Murray Lachlan Young
|Murray Lachlan Young|
Murray Lachlan Young is a British performance poet whose humorous work enjoyed a spectacular but brief vogue during the mid-1990s. He was the first poet to be given a £1 million record deal, when he signed to EMI amid a blaze of publicity in 1996. He released one album, Vice And Verse.
Young had a small role as a gallows poet in the film Plunkett and MacLeane (1999). He also played the brother of Louis XIV in the 2000 film, Vatel. He played the part of 'Annoying Party Guest' in the 2002 film About a Boy.
- "Life after million pound poetry". BBC News. 2006-01-13.
- Mike Wade (2003-06-25). "£1m poet makes reluctant return to the limelight". The Scotsman.
- "Bespoken Word : Murray Lachlan Young". BBC.
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