Will Youngs first book By Public Demand was a best seller and now, more than one year on, Virgin is proud to be the new publisher of this, the latest intimate portrait of one of the UKs most popular solo singing stars. The release of his new album Fridays Child for Christmas 2003 and in particular the opening single Leave Right Now marked a very definite escalation in the success story of the first Pop Idol winner. Both records went straight to No 1 in the UK charts, making his chart tally so far five number one hits.
Will has cleverly used the springboard of his Pop Idol success and has worked hard on his songwriting skills as well as his vocal technique: the result has truly surprised his fans as well as the nations pop pundits and radio DJs. He has added to his television based popularity a whole new stratum of respect for his jazz and soul vocal stylings and the positivity of his philosophy as seen in his very personal lyrics. All of which makes him even more interesting to the book buyer.
On Camera: Off Duty is a unique and revealing glimpse of both the private man and the public star, covering his memories of the Brits (where he won the Best British Breakthrough Act award), his trips to the USA, and both his live touring and his appearance on The Royal Variety Show, as well as taking a look at his fitness regime, his individual style and his thoughts on fame and relationships. Exclusively filled with Wills own photographs this is a must buy for every one of his millions of dedicated fans as well as for anyone interested in the workings of the pop world in which he lives, and in which he is so very successful