David Young

David Young

Born in 1949 in London. From the 60s on, he plays with numerous bands, and works as live-mixer with artists such as Country Joe McDonald, The Incredible String Band, David Bowie and Duke Ellington.

The 1970s lead him to New York, where he studies sound engineering and becomes a collaborator of former Velvet Underground member John Cale. He plays in John Cale's band from 1980 to 1985, and co-produces four of his albums.

In 1987 he moves back to London, where he produces with John Cale the album "Try to be Mensch" by Berlin band Element of Crime. Since then, David Young collaborates with the band as producer, and since 1993 as live-guitarist. He also works as producer for other artists, such as Alexander Veljanow (Deine Lakaien) or "La Nouvelle Polyphonie Corse". In 2002, he replaces Christian Hartje as permanent bass guitar player for Element of Crime.
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David Young Discography Tracks


TC-1396 Various A Far-Off War Various - Tough Poems For Tough People(LP) Caedmon Records TC-1396 US 1972 Sell This Version
SHO796 Various I'm OK Various - shout!(CD, Promo) Connell Communications, Inc. SHO796 US 1996 Sell This Version
none Various Appassionata Various - The Chicago Music Scene(CD, Album) "Big Chicago" Records none US 2007 Sell This Version
none Artists Speak Out for Women Phoenix Rising Artists Speak Out for Women - Arise Above Abuse(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2015 Sell This Version


NC0496D Various Tow Hearts Various - New Country Volume 3 Number 4(CD, Comp) New Country NC0496D US 1996 Sell This Version
PCD-23983 Various Down Younder Various - Free Soul. The Classic Of Mainstream(CD, Comp) P-Vine Records PCD-23983 Japan 2007 Sell This Version


PARQUETCOMP010 Solee The Black Smoke Solee - Re:Cognition Volume Three(File, MP3, Mixed, 320 + 22xFile, MP3, Comp, 320) Parquet Recordings PARQUETCOMP010 Germany 2011