Please Don't Go

Album: Yet to be titled (2016)
Charted: 50

Songfacts®:

  • Joel Adams is an Australian pop-soul singer-songwriter who first gained recognition in 2012 when at the age of 15 he took part in the X Factor Australia under his birth name of Joel Goncalves. He was eliminated during bootcamp stage, but was recognized as a promising and talented singer. Adams subsequently started posting weekly song covers on his social media accounts which saw him gain a fan base of over two million followers.
  • This is Adams' debut single. The song charted all over the world, proving especially successful in Sweden where it peaked at #6 and Norway at #11.
  • Adams wrote the song when he was 15 and still at school. He recalled to Girl.com.au:

    "I remember it was performance week and each student had to write an original song and sing it for the class, but I had totally forgotten. So I grabbed a guitar, sat down on some stairs about an hour before it was my go and just started frantically strumming chords and came up with all the melodies in about 12 minutes and then went in a few minutes later and pretty much winged it! I ended up finishing the song after that night and kind of kept it in my pocket until the right time came to jump in the studio and produce it."

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