Murray Lachlan Young is a Britishperformance 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 was born in the United States to a Scottish father and an English mother. He was living and working in west Cornwall but he left to live in London.
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.