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George Michael

George Michael in concert in Netherlands in 4 November 2006.
Background information
Birth name Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou
Born 25 June 1963 (1963-06-25) (age 46)
Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
Genres Pop Rock, dance-pop, Blue eyed soul
Occupations Musician, producer
Instruments Vocals, multiple instruments
Years active 1980–present
Labels Columbia, DreamWorks, Virgin, Epic, Sony, Polydor
Associated acts Wham!, Band Aid, Mutya Buena
Website GeorgeMichael.com
Notable instruments
Piano
John Lennon model "Z" Steinway [1]
George Michael, born as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (Greek: Γεώργιος Κυριάκος Παναγιώτου, 25 June 1963) is a two-time Grammy Award winning English[2] singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1980s, when he formed the pop duo Wham! along with his school friend Andrew Ridgeley. .His first solo single, Careless Whisper was released when he was still in the duo and sold about six million copies worldwide.^ Five Live sold an estimated 5 million copies worldwide.

^ The album has sold over 29 million copies worldwide.
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^ The album has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.
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.He has sold over 100 million records worldwide as of 2010, encompassing 7 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 8 US #1 singles, and 1 US #1 album.^ He has sold over 100 million records worldwide as of 2008, [4] encompassing 12 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums.
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^ Over his career he has sold an estimated 80 million albums worldwide.
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^ The album has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.
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[4] .His 1987 debut solo album, Faith has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.^ Five Live sold an estimated 5 million copies worldwide.

^ His biggest commercial success to date was in 1987 with his debut solo album "Faith" which has sold to date well over the 20 million mark worldwide.

^ The album has sold over 29 million copies worldwide.
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[5] In 2004, Radio Academy named Michael as the most played artist on British radio between the period of 1984-2004.[6]
.The documentary A Different Story was released in 2005, it covered his personal life and professional career.^ The intro was originally meant for a different song which ended up never being released, "A New Life Is Born".
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^ With the success of his solo releases 'Careless Whisper' (1984) and 'A Different Corner' (1986) stories of an impending Wham!

^ I'm 10-12 years into life as an out gay man and I'm a different person.
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[7] .In 2006, George Michael announced his first tour in 15 years.^ This was Michael's first tour of North America in 17 years.
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^ George Michael: I’ve been an admirer for years.

^ In 2006, George Michael started his first tour in 15 years, 25 Live.
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.25 Live tour was a massive, worldwide undertaking by Michael that spanned three individual tours over the course of three years (2006, 2007, and 2008).^ In 2006, George Michael started his first tour in 15 years, 25 Live.
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^ On May 12, 2007 in Coimbra, Portugal, he began the European "25 Live Stadium Tour 2007", including London and Athens, and ending on 4 August 2007 in Belfast, UK. There were 29 tour dates (as of 21 April 2007) across Europe.
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^ Wham!'s tour of China in April 1985, the first visit to China by a Western pop act, generated enormous worldwide media coverage, much of it centered on Michael.

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Early life

.Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in East Finchley, North London [9][10].^ Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou was born in 1963 to a Greek Cypriot restaurateur father and an English dancer mother.
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^ Michael spent the majority of his childhood in North London, a typical place for Greek Cypriot in the 1980s, living in the home his parents bought soon after his birth.
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^ Michael, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in north London, wore a baseball cap and buried his head in a video monitor as actors dressed as police dragged a struggling man out of the public toilet and into a van.

.His father was Kyriacos Panayiotou, a Greek Cypriot restaurateur who moved to England in the 1950s and changed his name to Jack Panos.^ Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou was born in 1963 to a Greek Cypriot restaurateur father and an English dancer mother.
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^ His father was Kyriacos Panayiotou, a Greek Cypriot restaurateur who moved to England in the 1950s and changed his name to Jack Panos.
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^ Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (Greek: ) (born 25 June 1963), best known as George Michael , is a two-time Grammy Award winning, English [2] singer-songwriter, who has had a career as frontman of the duo Wham!
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[11] .Michael's mother, Lesley Angold Harrison, was an English dancer who died from cancer in 1997. His maternal grandmother was Jewish.^ His maternal grandmother was Jewish.
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^ Michael's mother, Lesley Angold Harrison, was an English dancer who died from cancer in 1997.
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^ In 1997, Michael was deal another devastating blow when his beloved mother died of cancer.

.Michael spent the majority of his childhood in North London, a typical place for Greek Cypriots in the 1980s, living in the home his parents bought soon after his birth.^ He spent the majority of his childhood in North London, living in the home his parents bought shortly after his birth.

^ Michael spent the majority of his childhood in North London, a typical place for Greek Cypriot in the 1980s, living in the home his parents bought soon after his birth.
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^ The gig performed by George Michael prior to this highly profitable Moscow event was a free gig for nurses in North London.

.During his early teens, the family moved to Radlett and Michael attended Bushey Meads School.^ During his early teens, the family moved to Radlett and Michael attended Bushey Meads School.
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^ In his early teens, the family moved to Radlett and Michael attended Bushey Meads School.

^ Michael met Andrew Ridgeley at Bushey Meads School when Ridgeley volunteered to tutor Michael.
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Once in Radlett he attended violin lessons with Gwen Johnson whom he invited to the final Wham! concert at Wembley.
.Michael met Andrew Ridgeley at Bushey Meads School when Ridgeley volunteered to tutor Michael.^ Michael met Andrew Ridgeley at Bushey Meads School when Ridgeley volunteered to tutor Michael.
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^ During his early teens, the family moved to Radlett and Michael attended Bushey Meads School.
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^ Andrew Ridgeley in 1981 that success came for Michael.

.The two both had the same career ambition of being musicians.^ The two both had the same career ambition of being musicians.
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[12]
.He began his involvement in the music business as a DJ playing youth clubs and local schools around Bushey, Stanmore and Watford; this was followed by the formation of a short-lived ska band called The Executive with Ridgeley, Ridgeley's brother Paul, Andrew Leaver, and David Mortimer (aka David Austin).^ He began his career by forming a short-lived ska band called The Executive with his best friends Andrew Ridgeley, Paul Ridgeley, Andrew Leaver and David Mortimer (aka David Austin).

^ He began his career by forming a short-lived ska band called The Executive with Ridgeley, Ridgeley's brother Paul, Andrew Leaver, and David Mortimer (aka David Austin).
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^ Its original video had a short butch woman demolishing the house (Mount Merrion House, in Dublin) where the band is playing.
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[citation needed].

Musical career

Wham!

.It was not until Michael formed the duo Wham!^ It wasn't until he formed the duo Wham!

^ It was not until Michael formed the duo Wham!
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together with .Andrew Ridgeley in 1981 that he was successful.^ Andrew Ridgeley in 1981 that success came for Michael.

^ Andrew Ridgeley in 1981 that he was successful.
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The band's first album, Fantastic scored #1 in the UK and produced a series of top 10 singles including "Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do?)" and "Club Tropicana". Their second album, Make It Big, was the breakthrough that made the duo international superstars, scoring #1 on the charts in the US. Singles from that album included "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go", "Freedom", "Everything She Wants", and "Careless Whisper", the latter of which also became Michael's first solo effort as a single.
.Michael also sang on the original Band Aid recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas" and donated the profits from "Last Christmas/Everything She Wants" to the charity.^ In 1984, he sang as part of Band Aid on the charity song 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

^ Michael donated the royalties from "Last Christmas" to Band Aid and subsequently sang with Elton John at Live Aid (the Band Aid charity concert) in 1985.
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^ Michael also sang on the original Band Aid recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas" and donated the profits from "Last Christmas/Everything She Wants" to the charity.
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.In addition, he contributed background vocals to David Cassidy's 1985 hit "The Last Kiss", as well as Elton John's 1985 successes "Nikita" and "Wrap Her Up". In an exclusive foray into popular journalism, in 1985 Michael also interviewed David Cassidy for David Litchfield's legendary Ritz Newspaper.^ In addition, he added background vocals to David Cassidy's 1985 hit 'The Last Kiss,' as well as Elton John's 1985 hits 'Nikita' and 'Wrap Her Up.'

^ In an exclusive foray into popular journalism, in 1985 Michael also interviewed David Cassidy for David Litchfield's legendary Ritz Newspaper.
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^ In addition, he contributed background vocals to David Cassidy's 1985 hit "The Last Kiss", as well as Elton John's 1985 successes "Nikita" and "Wrap Her Up".
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.Wham!'s tour of China in April 1985, the first visit to China by a Western popular music act, generated enormous worldwide media coverage, much of it centered on Michael.^ Wham!'s tour of China in April 1985, the first visit to China by a Western popular music act, generated enormous worldwide media coverage, much of it centered on Michael.
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^ To ask too much about the music becomes an act of intrusion, voyeurism even.
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.The tour was documented by celebrated film director Lindsay Anderson and producer Martin Lewis in their film Foreign Skies: Wham!^ The tour was documented by celebrated film director Lindsay Anderson and producer Martin Lewis in their film Foreign Skies: Wham!
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^ The tour was documented by celebrated film director Lindsay Anderson and producer Martin Lewis in their film "Foreign Skies: Wham!

.In China
and contributed to Michael's ever-increasing fame.^ In China and contributed to Michael's ever-increasing fame.
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^ In China" and contributed to Michael's ever-widening fame.

^ And then there's Michael's own contribution to his fame – or infamy.
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.With the success of Michael's solo singles, "Careless Whisper" (1984) and "A Different Corner" (1986), rumours of an impending termination of Wham!^ The single was also the first Michael had recorded as a solo artist which he had not written himself.
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^ Their second album, Make It Big , was the breakthrough that made the duo international superstars, scoring #1 on the charts in the US. Singles from that album included "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go", "Freedom", "Everything She Wants", and "Careless Whisper", the latter of which also became Michael's first solo effort as a single.
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^ A Different Corner (Uma Esquina Diferente) (12", Single) .
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intensified. .The duo officially separated during the summer of 1986 after releasing a farewell single, "The Edge Of Heaven" and a singles compilation, The Final, plus a sell-out concert at Wembley Stadium that included the world premiere of the China film.^ 'Edge Of Heaven', an album, plus a sell-out concert at Wembley Stadium that included the world premiere of the China film.

^ The duo officially separated during the summer of 1986 after releasing a farewell single, "The Edge Of Heaven" and a singles compilation, The Final , plus a sell-out concert at Wembley Stadium that included the world premiere of the China film.
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^ So much so that when he releases a DVD of his recent world tour and new Christmas single, as he is about to, it is big news.
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The Wham! partnership ended officially with the commercially unsuccessful single "Where Did Your Heart Go?", which reached #1 on the UK chart in November 1986.

Solo career

.George Michael desired to create music for a more sophisticated audience than the duo's primarily teenage fanbase.^ George Michael desired to create music targeted to a more sophisticated audience than the duo's primarily teenage fanbase, and the first step of his solo career, in early 1987, was a duet with soul music icon Aretha Franklin.

^ George Michael desired to create music for a more sophisticated audience than the duo's primarily teenage fanbase.
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^ Following the massive worldwide commercial success of Faith , for this album Michael tried to create a new reputation for himself as a serious-minded artist — the title is an indication of his desire to be taken more seriously as a songwriter.
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.The beginning of his solo career, during early 1987, was a duet with soul music icon Aretha Franklin.^ The beginning of his solo career, during early 1987, was a duet with soul music icon Aretha Franklin .
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^ George Michael desired to create music targeted to a more sophisticated audience than the duo's primarily teenage fanbase, and the first step of his solo career, in early 1987, was a duet with soul music icon Aretha Franklin.

^ Main article: Faith (George Michael album) During the autumn of 1987 Michael released his first solo album, Faith .
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."I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" was a one-off project that helped Michael achieve an ambition by singing with one of his favourite artists, and it scored number one on both the UK Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 upon its release.^ Hot 100 singles chart  Posted on January the 20th.

^ The song, 'I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)' was a one-off project which helped Michael achieve an ambition by singing with one of his favourite artists, and it reached number one in both the UK Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 upon its release.

^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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.For Michael, it became his third consecutive solo number-one in the UK from three releases, after 1984's "Careless Whisper" (though the single was actually from the Wham!^ With the success of his solo releases 'Careless Whisper' (1984) and 'A Different Corner' (1986) stories of an impending Wham!

^ For Michael, it became his third consecutive solo number-one in the UK from three releases, after 1984's "Careless Whisper" (though the single was actually from the Wham!
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^ This single became the band's only one to reach number 1 on the charts, though a decade after it was originally released.
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album ."Make It Big") and 1986's "A Different Corner". The single was also the first Michael had recorded as a solo artist which he had not written himself.^ The single was also the first Michael had recorded as a lead artist which he had not written himself, with the exception of his turn in the Band Aid charity project of 1984.

