Jimmy Somerville

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James William "Jimmy" Somerville (born 22 June 1961) is a Scottish pop singer and songwriter. He sang in the 1980s with the pop groups Bronski Beat and The Communards, and has also had a solo career. He is known in particular for his falsetto singing voice and that he was openly gay during a period of increasing socio-political debate and conflict in the UK regarding lesbian and gay rights.

  1. ^ Walters, Barry (20 June 2000). "His beat goes on - singer Jimmy Somerville". The Advocate. Retrieved 19 April 2009. 
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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Read My Lips Jimmy Somerville 1
1999 Manage the Damage Jimmy Somerville 3
2004 Home Again Jimmy Somerville 1
Dare to Love Jimmy Somerville 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 The Singles Collection 1984-1990 Jimmy Somerville 4 2
1996 The Master Series Jimmy Somerville 1
2001 The Very Best of Jimmy Somerville, Bronski Beat and The Communards Jimmy Somerville 2
2002 The Essentials Bronski Beat and Jimmy Somerville 1
2009 For a Friend: The Best of Jimmy Somerville Jimmy Somerville 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Comment Te Dire Adieu Jimmy Somerville feat. June Miles-Kingston 1
1989 You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) Jimmy Somerville 1
1990 To Love Somebody Jimmy Somerville 1
1995 Heartbeat Jimmy Somerville 4
1995 Hurt So Good Jimmy Somerville 1
1997 Dark Sky Jimmy Somerville 1
2000 Why (Almighty Mixes) Jimmy Somerville 3
2011 Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You Jimmy Somerville 2


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Solent Jimmy Somerville 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
The Singles Collection 1984/1990 Jimmy Somerville 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Something to Live For Jimmy Somerville 1

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