Paul Young: No Parlez
Barney Hoskyns, NME, August 1983
SIMPLY FOR not being Kevin Rowland or Paul Weller or Martin Fry, Paul Young fully deserves his Number One. And 'Wherever' is more than a proficient cover: it's one of the few convincing confessions of shame pop has produced. Also, I'm pro-anyone who Isn't a Face pin-up wearing street suss in the cut of an epaulette. In July 1983, Paul Young's ABC hand-me-downs are rather sweet.
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