^ The song is one of Osbourne's first two singles as a solo artist following his expulsion from Black Sabbath (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Sabbath).
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^ This is Ozzy's first solo album; and one of the two studio albums he recorded before Rhoads's death in March 1982 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1982).
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.The co-writer, Simon Climie, was unknown at the time, although he would have success as a performer with the band Climie Fisher in 1988. With this song, Michael won a Grammy Award during 1988 for Best R&B Performance - Duo or Group with Vocal.^ The co-writer, Simon Climie, was unknown at the time, although he would have success as a performer with the band Climie Fisher in 1988.
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^ The co-writer, Simon Climie, was an unknown at the time, although he would go on to have success as a performer with 'Climie Fisher' in 1988.

^ The exact identity of the song's subject - and the nature of George/Anselmo relationship - was shrouded in innuendo at the time, however, as Michael had not confirmed his homosexuality and did not do so until 1998.

Faith

.During the autumn of 1987 Michael released his first solo album, Faith.^ The first single released from the album Faith was "I Want Your Sex," during the summer of 1987.
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^ Main article: Faith (George Michael album) During the autumn of 1987 Michael released his first solo album, Faith .
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^ George Michael desired to create music targeted to a more sophisticated audience than the duo's primarily teenage fanbase, and the first step of his solo career, in early 1987, was a duet with soul music icon Aretha Franklin.

.In addition to playing a large number of instruments on the album, he wrote and produced every track on the recording, except for one, which he co-wrote.^ In addition to playing a large number of instruments on the album, he wrote and produced every track on the recording, except for one, which he co-wrote.
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^ It’s always an interesting event when MC drops a record but this one feels like it should put Mariah back in play in a big way.

^ Although Dio never played a musical instrument on any Rainbow album, he is credited with writing and arranging the music with Blackmore in addition to writing all the lyrics himself.
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.The first single released from the album was "I Want Your Sex," during the summer of 1987. The song was banned by many radio stations in the UK and USA, due to its sexually suggestive lyrics.^ The song is the first CD-only single to be released on a global scale.
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^ "Because I Want You", released on March 6, is the first UK single from the album.
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^ The song was banned by many radio stations in the UK and USA, due to its sexually suggestive lyrics.
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.MTV would broadcast the video, featuring celebrity make-up artist Kathy Jeung in a basque and suspenders, only during the late night hours.^ MTV would broadcast the video, featuring celebrity make-up artist Kathy Jeung in a basque and suspenders, only during the late night hours.
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^ In 2002, several years after the major controversy concerning the release of the song, the music video was featured at #3 on MTV's countdown of the most controversial videos in the channel's history.
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^ The video's also playlisted on Channel [V] International chart in Asia and continues to be featured on MTV Nordic.
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.Michael argued that the act was beautiful if the sex was monogamous.^ Michael argued that the act was beautiful if the sex was monogamous.
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.Michael even recorded a brief prologue for the video in which he said: "This song is not about casual sex."^ (Michael even recorded a brief prologue for the video in which he said 'this song is not about casual sex.'

^ She even said in an interview that “Bad Romance” was about sex slaves.
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^ Michael even recorded a brief prologue for the video in which he said: "This song is not about casual sex."
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.One of the racier scenes involved Michael writing the words "explore monogamy" on his partner's back in lipstick.^ Remember the video you did for "I Want Your Sex," where you wrote the words "explore monogamy" on a woman's back?

.Some radio stations played a toned-down version of the song, "I Want Your Love," which was mainly the word "love" replacing "sex."^ Some people want to tell you to tone it down.

^ Some radio stations played a toned-down version of the song, "I Want Your Love," which was mainly the word "love" replacing "sex."
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^ It's a much nicer place to get some quick and honest sex than standing in a bar, E'd off your tits shouting at somebody and hoping they want the same thing as you do in bed.
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When the tune reached the US charts, American Top 40 host Casey Kasem refused to say the song's title, referring to it only as "the new single by George Michael." In the US, the song was also sometimes listed as "I Want Your Sex (from 'Beverly Hills Cop II')," since the song was featured on the soundtrack of the movie.
.Despite censorship and radio play problems, "I Want Your Sex" reached #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on the week of 8 August 1987. Moreover, the single remained in the Top 10 for six weeks, and the Top 40 for a total of fourteen weeks.^ UK singles chart, spending three weeks at the top spot.

^ Moreover, the single remained in the Top 10 for six weeks and the Top 40 for a total of fourteen weeks, becoming one of the most popular songs of the summer of 1987.

^ Hot 100 singles chart  Posted on January the 20th.

.The song charted at #3 in Britain.^ The song charted at #3 in Britain.
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.In 2002, several years after the major controversy concerning the release of the song, the music video was featured at #3 on MTV's countdown of the most controversial videos in the channel's history.^ In 2002, several years after the major controversy concerning the release of the song, the music video was featured at #3 on MTV's countdown of the most controversial videos in the channel's history.
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^ The song was lyrically a basic, animalistic plea from Michael for sexual activity with an individual, and musically it was the most upbeat record he had released since Faith almost five years previously.
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^ MTV would broadcast the video, featuring celebrity make-up artist Kathy Jeung in a basque and suspenders, only during the late night hours.
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.The second single, "Faith," was released during October 1987, just a few weeks before the album.^ The second single, 'Faith' was released in October 1987, just a few weeks before the album.

^ The first single released from the album Faith was "I Want Your Sex," during the summer of 1987.
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^ The second single, "Faith," was released during October 1987, just a few weeks before the album.
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."Faith" would go on to become one of his most popular songs.^ 'Faith' would go on to become one of his most popular and enduring songs, as well as being the most simplistic in its production.

^ Moreover, the single remained in the Top 10 for six weeks and the Top 40 for a total of fourteen weeks, becoming one of the most popular songs of the summer of 1987.

^ While generally regarded as a romantic song (and, for that matter, one of the most popular slow-dancing songs ever recorded), "Wonderful Tonight"'s genesis was less than starry-eyed lyricism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyrics).
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.The song scored #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA, and #2 in the UK singles chart.^ Hot 100 singles chart  Posted on January the 20th.

^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA and hit #2 in the UK singles chart.

.The famous video provided some definitive images of the 1980s music industry in the process — Michael in shades, leather jacket, cowboy boots, and Levi's jeans, playing a guitar near a classic-design jukebox.^ The famous video provided some definitive images of the 1980s music industry in the process — Michael in shades, leather jacket, cowboy boots, and Levi's jeans, playing a guitar near a classic-design jukebox.
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^ A famous video was made which provided some definitive images of the 1980s music industry in the process - Michael in shades, leather jacket and a particularly memorable pair of tight Levis jeans and cowboy boots, playing a guitar near a classic-design jukebox.

^ Despite never attaining the commercial visibility that some of his contemporaries did, Beck has gained widespread critical acclaim, especially in the guitar playing community.
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."Faith" scored #1 on 12 December, and maintained that score for four consecutive weeks.^ 'Faith' reached #1 on December 12, and remained there for four consecutive weeks, easily becoming the longest running chart-topper of 1987.

^ In the United States, the album also had impressive staying power, with 51 non-consecutive weeks inside the Billboard 200 Top 10, including an impressive 12 weeks at #1.

.The album scored #1 in the UK and in several markets worldwide.^ The album scored #1 in the UK and in several markets worldwide.
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^ The band has had numerous hit albums in the UK, US, and worldwide, and has seen several additional musicians come and go, and they remain active even as of 2006, with UK and US tours scheduled.
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^ The band's first album, Fantastic scored #1 in the UK and produced a series of top 10 singles including "Wham Rap!
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In the United States, the album had 51 non-consecutive weeks of Billboard 200 Top 10 scores, including 12 weeks at #1. "Faith" had many successes, four of which ("Faith," "Father Figure," "One More Try," and "Monkey") scored #1.
.Eventually, "Faith" scored Diamond certification by the RIAA for sales of 10 million copies in the US. To date, global sales of Faith are more than 20 million units.^ By the end of 1988 "Faith" had 7x platinum status; eventually, it reached Diamond certification by the RIAA for sales of 10 million in the USA. To date, global sales of 'Faith' are over 20 million.

^ The album was recorded at Escape Studios, in Kent (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent), United Kingdom (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom) and is the band's biggest selling album to date, having sold two million copies worldwide.
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^ Of course, radioactive bomb is far more dangerous to planet earth than global warming.
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Faith World Tour

.During 1988, Michael embarked on a world tour.^ During 1988, Michael embarked on a world tour.
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^ The album was recorded live over several German and Japanese dates in late 1976 during the Rising world tour.
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^ During 1991 George Michael embarked in the "Cover to Cover Tour" in Japan, England, the US, and Brazil, where he performed at the "Rock in Rio" event.
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.The nightly set list included from the Wham!^ The nightly set list included from the Wham!
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^ The 2-CD set contained 26 tracks, including 4 recorded with Wham!
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^ CD and limited edition 3CD. The 2-CD set contains 26 tracks, including 4 recorded with Wham!

era "Everything She Wants" and "I'm Your Man", as well as covers of "Lady Marmalade" or "Play That Funky Music." In Los Angeles, California, Michael was joined on stage by Aretha Franklin for "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)."
.That same year, he sang backing vocals for long-time friend and Wham!^ That same year, he sang backing vocals for long-time friend and Wham!
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^ On the first of October of the same year, Peter was in the room talking with two of her sisters, when he felt the same symptoms of fainting and was disagreement for some time.
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bass player Deon Estus on "Heaven Help Me." The song, written by both artists, just missed scoring in the British top 40, but scored #5 in the United States.
.According to Michael in his film, A Different Story, success did not make him happy, and he started to think there was something wrong in being an idol for millions of teenage girls.^ According to Michael in his film, A Different Story , success did not make him happy, and he started to think there was something wrong in being an idol for millions of teenage girls.
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^ Conscious of being a massive celebrity and possibly a gay man, he started to think there was something wrong in being a sex idol for milions of teenage girls; beside that, the whole 'Faith?

^ Did I write something about Jesus in there?
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.The whole Faith process (promotion, videos, tour, awards) left him exhausted, lonely and frustrated, and far from his friends and family.^ After talking with her and her family and friends, Alex and Frank left the section.

.During 1990, he told his record company Sony that he did not want to do those kinds of promotions anymore.^ But if I had to choose right now which one I think it was, I would say she is allowing record companies and those with deep occult understanding to tell her what to do and how to look.
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^ They know the true power of ancient esoteric teachings and rituals… yet they own part of their record company and do what they want.
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^ But they government told his family it was some kind of fantastic school and they wanted my grandpa’s brother.
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.Listen Without Prejudice Vol.^ George Michael Listen Without Prejudice "" "" .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (CD, Album) .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (Album) ◄ (17 versions) .
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Listen Without Prejudice Vol. .1 was released in September 1990. For this album Michael tried to create a new reputation for himself as a serious-minded artist — the title is an indication of his desire to be taken more seriously as a songwriter.^ Following the massive worldwide commercial success of Faith , for this album Michael tried to create a new reputation for himself as a serious-minded artist — the title is an indication of his desire to be taken more seriously as a songwriter.
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^ Among Michael's complaints was that Sony had not completely supported the release of his previous album, resulting in its poor performance in the US as compared to Faith .
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^ Following "Fastlove" Michael finally released Older , his first studio album in six years and only the third of his solo career, even though Wham!
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.Michael refused to make any kind of promotion for this album, including no music videos for the singles released.^ Michael refused to make any kind of promotion for this album, including no music videos for the singles released.

^ Soon afterwards, Michael made a video for his single "Outside" which was obviously based on the public toilet incident and which featured men dressed as policemen kissing.
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^ The second single, 'Faith' was released in October 1987, just a few weeks before the album.

.The first single, "Praying For Time", was released in August 1990. It concerned social ills and injustice; the song was hailed by critics as it reached #6 in the UK and then #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 despite the absence of a video.^ The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA and hit #2 in the UK singles chart.

^ The first single outside of the UK is "Song To Say Goodbye", released on the same date.
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^ The first single was 'Praying For Time', released in August 1990; it was a dark and sombre reflection on social ills and injustice; the song was hailed by critics as it peaked at n.

