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Paul Young

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Q Tips: Soul Survivors

Report and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 12 April 1980

Q-TIPS, THE masterly new soul band now warming the airwaves with Joe Tex's 'SYSLJFM', were found on the wreckage of success - and you do ...

Paul Young: No Parlez

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 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 ...

Paul Young: How to Make a Mint by Being Ordinary

Interview by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 1 October 1983

Just six months ago Paul Young was a struggling British soul boy, hacking out a living. But with the sudden success of 'Wherever I Lay ...

Paul Young: Too Much, Too Young

Interview by Dave Rimmer, The Face, January 1985

CLOSE YOUR EYES and picture the man who is talking. Chances are you imagine him looking well turned-out in a sharp and quite possibly shiny ...

Paul Young & Nik Kershaw: "We Haven't Actually Kissed Yet..."

Interview by Tom Hibbert, Smash Hits, 25 September 1985

They'd never met before. But then they set off to "conquer" America — Nick's the support act on Paul's US tour — and now they're ...

Paul Young: U.K. Soul Man

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, October 1985

AT THE END of the day nothing in pop music matters much anyway except the lead singer of the Shangri-Las. But there's a space where ...

Pino Palladino Doesn't Fret

Interview by Rob Tannenbaum, Musician, October 1985

Paul Young's Bassist Shines Through The Screaming Hordes ...

A World Of Dreaded Fear: Band Aid's Unforgivable Crimes

Retrospective by Wyndham Wallace, The Quietus, 10 December 2013

Band Aid raised awareness of a disastrous famine, as well as huge sums of money to try ease it. But, one year ahead of its ...

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