Two artists are known as Paul Young, both from the United Kingdom: 1) the former member of Q-Tips who established a successful solo career in the 1980s 2) the former lead singer of Sad Café who later enjoyed further success sharing lead vocal duties with Paul Carrack in Mike & The Mechanics 1. Paul Young born Paul Antony Young on 17 January 1956 in Luton, Bedfordshire) is an English pop musician. Young was in Q-Tips before going solo in 1982. Young's biggest worldwide hit followed in 1985 with a version of Daryl Hall's "Everytime You Go Away". The song reached #1 on the U.S. pop charts.