.A video was released shortly thereafter, consisting of the lyrics on a dark background.^ As we will examine in the video, there is also a spiritual meaning to the lyrics where fame equals submitting to the dark, satanic side of the music industry.
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.Michael did not appear on this video or subsequent videos for the album.^ How did foreign photographers know Michael was filming a video in Los Angeles?

^ Michael appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show on 26 May 2004 to promote the album.
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^ Michael refused to make any kind of promotion for this album, including no music videos for the singles released.
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The second single "Waiting For That Day" was an acoustic-heavy single, released as an immediate follow-up to "Praying For Time". It reached #27 in the US and #23 in the UK in October 1990.
.The album reached #2 in the Billboard 200 list, being blocked from the top spot by MC Hammer's Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em For the remainder of 1990 the album remained in the Top 10, and scored a total of 42 weeks inside the entire list.^ Moreover, the single remained in the Top 10 for six weeks, and the Top 40 for a total of fourteen weeks.
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^ The album was another U.S. Top 10 charting album for the band reaching #8 on the Billboard album chart in 1977.
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^ In the United States, the album had 51 non-consecutive weeks of Billboard 200 Top 10 scores, including 12 weeks at #1.
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.In the UK, the album reached #1 for one week.^ Asia's eponymous debut album enjoyed considerable commercial success, spending nine weeks at number one in the U.S. album chart.
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^ It was the only album of George Michael solo not to have reached #1 in the UK Albums Charts.

^ The album become one of the fastest selling albums in the UK , selling over 200000 copies in first week alone.

.It spent a total of 88 weeks on the UK albums charts, and was certified 4 times Platinum by the BPI. The album produced 5 UK singles, which were released quickly, within an eight-month period: "Praying For Time", "Waiting For That Day", "Freedom '90", "Heal The Pain", and "Cowboys And Angels" (the latter being his only single not to chart in the UK top 40).^ UK singles chart, spending three weeks at the top spot.

^ It was the only album of George Michael solo not to have reached #1 in the UK Albums Charts.

^ The album reached #7 in the United States spending 61 weeks on the chart and was certified platinum).
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."Freedom '90" was the only single to be supported by a music video.^ Michael refused to make any kind of promotion for this album, including no music videos for the singles released.

^ All this music and the videos, the only message I get from it is that it’s crap and I dont dwell on it.
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^ Posted by Michael @ 9:47 AM Mon, Jul 14, 2008 The late start was forgiven, only because of 2 encores and the fact that "Freedom 90" was finally performed.

.The song also alludes to the struggles of being a closeted homosexual man, and acted as a catalyst to his effort to end his publishing contract with Sony Music.^ Carey was married to Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola in 1993 but that ended in 1998 and in 2001; Carey admitted that she was a virgin until marrying Mottola at the tender age of 23.

^ The intro was originally meant for a different song which ended up never being released, "A New Life Is Born".
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^ His songs expressed his experiences of struggles of everyday life in Jamaica in a way that all could relate to, making his music universally loved.
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.As if to prove the song's sentiment, Michael refused to appear in the video, directed by David Fincher, and instead recruited supermodels Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, and Cindy Crawford to lip-sync.^ As if to prove the song's sentiment, George refused to appear in the video, which was directed by David Fincher, and instead recruited a number of supermodels (including Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz and Cindy Crawford) to mouth the words.

^ The video featured George (sporadically) as a director filming a number of supermodels including Linda Evangelista, Tyra Banks, Beverly Peele, and Nadja Auermann.

^ Michael refused to make any kind of promotion for this album, including no music videos for the singles released.

.It also featured the reduction of his sex symbol status.^ It also featured the reduction of his sex symbol status.
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.The song was a lengthy six and a half minutes long.^ It is one of Queen's longer songs at six and a half minutes.
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^ Freedom '90 was six and half minutes long.

^ The song was somewhat unusual for a pop song in that it does not have a defined chorus and that the single version is nearly five minutes long; 'Fastlove?

The addition of the year to the title was to distinguish it from "Freedom", a #1 hit for Wham! back in 1984. It had contrasting fortunes on each side of the Atlantic — a #8 success on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US (buoyed by heavy rotation of the video on MTV), but only #28 on the UK singles chart.
."Mother's Pride" gained significant radio play in the United States during the first Gulf War during 1991, often with radio stations mixing in callers' tributes to soldiers with the music.^ The track 'Mother's Pride' gained significant airplay in the United States during the first Gulf War in 1991, often with radio stations mixing in callers' tributes to soldiers with the music.

^ "Mother's Pride" gained significant radio play in the United States during the first Gulf War during 1991, often with radio stations mixing in callers' tributes to soldiers with the music.
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^ Some radio stations played a toned-down version of the song, "I Want Your Love," which was mainly the word "love" replacing "sex."
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.It reached #46 on Billboard Hot 100 with only airplay.^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ It reached n.46 on Billboard Hot 100 only with airplay.

^ UK singles chart and n.10 in the Billboard Hot 100, and became 1992's most played record in Europe.

.In the end Listen Without Prejudice Vol.^ Freeek Heal The Pain I Want Your Sex Jesus To A Child Kissing A Fool Listen Without Prejudice Monkey .
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^ However, the corresponding album 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol.

^ In the meantime the expected following album, 'Listen Without Prejudice Vol.

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sold around 8 million copies.^ The Red Hot Chili Peppers have produced nine studio albums which have sold nearly 50 million copies worldwide.
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^ The album has sold in excess of 26 million copies worldwide since its release in late 1986 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986).
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^ The album has sold over 29 million copies worldwide.
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[citation needed]

Red Hot + Dance

.During 1991 George Michael embarked in the "Cover to Cover Tour" in Japan, England, the US, and Brazil, where he performed at the "Rock in Rio" event.^ This passion was born back in those golden days of radio, which gave us George Michael and Jim Nettleton, and so many of you.
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^ George Michael - Cowboys & Angels Ref: 7532 Scarce 1991 UK 2 Track CD Single .
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^ George was a shining star during what many of us believe was the greatest era of Personality Radio.
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In the audience in Rio, he saw and later met Anselmo Feleppa, the man who would become his partner.
The tour was not a proper promotion for .Listen Without Prejudice Vol.^ George Michael Listen Without Prejudice "" "" .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (CD, Album) .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (Album) ◄ (17 versions) .
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. .Rather, it was more about Michael singing his favourite cover songs.^ Got more info about George Michael?
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^ Ra”- though besides human traficking I dont get what it is about the russians- can you give some more info on that song– .
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^ Hence the songs “Gimme More” & “Womanizer” and womanizer isn’t about just a guy who has many women…it’s about the industry…the top dogs… .
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.Among his favourites was "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" a 1974 song by Elton John; Michael and John had performed the song together at the Live Aid concert in 1985, and again on Michael's concert at London's Wembley Arena on 25 March 1991, where the duet was recorded.^ Michael donated the royalties from 'Last Christmas' to Band Aid and subsequently sang with Elton John at Live Aid (the Band Aid charity concert) in 1985.

^ I was also hoping he'd sing his cover of Don't let the Sun Go Down.

^ Between his favourite song there was 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me' a 1974 song by Elton John; George and Elton had performed the song together at the Live Aid concert in 1985, and then again on George's tour at a concert at Wembley Arena, London on March 25, 1991 when Elton John was a surprise guest of George Michael and where the duet was recorded live for a single release.

.The single was released at the end of 1991 and became a success on both sides of the Atlantic.^ The single was released at the end of 1991 and it became a massive hit on both sides of the Atlantic.

^ It was released as a single in the US and Australia with Misty Mountain Hop (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misty_Mountain_Hop) on the B-side, and reached #15 on Billboard and #11 in Australia.
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^ This single became the band's only one to reach number 1 on the charts, though a decade after it was originally released.
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.As successful as the 1974 record had been, it was as a duet that "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" had its greatest success and reached number 1 on the UK singles chart and on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was the only #1 scoring single of the modern era to be recorded at an outdoors venue.^ Hot 100 singles chart  Posted on January the 20th.

^ UK singles chart and n.10 in the Billboard Hot 100, and became 1992's most played record in Europe.

^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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.Proceeds from the single were divided among 10 different charities for children, AIDS, and education.^ The proceeds from the single were divided among 10 different charities for children, AIDS and education.

^ The single was also the first Michael had recorded as a lead artist which he had not written himself, with the exception of his turn in the Band Aid charity project of 1984.

^ A Different Corner (Maxi, Single) ◄ (10 versions) .
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In the meantime the expected following album, .Listen Without Prejudice Vol.^ George Michael Listen Without Prejudice "" "" .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (CD, Album) .
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^ Listen Without Prejudice Vol.1 (Album) ◄ (17 versions) .
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, was scrapped for reasons unknown, although possibly due to Michael's frustration with Sony.^ Michael frustration with Sony.

^ It's said that the reason for Michael's departure from Sony, however, had little to do with his record contract and more to do with the way he was treated by then-label president Donnie Ienner.

.Among Michael's complaints was that Sony had not completely supported the release of his previous album, resulting in its poor performance in the US as compared to Faith.^ Among Michael's complaints was that Sony had not fully supported the release of his second solo album resulting in its poor performance in the U.S. compared to 'Faith'.

^ Among Michael's complaints was that Sony had not fully supported the release of his second solo album resulting in its poor performance in the U.S. compared to Faith.

^ The second single, 'Faith' was released in October 1987, just a few weeks before the album.

Sony responded that Michael's refusal to appear in promotional videos had caused the bad response.
.Michael ended the idea for Listen Without Prejudice Vol.^ Posted: August 04, 2006 Description: Listen Without Prejudice, Vol.
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^ Listen Without Prejudice, Vol.
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^ George Michael Listen Without Prejudice "" "" .
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and donated three songs to the charity project Red Hot + Dance, which gained money for AIDS awareness, while a fourth track "Crazyman Dance" was the B-side of 1992's "Too Funky". Michael donated the "Too Funky" royalties to the same cause.^ The song is a heavy funk-rock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funk-rock) track, and is notable for being an early example of the genre, foreshadowing bands such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hot_Chili_Peppers).
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^ Calling_Dr._Love#_note-charts) The song's title came from an episode of the Three Stooges (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Stooges) of the same name.
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^ November 16th, 2009 5:12 pm : What do you make of the lyric she emphatically *speaks* two or three times in this song: “‘Cause, I’m a free bitch, baby.” .
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.The song was lyrically a basic, animalistic plea from Michael for sexual activity with an individual, and musically it was the most upbeat record he had released since Faith almost five years previously.^ Vote for Vision of Love as Best Love Song You nominated pop music's most romantic songs.

^ This is personal," in a way that other records haven't been in terms of like, I've made a lot of really personal music but this is personal in a way, almost like a party record that also has depth to it.

^ I thought the songs were very wordy and that, because the specific meanings of those words were so important, the music became a mere vehicle for lyrics, and not a very inspiring one...
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."Too Funky" was Michael's final single for his publishing deal with Sony Music before he started legal action to extricate himself from his contract.^ Obviously your first single and video "Outside" [from Ladies & Gentlemen...The Best of George Michael], deals with your arrest.

^ Also: I remember six months before Michael died a big published rumor came out that Michael had six months left to live.
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^ George Michael - Too Funky Ref: 20122 Scarce 1992 USA 1 Track Promo CD Single.
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.The song did not appear on any George Michael studio album, although later it was included on his solo collections Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael in 1998 and Twenty Five in 2006. The video featured Michael (sporadically) as a director filming supermodels Linda Evangelista, Tyra Banks, Beverly Peele, Estelle Lefébure and Nadja Auermann at a fashion show.^ Sony and his stance against the Iraq war and American politics.  It will also touch upon his turbulent personal life, including his arrest in a Beverly Hills park toilet in 1998 for "lewd behaviour", and the death of his boyfriend Anselmo Feleppa from Aids.  The film, which includes previously unseen footage of the singer also features contributions from Michael's former Wham!

^ George Michael has sold over 100 million albums and scored eight number one hits including "Faith" and "I Want Your Sex."
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^ George Harrison (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Harrison) contributed two major songs to the album "Abbey Road", including the first number one by The Beatles that was not a Lennon-McCartney composition.
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"Too Funky" was a success, reaching number 4 in the UK singles chart and number 10 in the US Billboard Hot 100.

Five Live

.George Michael performed at The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert on 20 April 1992 at London's Wembley Stadium.^ George Michael performing more like the showman he is .

