This is your one-stop-shop to the most comprehensive listing of Culture Club and their respective members' song lyrics on the 'net!
If you are looking for the lyrics to a Culture Club (and related) song that isn't featured on this site, please contact me at adrianprosen@hotmail.com




Culture Club Unreleased
Culture Club, 1981-82, 1984, 1985, 1989

  • The Mask
  • The Eyes Of Medusa
  • I'm An Animal
  • Kissing To Be Clever
  • Put It Down - (aka A Situation)
  • Sharp Operator
  • Clone War
  • Woman
  • Inequality
  • Forgotten Guy
  • Alright Tonight
  • What Have I Got To Lose?
  • In The Morning
  • Life Has Rules
  • Adrian's Wall (aka Hadrian's Wall)
  • Moving Muscle
  • Change Your Mind
  • Pride
  • Beautiful Fool
  • Pain In Your Heart
  • Love Ain't Gonna Find The Answer
  • Starship
  • Moody People
  • Rosary
  • I Need Love
  • Why?



  • Kissing To Be Clever
    Culture Club, 1982

  • White Boy
  • You Know I'm Not Crazy
  • I'll Tumble 4 Ya
  • Take Control
  • Love Twist (featuring Captain Crucial)
  • Boy, Boy (I'm The Boy)
  • I'm Afraid Of Me
  • White Boys Can't Control It
  • Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
  • Time (Clock Of The Heart)

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    Colour By Numbers
    Culture Club, 1983

  • Karma Chameleon
  • It's A Miracle
  • Black Money
  • Changing Every Day
  • That's The Way (I'm Only Trying To Help You)
  • Church Of The Poison Mind
  • Miss Me Blind
  • Mister Man
  • Stormkeeper
  • Victims

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    Waking Up With The House On Fire
    Culture Club, 1984

  • Dangerous Man
  • The War Song
  • Unfortunate Thing
  • Crime Time
  • Mistake No. 3
  • The Dive
  • The Medal Song
  • Don't Talk About It
  • Mannequin
  • Hello Goodbye

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    Love Is Love / The Dream
    Culture Club, from the 'Electric Dreams' soundtrack, 1984

  • Love Is Love
  • The Dream



  • From Luxury To Heartache
    Culture Club, 1986

  • Move Away
  • I Pray
  • Work On Me Baby
  • Gusto Blusto
  • Heaven's Children
  • God Thank You Woman
  • Reasons
  • Too Bad
  • Come Clean
  • Sexuality

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    Culture Club B-Sides
    Culture Club, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986

  • Murder Rap Trap
  • Love Is Cold (You Were Never No Good)
  • Mystery Boy
  • Man Shake
  • Colour By Numbers
  • Melting Pot
  • Don't Go Down That Street
  • From Luxury To Heartache



  • Boy George Unreleased
    Boy George, 1990+

  • You Are The Deal
  • Up And Down
  • You Fill This Room
  • Petrified
  • It Doesn't Happen Everyday
  • Dumb Dumb Boys
  • Grand Scheme Of Things
  • Coming Down To Meet You
  • Are We In Love or Just Killing Time?
  • All Things Wise
  • 20th Century Jesus



  • Sold
    Boy George, 1987

  • Sold
  • I Asked For Love
  • Keep Me In Mind
  • Everything I Own
  • Freedom
  • Just Ain't Enough
  • Where Are You Now (When I Need You?)
  • Little Ghost
  • Next Time
  • We've Got The Right
  • To Be Reborn

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    Feelin' Good About It
    This Way Up (Roy Hay), 1987

  • If I Can't Have You
  • Tell Me Why
  • Lets Go The Reins
  • Louise
  • I Will
  • Flying Back South
  • Shake Baby Shake
  • Feeling Good About It
  • Inside My Love
  • Sweet Rhapsody
  • Move On Up To Heaven



  • I Jump To It
    Heartbeat UK (Jon Moss), single, 1987

  • I Jump To It



  • I'm A Believer
    Mikey Craig, single, 1987

  • I'm A Believer



  • No Clause 28
    Boy George, single, 1988

  • No Clause 28



  • Tense Nervous Headache / High Hat / Boyfriend
    Boy George, 1988/1989

  • Don't Cry
  • You Are My Heroin
  • I Go Where I Go
  • Girl With Combination Skin
  • Whisper
  • Something Strange Called Love
  • I Love You
  • Kipsy
  • Mama Never Knew
  • What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
  • American Boyz
  • Happy Family
  • Don't Take My Mind On A Trip
  • Whether They Like It Or Not
  • You Found Another Guy
  • I'm Not Sleeping Anymore
  • Lies
  • Big Dark Man (Waiting)
  • Girlfriend

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    The Martyr Mantras
    Boy George/Jesus Loves You, 1990

  • Generations of Love
  • One On One
  • Love's Gonna Let You Down
  • After The Love
  • I Specialise in Lonliness
  • No Clause 28 (Pascal Gabriel Mix)
  • Love Hurts
  • Siempre Te Amare (I'll Always Love You)
  • Too Much Love
  • Bow Down Mister

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    Something in the Air
    Promised Land (Jon Moss), 1990

  • Something In The Air



  • Promised Land
    Promised Land (Jon Moss), 1992

  • Circle In The Square
  • You, You Monkey
  • Flowers In The Desert
  • Drivetime
  • All Dressed Up For The End Of The World
  • You Haunt My Heart
  • I Don't Wanna Be Like You
  • Be Somebody
  • Mantra
  • Big Blow
  • Who's Controlling The Weather?



