Losing Myself

Album: Echoes (2011)
Charted: 70

Songfacts®:

  • This is the third single off Will Young's fifth studio album, Echoes. The song was co-written by Young along with Belgium-born French-based musician Pascal Gabriel, whose first commercial success was co-writing and producing S'Express' 1988 #1 hit "Theme From S'Express." The single was released on March 18, 2012.
  • The video sees Young trailed by lookalikes, who mimic his every move and are meant represent his inner demons following him. The singer joked that he picked up the routine's complex choreography in "about an hour", before adding: "And then it went on for another three days!"

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