Boy George is set to return with his first new studio album of original material in almost two decades. The former member of iconic 80s group Culture Club will be releasing ‘This Is What I Do’ later this year, supported by live dates in the UK.
The new album is produced by Richie Stevens of Soul II Soul and Tina Turner fame, and mixed by Dave Bascombe who has previously worked with Depeche Mode and Pendulum. The release features brand new tracks written by Boy George himself and features a number guest musicians.
Boy George, born George Alan O’Dowd, was the lead singer of the Grammy and Brit award winning group Culture Club during the 1980s. The group released several high charting hits including the international number 1 ‘Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?’ and ‘Karma Chameleon’, which topped the charts in 16 countries. Back in 2010 George was included on DJ Mark Ronson’s single ‘Somebody To Love Me’ which signalled a return to the BBC Radio One playlist from which he was once banned. Having spent many years as a critically acclaimed DJ, Boy George is still going strong, with his new album hinting at a possible return to full-time music.
‘This Is What I Do Tour’ - UK Dates:
Sun 3rd Nov - Manchester RNCM
Tue 5th Nov - Birmingham Glee Club
Wed 6th Nov - Leeds City Varieties Music Hall
Thurs 7th Nov - Glasgow King Tuts
Sat 9th Nov - Oxford O2 Academy
Sun 10th Nov - London Koko
Mon 11th Nov - Brighton Concorde
Tickets are available now from:www.livenation.co.uk/artist/boy-george-tickets