs. Following the Tourists split, with Lennox and Stewart now embroiled in their much-publicized...