Friday's Child (album)

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Friday's Child
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Studio album by Will Young
Released 1 December 2003
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop
Length 48:47
Label 19, S, RCA, BMG
Producer Stephen Lipson, Blair MacKichan, Toby Smith, Chris Dodd, Robin Thicke, Pro Jay, Matt Prime, Eg White
Will Young chronology
From Now On
Friday's Child
Keep On
Singles from Friday's Child
  1. "Leave Right Now"
    Released: 24 November 2003
  2. "Your Game"
    Released: 15 March 2004
  3. "Friday's Child"
    Released: 5 July 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Friday's Child is the second album from original Pop Idol winner Will Young. The album was released on 1 December 2003 and reached number 1 on the UK Albums Chart. The album has gone 5× Platinum in the UK, with worldwide sales of over 1.8 million.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Love the One You're With" Stephen Stills Stephen Lipson 3:35
2. "Your Game" Will Young, Blair MacKichan, Taio Cruz Lipson, MacKichan 4:10
3. "Stronger" Lipson, Karen Poole Lipson 5:18
4. "Leave Right Now" Eg White Lipson 3:34
5. "Love is a Matter of Distance" Tim Christensen Lipson 2:58
6. "Dance the Night Away" Young, Toby Smith, Chris Dodd Smith, Dodd 4:05
7. "Very Kind" Young, Robin Thicke, James Gass Thicke, Pro-Jay, Lipson[a] 5:10
8. "Free" Young, Matt Prime, Bill Withers, Stanley McKenny Lipson, Prime 4:07
9. "Going My Way" Young, White White 3:41
10. "Out of My Mind" Young, White Lipson 3:07
11. "Friday's Child" Steve Lee, Dina Taylor Lipson, Lee[b] 9:02
  • ^[a] signifies an additional producer
  • ^[b] signifies an original producer




The following singles were released from Friday's Child:

Charts and certifications[edit]


Preceded by
Turnaround by Westlife
Life for Rent by Dido
UK number one album
13 December 2003 – 19 December 2003
10 January 2004 – 16 January 2004
Succeeded by
Life for Rent by Dido
Life for Rent by Dido