^ Serge7 03-22-2007, 10:55 PM Robert Plant & Queen "Freddie Mercury Tribute " (video) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eCcldu9O_I) http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B000065TWQ.08.PT01._SS400_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpghttp://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B000065TWQ.08.PT02._SS400_SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness was an open air concert held on Easter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter) Monday, April 20 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_20), 1992 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1992) at London (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London)'s Wembley Stadium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wembley_Stadium_%281924%29), televised live worldwide.
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^ George Michael - Too Funky Ref: 20122 Scarce 1992 USA 1 Track Promo CD Single.
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.The concert was a tribute to the life of the late Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury, with all proceeds going to AIDS research.^ The accompanying video was the last to feature the band's frontman Freddie Mercury (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury) as he was in the final stages of a battle with AIDS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDS).
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^ All I’m going to say is do the research, somewhere other than the internet where any self-proclaimed religious historian can post information based on their “extensive” knowledge of the subject.
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^ The concert was a tribute to the life of the late Queen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_%28band%29) frontman, Freddie Mercury (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddie_Mercury), with all proceeds going to AIDS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDS) research.
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Michael performed "Somebody to Love". The performance of the song was released on the "Five Live" EP.
.Five Live, released in 1993 for Parlophone in the UK and Hollywood Records in the US, features five — and in some countries, six — tracks performed by George Michael, Queen, and Lisa Stansfield.^ The two-time Grammy winner is also a dynamic live performer capable of shifting from an up-tempo dance track to a soulful ballad with ease.
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^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975, eventually reaching #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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^ These Are The Days Of Our Lives - With Lisa Stansfield Price: 14.99 / $23.98 Customers who purchased this CD also bought: .
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."Somebody to Love" and "These Are the Days of Our Lives" were recorded at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.^ There are wars going on, and these people are sure that Lady Gaga is controlling our minds LOL Gotta love it–nah, gotta hate it.
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^ These Are The Days Of Our Lives - With Lisa Stansfield Price: 14.99 / $23.98 Customers who purchased this CD also bought: .
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^ Opened for Van Halen at Molson Amphitheatre and their performance frm one of these shows was recorded for fan club cd " Live 1995 ."
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"Killer", "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone", and "Calling You" were all live performances recorded during his "Cover to Cover Tour" from 1991.
.All proceeds from the sale of the EP benefited the Mercury Phoenix Trust.^ The profit of the concert was used to launch The Mercury Phoenix Trust (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mercury_Phoenix_Trust).
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.Sales of the EP were very strong through Europe, where it debuted at number 1 in the UK and several European countries.^ Rapture_of_the_Deep#_note-1) It achieved considerable chart success in Europe, making the top 20 in several countries.
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^ It was panned by critics at the time of its release, but reached #4 in the UK charts as well as the top 40 in the U.S. and has gained a strong following among a number of fans.
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.Chart success in the United States was less spectacular, where it peaked at number 40 on the Billboard 200 ("Somebody to Love" reached #30 on the US Hot 100).^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ "It's Like That" makes #36 on the Hot 100 Source: Billboard - feroz - mcbg1 Posted on January the 27th.

^ All four are in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
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Older

During November 1994, at the first edition of the MTV European Music Awards George Michael appeared after a long seclusion, giving a touching performance of a brand-new song, "Jesus to a Child". The song was a melancholy tribute to his lover Anselmo Feleppa, who died during March 1993.
.The song was Michael's first self-written success in his homeland for almost four years and entered the UK singles chart straight at #1and #7 in The Billboard in the same month of release.^ The single debuted at #1 on the UK singles chart.
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^ The song is the first CD-only single to be released on a global scale.
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^ The first single outside of the UK is "Song To Say Goodbye", released on the same date.
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.It became his first solo single to enter the UK charts at the top, and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA. It was also Michael's longest UK Top 40 single at almost seven minutes long.^ Hot 100 singles chart  Posted on January the 20th.

^ In the US, it reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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^ All four are in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.
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.The exact identity of the song's subject — and the nature of Michael's relationship with Feleppa — was shrouded in innuendo at the time, however, as Michael had not confirmed he was homosexual, and did not do so until 1998. The video for "Jesus to a Child" was a beautiful picture of images recalling loss, pain, and suffering.^ However, LG is at it again, this time with Beyonce- a song called videophone.
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^ There is certainly a lot of symbolic meanings being depicted however none of us can truly say for sure what it’s all supposed to mean because we didn’t write the song nor did we have anything to do with the making of the video.
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^ How did foreign photographers know Michael was filming a video in Los Angeles?

.Nowadays, Michael consistently dedicates the song to Feleppa before performing it live.^ Also: I remember six months before Michael died a big published rumor came out that Michael had six months left to live.
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^ The song was included in all Queen's live concert performances of the 1986 Magic Tour, as the very first song of each concert.
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^ The song was included in all Queen's subsequent live concert performances, and still enjoys great popularity all over the world.
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.The second single, released in April 1996, was "Fastlove", an energetic tune about wanting gratification and fulfilment without commitment.^ "Because I Want You", released on March 6, is the first UK single from the album.
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^ MC: I'm really excited about that so I just want to say thank you to everybody who's been supporting me and supporting the single and I love ya.

^ It was the second single released from the album, and the group's third consecutive Top 20 US single.
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.The song was somewhat unusual for a popular song, in that it does not have a defined chorus and that the single version is nearly five minutes long.^ "Master of Puppets" is also notable for its long and complex instrumental section beginning about three and a half minutes into the song.
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^ Five of the twelve songs on the album are covers, the most popular being the cover of "Oh, Pretty Woman".
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^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975, eventually reaching #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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"Fastlove" was supported by a futuristic virtual reality related video.
."Fastlove" scored #1 in the UK singles chart, spending three weeks at the top spot.^ The single version spent eleven weeks in the UK Top 75 chart in 1986.
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^ The single debuted at #1 on the UK singles chart.
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^ Asia's eponymous debut album enjoyed considerable commercial success, spending nine weeks at number one in the U.S. album chart.
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.In the US, "Fastlove" peaked at #8, and is his most recent single to reach the top 10 in the US charts.^ As a more direct and accessible release, Genesis' fanbase increased considerably, with the album reaching #3 on the UK Albums Chart (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_Albums_Chart) — having been bolstered by the Top 5 success of Follow You, Follow Me (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Follow_You%2C_Follow_Me), which also became Genesis' first hit US single.
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^ It also saw out the 1980s and saw in the 1990s at the top of the German (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany) singles chart.
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^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975, eventually reaching #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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"Fastlove" is written about Michael's brief love affair with city banker Brett Charles whom he met in Kazakhstan while writing.
Following "Fastlove" Michael finally released Older, his first studio album in six years and only the third of his solo career, even though Wham! had been terminated for a decade. The album's US and Canada release was particularly notable as it was the first album released by David Geffen's now-defunct DreamWorks Records.
.In October 1996, Michael performed a concert at Three Mills Studios, London for MTV Unplugged.^ Maureen Lupo Lilanda will be performing at Nelson Mandela's 90th Brithday Concert in London's Hyde Park on 27th June 2008.

^ It was recorded live at Bray Studios in London (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London) for the MTV Unplugged (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MTV_Unplugged) series.
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It was his first long performance in years, and in the audience was Michael's mother. The next year, she died of cancer.

Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael

.Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael is a greatest successes collection released during 1998 (see 1998 in music).^ Last time we saw George Michael hereabouts, during his last major tour 17 years ago, his stardom was already fading.

^ Joe 90 November 19th, 2009 7:00 am : If the devil has all the best tunes, and Lady Gaga has sold her soul to the devil, how come her music is so crap?
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^ George Michael releases "Live in London," a concert DVD filmed over two shows in August 2008, next Tuesday December 8.
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.The collection of 28 songs (29 songs are included on the European and Australian release) are separated into two halves, with each containing a particular theme and mood.^ A live version of the song was included on Alive II (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alive_II), released later in 1977.
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^ People are influenced by music, music has the power of setting you into particular type of mood depending on the type of music your listening to.
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^ In 1989 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989), she released the song "Black Velvet (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Velvet_%28song%29)" which was a hit in numerous countries, including Canada, where it went ten times platinum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platinum_record).
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.The first CD, titled "For the Heart" predominantly contains Michael's successful ballads, while the second CD, "For the Feet", consists mainly of his popular dance tunes.^ It was not a popular title when first released.
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Ladies and Gentlemen... is notable for containing a large number of compilation tracks and duets that had not previously appeared on his albums, including his duet with Aretha Franklin, "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)"; "Desafinado", a duet in Portuguese with Brazilian legendary singer Astrud Gilberto; and the Elton John duet "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me".
.Ladies & Gentlemen was released through Sony Music Entertainment as a condition of severing contractual ties with the label.^ It’s the music corporations like Sony and others working together with media corporations, some of which also own mainstream record labels or are owned by the same people who own the record labels, pushing this music.
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.He would later return to Sony to release his 2004 album Patience.^ Though all of these elements would later be developed, the album was the blueprint Led Zeppelin continued to follow for the rest of their career.
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^ It was released as a single and later on the album Let It Be (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let_It_Be_%28album%29) in 1970 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970).
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^ It would later appear on the band's greatest hits album A-Sides (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-Sides).
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.The first single "Outside" was a humorous song about his arrest for soliciting a policeman in a public restroom.^ The song is one of Osbourne's first two singles as a solo artist following his expulsion from Black Sabbath (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Sabbath).
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^ A subsequent live version released as a single in October 1975, eventually reaching #12, the first of six Top 20 songs for KISS in the 1970s.
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^ Obviously your first single and video "Outside" [from Ladies & Gentlemen...The Best of George Michael], deals with your arrest.

."As", his duet with Mary J. Blige, was released as the second single in many territories around the world.^ The songs "The Wizard" and "Easy Livin'" were released as singles in the United Kingdom and North America, as well as many other markets.
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^ It was the second single released from the album, and the group's third consecutive Top 20 US single.
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^ "Store Bought Bones" will again feature on one vinyl single, while "Call It a Day" will back an acoustic version of "Steady, As She Goes" on a second seven-inch release...
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It scored #4 in the UK charts.

Songs from the Last Century

.Songs from the Last Century, released in December 1999, consists of old standards, plus new interpretations of more recent popular songs such as: "Roxanne" written by Sting, "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", and the Frank Sinatra classic "Where Or When", written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.^ The first three songs it played were … more » .
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^ The label donated 1,000 copies of their new CD release, "My First Ride," which sold out within days at FORZA … more » .
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^ George Michael: "December Song (I Dreamed of Christmas)" Available last year as a free download through George Michael's website, this smooth and soulful tune — originally written for the Spice Girls — gets a commercial release in the U.K. this month, and this gorgeously surreal animated winterland video.
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.Each of the 11 tracks was co-produced by Phil Ramone and George Michael.^ George Michael - Cowboys & Angels Ref: 7532 Scarce 1991 UK 2 Track CD Single .
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^ George Michael - Star People Ref: 45160 Scarce 1997 USA 4 Track CD Single .
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^ George Michael - Monkey Ref: 7546 Mega Rare 1988 UK 4 Track CD Single .
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Patience

Patience debuted at number one on the UK album charts and at number two in Australia on 22 March 2004.
.Patience was George Michael's first album composed of original material since 1996. The controversial single "Shoot the Dog", was a critical song about the friendly relationship between the US and the UK governments regarding the Iraqi War.^ Bad Romance is the first single out of Gaga’s Fame Monster album.
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^ George Harrison (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Harrison) contributed two major songs to the album "Abbey Road", including the first number one by The Beatles that was not a Lennon-McCartney composition.
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^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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.In the animated music video for the song, Tony Blair is depicted as the "dog" that follows his "owner" George W. Bush everywhere.^ Everything in the song/video are metaphors for things that happen in the music industry (just like the stories in the Bible are metaphors for events that happened during the times of it’s writing).
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^ I watched this video and my dog started growling, the music sucks, it’s total shite, but..
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^ At face value, the song lyrics seem to be about her wanting to get “banged” by a kind of psychopath, but the video reveals that the psychopath is in fact the music industry.
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.Michael appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show on 26 May 2004 to promote the album.^ Write or tape your contact information on the case of your videotape, and mail to: The Oprah Winfrey Show I am Mariah's #1 Fan!

^ Lady Gaga may have a hand in the creative concepts of her videos and everything else, but how do you know for sure that she comes up with EVERYTHING that shows up in her videos and promotion?
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^ Tapes will not be returned and may be broadcast worldwide on The Oprah Winfrey Show and distributed in all other markets and media worldwide.

On the show Michael spoke of his arrest, of his revealing his homosexuality, and his resumption of public performances. He allowed Oprah's crew inside his home outside of London. He performed "Amazing", the second single from the album, and his classic songs "Father Figure" and "Faith".

