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From Now On (Will Young album)

From Now On is the debut studio album by English recording artist Will Young. It was released on 14 October 2002, eight months after he won the first series of Pop Idol. The album reached number one on the UK Albums Chart, having sold 187,350 copies in its first week of sales.[1] From Now On has now sold just over 880,000 copies.[1]

From Now On
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Studio album by
Released14 October 2002
Recorded2002
GenrePop
Length52:29
Label19, S, RCA, BMG
ProducerPer Magnusson, David Kreuger, Jörgen Elofsson, Cathy Dennis, Oskar Paul, Absolute, Mike Peden, Fabien Waltmann, Stephen Lipson, Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher
Will Young chronology
From Now On
(2002)
Friday's Child
(2003)
Singles from From Now On
  1. "Anything Is Possible/Evergreen"
    Released: 25 February 2002
  2. "Light My Fire"
    Released: 27 May 2002
  3. "The Long and Winding Road/Suspicious Minds"
    Released: 23 September 2002
  4. "You and I"
    Released: 18 November 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Evergreen"Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson, David KreugerMagnusson, Kreuger, Elofsson[a]4:13
2."Anything Is Possible"Cathy Dennis, Chris BraideDennis, Oskar Paul3:41
3."Light My Fire"Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby KriegerAbsolute3:28
4."Lover Won't You Stay"Dennis, Guy ChambersMike Peden, Dennis4:06
5."Lovestruck"Dennis, Will YoungDennis, Fabien Waltmann4:42
6."The Long and Winding Road" (with Gareth Gates) (uncredited)John Lennon, Paul McCartneyStephen Lipson3:30
7."You and I"Peden, Ed Johnson, Henry JohnsonPeden4:06
8."Side by Side"Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, Dave Morgan, Young, Simon HaleStannard, Gallagher4:17
9."What's in Goodbye"Dennis, Burt BacharachDennis, Waltmann3:06
10."Cruel to be Kind"Dennis, YoungPeden, Dennis4:55
11."Over You"Stannard, Gallagher, Morgan, Young, HaleStannard, Gallagher4:22
12."From Now On"Stannard, Gallagher, Morgan, YoungStannard, Gallagher3:42
13."Fine Line"Peden, E. Johnson, H. JohnsonPeden4:21
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer

PersonnelEdit

  • Will Young – vocals
  • Per Magnusson – keyboards
  • Pete Murray – keyboards
  • Peter Gordeno – keyboards, piano, Fender Rhodes
  • Simon Hale – keyboards
  • Esbörn Öhrwall – guitar
  • Fridrik 'Frizzy' Karlsson – guitar
  • Milton McDonald – guitar
  • Fabien Waltmann – guitar, bass guitar
  • Graham Kearns – guitar
  • Anthony Drennan – guitar
  • Dave Morgan – guitar
  • Steve Lewinson – bass guitar
  • Paul Turner – bass guitar
  • Jack Daley – bass guitar
  • Tomas Lindburg – bass guitar
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums
  • Richard 'Biff' Stannard – drums, backing vocals
  • Julian Gallagher – drums
  • Karlos Edwards – percussion
  • Thomas Dyani – percussion
  • Karen Street – accordion
  • The London Sessions Orchestra – strings
  • Stockholm Session Orchestra - strings
  • Absolute – instruments on "Light My Fire"
  • Anders von Hofsten – backing vocals
  • Jeanette Olsson – backing vocals
  • United Colours of Sound – backing vocals
  • Lance Ellington – backing vocals
  • Silvia Mason-James – backing vocals
  • Cathy Dennis – backing vocals
  • Tee Green – backing vocals
  • Ed Johnson – backing vocals
  • Lucie Silvas – backing vocals
  • Sharon Murphy – backing vocals
  • London Community Gospel Choir – gospel choir
  • Per Magnusson – producer, arrangement
  • David Kreuger – producer, arrangement, programming
  • Cathy Dennis – producer, programmer
  • Oskar Paul – producer, programmer
  • Absolute – producer
  • Mike Peden – producer
  • Fabian Waltmann – producer, arrangement, additional drum programming, engineer
  • Stephen Lipson – producer
  • Richard 'Biff' Stannard – producer
  • Julian Gallagher – producer, programmer
  • Jörgen Elofsson – co-producer
  • Bernard Löhr – mixer
  • Adrian Bushby – mixer
  • Steve Fitzmaurice – mixer
  • Brad Gilderman – mixer
  • Phillipe Rose – assistant mixer
  • Jimmy Robertson – assistant mixer
  • Peter Lewis – engineer
  • Adam Brown – engineer
  • Matt Ross – engineer
  • Jeremy Stacey – engineer
  • Heff Moraes – engineer, mixer
  • Geoff Foster – engineer
  • Tim Roe – assistant engineer
  • Fredrik Anderson – orchestra engineer
  • Ulf and Henrik Janson – orchestra arrangement and conduction
  • Nick Ingram – string arranger, conductor
  • Gavyn Wright – orchestra leader
  • Isobel Griffiths Ltd – orchestra contractor
  • Martin Hayles – recording engineer
  • Charlie Russell – programmer
  • Alvin Sweeney – recorder, mixer, programmer
  • Paul J. Brady – assistant recorder, assistant mixer

ChartsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Jones, Alan (1 June 2015). "Official Charts Analysis: Will Young's 85% Proof is 100% No.1 on sales of 21,321". Music Week. Intent Media. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. ^ From Now On at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  4. ^ "British album certifications – Will Young – From Now On". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 16 October 2015. Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type From Now On in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.