Louise McCabe’s The Runner Up. A play about the glory of being the runner-up. About being a loser. We struggle. We lose. We make mistakes and look bad. Our dreams fall apart. And what do we do next? We laugh and get on with it!

The Upside News caught up with JPY at home in the idyllic surrounds of Lake Macquarie to speak with him about his upcoming Vanda & Young Songbook tour and his relationship with, arguably, Australia’s greatest ever songwriting duo.