Bronski Beat’s Steve Bronski has a birthday today

Bronski Beat’s Steve Bronski has a birthday today

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bronskibeatKen Sumka | 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

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Steve Bronski lent his name to the band but Jimmy Sommerville was the band's vocalist

The band’s best-charting song was “Smalltown Boy” which charted in over a dozen countries, including a #1 dance hit in the U.S. in 1984. The cover comes from fellow Brit, Dido.

Bronski Beat’s “Smalltown Boy”

Dido’s cover.

And that one time when a street performer was singing “Smalltown Boy” and Jimmy Sommerville was out walking his dog, heard the performer and joined him.