Boy George & Culture Club lit up The Late Late Show on Thursday evening (Oct. four) with a transferring efficiency of “Life” from their upcoming album of the identical identify, which is due out on Oct. 26.
The set resembled a church, with flickering candles, stained glass home windows and a vibrant gospel choir in colourful robes backing up the '80s pop icons. George wore a white fedora and matching fringed jacket, which contrasted the choir’s neon robes and his band's darkish outfits.
“There’s a practice on the station that’s prepared to go away/ And an ideal future simply made for me,” George sang in a soulful croon, setting a heartening tone for the efficiency because the choir hummed behind him.
The stained glass home windows shifted from darkish colours to extra vivid greens and yellows because the band transitioned to the refrain. “You give me hope/ When I get up/ To carry my head excessive/ And take what’s mine/ We search for laughter within the insanity/ You give me hope/ And you give me life,” George sang as he captivated the room.
The music concluded with all the venue clapping their palms together with the choir as George smiled and took a bow.
The genderqueer pop pioneers’ first studio album since 1999, Life, is out in a number of weeks and George lately instructed Streets Talkin, "I simply really feel that we've made an album that we've been attempting to make possibly since (1983's quadruple-platinum) Colour By Numbers. It's humorous while you say it sounds very Culture Club; We do typically say that about tracks. But it simply feels looser. It's very catchy. The songs are actually robust, actually melodic. It simply has an ease about it that I actually like."
Watch the band's uplifting Late Late Show efficiency beneath.