The executives at MTV were scratching their heads when they received this unusual video from Dave and Annie in 1983. Exploring various forms of sexual obsession, Annie Lennox plays a call girl, a dominatrix, and finally a transsexual, as Dave Stewart’s character watches silently and indulges in a little fetishism of his own. Legend has it that MTV demanded Annie’s birth certificate in order to determine whether she was male or female. This single and video was actually released first in the U.K., but did not become a hit until after the success of “Sweet Dreams”.
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