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Wild Beasts: Masculinity is so unnatural

John Lewis, Metro, 21 February 2014

"MACHISMO IS basically a drag act," says Wild Beasts' frontman Tom Fleming. "There's a gross swagger that usually accompanies masculinity, and that's something that's learned and unnatural. It clouds our ability to discuss sexuality frankly, which is why so many men are so reluctant to talk about sex. Particularly men in pop groups. They're afraid of looking ridiculous. And that's not good enough!"

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