Song of the day: Bronski Beat- Smalltown Boy
Yeah, I’m a bit embarrassed… not because of the song, no, it’s very good. Great music, nice beat too, and a great voice singing it. That’s the cause of my embarrassement: the voice. I’ve always thought it was a woman singing the song, just like the music of the Communards. But the DJ on the radio was saying it’s a man! How could I have misheard such a thing? Probably because the man is singing really high, and since I can produce nothing but a bass, every man has to be in the range of Barry White. I think it’s something like that. However, it’s a great eighties song from the debute album of Bronski Beat, about homophobia, a problem which still exists. Enjoy
Bronski Beat- Smalltown Boy
Posted on June 12, 2014, in 1980-1989, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged 1984, bronski beat, communards, debute, eighties, FlinterFiles Song Archive, hit, jimmy somerville, Music, smalltown boy, synthpop. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.