secretly, we’re all homosexuals?
That last point was obviously just a joke (and not supposed to offend anyone), but to be honest, we’re not really sure why we tend to gravitate to single-sex ensembles of our own gender, but we’re still working on strategies which will convince males of all ages that singing together (with other men and with women) can be an enormously enjoyable experience, and we actively encourage gender diversification in our singing circles. They’re not all about love, peace and tree-hugging! Many songs contain themes of loss, pain, and struggle, but it is true that the bulk of our current repertoire are songs of praise – love songs as it were – of life, of self, of neighbourhood, of friendship, of nature, and even of God. It could be that this style of content goes with the territory we’re covering, that step one must always be to “uplift”, but we do recognise that the paths to “uplift” one’s self are diverse, and that we’ve only discovered some of these. We think we should start with a single, un