Touch Dance

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Touch Dance
Eurythmics - Touch Dance.jpg
EP by Eurythmics
Released May 1984
Genre Synthpop
Length 47:33
Label RCA Records
Producer David A. Stewart
Eurythmics chronology
Touch Dance
1984 (For the Love of Big Brother)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Touch Dance is a remix album by the British pop duo Eurythmics. This mini-album (or EP) was released by RCA Records in May 1984 and contains dance remixes of four tracks from Eurythmics' Touch album, by John 'Jellybean' Benitez and François Kevorkian, who were noted producers in the New York club scene. It also includes three instrumental mixes.

Annie Lennox has said in interviews that she disliked the record, as it was too much of a commercial product and was put together by RCA with little involvement from her and Dave Stewart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart

No. Title Length
1. "The First Cut"   6:34
2. "Cool Blue"   5:58
3. "Paint a Rumour"   7:26
4. "Regrets"   7:34
5. "The First Cut" (instrumental) 7:14
6. "Cool Blue" (instrumental) 6:54
7. "Paint a Rumour" (instrumental) 5:53

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
UK Albums Chart[3] 31
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 123


  1. ^ William Ruhlmann (1998-06-30). "Touch Dance - Eurythmics | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Eurythmics". Contemporary Musicians 31. March 2001.  (alludes to their objections)
  3. ^ "Eurythmics - Touch". Chart Stats. 1983-11-26. Archived from the original on 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Eurythmics : Chart History". Retrieved 2013-07-26.