30 Years After 'Smalltown Boy', Out Singer Jimmy Somerville Readies Dream Disco Album

November 5, 2014 4:50 PM

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Though it's taken three decades, Jimmy Somerville is finally ready to realize his musical dreams. As he celebrates the 30th anniversary of massive breakthrough "Smalltown Boy," The Bronski Beat's seemingly autobiographical tale of a young gay man escaping an oppressive hometown, the singer prepares to unveil an upcoming disco album.

"Sometimes I just have to pinch myself and think, "I've done it! I've done it!'" he enthused, "It's a real leap of faith, really. I've spent all these years thinking I could never do such a thing."

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