Twenty Five

.Twenty Five was George Michael's second greatest successes album, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his music career.^ It was the album's second most successful single, overshadowed only by "Smells Like Teen Spirit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smells_Like_Teen_Spirit)."
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^ The album’s first single was Day ‘N’ Nite, and is Kid Cudi’s greatest commercial success thus far, the song charting well both in the USA and in Europe.
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^ Why, after a career-long battle to keep his personal life away from the press, is George Michael sitting down with The Advocate and doing what he swore he'd never do?

Released in November 2006 by SonyBMG, it debuted at #1 in the UK.
.The album contains songs chiefly from George Michael's solo career, but also from his earlier days in Wham!^ Listen up George Michael: The singer has a new song, "Heal the Pain," on his recent...

^ The 93 minute film will see Michael discussing his early days in Wham!

^ Already being heralded as one of the hottest releases of the year, the album is set to arrive in stores on April 12th (and one day earlier in territories outside the US).

and comes in two formats: two .CDs or a limited edition three CD set.^ In 2006 a limited edition CD of 24K Gold was released.
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^ George Michael & Queen - Killer / Papa Was A Rolling Stone Ref: 7514 Superb Limited Edition Picture Disc Remix CD Single .
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^ Sultans Of Swing: The Very Best Of Dire Straits (Limited Edition Additional CD) (CD, Ltd, Promo) .
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The 2-CD set contained 26 tracks, including 4 recorded with Wham! and 3 new songs: "An Easier Affair"; "This Is Not Real Love" (a duet with Mutya Buena, formerly of Sugababes, which peaked at #15 in the UK Charts); and a new version of "Heal the Pain" recorded with Paul McCartney. .The limited edition 3-CD version contains an additional 14 lesser known tracks, including one from Wham!^ An instrumental version of the song, titled "Forever", was included as a bonus track on the CD version of the album.
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^ In 2006 a limited edition CD of 24K Gold was released.
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^ Sole Statement: This document is the sole statement of the Site's Privacy Policy and no summary, restatement or other version thereof, or other privacy statement or policy, in any form, including, but not limited to, machine-generated, is valid.
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and another completely new song, "Understand".
.The DVD version of Twenty Five contains 40 videos on two discs, including 7 with Wham!.^ Twenty Five ◄ (2 versions) .
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^ Twenty Five (Comp) ◄ (4 versions) .
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To commemorate his "Twenty Five" album, George Michael toured the US for the first time in 17 years, playing large venues in major cities including New York, Los Angeles, St. Paul/Minneapolis, Chicago and Dallas.

Life after Twenty Five

During the 2005 Live 8 concert, George Michael joined Paul McCartney on stage, harmonising on The Beatles' classic "Drive My Car".
.Michael was one of several remixers commissioned in 1990 to work on dance mixes for Bananarama's "Tripping on Your Love". Bananarama covered "Careless Whisper" for their Exotica album in 2001, and the track was also released as a single in France.^ Careless Whisper - Extended Mix 6.30 .
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^ Sarah Washington - Careless Whisper Ref: 16615 1993 UK 4 Track Remix CD Single .
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^ The title track and "July Morning" were released as singles in North America in 1971 and 1973, respectively.
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George Michael during a concert in Munich in 2006
Michael received £1.5 million (US$3 million) to perform a 1-hour concert in Moscow for the 300 guests of Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin on the Eve of 2007. Some equipment was damaged in a fire caused "by badly wired pyrotechnics that went off a few hours after George Michael's band and crew had left".[citation needed]
.In 2006, George Michael started his first tour in 15 years, 25 Live.^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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^ Obviously your first single and video "Outside" [from Ladies & Gentlemen...The Best of George Michael], deals with your arrest.

^ The song was included in all Queen's live concert performances of the 1986 Magic Tour, as the very first song of each concert.
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The tour began in Barcelona, Spain, on 23 September and finished in December at Wembley Arena in England. According to his website, the 80-show tour was seen by 1.3 million fans.
.On 12 May 2007 in Coimbra, Portugal, he began the European "25 Live Stadium Tour 2007", including London and Athens, and ending on 4 August 2007 in Belfast, UK. There were 29 tour dates (as of 21 April 2007) across Europe.^ Date: 12/30/2007 Views: 783 .
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^ George Michael releases "Live in London," a concert DVD filmed over two shows in August 2008, next Tuesday December 8.
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^ The song was included in all Queen's live concert performances of the 1986 Magic Tour, as the very first song of each concert.
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.On 9 June 2007 Michael became the first artist to perform live at the newly renovated Wembley Stadium in London, where he was later fined £130,000 for overrunning the programme for 13 minutes.^ The song was included in all Queen's live concert performances of the 1986 Magic Tour, as the very first song of each concert.
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^ As an artist she clearly states that she lives for her music and her performances.
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.On 25 March 2008 a third part of the 25 Live Tour was announced for North America.^ Date registered: 25 March 2008 (This book is my fifth book ad with Muses Review) 23.
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.This part included 21 dates in the United States and Canada.^ It debuted at #1 in 32 countries, including the United States (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States), Canada (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada), the United Kingdom (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom), and the band's native Ireland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland_%28republic%29).
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This was Michael's first tour of North America in 17 years.
.The album Twenty Five (album), was released in North America on 1 April 2008 as a 29-song, 2-CD set featuring several new songs (including duets with Paul McCartney and Mary J. Blige and a song from the short-lived TV series, Eli Stone) in addition to many of Michael's successful songs from both his solo and Wham!^ All four of his solo studio albums have all reached #1 on the U.K. charts and have gone on to become huge international successes.
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^ The song would become a massive album-oriented rock (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Album-oriented_rock) FM radio (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FM_radio) hit which, despite its success, was never released as a single.
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^ Black_Sabbath%2C_Vol._4), the band hit a dry spell and could not come up with any songs for their new album.
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career. .In addition, a companion 2-disc DVD of 40 videos was also made available.^ Each Promotion may have Additional Terms and/or Rules which will be posted or otherwise made available to you and, for purposes of each Promotion, will be deemed incorporated into and form a part of this Agreement.
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.George Michael made his American acting debut by playing a guardian angel to Jonny Lee Miller's character on Eli Stone, a TV series that was broadcast in the USA. In addition to performing on the show as himself and as "visions", each episode of the show's first season was named after a song of his.^ In the beginning of an interview George Michael did with The Guardian, the interviewer writes about how these German girls waited for hours outside of his house to get his autograph.
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^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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^ Although Dio never played a musical instrument on any Rainbow album, he is credited with writing and arranging the music with Blackmore in addition to writing all the lyrics himself.
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.George Michael appeared on the 2008 finale show of American Idol on 21 May singing "Praying for Time". When asked what he thought Simon will say of his performance, he replied "I think he'll probably tell me I shouldn't have done a George Michael song.^ "Disturbed by the increasing trend of downloadable music rendering CDs obsolete and talent shows such as American Idol taking the passion out of pop music, Michael says, 'it's the end of a certain era, and I'm not sure how much I really want to be a part of what's next.
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^ Calling it a "rounding off" of the first phase of his career, George Michael says he'll tour the U.S. in June for the first time in nearly two decades as a prelude to phase two, which may or may not include television production, an autobiography, and producing more music, which he says he'll likely give away for free : .
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^ At the time, the record company thought they had a greater chance of a hit record if it was comprised of songs that were already successful.
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He's told plenty of people that in the past, so I think that'd be quite funny."[15]
.On the 1st of December, Michael played a last concert in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, as part of the 37th National Day Celebrations.^ George Michael releases "Live in London," a concert DVD filmed over two shows in August 2008, next Tuesday December 8.
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^ United Arab Emirates .
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.On 25 December 2008 George Michael released a new track December Song on his website for free.^ Net News the Web Net News search results for: george michael .
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^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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^ The show at the Metro in Chicago was recorded and Raine reveals that a live CD may be released in the fall including some of the tracks from the night's performance as well as 5-7 new songs.
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.It was hoped that fans who download the song would donate money to charity.^ "I know that my hardcore fans will have the ballads that they can cling to," she says, "but people who haven't been fans in the past will be able to pick out songs they like as well.

^ Mariah listening to z100  According to several fans who heard it, Shelley Wade said that Mariah was listening to the countdown yesterday and was so happy she was #1 and she said she hopes Mariah is listening in again.

^ Lady Gaga fans (the ones who can read) would not be able to process even ten percent of your feature.
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.Though the song is not available anymore on his website, it remains available on file sharing networks[16] and on 29 October 2009 the BBC said that George Michael was to join the race for the UK Christmas number one as a remastered version of December Song would go on sale on 13 December.^ George Bailey December 25th, 2009 .
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^ Lia December 19th, 2009 1:29 pm : Articles like this one only help to further spread whatever “message” may or may not be in her videos.
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^ Andrew December 20th, 2009 12:53 am : I have read your review and have seen the video/listened to the song.
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.On 9 June 2009, Michael joined Beyoncé Knowles on stage during "If I Were A Boy" at the last UK show of her world wide tour I Am… Tour.^ November 18th, 2009 7:51 pm : ok so i really appreciate you showing this to the world.
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^ The album was recorded live over several German and Japanese dates in late 1976 during the Rising world tour.
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^ Former David Lee Roth (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Lee_Roth) bassist Billy Sheehan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Sheehan) also joined him for a world tour.
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.It was also reported that George Michael would perform December Song on ITV1's X Factor.^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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^ George Michael performing more like the showman he is .

^ My Memories Of George Michael at The Larry Kane Report Larry Kane Online Store - Now Open .
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[17] However on 12 December 2009, he performed "Dont Let The Sun Go Down On Me" with X Factor finalist and eventual winner Joe McElderry

2010 Australian tour

After months of speculation, Michael announced that he would be performing shows in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, his first concerts in Australia since 1988.[18]
On 20 February 2010, Michael performed his first show in Perth at the Burswood dome to an audience of 15,000.[19]
.On 5 March 2010, George Michael confirmed that he would be a guest performer at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras After Party, where he performed at 1am, followed by Kelly Rowland at 3am.^ More gay men George Michael .
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^ George Michael performing more like the showman he is .

^ It only would've taken a few minutes for George Michael to show up to autograph their faces with the ink from his peen.
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[20]

Personal life

Sexuality

.Michael was initially private about being gay; nonetheless, his sexual orientation was already well known among many music business insiders during his Wham! career, while his public image was still a heterosexual one.^ GaGa and others being ‘talented’ which doesn’t explain the constand reference to the wanker Baphomet or the one eye or how many music video’s recently have become sinister & dark.
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^ Its alot more tasteful than many of the articles i have read about lady gaga being male (which shouldnt be a problem wether or not it is true).
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^ Nonetheless, I agree with you wholeheartedly about the general idea of the video being about her initiation into the inner circle of the industry, despite my skepticism about the occult connections.
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[citation needed]
.In a 2007 interview, Michael said that he kept his homosexuality secret due to worries over the effect it would have on his mother.^ The interviewer said if you were, what would you look for.
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^ If she really wanted to just submit to the industry, she would do some cutesy video that was geared to a top ten ranking and kept the secrets of the Illuminati, so called.
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[21]

Relationships

Michael established a relationship with Anselmo Feleppa, whom he had met at the 1991 concert Rock in Rio. .Feleppa died of an AIDS-related brain hemorrhage in 1993. Michael's single "Jesus to a Child" is a tribute to Feleppa (he consistently dedicates it to him before performing it live), as is his 1996 album Older.^ Also: I remember six months before Michael died a big published rumor came out that Michael had six months left to live.
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^ The popularity of the single resulted in White Zombie's first Grammy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grammy) nomination for Best Metal Performance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Best_Metal_Performance) in 1993.
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^ He was used to fill in for Syd's guitar parts when the front man was too high to take a consistent part in Floyd's live performances.
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[22]
.Since 1996, Michael had been in a long term relationship with sporting goods heir Kenny Goss.^ Although it was Osbourne's highest charting studio album it was not a good long term seller.
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.Goss opened the Goss Gallery in May 2005 in Dallas, which shows contemporary art, including those collected by the couple.^ Depending on the promotion, we may also collect an Internet email address or other information and, depending on the information collected, the user may also be required to confirm his or her agreement to this Agreement and, including without limitation, the Privacy Policy .
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They have homes in London and Dallas.[23] .In late November 2005, it was reported that Michael and Goss would register their relationship as a civil partnership in the UK,[24] but due to negative publicity and his upcoming tour, they postponed it to a later date.^ Later, they would go on to create The Division Bell (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Division_Bell) as well.
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^ An estimated staggering $437 million was earned by the band who toured from November 2005 until November 2006.
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[25][26] There are reports of their relationship secretly ending in December 2008, though this has been denied by Michael.[27]
Los Angeles incident
.Questions of his sexual orientation persisted in public until 7 April 1998, when he was arrested for "engaging in a lewd act" in a public toilet in a park in Beverly Hills, California.^ Sony and his stance against the Iraq war and American politics.  It will also touch upon his turbulent personal life, including his arrest in a Beverly Hills park toilet in 1998 for "lewd behaviour", and the death of his boyfriend Anselmo Feleppa from Aids.  The film, which includes previously unseen footage of the singer also features contributions from Michael's former Wham!

