INXS: Different Worlds and Strange Desires

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*This blog contains affiliate links. THE FLOWERS OF ROMANCE The Flowers of Romance brought the early eighties to life mostly through a set of effeminate frontmen such as Boy George, David Sylvian, Billy McKenzie, Steve Strange, John Foxx and Iva Davies whose own band FLOWERS originated in the northern suburbs of Sydney (Australia).  Not far away another band were also in their genesis but they were far removed from the effeminate new romantics. The Farriss Brothers became The Vegetables and finally INXS as in ‘in excess.’ They took their cue…read more