Alex Blaze

Queer music Thursday - Erasure

Filed By Alex Blaze | July 03, 2008 5:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Andy Bell, Erasure, queer music

We're taking the day off tomorrow here at Bilerico, so Queer music Friday's coming a day early. Here's Erasure's "Oh L'Amour":

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And singer Andy Bell's advice to young gay artists, after the jump.

I would like to say - the funny thing is that you always have to watch your back, you know. In the music business, once you start getting somewhere, what you will find is that your record company will start trying to package you again - in a kind of a closeted way. And they won't like you talking about it so much in interviews and things like that. I just think you should just kind of like, follow your instincts, and just go the whole way. Don't try and curtail your personality for any of those people.

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Erasure is one of those "gay bands" that all queers are supposed to love, but I just can't work up the energy for it. All their songs sound the same!