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John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

John Paul Young’s Love Is In The Air Graces Will & Grace

by Paul Cashmere on April 9, 2019

in News

The producers of hit sitcom ‘Will & Grace’ have used John Paul Young’s Australian classic ‘Love Is In The Air’ for the season finale episode based around Jack’s wedding.

In the finale ‘Jack’s Big Gay Wedding’ Jack married Estefan at the airport in New York after their flight to Spain is cancelled. ‘Love Is In The Air’ is the soundtrack to the finale scene in the show.

“Our first song as husband and husband,” Jack says as John Paul Young’s classic hit soars.

‘Love Is In The Air’ was written by John’s producers Harry Vanda and George Young (The Easybeats/Flash & The Pan). Young released the song in Australia in April, 1978. It reached no 3 in Australia in 1978 and again in 1992 when it was used in the movie ‘Strictly Ballroom’.

‘Love Is In The Air’ has also been recorded by Tom Jones (1979) and Gary Barlow (1989).

As well as Australia, ‘Love Is In The Air’ was a hit for John Paul Young in Austria (no 3), Belguim (no 3), Canada (no 26), Netherlands (no 9), Germany (no 3), Ireland (no 5), New Zealand (no 8), Norway (no 2), South Africa (no 2), Sweden (no 2), Switzerland (no 5), UK (no 5), USA (no 7).

John Paul Young is part of the 2019 Apia Good Times tour with Russell Morris, Joe Camilleri, Vika & Linda, Brian Cadd, Kate Ceberano and Ross Wilson.

Thursday 16 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Bunbury Entertainment Centre | Bunbury, WA

Friday 17 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Perth Concert Hall | Perth, WA

Saturday 18 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Thebarton Theatre | Adelaide, SA

Sunday 19 May
The Abbey | Canberra, ACT

Friday 24 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Geelong Performing Arts Centre | Geelong, VIC

Saturday 25 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Palais Theatre | Melbourne, VIC

Sunday 26 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Ulumbarra Theatre | Bendigo, VIC

Thursday 30 May
APIA Good Times Tour
Empire Theatre | Toowoomba, QLD

Friday 31 May
APIA Good Times Tour
QPAC Concert Hall | Brisbane, QLD

Sunday 1 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Twin Towns| Tweed Heads, NSW

Sunday 2 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Twin Towns | Tweed Heads, NSW

Friday 7 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Wrest Point Entertainment Centre | Hobart, TAS

Saturday 8 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Princess Theatre | Launceston, TAS

Thursday 13 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Civic Theatre | Newcastle, NSW

Friday 14 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Enmore Theatre | Sydney, NSW

Saturday 15 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Anita’s Theatre | Thirroul, NSW

Sunday 16 June
APIA Good Times Tour
Theatre Centre | Canberra, ACT

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