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Years & Years

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Years & Years is the solo project of British singer Olly Alexander. Originally formed as a band in 2010, Years & Years' music has been described as electropop, mixing R&B and 1990s house elements. The band's debut studio album, Communion, debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart in July 2015 and was the fastest-selling debut album of the year from a UK signed band.Their biggest hit single "King" from Communion reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in March 2015, and peaked within the top ten of the charts in Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Ireland and Switzerland. Their single "Shine" from the same album reached number two on the UK Singles Chart.In April 2018, they announced the release of their second studio album Palo Santo which features singles "Sanctify" and "If You're Over Me", the latter of which reached the top 10 in the United Kingdom. The album features a dystopian world consisting of robot-like beings named Androids and humans as the minority, and was released in July 2018.

In March 2021, the band announced a third Years & Years album was in production. The band also announced the same day that Goldsworthy and Türkmen had stepped down as active members, and that the act would continue as Alexander's solo project. The album, Night Call, was released in January 2022, debuting at number one in the UK albums chart.

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July 21, 2022

Olly Alexander Shares How Kylie Minogue ‘Reassured’ Him After Years & Years Went Solo

The inestimably stylish singer talks about the queer bathroom fantasia of Years & Years' 2022 tour and whether he'll act again soon.

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July 15, 2022

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander Wishes Himself a Happy Birthday With a Lil Nas X Cover: Listen

The new cover comes after a busy month of festival dates and touring for the U.K. pop project.

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July 15, 2022

Years & Years share stripped-back cover of Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’

Olly Alexander has hailed X as a "king" The post Years & Years share stripped-back cover of Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ appeared first on NME.

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June 30, 2022

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander on why he loves the “Kate Bush-aissance”

"I just feel like she's released magic in the world again" The post Years & Years’ Olly Alexander on why he loves the “Kate Bush-aissance” appeared first on NME.

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June 27, 2022

Years & Years on the magic of Kate Bush and playing ‘Night Call’ live at Glastonbury 2022

Watch Olly Alexander chat about fans, collabs with icons, and the magic of Kate Bush The post Years & Years on the magic of Kate Bush and playing ‘Night Call’ live at Glastonbury 2022 appeared first on NME.

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June 26, 2022

Watch Years & Years’ Olly Alexander join Pet Shop Boys at Glastonbury 2022

The writers of the song and star of the show 'It's A Sin' came together The post Watch Years & Years’ Olly Alexander join Pet Shop Boys at Glastonbury 2022 appeared first on NME.

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April 28, 2022

Years & Years to play TRNSMT 2022 as festival completes line-up

Paolo Nutini, The Strokes and Lewis Capaldi will headline the Glasgow bash The post Years & Years to play TRNSMT 2022 as festival completes line-up appeared first on NME.

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March 18, 2022

Yard Act Talks Debut Album ‘The Overload,’ Battling for No. 1 With Years & Years: Watch the SXSW 2022 Chat

The band also looked ahead to its 2022 plans, which includes "lots of touring" and a stop at Coachella.

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March 18, 2022

Yard Act Talks Debut Album ‘The Overload,’ Battling For No. 1 With Years & Years | SXSW 2022

British rock band Yard Act spoke with Billboard at SXSW about performing in America for the first time, their debut album ‘The Overload’ and battling for No. 1 against Years & Years on the U.K. Albums chart and what’s next for them in 2022.

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March 17, 2022

Diplo Debuts Fifth Top 10 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart

Plus, moves for ODESZA, Regard & Years & Years.

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March 10, 2022

Underworld, Years & Years and Jungle to headline Wilderness Festival 2022

The Oxfordshire event returns this summer The post Underworld, Years & Years and Jungle to headline Wilderness Festival 2022 appeared first on NME.

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March 9, 2022

Calvin Harris, Megan Thee Stallion and more announced for new Munich festival SUPERBLOOM

The likes of Skepta, Sigrid, Glass Animals and Years & Years will also perform at the inaugural event The post Calvin Harris, Megan Thee Stallion and more announced for new Munich festival SUPERBLOOM appeared first on NME.

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February 18, 2022

First Out: New Music from Troye Sivan & Jay Som, Years & Years, Zolita & More

Check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below.

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February 18, 2022

Listen to Years & Years and Regard’s new disco pop single ‘Hallucination’

The track was inspired by an ex lover of Olly Alexander's, who left him confused after attempting to re-enter his life The post Listen to Years & Years and Regard’s new disco pop single ‘Hallucination’ appeared first on NME.

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February 16, 2022

Years & Years Release New ‘Starstruck’ Remix With Rising J-pop Artist SIRUP

The original track is the lead single from the British artist’s U.K. chart-topping album Night Call.

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February 3, 2022

Meduza & Hozier’s ‘Heart’ Beats Path to No. 1 on Dance/Mix Show Airplay Chart

Plus, moves for Shane Codd, Alesso & Katy Perry and Years & Years.

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January 31, 2022

Years & Years Dial-up U.K. No. 1 With ‘Night Call’

"Night Call" becomes Olly Alexander’s second leader on the Official U.K. Albums Chart, following 2015’s "Communion," and first since the pop act became a solo project.

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January 28, 2022

Years & Years scores second UK Number One album with ‘Night Call’

Yard Act's 'The Overload' landed at Number Two, and thanks to huge amounts of vinyl sold it's now the fastest-selling debut album on wax of any band this century The post Years & Years scores second UK Number One album with ‘Night Call’ appeared first on NME.

