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Will Young dedicates Joni Mitchell song to Mickey Mouse

Singer pulls out all his hits

Will Young played an early evening slot at today’s (August 17) V Festival

The pop singer, who has been a regular on the festival circuit over the summer, took to the Virgin Mobile Union stage to thunderous applause.

Wearing a beige trilby hat and Mickey Mouse jumper, Young was backed by full band, including a duo of male and female singers, for his lively, jazz infused set – which saw him dancing all over the stage.

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The crowd clapped and danced along for the whole gig which included hits such as ‘Your Game’ and ‘Changes’.

Then just before playing his new track, ‘Grace’, Young, referring to his jumper, joked “I’m very sweaty underneath here.”

The crowd cheered in response before Young launching into his next song, a cover of Joni Mitchell‘s ‘Help Me’, and said: “It’s dedicated to Mickey.”

Young closed on his biggest anthem, ‘Leave Right Now’, to more loud applause.

Keep checking NME.COM for the latest news, pictures, videos and blogs live from both V Festival Chelmsford and V Festival Staffordshire all weekend.

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