Boy George and Culture Club have today unveiled their brand new single ‘Life’. Produced by Future Cut, ‘Life’ is the second release from the band’s first album in twenty years. The new album ‘LIFE’ is available to pre-order now. Of the title track, Boy George says:
“John Lennon said 'LIFE’ is what happens while you are busy doing other things, but sometimes you have to stop and look with sadness and pride at what you have done and created in your own life and value the rich complexity of it!
As the lyricist of ‘Life’ I wanted to express something truthful, honest and bare while carrying an uplifting message of hope. It's my story but it's a story so many people will resonate with. A story of recovery, transformation and the start of a brand new journey which has already brought Culture Club well deserved accolades. It's a song about second chances and new beginnings, enlightenment, spiritual growth and personal redemption.”
Since their inception in 1981 Culture Club have sold more than 150 million records worldwide, recognised as a Grammy Award winning UK institution with a stream of classic hits including; ‘Do You Really Want to Hurt Me’, ‘Karma Chameleon’, ‘Church Of The Poison Mind’, ‘Victims’, ‘It’s A Miracle’ and ‘The War Song’.
The group are fronted by singer/songwriter Boy George, universally loved as one of music's most iconic artists. Roy Hay, Mikey Craig and Jon Moss make up the remaining original line up. As the first multi-racial band with an openly gay front man, Culture Club set many records and established themselves as icons of British musical history and popular culture. The band reunited in 2014 and embarked on two worldwide sell-out tours over the following two years.
During the summer they played to over 500,000 people in the US, and are now bringing the ‘The Life Tour’ to UK arenas in November. The Life Tour: starring Boy George & Culture Club will also feature 80’s pop sweetheart Belinda Carlisle and new wave, synth pop artist Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, the tour will visit 11 cities across the U.K kicking off Nov 9th in Nottingham through to Nov 23rd. ‘We put together an amazing show that is going to be filled with hits and fabulous memories” says Boy George.
LIFE TOUR DATES
FRI 9TH NOV NOTTINGHAM MOTORPOINT ARENA
SAT 10TH NOV CARDIFF MOTORPOINT ARENA
SUN 11TH NOV BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
TUE 13TH NOV BRIGHTON BRIGHTON CENTRE
WED 14TH NOV LONDON SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY
FRI 16TH NOV BIRMINGHAM ARENA
SAT 17 NOV NEWCASTLE METRO ARENA
SUN 18 NOV MANCHESTER ARENA
TUE 20 NOV HULL VENUE
THU 22 NOV GLASGOW SSE HYDRO
FRI 23 NOV LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA