“I learned you could dance but still look tough anyway” lied Billy Joel in his song Keeping the Faith.
No, men can’t dance and still look tough. Rather, they have a straight choice between inconspicuous and bloody stupid. (Hence Will Smith’s advice to his client in the film Hitch.)
The only other escape is shameless clowning (and this has a strictly limited shelf-life). US guitar band OK Go have deservedly gained a cult following in Blighty for this magnificent single-take routine (which they then topped with this treadmill-based effort).
However, browsing some classic Elvis Costello numbers on Youtube, I stumbled across the real deal. Let these skinny Liverpudlians show you how white male dancing is done…