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Years & Years to become “an Olly solo project”

By | Published on Friday 19 March 2021

Years & Years

Years & Years have announced that the band is now “an Olly [Alexander] solo project”. Which you possibly thought it was anyway. Although bassist Mikey Goldsworthy will continue to perform at the outfit’s live shows.

“This upcoming new album has been an Olly endeavour and we’ve decided that Years & Years will continue as an Olly solo project”, says a statement posted on social media. “The three of us are still good friends. Mikey will be part of the Y&Y family and play with us live and Emre [Türkmen] will focus on being a writer/producer”.

The statement also confirmed that new Years & Years music will be arriving this spring.

Emre Türkmen has previously released solo music as Exit Kid. Alexander, meanwhile, as well as making new Years & Years music on his own, has recently been seen starring in Channel 4 series ‘It’s A Sin’. The most recent Y&Y release was a cover of the Pet Shop Boys song from which that series takes its name: