Subscribe to the Retro Pop newsletter to keep up to date with all the latest from your favourite acts of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s. Contact Us. The Culture Club frontman took to Twitter to share a throwback snap of himself and the Kids in America singer, alongside which he teased something is coming. He left no further clues.
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Status update: Boy George has given up being the Ministry of Sound knob-twiddler we last knew him as, reunited Culture Club and turned out his first album with the group in 19 years. The first we knew of his return was a comeback single, Let Somebody Love You, which was not good. Cod is a favourite dig used by music journalists who want the final word. In fact, Boy George is one of the great cod reggae artists of all time. In the popular imagination, cod reggae is just white reggae. It is inauthentic, a borrowing of stylistic tropes without real heart.
Boy George has been spending a lot of time playing himself on the small screen these days. He's served as a mentor on The Voice UK. He's popped up on The New Celebrity Apprentice. But long before he made a name for himself on reality TV, Boy George was one of the most recognizable faces and voices of pop music in the '80s as the frontman for Culture Club who recently reunited again in
Boy George became an international superstar in the early s thanks to his unique style and amazing voice. His group Culture Club are still touring today, and we've picked his very best songs of all time to start your Boy George playlist This became a huge hit for Culture Club in , reaching number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the States. Speaking in , Boy George revealed that the song was "not just about Culture Club's drummer Jon Moss, my boyfriend at the time. It was about all the guys I dated at that time in my life. This was the song that made Boy George an even bigger star around the world. It was the UK's biggest selling single of and topped the US chart. Boy George later explained the song: "It is about the terrible fear of alienation that people have, the fear of standing up for one thing. It's about trying to suck up to everybody.