Paul Antony Young is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, and he was formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband, and Q-Tips.
Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJyeH I chat with 80s chart topping legend Paul Young about his music, Live Aid, Nelson Mandella and why his version of Everytime You Go Away wasn't used at the end of Planes Trains and Automobiles!Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips, he was turned into a 1980s teen idol by subsequent solo success. 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.EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MARTY WILCOX, GLYN DAVIES, DEE FLYNN, JOY GRADWELL mindactive.org.ukPromo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerdsFB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show
Do you want to be credited as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of the show? Donate and invest in the shows growth here: https://bit.ly/2yLJyeH I chat with 80s chart topping legend Paul Young about his music, Live Aid, Nelson Mandella and why his version of Everytime You Go Away wasn't used at the end of Planes Trains and Automobiles!Paul Antony Young (born 17 January 1956) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. Formerly the frontman of the short-lived bands Kat Kool & the Kool Cats, Streetband and Q-Tips, he was turned into a 1980s teen idol by subsequent solo success. 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.EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MARTY WILCOX, GLYN DAVIES, DEE FLYNN, JOY GRADWELL mindactive.org.ukPromo: truffleshuffle.com for geeky t-shirts and retro gifts. Use my discount code GRNS15 to get a 15% discount on a spend of £25 or more @podcoin A free app which rewards you for listening to podcasts. Download for free on Apple and Android. IG & Twitter: @geekyretronerdsFB: Geeky Retro Nerds Show --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/geeky-retro-nerds4/message
Richard Coles and Aasmah Mir are joined by Paul Young. His music was the sound of the 80's, with a multitude of chart topping hits, he won Best British Male at the Brit awards, toured Europe and America, and sang the opening lines of 'Do they know it's Christmas' for Band Aid in 1984. Paul Young talks about his passion for music, performing, 'Tex Mex' and Soul, the theme of the first solo album he's released for 20 years. Deta Hedman is ranked number one by the World Darts Federation. An unexpected achievement given that she was born in Jamaica and works full time for Royal Mail. She'll join us in the studio to talk about the competitive spirit that has seen her become a legend in darts. Growing up in Fleetwood, Lancashire, almost surrounded by water, Neil Howard Pritchard was fascinated with the sea. Then, a near-death experience on the lifeboat slip when he was eight years old triggered an interest in boat making, and he's been crafting intricate model boats ever since. He'll join us from Liverpool to talk about his work and passion for lifeboats. Today is Get Creative day with hundreds of events happening all over the country and if you want to find out what is happening in your area there is a link at the bottom right of this web page, together with a link for more information about Fleetwood lifeboats. James Massiah is a spoken word artist who is fronting the BBC Turn it Up campaign. He joins us to talk about the power of radio and expression. Sherlock and Mr Selfridge actor Amanda Abbington chooses her inheritance tracks. She inherits Dear Prudence by The Beatles and passes on Furious by Joan as Police Woman. Peter Shilton talks about his love of oysters and how he met his fiancée. And we'll have your thank yous. Paul Young's album is 'Good Thing' and will be released on 15 April.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 17th, 1956
Location
City of London, England, United Kingdom
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
3 hours, 8 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 231032