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Culture Club
Culture Club


Background information
Origin London, England
Genre(s) New Wave
Soft Rock
Pop
Years active 1981—1986
Label(s) Epic Records
Virgin Records
Associated acts Bow Wow Wow
Website Website
Former members
Boy George
Roy Hay
Mikey Craig
Jon Moss
Sam Butcher



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Culture Club Overview


Information

Culture Club is a British rock band formed in the early 1980s and classified as new romantic, whose sound combines British new wave and American soul with Jamaican reggae and also other styles as calypso, salsa or country. The rock band, also described as pop/rock, consisted of Boy George (lead vocals), Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards) and Jon Moss (drums and percussion). They are associated with the Second British Invasion of British new wave groups that became popular in the United States due to the cable music channel MTV. From the time of the band's first album release in 1981 to its dissolution in 1986, Culture Club had amassed hits in several countries around the world, including ten Top 40 hits in the US, most of which went Top 10. They went on to have subsequent hits in the UK during a reunion period of 1998–2002, where they scored a #4 single and a #25 single.


Albums
The River Sessions (2005) Don't Mind If I Do (1999) From Luxury To Heartache (1986) Waking Up With The House On Fire (1984) Colour By Numbers (1983) Kissing To Be Clever (1982)


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News

Boy George To Write Culture Club Album With Mark Ronson

February 24, 2011
Boy George has revealed that he plans to write songs for Culture Club's new album alongside Mark Ronson. The singer, who appeared on Ronson's recent album 'Record Collection', said Ronson had an “innate ability” to know what works.  Read more 

Boy George Confirms Culture Club Reunion

January 31, 2011
Boy George has confirmed that Culture Club will reunite in 2012. The singer said the group planned to record a new album and would embark on a “proper huge worldwide tour”.  Read more 

Culture Club 'To Reform For 30th Anniversary'

March 22, 2010
Culture Club could reform next year to mark their 30th anniversary, singer Boy George has revealed. Boy George said a reunion of the 1980s group, whose hits include 'Karma Chameleon', would depend on “my mood at the time”.  Read more 

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