He was arrested by an undercover policeman named Marcelo Rodríguez, in a sting operation using so-called "pretty police".
In an MTV interview, George Michael stated: "I got followed into the restroom and then this cop — I didn't know it was a cop, obviously — he started playing this game, which I think is called, 'I'll show you mine, you show me yours, and then when you show me yours, I'm going to nick you!"[28]
After pleading "no contest" to the charge, Michael was fined US$810 and sentenced to 80 hours of community service. .Soon afterwards, Michael made a video for his single "Outside" which was obviously based on the public toilet incident and which featured men dressed as policemen kissing.^ The video made for this song featured Kim Basinger (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Basinger) as a corpse stolen by Petty which he dresses as a bride.
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^ I thought George Michael was a gay British pop star, prone to soliciting men in public toilets.
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^ George Michael - Outside CD 2 Ref: 7544 UK 3 Track CD Single - Part 2, The Remixes.
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Rodriguez claimed that this video "mocked" him, and that Michael had slandered him in interviews. .In 1999, he brought a US$10 million court case in California against the singer.^ He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, encompassing 12 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums.
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The court dismissed the case, but an appeals court reinstated the case on 3 December 2002.[29] The court then ruled Rodríguez, as a public official, could not legally recover damages for emotional distress.[30]
After the incident, Michael became explicit about his sexuality and his relationship with Kenny Goss, a former cheerleader coach[31] and sports clothing executive from Dallas,[32] and his partner since June 1996.
.On 23 July 2006 George was again accused of engaging in anonymous public sex, this time at London's West Hampstead Heath Park.^ Carey to move to Britain Pop beauty Mariah Carey is considering moving to Britain - if she enjoys her time in London where she'll be starring in West End musical The Prince and the showgirl.

[33] .The anonymous partner was later discovered to be 58-year-old Norman Kirtland,[34] an unemployed van driver.^ The 34-year-old was said be stepping out with a 28-year-old employee of her record label, Universal Music's Def Jam Recordings.

[35] .Despite stating that he intended to sue both the News of the World tabloid who photographed the incident and Norman Kirtland for slander, George stated that he openly cruises for anonymous sex[36] and that this was not an issue in his relationship with partner Kenny Goss.^ George Michael's boyfriend of 13 years, Kenny Goss , has quit that bitch, because he was totally over his man always being in handcuffs (and not in the sexy way).
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^ They want a new world order, or global government and they are talking about it more openly..
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^ George Michael's new video shows George W. as a buffoon who needs his foreign policy explained to...
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[37]
.On 17 June 2008, George Michael said he was thrilled by California's legalization of same-sex marriage, calling the move "way overdue."^ Last time we saw George Michael hereabouts, during his last major tour 17 years ago, his stardom was already fading.

^ George Michael - I Want Your Sex .
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^ ME D1.ATE ANNOUNCES MOVE> SOUND Bay Area Sound Series, the Soundwave> Series, Embarks on the Most Innovative and Adventurous Season June 27 Through August 17 2008 (SAN FRANCISCO - May 01, 2008) ME D1....

[38]

Drugs

On 26 February 2006, Michael was arrested for possession of Class C drugs, an incident that he described as "my own stupid fault, as usual." He was cautioned by the police and released.[39]
Michael was arrested in Cricklewood, north London, after motorists reported a car obstructing the road at traffic lights. .He pleaded guilty on 8 May 2007 to driving while unfit through drugs.^ The Insider: Redmond O'Neal Pleads Guilty To Drug Rap.

[40] He was banned from driving for two years, and sentenced to community service. During September 2007, on Desert Island Discs, he said that his cannabis use was a problem — he wished he could smoke less of it and was constantly trying to do so.[41]
.On 19 September 2008, Michael was arrested in a public toilet in the Hampstead Heath area of London for possession of Class A and C drugs.^ I thought George Michael was a gay British pop star, prone to soliciting men in public toilets.
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He was taken to the police station and cautioned for controlled substance possession.[42]
.On 5 December 2009, in an interview with The Guardian, Michael explains he had cut back on cannabis and now smokes only 'seven or eight' spliffs per day instead of the 25 he used to smoke.^ Lia December 19th, 2009 1:29 pm : Articles like this one only help to further spread whatever “message” may or may not be in her videos.
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^ Vigilant December 5th, 2009 8:36 am : @Setnakt Thank you for peppering your rant with terms such as “conspiracy nut” only to finish your rant with “The elite use occult symbolism also, but whereas for them it’s just a tool of control” .
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^ Robert December 11th, 2009 11:28 am : now somebody did really explained all creepy videos of Rhianna and Lady Gaga, but i didnt noticed that even beyonce is also a slave of Illuminati.
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[43]

Politics

.Michael wrote "Shoot the Dog", a song critical about the friendly relationship between the US and UK governments and their involvement in the Iraq War.^ Hence the songs “Gimme More” & “Womanizer” and womanizer isn’t about just a guy who has many women…it’s about the industry…the top dogs… .
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^ November 22nd, 2009 8:08 pm : the song is about being with someone and loving them for everything that they are, including their disease and their horrors, not the relationship with fame.
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^ George Michael - Shoot the Dog .
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[citation needed]
During 2000, George Michael joined Melissa Etheridge, Garth Brooks, Queen Latifah, the Pet Shop Boys, and k.d. lang, to perform in Washington, D.C. as part of 'Equality Rocks' - a concert to benefit the Human Rights Campaign.[citation needed]
.During 2007, he sent the £1.45 million piano that John Lennon used to write "Imagine" around the United States on a "peace tour," having it on display at places where violence had taken place, such as Dallas' Dealey Plaza where U.S. President John.^ The program began in the early 1950s, continuing at least through the late 1960s, and it used United States citizens as its test subjects.
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^ Robert Plant's voice and singing technique was very unusual compared to rock lead singers of the 1960s such as John Lennon, Mick Jagger and others.
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^ Similarly, they all work together- write songs together, in videos together, tour together… I am watching “video Phone” by Beyonce and LG, where Beyonce displays her own lightening bolt in her ear.
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F. Kennedy was shot.[1]
He devoted his concert in Sofia, Bulgaria from his "Twenty Five Tour" to the Bulgarian nurses prosecuted in the HIV trial in Libya.[44]

Charity

.During 1984, he sang as part of Band Aid on the charity song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" for famine relief in Ethiopia.^ "I know that my hardcore fans will have the ballads that they can cling to," she says, "but people who haven't been fans in the past will be able to pick out songs they like as well.

^ Thought you might want to also know that they had an entire runway of top models dress like this demon, playing this song in the background.
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^ However, Marley was often part of a band, and is occasionally attributed with music that was written, sang or produced by other notable musicians.
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This single scored #1 on the UK music charts over Christmas 1984, holding Michael's own song, "Last Christmas" by Wham!, at #2. Michael donated the royalties from "Last Christmas" to Band Aid and subsequently sang with Elton John at Live Aid (the Band Aid charity concert) in 1985.
In 2003 he paired up with Ronan Keating on the British version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? and won £32,000 (this after having their original £64,000 winnings halved after missing the £125,000 question).
.The proceeds from the single Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me were divided among 10 different charities for children, AIDS and education.^ Im going on the record as saying she never had sex with 1 single President, let alone 3, as their mind controlled sex slaves no less.
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^ Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (7") .
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^ Remember The Time / Sapore Di Pinne / Everybody Dance / Don't Let The Sun ...
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Michael is supporting a campaign to help raise US$32 million (GBP15 million) for terminally ill children.

Assets

.According to reports with the 25 Live tour alone in 2 years between 2006 and 2008 he is said to have earned 48.5 million pounds (97 million dollars)[45] as well as earning millions more for private concerts he does periodically such as for Billionaire Vladimir Potanin and super rich fashion shop owner Sir Philip Green [45].^ The song was included in all Queen's live concert performances of the 1986 Magic Tour, as the very first song of each concert.
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^ After winning one of the most prestigious classical music competitions in the world, Sergey Antonov has spent the last year circling the globe on a 10-concert tour.

^ If millions of dollars of cocaine, heroin, crack, meth, weed and the rest are sold each year, is the some head Crip that is a Trillionaire?
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.According to the "rich list" of the Timesonline.co.uk.com, as of 2009 George Michael is worth 90 million pounds in currency alone.^ George Michael - Freedom 90 .
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^ December 24th 2009 — Posted to News Flash It was February of 1963 when I first met George Michael.
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^ George Michael - Cowboys & Angels Ref: 7532 Scarce 1991 UK 2 Track CD Single .
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[46]
.Besides owning several multi million dollar homes worldwide, Michael and his partner Kenny Goss have amassed a huge art collection valued at 100 million pounds.^ George Michael's boyfriend of 13 years, Kenny Goss , has quit that bitch, because he was totally over his man always being in handcuffs (and not in the sexy way).
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[citation needed]

Memoirs

In 1991 George released an autobiography titled "Bare" through Penguin Books which he co-wrote with writer Tony Parsons. The over 200 page book goes over various aspects of his life, and includes a relationship he had with a former girlfriend.[47]
On 16 January 2008, Michael signed a contract with HarperCollins for an autobiography which he is to write "entirely himself".[48]

Discography

See also Wham! discography

Albums

Studio albums

Compilation albums

  • 1998: Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael
  • 2006: Twenty Five

Live albums

Number-one songs

U.S. number one singles (10)

UK number one singles (12)

Awards

Tours

See also

References

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  38. ^ "George Michael: Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Way Overdue". Topix. http://www.topix.com/who/george-michael/2008/06/george-michael-legalized-same-sex-marriage-way-overdue. Retrieved 27 April 2009. 
  39. ^ Cohen, Benjamin (27 February 2006). "George Michael: "arrest my own stupid fault"". Pink News. http://www.pinknews.co.uk/news/articles/2005-626.html. Retrieved 20 November 2009. 
  40. ^ "Pop Star Pleads Guilty To Drug-Drive Charge |Sky News|House Ads". News.sky.com. http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Sky-News-Archive/Article/20080641264521. Retrieved 27 April 2009. 
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  44. ^ M3 Web - http://m3web.bg+(29 May 2007). "Bulgaria: George Michael: Free Bulgaria's Nurses in Libya!". Novinite.com. http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=81212. Retrieved 27 April 2009. 
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  46. ^ "[2]
  47. ^ Amazon.com book listing
  48. ^ "George Michael to reveal all in autobiography, The Times

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
U2
for The Joshua Tree
Grammy Award for Album of the Year
1989
for Faith
Succeeded by
Bonnie Raitt
for Nick of Time

Quotes

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(Redirected to Lyrics article)

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.These are quotations from song lyrics, especially from (but not limited to) musicians who are unlikely to have their own quote articles, sorted by band name and artist last name.^ Use Artist name or Song name or both .
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^ Click on an Artist to view the lyrics of their songs.

^ Since the final Dire Straits album in 1991, Knopfler has continued to record and produce albums as a solo artist, under his own name.
  • Mark Knopfler in Portland at Keller Auditorium | Tickets & Event Info — Eventful 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC eventful.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

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  • 'Cause now again I've fucked myself
    So far down, away from the sun
    That shines into the darkest place

A-E

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  • There was a man, had a face that looked a lot like me,
    I saw him in the mirror and I followed him in the street,
    then when he turned away,
    I shot him in the head, then I came to realise
    I had killed myself.^ He has an air about him and a look on his face.
    • George Michael Busted in Another Bathroom | TMZ.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ 'Get Lucky' came from him and other traveling characters I went on to meet in places I'd find myself working short-term, like farms, warehouses, building sites, before I got lucky with my songs.'
    • Get Lucky by Mark Knopfler Warner Bros. - Shopping | Online Shopping | We keep our eyes open for deals so you don't have to at Internet EYE 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC the-internet-eye.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ One of the embarrassing moments for him was when he went to an awards ceremony in a suit that made him look like Colonel Sanders.
    • George Michael | Fashion Sense | Pastel Suits | Curtain Rings | Boy Band | Wham - Oneindia Living 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC living.oneindia.in [Source type: General]

    .
  • I know you've got problems,
    I see it in your eyes.^ So I don't want to learn to hold you So you think you're mine.

