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Top 10 Gay Male Indie Rockers

by Yogi

Arcade Fire with their 4 Juno Awards

After watching Arcade Fire won 4 Juno Awards (Canadian’s Grammy Awards), my inner indie hipster wonders what gay male indie rockers out there that I listen to. I have to admit, I was quite surprised to learn that A LOT of my favorite bands has at least one gay member that is quite prolific in the indie music world. It’s the same realization I had when I learn that loving Broadway musical or listening to “diva” music like Celine Dion or Mariah Carey is gay. I guess I just gravitate towards these gay musicians, eh? Hmm… Anyway, here are my top 10 gay male indie rockers:

10. Joel Gibb (The Hidden Cameras)

Joel Gibb of The Hidden Cameras

Joel Gibb fronted this Canadian pop-folk indie band, which he described as “gay church folk music”.  They are known to use crude language in their lyrics (“Two golden streams / Run down my cheeks / When buns are deprived / Of my dreams of men” ~ Golden Streams). Continue reading