Knowledge Identifier: +David_A._Stewart
Born in 1952.
Countries: United Kingdom (39%), United States (30%), Ireland (7%)
Linked to: Eurythmics, Apple Inc., Interscope Records, Pearson PLC
Stewart wrote the musical "Barbarella", based on the 1968 film, which premiered in Vienna on 11 March 2004
Previously married from 1973 to 1977, Stewart married former Bananarama member Siobhan Fahey in 1987
The band developed into The Tourists who enjoyed modest success, including a hit in 1979 with a cover of the Dusty Springfield hit "I Only Want to Be with You"
Aretha Franklin - In 1984, Franklin added modern day pop rock and dance elements to her sound, which was integral to the success of her 1985 album, "Who's Zoomin' Who-", which spawned the hits "Freeway of Love", "Who's Zoomin' Who" and the Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart featured "Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves"
Due to these accomplishments, Stewart won "Best Producer" at the 1986 BRIT awards in London
Stewart co-wrote and co-produced several tracks for Mick Jagger's 1987 album "Primitive Cool"
In 1993, Stewart appeared in an Apple Inc. advertisement for the Power Macintosh in which he riffed on the word "power"
In 1997, Stewart co-produced the album "Destination Anywhere" for Jon Bon Jovi, as well as co-writing several tracks
Though he had previously directed music videos, he made his feature film directorial debut in 2000 with "Honest", a black comedy set in Swinging London in the late 1960s featuring three members of the British girl group All Saints
Stewart collaborated with Bryan Ferry on his 2002 album "Frantic", co-writing several tracks and co-producing one of them
Bryan Ferry - In 2002 with the help of Manzanera and Thompson, Ferry returned with his next studio album, "Frantic", which featured several tracks written by David A. Stewart as well as a collaboration with Brian Eno. The album was a mix of new original material and covers - something that Ferry had not attempted on a solo album since "The Bride Stripped Bare" in 1978
He collaborated with Mick Jagger to record songs which appear on the soundtrack to the movie "Alfie", released in 2004
Lennox and Stewart worked together again in 2005, recording two new tracks for the greatest hits package "Ultimate Collection", released to coincide with Eurythmics' 25th anniversary
In 2006, Stewart resurrected Platinum Weird, a band he allegedly formed in the early 1970s in London with singer Erin Grace, but which was in reality created in 2004
John Cleese - In 2006, Cleese hosted a television special of football's greatest kicks, goals, saves, bloopers, plays and penalties, as well as football's influence on culture , featuring interviews with pop culture icons Dave Stewart, Dennis Hopper and Henry Kissinger, as well as football greats including Pelé, Mia Hamm and Thierry Henry
In 2008, Stewart was brought in by Ringo Starr to produce his album "Liverpool 8", after Starr dismissed the album's original producer, Mark Hudson
Ringo Starr - Starr released "Liverpool 8" in 2008, an album produced by David A. Stewart, Mark Hudson and Starr
In 2010, Stewart announced on his Twitter account he was co-writing and producing the new studio album by Stevie Nicks
On 24 February 2011, Stewart tweeted that he had just produced a new album by Joss Stone, stating that they wrote 10 songs together
In 2016, Stewart teamed up with Australian singer Jon Stevens and they wrote and recorded an album called Starlight together, which is to be released in early 2017 and features a blues and soul influenced rock / powerpop sound