Why (Annie Lennox song)

original song written, composed, and performed by Annie Lennox

"Why" is a 1992 song by Scottish singer Annie Lennox and is the lead single from her debut studio album Diva. It topped the single charts in Italy and went to the top 20 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It was covered by DJ Sammy in 2005.

Single by Annie Lennox
from the album Diva
Released16 March 1992 (1992-03-16)[1]
Songwriter(s)Annie Lennox
Producer(s)Stephen Lipson
Annie Lennox singles chronology
"Put a Little Love in Your Heart"
Music video
"Why?" at YouTube

Track listings change

7-inch single

No. Title Length
1. "Why" (Single Version) 4:53
2. "Primitive"   4:17

CD maxi

No. Title Length
1. "Why" (Single Version) 4:53
2. "Primitive"   4:20
3. "Why" (Instrumental) 4:54

References change

  1. "New Releases: Singles" (PDF). Music Week. 14 March 1992. p. 21. Retrieved 19 June 2021. Misprinted as 15 March; the album releases section (p. 12) uses the correct date.