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Evergreen Thirteen: Will Young's Favourite Albums
Ian Wade , January 6th, 2016 10:09

Following the release of his sixth album, 85% Proof, last year the singer-songwriter changes into some comfortable trousers and talks Ian Wade through his 13 all-time favourite records


The Beatles - Abbey Road
I came across that when we were all on a family holiday and we just played it the whole trip. I think it was around the time I was ten or 11, and we just played it constantly. It may have been around the time we had changed from tapes to CDs, and so my parents were re-buying stuff they had on vinyl. I don't remember thinking at the time that they all flowed into each other - [sings various clips] - but I know every bit of that album though, every hook and drum fill. It was so varied yet so cohesive, and I think a lot of that was down to George Martin. I'd never heard anything like it, and even at that age I was blown away by it.