    ^ I know when you first came out.

    ^ Then it finishes when he sings "I don't know what the hell you want from me, oohhh" .
    • FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | George Michael Passes Away 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.footballoutsiders.com [Source type: General]


    .If you want to live to see the morning
    Give it up to your brother, or you'll get a surprise.
    ^ You’ll probably want an exorcist.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I’ll see you all there.

    ^ I’ll see you all in Cleveland!
    • Our Lady Peace at Irving Plaza 7/21 Review (Setlist/Videos) | The Audio Perv 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC theaudioperv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • She's a dwelling place for demons
    She's a cage for every unclean spirit,
    Every filthy bird and makes us
    Drink the poisoned wine to fornicating with our kings
    Fallen now is Babylon the Great
  • Here's a story about the boys at the altar
    Some of them came between me and my halter
    But I don't think the good lord would mind
    I was callin' his name the whole time!^ I don't have any shame about my sexuality.

    ^ More likely it would make them think twice about getting into the industry.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Thanks for the good time you make us have.
    • Mark Knopfler Happy 60th Birthday Page 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.afmk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • Cuz I'm a freaky streaker like Winnie the Pooh / T-shirt and no pants and I dance the boogaloo!^ March 27.2008] George Michael didn’t make a video as much as a pants-off dance-off for his song “Flawless,” from 2004’s Patience.
    • George Michael | Music Artist, Videos, Photos, News, Ringtones, Albumand Movie Info | VH1.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.vh1.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George Michael | Music Artist, Videos, Photos, News, Ringtones, Albumand Movie Info | VH1.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.vh1.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Listen ) In 2004 he scored 2 #1 dance singles with "Amazing" ( Listen ) and "Flawless (Go to the City)" ( Listen ) .
    • George Michael Arrested on Drug Charges 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC top40.about.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • I never thought missing children could be so sexy.^ Bob S. says: December 24, 2009 12:15 PM I lived in Philly then, never missed it on Sunday nights when I could get the channel it was on from NYC. .
    • Long-time D.C. sportscaster George Michael passes | ProFootballTalk.com 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC profootballtalk.nbcsports.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I never thought I'd use Lil Wayne and sexy in the same sentence.
    • George Michael - Seattle 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.seattleweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Reply Matt Sat 09/12/09 2:46 PM And…though we never thought that we could lose…there’s no regret.
    • Guilty Pleasures, Round Three: George Michael/Wham (6) vs. ABBA (2) | EW.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC music-mix.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Did I say that out loud? .
    • The Bloodhound Gang, "A Lapdance is So Much Better When the Stripper is Crying", Hooray for Boobies (2000)
  • These are the words you wish you wrote down
    • Brand New, "Okay, I Believe You But My Tommy Gun Don't", Deja Entendu (2003)
  • I swam across, I jumped across for you.^ Listen to this and you can just imagine riding shotgun on a David Bowie roadtrip with The New Pornographers crammed into the back, top down and stereo blasting.

    ^ (Not that anyone would actually *believe* that–it’s certainly possible–it’s all just like the whole “ghosts don’t exist!” argument you know… ) .
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My brother i believe in allah and the prophet mohammid are you telling me that my belief is nonesense?
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • You've got that rainbow feel, but the rainbow has a beard
    • Cream, "SWLABR" (an abbreviation for "She Was (or Walks) Like A Bearded Rainbow"), Disraeli Gears (1967)
  • I'll wait in this place, where the shadows run from themselves.^ Album Rating: 4 I really liked "All You Did...", but Signs of Life", "Monkey Brains", "Never Get Over You", and "White Flags" top it, I feel.
    • Our Lady Peace - Burn Burn Review - sputnikmusic 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.sputnikmusic.com [Source type: General]

    ^ In fact, by the time you've dabbled with just one of the patterns using my methods, you'll already begin to understand lead guitar playing like never before.
    • Logical Lead Guitar | DVD Guitar Lesson Course | Free Guitar Lesson 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC logicalleadguitar.com [Source type: General]

    ^ One day you make me feel like your love ...
    • George Michael, artist George Michael, music lyrics, song, song text 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.i2lyrics.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • And I'm standing at the crossroads, believe I'm sinking down.^ An Entity in Data Space: dbpedia2.openlinksw.com:8895 "Pressed Rat and Warthog" is a song performed by the band Cream on their Wheels of Fire (1968) album.

    ^ "Pressed Rat and Warthog" is a song performed by the band Cream on their Wheels of Fire (1968) album.

    ^ Cream - Wheels Of Fire    2.

    .
  • He was high on intellectualism.^ An Entity in Data Space: dbpedia2.openlinksw.com:8895 "Pressed Rat and Warthog" is a song performed by the band Cream on their Wheels of Fire (1968) album.

    ^ "Pressed Rat and Warthog" is a song performed by the band Cream on their Wheels of Fire (1968) album.

    ^ Cream - Wheels Of Fire    2.


    .I've never been there, but the brochure looks nice.^ I’ve been looking for other critic’s views on the symbolism in this video (because obviously there is a surplus, but i do not agree with this critism, at all.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I’ve never really said it before/ There’s nothing here but flesh and bone/ There’s nothing more”, he exclaims.
    • George Michael: Twenty Five < Reviews | PopMatters 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • Sheryl Crow, "Every Day is a Winding Road", from Sheryl Crow (1996)
  • If it makes you happy, it can't be that bad.^ Happy 45 days to you!
    • George Michael Pleads Guilty to Driving on Drugs | TMZ.com 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "I CAN'T MAKE YOU LOVE ME" (1997) Bonnie Raitt popularized this heartbreaker of a ballad, and Mr. Michael proved that he felt every word.
    • George Michael has mastered many styles since Wham | Dallas-Fort Worth Entertainment News and Events | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Drugs are bad for you in every aspect of life – just ask George Michael.
    • George Michael at The Insider 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.theinsider.com [Source type: General]


    .If it makes you happy, then why the hell are you so sad?^ So I asked Joe 'Why in the hell did you throw that screen pass with 12 second left in the half?'

    ^ January 11th, 2010 9:53 pm : You know what makes me sad?
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ If you are really insightful, you’ll understand why she is sad about this.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • It's not getting what you want
    It's wanting what you've got
  • Tell your daughters, "Do not walk the streets alone tonight!^ Some people want to tell you to crank it up.

    ^ If you are happy with your children singing this – that’s up to you.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I want to congratulate you for your birthday.
    • Michael George's Comments - BodyProud.org 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.bodyproud.org [Source type: General]

    .
  • Look for me when the sun-bright swallow
    Sings upon the birch bough high.^ AM, Dec 07, 2005 It looks like someone got a bit carried away with the sun-kissed look.
    • George Michael News, Gossip, Photos & Videos | Sky Showbiz 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC showbiz.sky.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Two men say they’re Jesus, one of them must be wrong.^ I wonder if they're still together?
    • Johann Hari: George Michael: An Exclusive Interview 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You’re wrong about that one.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Wow...the exact same ads posted everywhere and not one of them has a thing to do with the article they're supposed to be posted about.
    • George Michael Swears on BBC Radio - Spinner 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.spinner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George Michael Swears on BBC Radio - Spinner 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.spinner.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.^ Dire Straits was certified gold.
    • Rock On The Net: Dire Straits / Mark Knopfler 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.rockonthenet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ So he was like, "I love what you and Jermaine do together.

    ^ During the spring of 1982 Dire Straits recorded the "Love Over Gold" album.
    • UKMIX - Articles - Mark Knopfler - Story Of A Musical Genius 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.ukmix.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • He can't even run his own life, I'll be damned if he'll run mine.^ So you'll have to be commutable to one of these when starting out.

    ^ One loves to make them, one loves to play them.
    • Mark Knopfler | Popdose 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC popdose.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ One day you make me feel like your love ...
    • George Michael, artist George Michael, music lyrics, song, song text 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.i2lyrics.com [Source type: General]

F-J

.
  • [to "American Tune" by Paul Simon ]
    This pretty tune was written by Hans Leo Hassler
    In 1599.
    I wrote some words and changed about three notes.^ How do you feel about all those comments?

    ^ I can tell you that some things in Russia may never change.
    • George Michael: News & Videos about George Michael - CNN.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    ^ "I CAN'T MAKE YOU LOVE ME" (1997) Bonnie Raitt popularized this heartbreaker of a ballad, and Mr. Michael proved that he felt every word.
    • George Michael has mastered many styles since Wham | Dallas-Fort Worth Entertainment News and Events | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    Now ASCAP says it's mine. .
    • John Forster, "Fusion", Entering Marion (1993)
  • [to a tune similar to "You Can Call Me Al" by Paul Simon]
    I'm well aware that there's an element you could call exploitation
    In the way that I appropriate the cultures of these peoples for my own commercial purposes.^ Well there you go.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My god, what is wrong with you people?
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You know, these guys should get a chart all of their own and the pop stars can stay in their rehab clinics and fade away.
    • Other bands influenced by Mark Knopfler | Project Opus 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.projectopus.com [Source type: General]


    .Mmm, but everyone who works for me gets credit
    And royalties
    And Grammys
    And a chance to ride to stardom on my coattails, neh-nyah neh-nyah.
    ^ I know everyone else who ever worked there feels the same.
    • George Michael 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.famous56.com [Source type: General]

    ^ When I was a boy in the 70s I was out in the deep water with my Dad riding waves and he suddenly realized we were surrounded by gay men who were humping each other.
    • My Memories Of George Michael at The Larry Kane Report 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.larrykane.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Inspirations : Comedians, manga authors, singers, my friends, family, and relatives, and pets, and my Tokyopop fans, and clan members (Thanks to everyone who is a fan or clan membe...


    .But hey, let's just remember who's the genius here!^ Artist: George Michael Too Funky Too Funky Hey, you're just too funky for me, I gotta get inside of you, And I'll show you heaven if you let me.
    • George Michael, artist George Michael, music lyrics, song, song text 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.i2lyrics.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Mar 30 2009 7:59 PM Hey, I just got done talking to a friend of mine in Africa who just built a church called Greater Grace Church in Uganda.
    • MySpace - Our Lady of Peace and Hope - 34 - Female - TUCSON, ARIZONA - myspace.com/olopah 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I just wanted to explain to the people who have been absolutely loyal and why I haven't been here.

    .
    • John Forster, "Fusion", Entering Marion (1993)
  • Between the lines of fear and blame,
    You begin to wonder why you came.^ You must be wondering: why are our prices so much more reasonable than our competitors?
    • George Michael Tickets, Cheap George Michael Seats 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.ticketluck.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Can you also explain why he came out to say he has forgiven MJ when MJ is dead and cannot defend this story he is saying about MJ calling him up and apologizing?
    • Terry George Forgives Michael Jackson For Masturbation Call | popdirt.com 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC popdirt.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I always wondered who that girl they mentioned at the beginning of the video was, and now I know, thanks to you :) I just wanted to comment on the video...
    • SongMeanings | Lyrics | Our Lady Peace - Thief 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.songmeanings.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    .Where did I go wrong?^ Where did it go wrong, Oasis?
    • The Sun | The Best for News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities & TV | The Sun| The Sun 10 September 2009 22:57 UTC www.thesun.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ So what did go wrong?

