Culture Club

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UK art-pop group with reggae leanings, comprising Boy George, vocals (George O'Dowd, June 14, 1960), Jon Moss, drums (September 11, 1957), Roy Hay, guitar and keyboards (August 12, 1961) and Michael Craig (alias Mikey Craig), bass (February 15, 1960). The group split in 1986 and reformed in 1998.
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Albums

EV081-0 Culture Club - Kissing To Be Clever album art Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever (Album) Virgin, Virgin EV081-0 Indonesia 1982 Sell This Version
RL 2-3 Culture Club - Kissing To Be Clever / Mystery album art Culture Club / Hot Chocolate Culture Club / Hot Chocolate - Kissing To Be Clever / Mystery(LP, Transcription) Afrts RL 2-3 US 1982 Sell This Version
none Culture Club - In Concert-298  album art Culture Club In Concert-298 BBC Transcription Services none US 1983 Sell This Version
none Culture Club - BBC College Concert #30 album art Dexys Midnight Runners / Culture Club Dexys Midnight Runners / Culture Club - BBC College Concert #30(LP, Transcription) London Wavelength none US 1983 Sell This Version
V2285 Culture Club - Colour By Numbers album art Culture Club Colour By Numbers (Album, Single) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin, Virgin V2285 UK 1983 Sell This Version
none Culture Club - In Concert album art Culture Club / Thompson Twins Culture Club / Thompson Twins - In Concert(LP + LP, S/Sided + Transcription) King Biscuit Flower Hour none US 1983 Sell This Version
CN 4280/S Culture Club - In Concert-317 album art Culture Club In Concert-317(LP, Transcription) BBC Transcription Services CN 4280/S UK 1983 Sell This Version
none Culture Club - Hot Rocks - The Culture Club Story album art Culture Club Hot Rocks - The Culture Club Story(LP, Transcription) United Stations Radio Networks none US 1983 Sell This Version
BC 547 Culture Club - BBC Rock Hour Special #547 album art Culture Club BBC Rock Hour Special #547 London Wavelength BC 547 US 1984 Sell This Version
V 2330 Culture Club - Waking Up With The House On Fire album art Culture Club Waking Up With The House On Fire (Album) Virgin V 2330 Australia 1984 Sell This Version
none Culture Club Spotlight Specials(2xLP, Promo, Transcription) ABC Watermark, ABC Contemporary Radio Network none US 1984 Sell This Version
NBC 84-10 Culture Club - The Source: Culture Club Concert Encore album art Culture Club The Source: Culture Club Concert Encore(2xLP, Transcription) NBC Radio NBC 84-10 US 1984 Sell This Version
SE 84-23 Culture Club Special Edition(LP, Promo, Transcription) Westwood One SE 84-23 US 1984 Sell This Version
PC 84-08 Culture Club - Startrak Profile album art Culture Club Startrak Profile(2xLP, Transcription) Westwood One PC 84-08 US 1984 Sell This Version
TCV 2380 Culture Club - From Luxury To Heartache album art Culture Club From Luxury To Heartache (Album) Virgin TCV 2380 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
CLUBIVCD 01 Culture Club - Interview CD album art Culture Club Interview CD(CD, Promo) Virgin CLUBIVCD 01 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
VJCP-68171 Culture Club - Don't Mind If I Do album art Culture Club Don't Mind If I Do (Album) Virgin, Virgin VJCP-68171 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
RIVERCD048 Culture Club - The River Sessions album art Culture Club The River Sessions (Album) River Records RIVERCD048 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
none Culture Club - BBC In Concert: Culture Club (3rd November 1982) album art Culture Club BBC In Concert: Culture Club (3rd November 1982)(10xFile, MP3, Album) EMI Records Ltd. none UK & Europe 2009
SJPCD429 Culture Club - Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2002 (20 Year Anniversary) album art Culture Club Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2002 (20 Year Anniversary) (Album) Angel Air Records SJPCD429 UK 2013 Sell This Version
CLO 0728 Culture Club - Live At Wembley World Tour 2016 album art Culture Club Live At Wembley World Tour 2016 (Album) Cleopatra CLO 0728 US 2017 Sell This Version
4050538428896 Culture Club - Life album art Boy George And Culture Club Boy George And Culture Club - Life (Album) BMG 4050538428896 Europe 2018 Sell This Version
TBS-LC-13 Culture Club - Live From Central Park (Hour No. 13) album art Billy Idol / Culture Club Billy Idol / Culture Club - Live From Central Park (Hour No. 13)(LP, Transcription) Télémédia Communications, TBS Syndications TBS-LC-13 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

49-03307 Culture Club - I'm Afraid Of Me album art Culture Club I'm Afraid Of Me (Single, Maxi) Virgin, Virgin 49-03307 US 1982 Sell This Version
VIPX-1667 Culture Club - Mystery Boy = ミステリー・ボーイ album art Culture Club = カルチャー・クラブ* Culture Club = カルチャー・クラブ* - Mystery Boy = ミステリー・ボーイ (Single) Virgin VIPX-1667 Japan 1982 Sell This Version

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diamondog

diamondog

October 30, 2016
Enjoyable and controversial, what a voice too. I saw them perform live recentlty (August 15th 2016) in Saratoga and they put on a real show. Original line up almost with a big backing band and every song was standing ovation. George had to keep asking the audience to sit down and be quiet. They played a few new songs from the forthcoming albums "Tribes" and they sounded on fire hot. Hope they release it in time for Christmas. When I was young they were very popular and even though it wasn't my sort of thing back then, everyone knew they had some great songs. Hard to believe they could write so well and sing so well and then to see them live in 2016 and they sound better than I could have ever imagined. Mind Blowing really.
Crijevo

Crijevo

July 14, 2005
edited over 15 years ago
Boy George was a fixation in my early teens - like a living puppet among teenage idols of that time, I took notice by listening to Culture Club. I remember that charming headline in newsweek 'Britain Rocks America Again'... with Ann Lennox and Boy George posing so effectively. Culture Club for all that's worth about their music, the group gave two fine pop-albums - 'Kissing To Be Clever' and 'Colour By Numbers'. While the first one combined dub effects over funk and reggae-spiced music (the entire affair is somewhat reminiscent of Bow Wow Wow/Malcolm McLaren's pop-demonstration), the second effort took more of a pop course and earned the group a number of deserved hits - among them 'Karma Chameleon' seems to be the best-remembered ever. Afterwards, Boy George ran into serious drug problems, the group seriously ran out of ideas and as the 80s progressed none of them offered any considerable developments - Boy George continued his carreer solo. 'To Be Reborn' reflects some of the Culture Club's charm although 'Sold' is just a number in a vacuum of albums that circled around in 1987-88...

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