The song transports a weird feeling of joy through its melancholic core. And that makes a good pop song. Personal themes are dominating the lyrical content of Behaviour anyway.
As always, he picks his lyrics with eloquence and empathy. He and Lowe never wanted to be usual pop stars whether it in their songs or on stage. A few months after the release of the record the duo went on a far too ambitious Performance world tour which was basically more musical than live concert.
It was their first actual global tour, six years after the worldwide breakthrough with West End Girls. But in the end the whole release of Behaviour was an unusual step at this time but a right one.
Critics loved it but the broader audience might have preferred its follow-up Very from with its high energy Eurodisco Pop. It took them a few more years and a new generation of journalists and musicians that grew up with their records to finally gain critical redemption. Today, they have the freedom to do whatever the hell they want as their legend lives on in many young artists. Actually Further listening Introspective Further listening Behaviour Further listening Very Further listening Bilingual Further listening Closer to Heaven.
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