Love Me For A Reason: An Auto-ethnographic Account of Boyzone Fandom

@inproceedings{Driessen2016LoveMF,
  title={Love Me For A Reason: An Auto-ethnographic Account of Boyzone Fandom},
  author={Simone Driessen and Bethan Jones},
  year={2016}
}
Fan scholars such as Matt Hills have argued that fannish interests can become relevant and irrelevant at different times during a fan’s life. Combining insights from popular music and fan studies, in this article we use an auto-ethnographic approach to examine our changing levels of interest in Boyzone. Both of us encountered the Irish boy band at different times in our lives, and both of us experienced our fandom in different ways. In relation to the band’s fandom, Boyzone’s music can be… 
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