Radio 2's Great British Songbook

Paloma Faith sings Here Comes The Rain Again

"I like the song because of its tragedy and drama."

Watch Paloma Faith performing 'Here Comes The Rain Again' originally sung by Eurythmics' Annie Lennox.

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Watch Paloma Faith chatting about her reasons for choosing 'Here Comes The Rain Again':

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About The Song

Originally recorded by Eurythmics in 1983, 'Here Comes The Rain Again' reached No.8 in the UK Top 40 Singles Chart in February 1984.

It was the opening track on their first UK No.1 album 'Touch', which also reached the Top Ten in the USA.

 

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Paloma recorded the track at the BBC Maida Vale studios on 30 May 2009, it was broadcast on Radio 2 on 20 June 2009 on Dermot O'Leary's Saturday show.

 

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