  • Sweet Toxic Love
    Jesus Loves You, single, 1992

  • Sweet Toxic Love
  • Am I Losing Control?
  • Oh Lord



  • Cheapness And Beauty
    Boy George, 1995

  • Funtime
  • Satan's Butterfly Ball
  • Sad
  • God Don't Hold A Grudge
  • Genocide Peroxide
  • If I Could Fly
  • Same Thing In Reverse
  • Cheapness and Beauty
  • Evil Is So Civilised
  • Blindman
  • Your Love Is What I Am
  • Unfinished Business
  • Il Adore

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    Boy George - B-Sides
    Boy George, 1987, 1988, 1995

  • Use Me
  • State Of Love
  • I Pray '87
  • Are You Too Afraid
  • Leave In Love
  • A Boy Called Alice
  • These Boots Are Made For Walkin'



  • Dubversive feat. Boy George - The Album
    Dubversive, 1997 (UNRELEASED)

  • Police & Thieves
  • Armageddon
  • Hiroshima
  • Shoreline
  • Run Run Run
  • Children
  • Righteousness
  • I Could Be Someone
  • Petrified



  • The Unrecoupable One Man Bandit
    Boy George, 1998

  • G.I Josephine
  • Mister Strange
  • She Was Never He
  • Number One
  • Spooky Truth
  • In Maya
  • Vanity Case
  • Broken Spirit
  • Suffragette City
  • Who Killed Rock And Roll

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    Love Is Leaving & When Will You Learn
    Boy George singles, 1997 & 1998

  • Love Is Leaving
  • When Will You Learn



  • Boy George's various charity appearances
    1984, 1987, 1988, 1992, 2005

  • Do They Know It's Christmas (Band Aid)
  • Let It Be (Ferry Aid)
  • The Wishing Well (G.O.S.H)
  • What's Goin' On (Live Aid Armenia)
  • My Sweet Lord (Ruby Trax)
  • Grief Never Grows Old (One World)
  • Happy Xmas (War is Over)


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    Boy George's various collaborations
    1987, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005

  • Something He Can Feel (with Afrika Bambaataa) (1987)
  • More Than Likely (with P.M. Dawn) (1992)
  • Human Beings (with Guarangi) (1994)
  • Dream (from the 'One Voice: The Songs Of Chage & Aska' project) (1995)
  • Five (with Ram Jam World) (1995)
  • Why Go? (with Faithless) (1998)
  • Innocence Is Lost (with Groove Armada) (1998)
  • Voulez Vous (ABBAMania special) (1999)
  • In The Ghetto (with Apache Indian) (2000)
  • Auto-Erotic (with Dark Globe) (2002)
  • Run (with Sash!) (2002)
  • Psychology of the Dreamer (with Eddie Lock) (2002)
  • Poverty (with Hi-Gate) (2003)
  • Who Am I Today (with Erick Morillo) (2004)
  • White Out (Superstar) (LnM Projekt vs. Vedo; with Luke Evans) (2005)
  • Breakdance Hunx (with Kids on TV; the Mind Transit's Kiss My Acid Remix) (2005)
  • You Are My Sister (with Antony and the Johnsons) (2005)
  • You're Not The One (with Kinky Roland) (2005)

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    Boy George's various movie recordings
    1988, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000

  • Live My Life (from Hiding Out)
  • Fear Not The Sword My Son (from Freddie as F.R.O.7)
  • The Crying Game (from The Crying Game)
  • Felidae (from Felidae)
  • Welcome To Your Life (Woop, Woop) (from Welcome To Woop Woop)
  • Try Not To Be Afraid (Andrew Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down The Wind)
  • La Barque (from Le Libertin)



  • Don't Mind If I Do
    Culture Club, 1999

  • I Just Wanna Be Loved
  • Cold Shoulder
  • Maybe I'm A Fool
  • Sign Language
  • Mirror
  • Black Comedy
  • Your Kisses Are Charity
  • Weep For The Child
  • See Thru
  • Strange Voodoo
  • Truth Behind Her Smile
  • Fat Cat
  • Confidence Trick
  • Starman
  • Less Than Perfect
  • What Do You Want? (from VH1 Storytellers)

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    U Can Never b2 Straight
    Boy George, 2002

  • Ich Bin Kunst
  • St. Christopher
  • She Was Never He
  • Cheapness and Beauty
  • Fat Cat
  • If I Could Fly
  • Unfinished Business
  • Julian
  • Wrong
  • Letter To A School Friend
  • The Deal (aka "You Are The Deal")
  • Losing Control (aka "Am I Losing Control")
  • Same Thing In Reverse
  • Il Adore
  • Bow Down Mister
  • Out Of Fashion (hidden track on CD)

