Archived from the original on 15 October For this audio play, Gately recorded an original song, "Children of Tomorrow", with music by Tim Sutton and lyrics by Barnaby Edwards ; this was his first solo track since Archived from the original on 17 February Gately grew up in relative poverty in the working-class Sheriff Street area of Dublin. I hope he's resting with angels. Not only is the lead singer most certainly gay but he likes much older men. Otherwise it turns into some kind of sordid story.
Pop and rock Sexuality features.
’He was distraught’: Shane Lynch spoke about Stephen Gately being forced to come out
Man and Boyztimesonline. His bandmates said they were "completely devastated" and are now travelling to Majorca. Even so, Feehily declined to be interviewed for this story. Gately went on to appear variously in stage productions and on television programmes as well as contributing songs to various projects. Archived from the original on 20 October
Archived from the original on 17 February Cue two weeks of nervy discussion between PR, management, record label and pop star. The Sun displayed extraordinary, if melodramatic, sensitivity, letting Gately pre-approve every aspect of the story and calling it 'the most moving showbiz interview you will ever read'. This is going to come out anyway. In this prelapsarian era of all of seven years ago, if a boy band member were revealed to be homosexual, the very fabric of the pop myth would be rent asunder. But V would be a more traditional combo - five lads, dancing and harmonising and smiling and winking. Stephen had smoked cannabis".