Eurythmics - Don't Ask Me Why

Eurythmics – Don’t Ask Me Why

“Don’t Ask Me Why” is a song by the British pop music duo Eurythmics, consisting of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart. It was released in October 1989 with “Rich Girl” on the B-side as the second single from their seventh album, “We Too Are One.” The song is known for its catchy melody and is characteristic of Eurythmics’ synth-pop sound.


Eurythmics - Don't Ask Me Why - single cover

“Don’t Ask Me Why” features Annie Lennox’s distinctive and emotive vocals, which are complemented by Dave Stewart’s musical production. The song’s production reflects the late 1980s pop and synth-pop style, with a mix of electronic and acoustic elements. The lyrics of “Don’t Ask Me Why” convey themes of uncertainty and introspection. The song’s narrator expresses a sense of confusion and ambiguity in a relationship. The chorus, with its catchy melody and Lennox’s powerful vocals, adds to the song’s emotional and introspective quality.


“Don’t Ask Me Why” was a part of Eurythmics’ successful career and was well-received by fans and music critics. “Don’t Ask Me Why” was a commercial success, although it may not be as well-known as some of their earlier hits. The song was released as a single from their album “We Too Are One” in 1989 and performed well on music charts. In the United Kingdom, “Don’t Ask Me Why” reached #25 of the UK Singles Chart, showcasing its popularity. In Canada, it topped the RPM Adult Contemporary chart. While it may not have achieved the same level of chart-topping success as some of Eurythmics’ earlier hits, it was a notable and well-received single that contributed to the duo’s continued success during their career. The song’s catchy melody and Annie Lennox’s emotive vocals were characteristic of Eurythmics’ style and appealed to their fan base.

Eurythmics – Don’t Ask Me Why – Lyrics