The innovative portrait of cities is set to the haunting melodies of The Eurythmics. Subtitles reveal staggering statistics relating to health and urban settlements: by the year 2000, half of the world's population will live in urban settlements, 75% of the cities with over 5 million people will be in the development world... The urban population is growing by 7% each year... There are 100 million homeless people across the world. Stunning, and frequently shocking images accompany these captions revealing the potentialy explosive nature of today's cities.