Jimmy Somerville

Jimmy Somerville (* 22. June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland) is a British musician.

Somerville became in the 80's as a member the volume Bronski Beat (1984 - 1985) and The Communards (1985 - 1988) admits. Particularly its unusual Falsett - singing gave the thanks - and Synthie Pop of the groups a special brand name. In the texts it concerned vorranging Homosexualität to often leave their places of residence in sensitive argument with the isolation and refusal of the recent generation from rural areas, which was forced to it.

Together with Bronski Beat had Jimmy Somerville the hits Why, Smalltown Boy, It Ain't Necessarily so and a Remake of the Donna buzzer Disco - hymn I Feel Love as well as Marks of Almond.

With the Communards Somerville had hits with the Remakes of the 70's these CO title Don't Leave ME This Way (of Thelma Houston) and Never CAN Say Goodbye (of Gloria Gaynor). Both could platzieren themselves in completely Europe in the Top Ten of the Charts.

Starting from 1989 Somerville published solo plates, which could likewise platzieren themselves at first attempt in the international Charts. Particularly much success had it again with Cover - versions: You Make ME Feel (Might material) (1990) of Sylvester, ton of Love Somebody (1990) of the Bee Gees and It Hurts so Good (1995) of Millie Jackson.

In the 90's those continued to increase tracing between its albums and Manage The Damage from the year 1999 could no more to old successes tie. Again Jimmy withdrew itself a new single for several years and published 2004 named It's in such a way Good. To Germany he was allowed to transfer the support on concerts of rose pride. 2005 appeared finally, after repeated shifts, the album to Home Again.


 

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