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Culture Club: Brighton Centre

Max Bell, Times, The, 27 September 1983

SUCCESS STORIES abound in the fickle pop world, but the rise of Culture Club is genuinely deserved. The band and their androgynous singer Boy George are remarkable for the imaginative content of their singles, advancing from the charming funk of 'White Boy' through to the advanced lovers' rock of 'Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?'. Their current number one, 'Karma Chameleon', would grace the country chart as easily as it does the pop list.

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