I can even express how stoked I am to be presenting this TOP 30 album of 2012 to you.. My fav and second album of all time (the first was Ah-Ha’s Take Me on).. CULTURE CLUB’s Colour By Numbers. What an exciting day for all of us, yes? I am tempted to post every song I can find of his. But i”ll try to edit. I am procrastinating at work, after all.
wiki: Culture Club is an English pop band that was part of the 1980s New Romantic movement. The original band comprised Boy George(lead vocals), Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion). Their second album,Colour by Numbers, has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, and they had several international hits with songs such as “Church of the Poison Mind“, “Karma Chameleon” and “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me“. Boy George’s androgynous style of dressing caught the attention of the public and the media. Culture Club’s music combines British New Wave and American soul with Jamaican reggae and also other styles such as calypso, salsaor country. From the time of the band’s first album release in 1981 to its dissolution in 1986, Culture Club had amassed hits in several countries around the world, including ten Top 40 hits in the US, most of which went Top 10. In 1984 the band won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and Brit Award for Best British Group. They went on to have subsequent hits in the UK during a reunion period of 1998–2002, where they scored a No. 4 single and a No. 25 single. In America they are associated with the Second British Invasion of British New Wave groups that became popular in the United States due to the cable music channel MTV.
If you don’t love Karma Chameleon.. you are either trapped under a large or you can’t be my friend. Stamped it, no erasies. This video was when, in my not so humble opinion music videos were at their GREATEST.. the 80s.
I know you’ll me blind when this next two weeks of sharing my project are over.
Oh Go ON! This one is for my husband who will eventually grow tired of me stopping him, grabbing his arm and fist pumping… no matter where in public ~ when I hear Boy George do his part in Do They Know It’s Christmas Time? (and then there’s George Michael.. oh stop me)
- Biography Boy George (serchbook.wordpress.com)
- Boy George: Regrets are important (contactmusic.com)
- Boy George Throws Dinner Party To Promote Hepatitis C Charity (contactmusic.com)