Look at what happened to this Berlin busker, just out there trying to make a few Euros with his beat-ass guitar: He was playing Bronski Beat’s mid-1980s dance-pop hit “Smalltown Boy” — and along came lead singer Jimmy Somerville to sing it with him!!1!
Apparently Somerville lives in Berlin and was out walking his dog. Can you even imagine? “Is it you? Is it you?”
Finally, I would like to note that I once interviewed the Scottish-born Somerville, for the Jerusalem Post, before he came to Israel for a solo show. Sometimes in my life, I’ve gotten to pretend I was cool.
Here’s the song for which Somerville is probably best known, from his Communards days – “Don’t Leave Me This Way”:
(Could this clip be anymore 80s? I think not. The pants!).