Friday's child


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Friday’s child

loving and giving. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 309]
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But the woe went from Friday's child and we are now loving and giving and feel sorry for Wednesday's woe child.
The predominately female crowd enjoyed Friday's Child and were treated to a great blues version of Tears For Fears' Everybody Wants To Rule The World.
Songs such as Changes, Friday's Child and Who Am I got the crowd singing along.
Most of the songs were from his latest album and its predecessor, Friday's Child. When he sang his old hit, Light My Fire, the audience excitedly sang along, clearly impressed that there was something for the long-haul fans.
The singer has established himself as a leading light in UK music with hits like Leave Right Now, while his album Friday's Child went quadruple platinum.
Much of 2005 hasn't been a holiday - the 26-year-old has been working on Keep On with producer Steve Lipson, with whom he collaborated on his previous album, Friday's Child, and various other musicians, including respected producer Nitin Sawhney.
He also went to Zimbabwe and Malawi at the beginning of the year, taking some time out after having done three tours in support of Friday's Child, and filming his first film role in the forthcoming Mrs Henderson Presents, alongside Dame Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins.
Much of 2005 hasn't been a holiday - the 26-year-old has been working on Keep On with producer Steve Lipson, with whom he col-laborated on his previous album, Friday's Child, and various other musicians, including respected producer Nitin Sawhney .
His second album, Friday's Child, continued in the same vein, producing a string of top five singles.
Topping the bill is Brit award winner and original Pop Idol Will Young, whose new single Friday's Child entered the charts at Number Four.
His set, while peppered with hits - Evergreen (stripped down bare on this occasion in a wonderfully soft, acoustic version), Light My Fire and the new single Friday's Child - displayed the trademarks of a free-thinking, comfortable musician who can't believe his luck.
His just-released follow-up, Friday's Child, with its solid gold single, "Leave Right Now," is sure to make the singer-songwriter catch fire stateside.