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January 25, 2022

Yard Act and Years & Years in close race for this week’s UK Number One album

Approximately 400 sales separate them, with Yard Act leading the way on physical formats The post Yard Act and Years & Years in close race for this week’s UK Number One album appeared first on NME.

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January 25, 2022

Years & Years Chasing U.K. No. 1 as Meat Loaf Albums Flood U.K. Midweek Chart

Years & Years is leading the midweek chart with "Night Call" (Poydor), ahead of another new arrival, Yard Act’s "The Overload" (Island).

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January 24, 2022

10 Cool New Pop Songs to Get You Through the Week: Purple Disco Machine, Years & Years, Joy Oladokun & More

Searching for some inspiration to help you take on another work week? We got you covered with this week's 10 Cool New Pop Songs playlist.

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January 24, 2022

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander says Lil Nas X “has completely changed the game”

“I think there’s a ‘before Lil Nas X’ and an ‘after Lil Nas X’" The post Years & Years’ Olly Alexander says Lil Nas X “has completely changed the game” appeared first on NME.

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January 21, 2022

First Out: New Music From Years & Years, Aurora, Joy Oladokun & More

From Years & Years's electrifying new album, to Aurora's ethereal new project, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below.

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January 21, 2022

Olly Alexander on Years & Years becoming a solo project: “Pop became a dirty word”

In a new interview with NME, the singer talks about making new album 'Night Call' following a "break-up" with his bandmates The post Olly Alexander on Years & Years becoming a solo project: “Pop became a dirty word” appeared first on NME.

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January 21, 2022

6 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Jana Horn, Years & Years, DJ Python, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Ché Noir, and Yard Act

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January 15, 2022

Olly Alexander laughs off complaints about “sexualised” Years & Years performance

"179 people complained I was too sexy!" The post Olly Alexander laughs off complaints about “sexualised” Years & Years performance appeared first on NME.

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January 14, 2022

First Out: New Music From King Princess, Years & Years, Shamir & More

From King Princess's long-awaited new single, to Years & Years’s latest synth-pop jam, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below.

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January 14, 2022

Listen to Years & Years’ new single ‘Sooner Or Later’

"I had a lot of fun writing this song!" says Olly Alexander The post Listen to Years & Years’ new single ‘Sooner Or Later’ appeared first on NME.

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January 14, 2022

Olly Alexander Chases After a Lost Love on Years & Years Single ‘Sooner or Later’

“I was trying to manifest some physical contact and thinking about the past few years before lockdown," the British singer says about upcoming album

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January 9, 2022

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander opens up about going solo: “It was coming for a long time”

"After the first album, we never felt good about anything as a band" The post Years & Years’ Olly Alexander opens up about going solo: “It was coming for a long time” appeared first on NME.

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Discs

American Boy

August 5, 2022

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Montero (Call Me By Your Name)

July 15, 2022

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Hallucination (Drop G Remix)

May 20, 2022

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Hallucination (Navos Remix)

April 29, 2022

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Hallucination (Luude Remix)

April 8, 2022

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Hallucination (Extended)

April 1, 2022

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Hallucination (Chilled)

March 25, 2022

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Sweet Talker (Hot Since 82 Remix)

March 11, 2022

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Hallucination

February 18, 2022

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Starstruck (SIRUP Remix)

February 16, 2022

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Night Call (Deluxe)

January 21, 2022

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Sooner Or Later

January 14, 2022

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Sweet Talker (Navos Remix)

January 7, 2022

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A Second to Midnight (Jodie Harsh Remix)

December 31, 2021

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Sweet Talker (Acoustic)

December 24, 2021

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Sweet Talker

November 24, 2021

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A Second to Midnight

October 6, 2021

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Crave

September 28, 2021

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The Edge Of Glory

June 22, 2021

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Starstruck (Acoustic)

June 11, 2021

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Starstruck (with Kylie Minogue)

May 21, 2021

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It’s a sin

May 11, 2021

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Starstruck (Vegyn Remix)

May 7, 2021

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Starstruck (Ofenbach Remix)

April 30, 2021

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Starstruck (Paul Woolford Remix)

April 23, 2021

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Starstruck

April 8, 2021

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It's A Sin

January 22, 2021

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Dreamland (feat. Years & Years)

September 11, 2019

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Palo Santo (Deluxe)

February 14, 2019

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Play (Purple Disco Machine Remix)

January 25, 2019

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Play

November 28, 2018

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All For You (Remixes)

September 28, 2018

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All For You

September 14, 2018

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If You're Over Me (Remixes)

June 29, 2018

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If You're Over Me (Remix)

June 29, 2018

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If You're Over Me (Acoustic)

June 15, 2018

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If You're Over Me

May 10, 2018

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Sanctify (Remixes)

May 4, 2018

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Sanctify (Acoustic)

April 6, 2018

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Sanctify

March 7, 2018

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Torch Songs

December 16, 2016

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Meteorite (The Remixes)

October 14, 2016

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Meteorite (Acoustic)

October 7, 2016

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Meteorite (From "Bridget Jones's Baby" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

September 13, 2016

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Worship (Todd Terry Remix)

July 1, 2016

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Desire

April 1, 2016

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Desire (Gryffin Remix)

September 18, 2015

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King (Remixes)

August 14, 2015

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Shine (Remixes)

July 5, 2015

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Communion (Deluxe)

June 22, 2015

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Take Shelter

January 1, 2014

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Desire (Remixes)

January 1, 2014

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