years and years

Music

do we really live in the year 20gayteen?

Queer visibility in pop is at its brightest, but something is amiss.
Alim Kheraj
5.14.18
Music

a post-apocalyptic pop banger from years & years and the best of new music friday

Your weekly recommended listening.
Frankie Dunn
3.9.18
News

olly alexander to release documentary on gay mental health

The film will be part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia lineup.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.25.17
News

​converse collect all the cool kids for new chuck taylor film

Winnie Harlow, Vince Staples, Years and Years’ Olly Alexander, Millie Bobby Brown, Yara Shahidi, Rejjie Snow and loads more capture the enduring style of Chuck Taylors in the new campaign.
i-D Staff
3.10.17
Music

listen to olly alexander's heartbreaking cover of joni mitchell's both sides, now

The Years & Years frontman and actual angel selected the song for CALM's Torch Songs initiative, which aims to prevent male suicide by celebrating the life-affirming power of music.
Hannah Ongley
11.22.16
Music

ryan heffington choreographs olly alexander in new years & years video

Directed by Matt Lambert and choreographed by serial Sia collaborator Ryan Heffington, Olly Alexander is super-charged with magical queer energy in the just dropped music video for Worship.
Francesca Dunn
6.30.16
Music

years & years' olly alexander tells glastonbury to “shove a rainbow in fear’s face”

'I'm here, I'm queer and yes, sometimes I am afraid. But I am never ashamed.'
Matthew Whitehouse
6.27.16
Music

daydreams and nightmares with future star, mabel

Seeing this one perform in Brighton last weekend was a definite highlight of The Great Escape Festival. With her mum proudly watching from the back of the room, Mabel showed off her growing confidence and stole hearts left, right and centre.
Frankie Dunn
5.27.16
Music

could there be a stormzy x years & years collaboration?

A Twitter love-in that started with Adele and Stormzy has ended up with the grime star planning to link up with our favourite pop band.
Ryan White
4.11.16
Music

years & years' olly alexander speaks out about body image issues

In a Facebook live event, the singer shared that he struggled with body image and eating issues from a young age.
Lula Ososki
4.11.16
Music

olly alexander of years & years on his queer-positive new video

Take a look behind-the-scenes at Years & Years' Desire video ft. Tove Lo, as we speak to lead singer Olly about the video, the realities of being a gay musician in 2016, and where the industry needs to go next.
Ryan White
3.16.16
Music

six male musicians and the female musicians that inspire them

To celebrate International Women's Day, we asked some of our favourite musical men to tell us all about the women artists past and present that provide them with eternal inspiration. Whose story does Stormzy understand? Who has caused Olly Alexander a...
Francesca Dunn
3.8.16
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