Anglo For Your Ear: George Michael’s “Monkey”

Hey, why not? Supposedly, this song’s about drugs and its effect on a relationship. Hmmm, and I thought it was about bestiality. Hey, we’re all primates at the end of the day, no?

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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