National Treasure Jimmy Somerville Doesn’t Have a Type or a Gag Reflex

Photography by Devin Blair
Interview by Danny Calvi

54-year-old Scot Jimmy Somerville arrives at his manager’s office on bicycle, whizzing past the photographer and I, who have stopped to gawk at a parked Maserati among the council estates. He’s compact and fit, perfectly suited for the hazards of cycling in London. With his former bandmates in Bronski Beat, Jimmy wrote two of the most iconic gay anthems…

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