South Africa: Conversations With Annie Lennox

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When countries around the world went into lockdown, Annie Lennox decided to switch to online to meet people she loved. The result? Raw and inspiring conversations.

Scottish songwriter and former lead singer of the band Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, is sitting in her cupboard. It's barely 10am in Los Angeles and in times of interviews still mainly done via Zoom calls and Google hangouts, this is not unsurprising - she was looking for a quiet space and as it happens, that space was in her closet; it's a walk-in closet with turquoise walls, neither too big nor too small, and as she sits down, the soft sea colour of the walls reflects on her face gently, tainting the conversation with an aquatic feel (although on Zoom, colours cannot be trusted).

Even though America is no longer in lockdown - at least not at the time of the interview - she has been spending time at home, having conversations with people from around the world she finds interesting.

One of her conversations is with Anele Mbane - a young South African she met while spending time in Cape Town.

"I'm very interested in that generation because I feel like they were born...

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