Will Young Performs “Evergreen” featuring BBC Concert Orchestra on BBC Radio 2 Piano Month
- British singer-songwriter Will Young appeared on BBC Radio 2 Piano Month to perform “Evergreen” at BBC Maida Vale Studios.
The original version of the song appeared on Irish boy band Westlife's third studio album “World of Our Own” in 2001.
Will Young performed the song at Pop Idol and became the first winner of music competition TV series.
He released the song in 2002 as a double A-side single, along with “Anything Is Possible”. Also the song is included on his debut album “From Now On”.
The song has sold over 1.79 million copies and was the biggest selling single of the 21st century in the UK until 2015.
This time, he performed the song with BBC Concert Orchestra. It was arranged by Rob Eckland.
Will Young shared on social media, “Time flies when you’re having fun… this week marks the 20th anniversary since I won Pop Idol!!! A HUGE thank you to everyone who tuned in to my BBC Radio 2 Piano Month session this morning with Ken Bruce, performing with my brilliant band and the wonderful BBC Concert Orchestra.”
He announced his greatest hits album “20 Years: The Greatest Hits” would be released on May 27, 2022.
In addition, he embarks on WillYoung 20 Years Tour this fall. The tour kicks off at the Villa Marina on the Isle Of Man on October 10, 2022.
Learn more about tour dates, click here
- source : BBC Radio 2