Tag Archive for: erasure

Exclusive: Scarlette Fever Covers Erasure for Polari Magazine

A Little Respect.

Exclusive: Scarlette Fever covers Erasure’s ‘A Little Respect’ for Polari Magazine.

Marcus Reeves: My LGBT Icons of Music

Gender Benders.

Marcus Reeves calls his roll of icons for LGBT History Month’s theme for 2014, Music.

Too Erasure? by Graingerboy

Who Needs Love (Like That)?

‘Only suitable for the gay market’ or ‘not gay enough’? Simon Grainger aka Graingerboy writes about his experience of homophobia in the music industry.

“In a bizarre twist to the story, when the album was finally promoted, a particular gay radio station announced that they wouldn’t be supporting me as my music didn’t sound “gay enough”. By that point the whole situation became laughable.”

Exclusive: Quicksilver Album Stream

The Masquerade Macabre.

A Polari Magazine exclusive, Marcus Reeves’ album Quicksilver streamed before its release on November 5 .

“This collection of thirteen songs makes up a concept album that Marcus describes as ‘a sonic threesome between Aladdin Sane, Hedwig and The Phantom of the Opera’. “

Our LGBT Histories: Music – Day 22

Erasure, ‘Hideaway’ (Little Louie Vega Mix)’.

To mark LGBT History Month, 2013, Polari asked its contributors to recall a song that had an impact their own stories.

“This is my rebellion, finally found! It’s my revolution and my birth into adulthood. I rest in the back of the car with heightened anticipation.”