Will Young Goes For Soul With “Love Revolution”: Listen To The ‘85% Proof’ Single

Robbie Daw | March 27, 2015 8:51 am
Will's New Album
Will Young's sixth LP '85% Proof' will arrive in May.

Will Young has taken a complete 180-degree turn from the Richard X-produced synth sound of his 2011 album Echoes, and instead is opting for something more soulful this time around — at least as far as his lead 85% Proof single “Love Revolution” goes.

The track pulls its influences from Motown, Northern Soul and legendary funk band Sly And The Family Stone, and allows for Will to completely cut loose, vocally. Like Adele, Mark Ronson and Sam Smith, we can now chalk Will Young up as another British artist currently steering clear of radio’s pure pop sound.

85% Proof will be released on May 25. What do you think of lead single “Love Revolution”?

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