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‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

Singer Jimmy Somerville has posted a video in response to the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The former lead singer of Bronski Beat and The Communards sings a verse from Brosnki Beat’s classic tune ‘Why’, it’s lyrics ‘You and me together, fighting for our love’ still having resonance decades after the song was first released. […]

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Kate Ryan delivers a new take on ‘Smalltown Boy’

Dance music artist Kate Ryan is the latest artist to cover Bronski Beats queer anthem ‘Smalltown Boy’. The Belgian artist has delivered the track as a light dance tune and renamed it ‘Runaway (Smalltown Boy)’. Ryan, who represented Belgium at Eurovision in 2006, has often scored a hit in Europe by updating tracks with a […]

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Smalltown Boy Thirty Years Later

Former Bronski Beat singer Jimmy Somerville has marked the thirtieth anniversary of their hit ‘Smalltown Boy’ by recording a brand new version of the track. The new piano version of the tune is a far cry from the electro dance track that made Somerville a household name, but it showcases the songs meaningful lyrics and […]

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Jimmy Somerville Surprises Busker

Jimmy Somerville Surprises Busker

A busker in Berlin was standing on the street singing the Bronski Beat song ‘Smalltown Boy’ when the original singer of the song Jimmy Somerville just happened to be passing by. Somerville jumped in and started singing along. The song about coming out was a breakthrough hit for Bronski Beat in the mind 80’s. Somerville […]

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