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Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Larry Steinbachek, keyboard player for queer ’80s band Bronski Beat has passed away. Steinbachek’s sister Louise Jones, told the BBC that he passed away in December following a short battle with cancer.┬áHe was 56 years old. Alongside Steve Bronski and Jimmy Somerville, Steinbachek formed the electro band Bronski Beat in 1983 and the trio quickly […]

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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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