I will first briefly introduce two examples of "affective responses" to boy band culture by punk rock bands and high school boys to afterwards engage in a more detailed discussion of drag king performances which explicitly refer to boy band culture. Journal devoted to analyze the relationships between music and the societies from which it evolves Publisher: Have boys finally "grown up" and become men? Transposition Musique et sciences sociales Briefly: This was not, however, a case of real life imitating a commercial, of fans simply playing out the roles that the video had preordained for them. Each Take That member shares a microphone with his Fake That partner.
The desire such practices negotiate is alternately hetero- homo- and autoerotic; they are also highly dynamic, liable to shift in response to the performance.
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