The 1985 song, “There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart),” was written & sung by the talented musical duo Eurythmics, Dave Stewart & Annie Lennox. The song was the second single from their album, “Be Yourself Tonight.”
The song also featured the American musician Stevie Wonder playing the harmonica. It was a worldwide hit and was a chart-topping single in several countries. The band’s musical style varied from new wave to pop-rock, synth-pop, and soft rock.
“There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)” was directed by Mark Innocenti and Eddie Arno. The location featured in the song was the New Wimbledon Theatre in London.
The song portrayed the era of Louis XIII of France, played by David Stewart. The king of France was being entertained and was enjoying a theater performance of the angels singing.
One of the singing angels was played by Steven O’Donnell. Annie Lennox, also portrayed as one of the angels, was given the task of entertaining the king. This song showcased Annie’s mind-blowing vocal range.
The legendary Stevie Wonder, lending his harmonica skills for the song, made it an iconic music piece. The Eurythmics were known for their excellent, cutting-edge music as they constantly experimented with electronica.
Annie’s beautiful voice, a gospel choir, Stevie Wonder & Dave Stewart were a unique combination that could never go wrong. This song could be considered one of the best songs of the ’80s, making it a timeless masterpiece.