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    Taboo (Original London Cast - soundtrack)
    featuring Boy George, 2002

  • Ode To Attention Seekers
  • Safe In The City
  • Freak
  • Stranger In This World
  • Genocide Peroxide
  • I'll Have You All
  • Love Is A Question Mark
  • Shelter
  • Pretty Lies
  • Guttersnipe
  • Talk Amongst Yourselves
  • Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
  • Touched By The Hand Of Cool
  • Everything Taboo
  • Petrified
  • I See Through You
  • Independent Woman
  • Ich Bin Kunst
  • Out of Fashion
  • Il Adore
  • Pie In The Sky

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    Culture Club
    Culture Club, 2002

    4 CD box set spanning from the beginning of Culture Club, throughout George's solo career, and amongst the hits, remixes and rarities are previously unreleased & new songs.
    Previously unreleased songs as follows:

  • Put It Down
  • Kissing To Be Clever
  • Stand Down
  • Next 2 You
  • Peculiar World
  • Believe
  • Love Is Lonely
  • Moghul Tomb
  • How D'Ya Keep Your Credibility?
  • Is There Cream In This Soup?
  • Masheri
  • Grand Scheme Of Things
  • Lions Roar
  • If I Were U
  • Hiroshima
  • Crystal Blue Persuasion
  • Armageddon
  • Run, Run, Run

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    Shirley Temple Moment
    Culture Club, 2002

    Transcript of a special track included on the Culture Club box set - released December 2002, originally recorded early 1983

  • Shirley Temple Moment

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    Radio One
    The Hampstead Bowie Clone (aka Boy George), 2002

  • Radio One



  • Swallow Me
    The Real Feminem (Boy George, Dark Globe and MC Spee), 2002

  • Radio One



  • Live at Ronnie Scott's
    Boy George, 2003

  • Together Alone
  • Jerk
  • Talking Love



  • Taboo (2003 Original Broadway Cast)
    featuring Boy George, 2003-4

  • Freak / Ode to Attention Seekers
  • Stranger in This World
  • Safe in the City
  • Dress to Kill
  • Genocide Peroxide
  • I'll Have You All
  • Sexual Confusion
  • Pretty Lies
  • Guttersnipe
  • Love Is A Question Mark
  • Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
  • Church of the Poison Mind / Karma Chameleon
  • Everything Taboo
  • Talk Amongst Yourselves
  • The Fame Game
  • I See Through You
  • Ich Bin Kunst
  • Petrified
  • Out Of Fashion
  • Il Adore
  • Come on in From the Outside

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    Yum Yum
    The Twin, 2004

  • Here Come The Girls
  • Yum Yum
  • Electro Hetero
  • Disco Ugly
  • Size Queen
  • Human Racing
  • So Much Love
  • Sanitised
  • Fire~Desire
  • Garden of Eden
  • Who Made You
  • Never Over You
  • After Dark

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    The Twin
    The Twin, 2003-4

  • Nothing
  • Don't Go Draggin' Me Down
  • Sorrow
  • Second Chance



  • Straight
    Boy George, 2005

  • Kookie Jar
  • Panic
  • Only Child
  • Song for a Boy

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    Love Your Brother
    Jesus Loves You (feat. Boy George), 2005

  • Love Your Brother



  • 2006
    Boy George, 2006

    These are some of the songs George is working on for his upcoming album, due for release in 2006. These tracks have been made available online through his site http://www.iamboygeorge.com/, and his myspace profile http://www.myspace.com/iamboygeorge

  • Look Pon U - extended
  • Look Pon U
  • Pon De Nasty
  • Only You Are


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    This page was created by Adrian Prosen, and is meant for non-profit, fan purposes only. Everything you see on this site is copyrighted to their original owners.To find out more about me, read the "About the Webmaster" page.

    If you have any questions, messages, suggestions, lyric alterations or additions to my site, please drop me a line at: adrianprosen@hotmail.com.


    I would like to thank the following people, sites and organisations (in no particular order):

  • Glenn, my former partner in crime at Cyber Chameleon.
  • Dawn and Maria for their constant love and support. I love you too!
  • Alison and Matt from Global Culture.
  • Marianne at Choose A Colour, Find A Star.
  • Kathy, Lisa, Helen T of Oz, Marcelo, Jo, Gianluca, Edwin, Rocco, Rainboy (Lorenzo), Troy, Josh, Michael Wilton, Audrey, Estefani and all the other friends I've made through this site... if I haven't mentioned you here it's because your thank you is on Cyber Chameleon! - but if you're not there either... gimme a quick 'hey what about me' and you'll certainly be added!
  • My friends and family for still putting up with this "phase" I'm going through. Special thanks to Fernando, Marisa, Louise, Karen, Belinda and Anna.

    and not forgetting

  • George O'Dowd, Jon Moss, Roy Hay and Mikey Craig - Culture Club - to whom I am eternally appreciative for being a source of inspiration and entertainment through their work. Thank you.

    Lyrically Speaking comes to you from Melbourne, Australia and is created using my lovely Macintosh computer. Created in July 1998 and consistently updated ever since!


  • Email: adrianprosen@hotmail.com