Today in Jimmy Somerville / Bronski Beat story:

"SMALLTOWN BOY" was released thirty years ago (friday May 25th)
The song was written by Jimi Somerville, Laz Steinbachek and Steve Bronski.

bronski beat0001
photo by Steve Rapport

Reaching at:

> n°1 in Netherlands, Italy and Belgium
> n°2 in Switzerland
> n°3 in UK and Germany
> n°4 in Ireland
> n°5 in New Zealand
> n°8 in Australia and France
> n°9 in Canada...

and n°1 in US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play


'Smalltown Boy' video directed by Bernard Rose

"Smalltown Boy" is always one of the most popular gay anthem.

smalltown boy advert
UK advert