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Jimmy Somerville

Scottish singer

Jimmy Somerville

Scottish singer
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birthday
22nd
June, 1961
Birth Place
Greenock, Scotland
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

James William Somerville (born 22 June 1961) is a Scottish pop singer and songwriter. He sang in the 1980s with the pop groups Bronski Beat and The Communards, and has also had a solo career. He is known in particular for his powerful and soulful countertenor/falsetto singing voice. He is gay; many of his songs, such as “Smalltown Boy”, contain political commentary on gay-related issues.

instruments played
Vocals
Associated Acts

Bronski Beat The Communards Marc Almond

Birth Name

James William Somerville

Genres

Pop synthpop new wave Hi-NRG

Occupations

Singer songwriter

Years Active

1983 present

Name

Jimmy Somerville

Nationality

United Kingdom

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