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Young Men! The Village People

Peter Silverton, MOJO, March 1998

"YOUNG MAN!" IT BUTTONHOLES YOU. And then it requires that your body shapes the letters which form the acronym for the Young Men’s Christian Association. "I! Don’t! Believe what I’ve just heard!" Roger Scott of London’s Capital Radio told listeners when he debuted the track in the UK. So he played it again: a hip-shaking hymn to the delights of unprotected promiscuous gay sex with strangers in a semi-public place.

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