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5/5/20-Boy George Revelation

Source: music-news.com Boy George didn’t take part in the 1985 Live Aid concert because he was 'otherwise engaged chemically.' The former Culture Club frontman has revealed his band were asked to perform at the landmark concert - which was held on July 13 1985 to raise money for the Ethiopian famine - but organizers “didn’t follow up” on the request because of George’s battle with a drug addiction. Speaking to […]

todayMay 5, 2020

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10/28/18-New Culture Club!

Boy George's personal challenge to write about traveling around America has resulted in new Culture Club album "Life." The record marks the band's first collection of new music in 19 years, though the group have continued to tour on a regular basis. Talking to Entertainment Weekly about the album, George divulged what was going through his head when he wrote "Runaway Train," a song which references former U.S. First Lady […]

todayOctober 28, 2018

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10/19/16-Boy George & Bowie

Boy George was always "too uncomfortable" to ask for a picture with David Bowie. The Culture Club front man will be paying tribute to the Ziggy Stardust legend, who died aged 69 in January after a short battle with cancer, at the U.K.'s Stand Up To Cancer event on Friday. While he refused to reveal which Bowie track he and an 140-piece orchestra will be performing at the event, George […]

todayOctober 19, 2016

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4/21/16-Boy George News!

Boy George covers the brand new issue of FAULT magazine. In the accompanying interview, Boy George talks about the gender-playful musical landscape of the 70s and 80s, his decision to join The Voice and his future. On joining The Voice: "I think my only reservation was how involved I would be with the people that I chose; whether I could have any kind of impact on what they did. And, […]

todayApril 21, 2016

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3/26/16-Boy George & his past

"Lost 45s" guest singer Boy George has put his past behind him, and now he's urging others to do the same. The 54-year-old Culture Club star spent several months in jail back in 2009 after falsely imprisoning a male escort, a bizarre crime fueled by drugs, but George, real name George O'Dowd, insists he is a changed man and he hopes the public will accept his transformation soon. “I’ve done […]

todayMarch 26, 2016

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7/3/15-Boy George & Culture Club!

Boy George looks at the Culture Club reunion as part of his 'recovery'. The 54-year-old musician is the lead singer of the hit band, who released legendary tunes like "Karma Chameleon" and "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" in the 1980s. Culture Club is kicking off a new tour on July 17 in Canada, 12 years since they last toured in North America, and Boy views their reunion as […]

todayJuly 3, 2015

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3/27/15-Boy George about auditions

Boy George has never had to audition for anything. The 53-year-old singer shot to fame as the front man of 80s pop group Culture Club. Since then, he has ventured into various careers including songwriting, photography and writing books. Most recently, Boy George appeared as a guest mentor on his US TV reality show American Idol. And he says the process made him realise just how lucky he has been […]

todayMarch 27, 2015

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11/14/14-Culture Club Cancels

Culture Club has cancelled all upcoming USA and UK dates until further notice after a polyp was found in Boy George's throat. Doctor's advised the singer to not perform and rest his voice in case they needed to do surgery. The band issued a statement saying: "George and the band are devastated by this news and so it is with much regret that the tour is cancelled until further notice. […]

todayNovember 14, 2014

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10/22/14-Culture Club Reunited

Culture Club took to the stage in Heaven the scene of their inaugural London show in 1982 last night to play their first gig in twelve years. The eleven-piece band, including original line-up with Boy George on vocals, Mikey Craig on bass, Roy Hay on guitar/keyboards and Jon Moss on drums/percussion, performed songs from their new album Tribes as well as the old classics. The celebratory 'practice' gig lasted an […]

todayOctober 22, 2014

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