Category Archives: CULTURE CLUB
…Boy’s charisma shines through all of the pieces which also include his solo cuts like the infectious “Bow Down Mister” and gives logic to the raucous inclusion of “Starman”, that alien cover in the CLUB canon, in the set. Since then, the original foursome have never appeared on stage, and this fact turns the Albert Hall document, the group’s first-ever concert to have been out, into a pleasurable thing of great import.
DMME.net (September 2013)
This anniversary performance succeeded in achieving its goals. The twentieth anniversary was indeed observed…the folks in the band were obviously enjoying themselves…and the audience loved it. Who could ask for…anything more?
babysue (September 2013)
A tense cover of Bowie’s Starman and Karma Chameleon raise the bar, bringing the concert to a close on a high note…The extras are good, featuring interviews with George and Moss, a band history written by George, rare photos and footage from the musical Taboo.
All in all, it’s a good document of a crossroads in the band’s history, but we hope it’s not the last we’ll see of the line-up together.
Classic Pop Magazine (August 2013)
There is no denying the spirit of the man. He simply oozes charisma, and is clearly delighted to be on stage at the Albert Hall…this is a fine representation of what must have been a very special night.
Tony Shevlin, East Anglian Daily Times 28.03.03
…sees the band faithfully working through their back catalogue…the selection of bonus features (including footage from the musical Taboo and interviews with the Boy himself) might just clinch it for some fans.
Jon Chambers, Record Collector (June 2003)
…a recounting of Boy George and co’s deliciously well-staged comeback concert, complete with all the hits, costumes and quirky one-liners you could hope for.
Jo-Ann Greene, Goldmine (August 2004)