In 1964 Dave Berry (Grundy) released "The Crying Game" (Geoff Stephens) and it reached the top ten in the U.K.

With the production expertise of the Pet Shop Boys, former member of The Culture Club, Boy George (George O'Dowd) recorded "The Crying Game" in 1992 and it was used in the movie of the same name. The single hit the top ten in the U.S. and topped the charts in Canada the next year.