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Culture Club and George

Report and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, December 1983

A TYPICAL SUNDAY afternoon in New York's Central Park. Horse drawn carriages sweep by full of tourists. Armies of joggers with headphones stream down every ...

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Culture Club: Top Of The Fops

Interview by Betty Page, Sounds, June 1982

"PEOPLE THAT plan interviews are really boring. I just say what I want when it comes into my head. People in Scunthorpe don't care what ...

Culture Club, Musical Youth: Heaven, London

Live Review by Neil Tennant, Smash Hits, July 1982

THERE'S A nightclub in London called Heaven which is normally ruthlessly well run, organised for fun and good value. Tonight it's catering for a "rock" ...

Culture Club: The Boy In New York City

Report and Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, December 1982

Culture Club take on America and George discovers 46 flavours of shaving foam. Words: Dave Rimmer. ...

Culture Club: Kissing To Be Clever (Virgin)

Review by Jeffrey Morgan, Creem, March 1983

"What some people don't realize is that a lot of normal people are buying our record, like housewives." — George Alan O'Dowd ...

New Romantics: Sweat & Ice

Report and Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, March 1983

THE NEW BRITISH DANCE ROMANTICS: ABC, THOMPSON TWINS, YAZ, CULTURE CLUB ...

Culture Club: The Culture Vultures Gather

Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, April 1983

THE YOUNG girl walks hesitantly through the foyer of the Dominion Theatre; amidst all the colour and excitement she strikes an uncertain, rather nervous figure. ...

Culture Club Comes Clean

Profile and Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, June 1983

The End of the World is Nigh ...

Culture Clubbing With George And The Boys

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, June 1983

Suddenly...Mount Rushmore had changed! ...

Eleganza: Dress for Excess

Column by John Mendelsohn, Creem, July 1983

Eleganza returns! This one-time fave fab fashion column, as you may know, oozed away slowly in the past few years for "reasons" we don't need ...

Culture Club: Hey Fella, You Wanna Step Outside And Say That?

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Musician, October 1983

BOY GEORGE and Culture Club aren't what they seem. ...

Culture Club: A Boy For Europe

Interview by Max Bell, Face, The, November 1983

THE BEST thing about the Culture Club is that anybody can join. Membership isn't exclusive. Jon, Roy, George and Mikey have managed to come up ...

Cutlure Club: The Jon Moss Story

Interview by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, March 1984

Pig William, Phone Bone Boulevard, Pastrami Barmy, Eskimo Norbert, The Clash, London, The Damned, The Edge, Jane Aire & The Belvederes, The Nips, Adam And ...

Boy George: Bohemian!

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Creem, June 1984

Were they rebels? Were they artists? Were they outcasts from society? They were all of these. They were the Bohemians. These bohemians, Mr. and Mrs. ...

Culture Club In The Land Of The Rising Sun

Report by Dave Rimmer, Smash Hits, July 1984

Culture Club in Japan are very big news INDEED. They're the most popular British pop group. They fill massive stadiums. There are Girl Georges everywhere. ...

Boy George: It's An Odd Boy Who Doesn't Like Sport #1

Interview by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, September 1984

"Where can you find pleasure?/Search the world for treasure?/Learn science technology?/Where can you begin to make your dreams all come true?/On the land or on ...

Boy George: It's An Odd Boy Who Doesn't Like Sport #2

Interview by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, September 1984

LAST WEEK Boy George recalled his earliest memories and the slow dawning on him that he was apart from his contemporaries in many ways. ...

Boy George and the War On Pop

Essay by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, December 1984

2003 note: I don’t know about this: "this" being the original 2,000 words I handed in at the very last minute to a poor, frazzled ...

Culture Club: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Max Bell, Times, The, December 1984

OF ALL THE SUPERGROUPS currently vying for public attention Culture Club and their lead singer Boy George seem the most vulnerable. The title of their ...

Culture Club: NEC, Birmingham

Live Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, December 1984

WHEN, EXACTLY, did this creature stop aspiring to be like Bo Diddley, and want to turn into Barbara Streisand? ...

Boy Georgie

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, April 1985

IT'S A TOUGH life in today's pop world. In these dark days of decreasing sales, with tight-fisted conservative little brats putting their pocket money into ...

Culture Club: From Luxury to Heartache

Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, April 1986

TODAY'S SHY, retiring George is to be found downgraded to the top-left quarter of a scrupulously democratic sleeve photograph. Nobody smiles. We are no longer ...

Culture Club: From Luxury To Heartache (Virgin C2380)

Review by Betty Page, Record Mirror, April 1986

THE BOY has a new Mireille Mathieu haircut, a conscience and an album that, on first hearing, is soothing in the extreme. But the aural ...

Boy George: Mr. Clean

Report and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, October 1987

Boy George Straightens Up His Act ...

Culture Club

Interview by Mat Snow, Q, January 1990

ALREADY A MINOR celebrity in the fevered confines of New Romantic London clubland, Boy George's band Culture Club secured a deal with Virgin in early ...

Top Of The Pops and The '80s Brit Pop Boom

Overview by Stuart Maconie, Q, November 1994

YOU CAN tell if they're boys or girls these days, that's the trouble. Just look at them, these so-called modern pop phenomena. ...

Culture Clash: The Return Of The 50 Foot Gender Benders

Report and Interview by Dave Thompson, Alternative Press, 1998

"LIAM GALLAGHER is so sexy! There’s not much irony in the things Liam says, it’s just pent up rotweiler frustration. But honey, I ...

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