Jealousy (Will Young song)

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Single by Will Young
from the album Echoes
Released 19 August 2011
Format digital download
Recorded 2010/2011
Genre Dance-pop
Length 4:04 (Album Version)
3:14 (Radio Edit)
Label Sony BMG
Songwriter(s) Will Young, Kish Mauve
Producer(s) Richard X
Will Young singles chronology
"Hopes & Fears"
"Come On"

"Hopes & Fears"
"Come On"

"Jealousy" is a song by the British singer Will Young. It was released in August 2011 as the first single from his album Echoes which was released on the same day. The single gave Young his first UK Top 5 hit in five years (since "All Time Love" in 2006 which reached number three).

The song won the PopJustice's Twenty Quid Music Prize 2012.[1]


The Guardian described "Jealousy" as 'a stately, radio-friendly slice of polite dance music with a fantastic vocal.'[2] Entertainment Focus called the track "simply stunning."[3]


The song received its first radio play on BBC Radio 2 on 11 July 2011.

Music video[edit]

The video for "Jealousy" was directed by Diamond Dogs and tells the story of impossible love[4] where Young is 'lusting for an otherwise engaged man.'[5] It was first released onto YouTube on 29 July 2011 featuring an album version edit of the song at a total length of three minutes and nineteen seconds.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Digital Download
1."Jealousy" (Radio Edit)3:14
2."Jealousy" (Moto Blanco Radio Mix)3:31
3."Jealousy" (Moto Blanco Club Mix)7:23
4."Jealousy" (The Alias Radio Edit)4:24
5."Jealousy" (The Alias Club Mix) 

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
Hungary (Rádiós Top 40)[7] 35
Ireland (IRMA)[8] 23
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[9] 4
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[10] 5

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format
United Kingdom 19 August 2011[11] Digital download


  1. ^ "And it FEEEEEEEELS like victory - Popjustice". Popjustice.
  2. ^ Michael Cragg. "New music: Will Young – Jealousy". the Guardian.
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Music Is My King Size Bed".
  5. ^ "Will Young: 'Jealousy'". Digital Spy.
  6. ^ Will Young - Jealousy. YouTube. 29 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Rádiós Top 40 játszási lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége.
  8. ^ "Chart Track: Week 34, 2011". Irish Singles Chart.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  10. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. ^ Jealousy - Single by Will Young iTunes