• Years & Years' Olly Alexander. (Getty Images)Source: Getty Images
Apparently "gay" is a genre of music now.
Stephanie Marie Anderson

27 May 2016 - 1:26 PM  UPDATED 27 May 2016 - 2:07 PM

Olly Alexander, of UK band Years & Years, reacted to a photo a fan sent to him on Twitter showing his band's album filed in a music shop under a genre of "gay" music, along with Aussie act Troye Sivan.

"I didn't know your genre was gay," joked Twitter user Theresa.

The "Shine" and "Desire" singer saw the tweet and was as baffled as anyone would be.

And the responses from fans were just as confused:

Of the music store's decision to file his band's music as "gay", Alexander responded:

But both Alexander and Theresa found the humour in the ridiculousness of it all:

And it's good to know that Years & Years are working new #gaymusic, too!