Paul Young (English pop musician)

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Paul Anthony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands 'Kat Kool & The Kool Cats', Streetband and Q-Tips, his following solo success turned him into a 1980s teen idol. He is famous for such hit singles as "Love of the Common People", "Wherever I Lay My Hat", "Come Back and Stay", "Everytime You Go Away" and "Oh Girl". His debut album No Parlez turned him into a household name. His smooth yet soulful voice belonged to a genre known as "blue-eyed soul". Since the mid-1980s, he has had international success, along with his backing band Los Pacaminos.

In 1985, he appeared at Geldof and Ure's charity convention Live Aid, where he appeared at the London Wembley Stadium 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 "Everytime You Go Away", with Alison Moyet joining him on-stage to perform "That's The Way Love Is". At the 1985 Brit Awards, Young received the award for Best British Male.

Since the late 1990s, Young has released very little new material, but has continued to tour in different parts of the world.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1983 No Parlez Paul Young 5 7
1985 The Secret of Association Paul Young 4
1986 Between Two Fires Paul Young 4
1990 Other Voices Paul Young 4
1991 The Early Years Paul Young 1
1993 Some Kind of Wonderful Paul Young 1
1993 The Crossing Paul Young 1
1995 Reflections Paul Young 5 1
1997 Paul Young Paul Young 2
2006 Rock Swings Paul Young 1
The Only Paul Young Album You'll Ever Need Paul Young 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 From Time to Time: The Singles Collection Compilation Paul Young 5 2
1991 The Early Years Compilation Paul Young 1
1994 Reflections Compilation Paul Young 1
1995 Best Ballads Compilation Paul Young 1
1998 Super Hits Compilation Paul Young 2
1999 Hit Collection Compilation Paul Young 2
1999 Paul Young Best Compilation Paul Young 1
2000 Best Of Compilation Paul Young 1
2000 Love Songs Compilation Paul Young 1
2002 Media Markt Collection: Paul Young Compilation Paul Young 1
2003 The Essential Paul Young Compilation Paul Young 1
2004 The Best Of Compilation Paul Young 1
2008 Wherever I Lay My Hat: The Best of Paul Young Compilation Paul Young 1
Greatest Hits Compilation Paul Young 1
The Very Best Compilation Paul Young 1
The Very Best of Paul Young Compilation Paul Young 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1983 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) Paul Young 2
1983 Come Back and Stay Paul Young 1
1983 Love of the Common People Paul Young 1
1984 I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down Paul Young 3
1984 Everything Must Change Paul Young 2
1985 Every Time You Go Away Paul Young 2
1985 Tomb of Memories Paul Young 1
1986 Wonderland Paul Young 2
1990 Softly Whispering I Love You Paul Young 1
1990 Oh Girl Paul Young 2
1990 Senza una donna (Without a Woman) Zucchero feat. Paul Young 2
1991 Don't Dream It's Over Paul Young 1
1993 Now I Know What Made Otis Blue Paul Young 1
1997 I Wish You Love Paul Young 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Remixes & Rarities Paul Young 1

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