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Paul Young

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Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English musician, singer and songwriter. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips, he became a teen idol with his solo success in the 1980s. His hit singles include "Love of the Common People", "Wherever I Lay My Hat", "Come Back and Stay", "Every Time You Go Away" and "Everything Must Change", all reaching the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. Released in 1983, his debut album, No Parlez, the first of three UK number-one albums, made him a household name. His smooth yet soulful voice belonged to a genre known as "blue-eyed soul". At the 1985 Brit Awards, Young received the award for Best British Male. Associated with the Second British Invasion of the US, "Every Time You Go Away" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1985. It also won Best British Video at the 1986 Brit Awards.In July 1985, Young appeared at Live Aid held at Wembley Stadium, London, performing the Band Aid hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" (having sung the opening lines on the original single release) and his own hits "Come Back and Stay" and "Every Time You Go Away", with Alison Moyet joining him on stage to perform "That's The Way Love Is". Since the mid-1990s, Young has performed with his band Los Pacaminos.

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November 30, 2021

Flashback: Paul McCartney Sings ‘Get Back’ With Tina Turner, Elton John, and Phil Collins

They were joined by Paul Young, Bryan Adams, Eric Clapton, Midge Ure, and John Mellencamp at this 1986 charity show

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Discs

Make Someone Happy

May 15, 2020

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Paul Young at Live Aid (Live at Wembley Stadium, 13th July 1985)

January 1, 2018

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I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)

May 9, 2016

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Good Thing

April 15, 2016

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L-O-V-E (Love)

February 11, 2016

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Rock Swings

October 27, 2006

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Rock Swings (On The Wild Side Of Swing)

January 1, 2006

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Paul Young

May 19, 1997

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THE CROSSING

October 8, 1993

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Come on in

January 1, 1991

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Other Voices (Expanded Edition)

January 1, 1990

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Between Two Fires (Expanded Edition)

December 17, 1986

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The Secret Of Association

December 17, 1985

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Paul Young & The Royal Family: Live at Rockpalast (Live, Essen, 1985)

January 1, 1985

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No Parlez

January 1, 1983

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