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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


Barbra Streisand - Guilty
I came to it because I was very like, "I'm gay but I do not like Barbra Streisand. I don't own a Barbra Streisand album", then I went to an Oxfam gig - and it was Hot Chip actually - at their really good store in Dalston. Anyway I was a bit drunk afterwards and picked it up and thought: "That will be good for a laugh." I took it home and it didn't stop being played for about two years. It was the record that, whenever I came back with friends, would be put on, and I think I won a few people over to it. And because I bought it on vinyl second-hand, it would always have this one track where it skips and I'd always have to run and change the record. Then I downloaded it when I bought it on CD and now it doesn't skip, I really hate it!