Re: Bands you're embarrased to say you like...
King Crimson, Frank Zappa, Jethro Tull, Captain Beefheart, Mahavishnu O.
When I'm hanging out with other women these are not bands I talk about - ever. Roughly equivalent to you guys telling your band that you're right into Lady Gaga and Keisha.
It's just embarrassing ... but life would be less fun without our little guilty pleasures :)
Davethis, David Sylvian is great! How could he be uncool in any circles?