Tag Archives: Boy George

AUSTRALIA: Boy George Covers Village People’s YMCA In Pitch For Marriage Equality And It’s Great [VIDEO]

Australia’s Daily Telegraph reports: As a coach on The Voice, Boy George is encouraging his artists to find a new meaning when covering iconic pop songs and it seems the Culture Club front man has been taking his own advice. The ’80s pop icon has rerecorded the Village People classic YMCA in order to shine a light on issues important ...

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Boy George & Cyndi Lauper Duet At True Colors Fund Concert: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun [VIDEO]

Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund for homeless LGBT kids held its annual Home For The Holidays concert on Saturday night in New York City. Among the performers were Natasha Bedingfield, Patti Smyth, and Valerie Simpson. Boy George joined Cyndi to close the show with a rousing take on her 1983 classic. Many more clips below.

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Boy George & Jack Black – Hello I Love You

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Teasers From New Culture Club Album

Boy George has posted two teasers from the coming Culture Club reunion album, which will be supported with a US and UK tour. This will be their first album in 26 years unless you count the 1999 flop Don’t Mind If I Do, which was not sold in America. The new album is produced by Killing Joke bassist Martin Glover, ...

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Boy George Talks 1984 Pop Music

Via Rolling Stone: While we were working on our list of the 100 best singles of 1984, Boy George popped by the Rolling Stone offices and offered his thoughts on a few of our selections. Watch the “Karma Chameleon” (Number 22!) singer remember hits like Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” – “It was so American and so rousing!” – ...

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Culture Club To Reunite For UK Tour

The Birmingham Mail has the details: The 11-date UK tour will be the band’s first shows for more than 15 years and will feature the original line-up, including Jon Moss (drums), Mikey Craig (bass) and guitarist Ray Hay. Prior to the live dates Culture Club, who sold millions of singles with songs such as Do You Really Want To Hurt ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Kylie Minogue Leads Audience Singalong At GLAAD Awards

I’ll have tons of photos tomorrow. You can almost hear me singing. Except for the high parts.

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This Is An Ad For Something

(Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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Boy George & Black Lips –Bang A Gong

Boy George joined Black Lips for a free concert today in Philadelphia. From WXPN: Having just collaborated with co-headliners Black Lips on a cover of T. Rex’s “Bang A Gong (Get It On)” (watch it here), George headed downstairs to treat the audience with a set pulled mostly from his 2013 LP This Is What I Do; though the classic ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Boy George

I’m not sure I get this.

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Boy George – My God

This is his second single from October’s This Is What I Do, which won a four-star review from the Guardian and returned him to Britain’s top 40 albums chart after an 18-year absence. The first single, King Of Everything, was my second-favorite track of 2013.

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JMG Top Ten Tracks For 2013

Culled from my Spotify favorites playlist, here’s my annual roundup of the tracks that got the most play this year at Casa JMG. Some of them appeared here during the year, some did not. 1. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts (Openly gay, openly HIV+, very Dead Can Dance.) 2. Boy George – King Of Everything (One of his loveliest ...

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Boy George – This Is What I Do

Boy George today posted his coming album, This Is What I Do, in full on YouTube.  The album opens with the truly lovely first single, King Of Everything.

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Boy George – King Of Everything

Lovely.

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Boy George – Coming Home

Boy George has made a string of really lovely tracks in the last few years. You might also enjoy his 2010 single Amazing Grace, which I still play often. (Tipped by JMG reader Bill)

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Boy George: I Am A DJ

Boy George explains his 30+ year progression from pop star to a DJ who plays massive events all over the world.

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Supreme Fabulettes – You Ruined My Xmas

Directed by Boy George and Dean Stockings.

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Bleach – No Ambition

I haven’t learned much about this act except that the singer is named Lloyd Dixon and is “presented” by Boy George.

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Boy George – Video Games

A lovely cover of Lana Del Rey’s hit.

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Boy George Covers Lana Del Rey

I really like this. Allure Of Sound notes: “Boy’s version was produced by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominated composer, musician, and record producer Kevin Frost.”

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