Status update: Boy George has given up being the Ministry of Sound knob-twiddler we last knew him as, reunited Culture Club and turned out his first album with the group in 19 years. The first we knew of his return was a comeback single, Let Somebody Love You, which was not good. Cod is a favourite dig used by music journalists who want the final word. In fact, Boy George is one of the great cod reggae artists of all time. In the popular imagination, cod reggae is just white reggae. It is inauthentic, a borrowing of stylistic tropes without real heart. The word itself means a lark, a low-grade gag. Cod is a strange term, because it throws so much light on how we see authenticity in music.
Subscribe to the Retro Pop newsletter to keep up to date with all the latest from your favourite acts of the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s. Contact Us. The Culture Club frontman took to Twitter to share a throwback snap of himself and the Kids in America singer, alongside which he teased something is coming. He left no further clues. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Boy George teases project with Kim Wilde.
Behind The Hits
Boy George has been spending a lot of time playing himself on the small screen these days. He's served as a mentor on The Voice UK. He's popped up on The New Celebrity Apprentice. But long before he made a name for himself on reality TV, Boy George was one of the most recognizable faces and voices of pop music in the '80s as the frontman for Culture Club who recently reunited again in Boy George is a brand that I created and is familiar to people. Before launching Culture Club, he had a brief tenure in Bow Wow Wow, under the name Lieutenant Lush clearly the guy loves a stage name. He eventually left the group after clashing with the group's lead singer, Annabella Lwin.
Saturday Night Live. Also available on the nbc app Boy George visits Weekend Update to discuss his trial. Appearing: Seth Meyers Fred Armisen. Biden Halloween Cold Open. John Mulaney Stand-Up Monologue. New York Musical. Democracy PSA.