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Brighton’s gay choir lands deal with Lady Ga Ga label

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Published 09/08/2011 | 17:05

The Brighton & Hove Gay Men's Chorus will release their debut album of alternative music in October.
The Brighton & Hove Gay Men's Chorus will release their debut album of alternative music in October.

Lady GaGa's record label has given a 30-man gay choir a major deal worth €1m.

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The Brighton & Hove Gay Men's Choir performs hits by Neil Young and Radiohead and will release a new album later this year.



The 30-strong Brighton & Hove Gay Men's Chorus is currently working on its repertoire of alternative rock songs in a bid to move away from cliched gay anthems.



The deal with Universal Records - also home to U2 - is thought to be the first major label contract for a gay men's choir.



Also among their repertoire are songs by David Bowie, Ian McCulloch of Echo And The Bunnymen and The Enemy.

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