'Ziggy Stardust': the gayest album of all time?
This week, Out magazine released its definitive top 100 picks of the Gayest, Greatest Albums of All Time—a list far more Louder than Bombs than Liza With a Z.
Perhaps that’s due to the judges: Gay icons and bold-faced PFLAG friends alike, from Boy George and Cyndi Lauper to Rufus Wainwright, Perez Hilton, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste and the original angry inch, John Cameron Mitchell. Their choices are both expected (Madonna’s Ray of Light; ABBA’s Gold) and excellently aggressive (Lou Reed’s Transformer; The Gossip’s Standing in the Way of Control). You can taste the full rainbow by clicking through the links here; but first, let’s take a gander at no. 1, shall we? Take it away, Starman:
Readers, what artist or album on this list speaks most to you—the searing self-reflection of Antony and Ani? The disco-stick abandon of Dee-Lite and the Scissor Sisters? The Gay Sea Scrolls of George Michael, Diana Ross, et al? And who are minting future classics as we speak? Do tell.
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