From Now On (album)

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From Now On
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Studio album by Will Young
Released 14 October 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Pop
Length 52:29
Label 19, S, RCA, BMG
Producer Per 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

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]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Evergreen" Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger Magnusson, Kreuger, Elofsson[a] 4:13
2. "Anything Is Possible" Cathy Dennis, Chris Braide Dennis, Oskar Paul 3:41
3. "Light My Fire" Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger Absolute 3:28
4. "Lover Won't You Stay" Dennis, Guy Chambers Mike Peden, Dennis 4:06
5. "Lovestruck" Dennis, Will Young Dennis, Fabien Waltmann 4:42
6. "The Long and Winding Road" (with Gareth Gates) (uncredited) John Lennon, Paul McCartney Stephen Lipson 3:30
7. "You and I" Peden, Ed Johnson, Henry Johnson Peden 4:06
8. "Side by Side" Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, Dave Morgan, Young, Simon Hale Stannard, Gallagher 4:17
9. "What's in Goodbye" Dennis, Burt Bacharach Dennis, Waltmann 3:06
10. "Cruel to be Kind" Dennis, Young Peden, Dennis 4:55
11. "Over You" Stannard, Gallagher, Morgan, Young, Hale Stannard, Gallagher 4:22
12. "From Now On" Stannard, Gallagher, Morgan, Young Stannard, Gallagher 3:42
13. "Fine Line" Peden, E. Johnson, H. Johnson Peden 4:21
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer

Personnel[edit]

  • Will Young – vocals
  • Per Magnusson – keyboards
  • Pete Murray – keyboards
  • Pete Gordeno – keyboards, Rhodes
  • Simon Hale – keyboards
  • Esbörn Öhrwall – guitars
  • Fridrik 'Frizzy' Karlsson – guitars
  • Milton McDonald – guitars
  • Fabien Waltmann – guitars, bass
  • Graham Kearns – guitars
  • Anthony Drennan – guitars
  • Dave Morgan – guitars
  • Steve Lewinson – bass
  • Paul Turner – bass
  • Jack Daley – bass
  • Tomas Lindburg – bass
  • 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

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  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. (subscription required (help)). 
  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.  Enter From Now On in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Platinum in the field By Award. Click Search
Preceded by
ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits by Elvis Presley
UK number one album
October 19, 2002 – November 1, 2002
Succeeded by
One by One by Foo Fighters