    I lost a friend
    Somewhere along in the bitterness.
    .And I would have stayed up with you all night,
    Had I known how to save a life.
    ^ THe first song released from it is "All you did was save my life" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhMZ0kTTG… That should link you to the youtube video of the song, if not just copy and paste.
    • Whatever happened to Our Lady Peace? - Yahoo! Answers 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ MTV would broadcast the video, featuring celebrity make-up artist Kathy Jeung in a basque and suspenders, only during the late night hours.
    • Radio Swiss Classic - George Michael - Biography 10 September 2009 22:57 UTC www.radioswissclassic.ch [Source type: General]
    • Radio Swiss Pop - George Michael - Biography 10 September 2009 22:57 UTC www.radioswisspop.ch [Source type: General]

    ^ I mean, sure, he's sometimes a little emotionally unavailable, and he can't cook to save his life, and true, he's still a bit hung up on his ex-wife, but you CANNOT say that Charlie Swan doesn't love his daughter.
    • George Michael » MTV Buzzworthy Blog 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC buzzworthy.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

  • I said, "Hi!"
    She said, "Yeah, I guess I am." .
  • Wouldn't it be great if no one ever got offended?^ "They're great kids, but the minute you're lumped with teeny-bopper bands, no one listens to the music anymore."
    • George Michael News - The New York Times 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
    • George Michael News - The New York Times 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: General]


    .And wouldn't it be great to say what's really on your mind?^ I know I wouldn’t have stumbled onto your site if it weren’t for her saying how her new video “Bad Romance” is filled with symbolism.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ People should really think about what they are listening to and watching and not allow your mind to be corrupted.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Is your mind so small that you have to fall In with the pack wherever they run Will you still sneer when death is near And say they may as well worship the sun?
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]


    .I have always said all the rules are made for bendin'
    And if I let my hair down, would that be such a crime?
    ^ "DON'T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME" (with Elton John) (1991) Two titans of pop met onstage and made each other better.
    • George Michael has mastered many styles since Wham | Dallas-Fort Worth Entertainment News and Events | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.dallasnews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It is, after all, my body that would be affected by an unplanned pregnancy.
    • George Michael And His Longtime Partner Are Done | The Frisky 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Someone said that "All you did was save my life" was a 13 year old teeny bopper type song.
    • Music Review: Our Lady Peace - Burn Burn - Blogcritics Music 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • Won't you die tonight for love?^ Like a fool, I fell in love with you, Turned my whole world upside down.
    • Layla - Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler - Album - Layla, Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler mp3 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.nghenhac.info [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If you love OLP (like I do) you should check out Oceanroyal - just saw them do a great cover of 'Starseed' a few weeks ago.
    • Our Lady Peace – Discover music, videos, concerts, & pictures at Last.fm 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC lastfm.spiegel.de [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Raine ends: "There's a time that you get turned around / life itself just wears you out / you keep getting ready for that big parade."
    • Our Lady Peace: Burn Burn: Live Interview/Review Raine Maida | NowPublic News Coverage 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.nowpublic.com [Source type: General]


    Baby join me in death.
    .Won't you die?^ "You need gear that works properly, is in perfect tune, doesn't rattle or hum, and won't die halfway through the session."

    ^ Tools: you need gear that works properly, is in perfect tune, doesn't rattle or hum, and won't die halfway through the session.

  • It's just a ride, it's just a ride
    No need to run, no need to hide
    It'll take you round and round
    Sometimes you're up, sometimes you're down
    It's just a ride, it's just a ride
    Don't be scared, don't hide your eyes
    It may feel so real inside
    But don't forget it's just a ride

K-R

.
  • He's washing dishes and baby clothes
    He's so ambitious, he even sews
    But don't forget, folks, that's what you get, folks
    For makin' whoopee
  • If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life
    Never make a pretty woman your wife
    So for my personal point of view
    Get an ugly girl to marry you
  • I know what you must be saying to yourselves.^ Love you my girl...
    • George Michael.com Forums: General Discussion - => GEORGE: Please tour DownUnder to New Zealand & THANK YOU !!! for Australia 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC forums.georgemichael.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Thank you for your music !!!
    • Mark Knopfler Happy 60th Birthday Page 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.afmk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Now, I know you’ve had a pretty messed up life .
    • Positive Liberty » George Michael, Again 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC positiveliberty.com [Source type: Original source]


    .If that's the way she feels about it, why doesn't she just end it all?^ Then just being able to play a song to the guys and for them to go into their corners and get their parts together and feel the whole thing coming together that way, that's really a great time for me."
    • MARK KNOPFLER booking - Rock Music Artists - Corporate Event Booking Agent 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC delafont.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And then by the time I'd kind of worked out what it was and I'd stopped having relationships with women, I was just so indignant about the way I had been treated until then, I just thought, well, I'll just hold on to this.
    • George Michael@Everything2.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Starting at about 4pm in summer the light changes by the minute all the way till dark after 10pm.


    Oh, no, not me.
    I'm not ready for that final disappointment.
    .'Cause I know, just as well as I'm standing here talking to you,
    That when that final moment comes and I'm breathing my last breath,
    I'll be saying to myself…
    Is that all there is?
    ^ I’ll see you all there.

    ^ You know, I'll just say I loved you all, good, bad and different, I loved you all."
    • Любителям и Любительницам Классик-Рок! [Archive] - Page 4 - RussianAmerica Forum 25 September 2009 0:59 UTC forum.russianamerica.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Well you know what?
    • Our Lady of Peace Church - Santa Clara, CA 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.yelp.com [Source type: General]

  • The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain! .
  • I swore I would love you till the end of time.^ Love you my girl...
    • George Michael.com Forums: General Discussion - => GEORGE: Please tour DownUnder to New Zealand & THANK YOU !!! for Australia 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC forums.georgemichael.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I wish he would have sung "you have been loved".

    ^ Some of us were too young to attend your shows before you split up, and I would love it if you did one more so that I could attend.
    • Mark Knopfler declines Dire Straits tour and album | News | NME.COM 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.nme.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    So now, I'm prayin' for the end of time... .
  • I'll be thuggin forever, see I'ma fighter, not a lover
    I'm a hit-and-run-it, cold-blooded, motherfucka
  • Your life's an open book
    Don't close it fore it's done
  • Staying awake to chase a dream
  • Sex is natural, sex is good; not everybody does it, but everybody should.^ So your whole life you are hiding?

    ^ Your daddy's just out.
    • Les Cousins Dangereux // A George Michael + Maeby Fanlisting 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC new-place.org [Source type: General]

    ^ I’ll see you all there.

    .
  • This is how we like to do it in the murder scene.^ I like George Michael and his music.
    • Johann Hari: George Michael: An Exclusive Interview 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ George Michael £24.99 I Want Your Sex UK CD single .
    • George Michael Collectors Store / Shop for New & Rare Vinyl Records, CDs and Memorabilia at EIL.COM - George Michael 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC eil.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ George Michael Height - how tall .
    • George Michael Height - how tall 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • Becoming perfect as if they were sterling silver chainsaws going cascading...^ Do new acts like My Chemical Romance and Green Day (ok not so new) still get the old blood pumping?
    • (NC) North Carolina Musician Classifieds 15 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.jamconnect.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I'm not going to give you my private life!

    ^ My audiences come to have a party, and this whole tour is really to try and give them exactly what they want.
    • George Michael, we still have Faith < PopWire | PopMatters 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • I'll be back when I've calmed my fears
    And I'll see you around in a thousand years
  • Talking is just masturbating
    without the mess.^ You've got to go to the city You've got to go to the city, They're going to find you there .
    • George Michael - Flawless (Go To The City) - (Paroles / Lyrics) - George Michael - de Wham! au 25Live - Le Blog 10 September 2009 22:57 UTC georgemichael.over-blog.net [Source type: General]

    ^ See you in Paris next year!
    • Mark Knopfler Happy 60th Birthday Page 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.afmk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Are they men you knew?
    • Jesse Kornbluth: Mark Knopfler: 'I Have Become A Veteran At This Music Thing' 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • Our Lady Peace, "Happiness and the Fish", Happiness...^ Our Lady Peace - Starseed .
      • Our Lady Peace on Yahoo! Music 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Message 3258 from Our Lady of Peace, Anguera, Bahia, Brazil.
      • Prophetic Messenger Service - Messages from Our Lady of Peace, BRAZIL - Powered by ForumCo.com - The Forum Company 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC mm2001.forumco.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage is 50!
      • Our Lady of Peace & Good Voyage is 50! | GenSan News Online Mag 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.gensantos.com [Source type: General]

      .Is Not A Fish That You Can Catch
      (1999)
  • Scared the lights'll turn green
    You'll have to be seen
    You'll be like anybody else
    Scared the lights'll turn red
    You're stuck in your head
    You can't run it to even her
    How you gonna get through the year?^ Get it through your heads.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ How much do you like this artist: .
    • Misheard Song Lyrics for Our Lady Peace 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.amiright.com [Source type: General]

    ^ How can you even comment?
    • Lady Gaga at Radio City: Best. Concert. Ever. | EW.com 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC music-mix.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • It's just fuck and run
    Fuck and run
    Ever since I was seventeen
    Even when I was twelve
  • I want to be your Blowjob Queen
  • In wine there's truth but in silence there's surrender.^ And hey, if you've ever wanted to meet Keenan or try wine from his winery, Caduceus Cellars, now's your chance as there are meet and greet tickets and wine tasting packages available in addition to reserved seating.
    • Steely Dan, Mark Knopfler, Rob Zombie, Puscifer shows announced - Denver Music - Backbeat Online 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC blogs.westword.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The title song and the explicit I want your sex rocked the charts just like the good-old Wham!
    • George Michael@Everything2.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There is a nice vibes tonight though that can help to reform your connection and show your love to your partner (if you want to).
    • Singer George Michael arrested after car crash 15 September 2009 22:022 UTC www.watoday.com.au [Source type: General]

  • You're still searching for these answers
    They're not inside your wrist

S-Z

.
  • I never wanted to know
    Never wanted to see
    I wasted my time
    Till time wasted me
    I never wanted to go
    I always wanted to stay
    'Cause the persons I am
    Are the parts that I play
    So I plot and I plan
    And I hope and I scheme
    To the lure of a night
    Filled with unfinished dreams
    And I'm holding on tight
    To a world gone astray
    As they charge me for years
    I can't pay
    • Savatage, "Believe", Streets: A Rock Opera (1991)
  • I am the way
    I am the light
    I am the dark inside the night
    I hear your hopes
    I feel your dreams
    And in the dark I hear your screams
    Don't turn away
    Just take my hand
    And when you make your final stand
    I'll be right there, I'll never leave
    And all I ask of you is...^ It was his way of saying, "You don't want to miss this."
    • Man And The Machine: My Terrifying Semester With Bitter, Brilliant George Michael - George Michael - Deadspin 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC deadspin.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I don’t want to believe this but I cant say I don’t.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They then ask: "Tracey, what makes you feel old?"
    • George Michael and Kenny Goss: A pop romance - Profiles, People - The Independent 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .Believe
    • Savatage, "Believe", Streets: A Rock Opera (1991)
  • I did it my way.^ It is the only way, believe me, my daughter.
    • Our Lady of America 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC jkmi.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He said: "Believe me, I'd rather have run up and down Oxford Street naked saying `I'm gay, I'm gay', than have it happen the way it did."

    ^ "Believe me, I'd rather have run up and down Oxford Street saying 'I'm gay, I'm gay', than have it happen the way it did."

    .
  • If the kids are united they will never be divided.^ In a strange way I've spent the last 10 or 15 years trying to derail my own career because it never seems to suffer.
    • George Michael: Why I had to keep my homosexuality secret - This Britain, UK - The Independent 10 September 2009 22:57 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ I speak French, so I bit my tongue the whole way out and they were just ripping me apart, and then right at the tail end...

    ^ A lot of our friends' parents were bobby soxers, but we never had that forties, Frank Sinatra, Italian jazzy music.
    • Folk icon Kate McGarrigle dies at 63 - The Globe and Mail 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.theglobeandmail.com [Source type: General]

    • Sham 69, "If the Kids Are United", The Adventures of Hersham Boys (1979)
  • There are things in Doris's life,
    but then there are in everyone's.
    .She opens her little mouth,
    She sings her little song.
    ^ Several times we could see his mouth open, apparently singing, but we couldn't hear anything coming out.
    • Ticketmaster Our Lady Peace Customer ratings and reviews 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC reviews.ticketmaster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Like a flag
    it folds out across the city,
    and it goes:

    "The old man becomes an ice-skater...
    ^ "PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN!" Mike booms out across the room, mocking the idea.
    • Our Lady Peace: Tipping The Balance | CHARTattack 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.chartattack.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Man gets 61 years for grass clippings killing 22-year-old goes from Miss Va.
    • Sportscaster George Michael dies at 70 - wtop.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.wtop.com [Source type: News]
    • Sportscaster George Michael dies at 70 - wtop.com 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.wtop.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Illuminati symbolism is becoming so clear that analyses like this one becomes a simple exercise of pointing out the obvious.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]


    A maniac becomes a stepfather...
    .I watch a policeman's mouth -
    out comes an honest word."
    ^ You took the words right out of my mouth...
    • Long-time D.C. sportscaster George Michael passes | ProFootballTalk.com 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC profootballtalk.nbcsports.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He was forced to come out in 1998 after being caught in a sting by an attractive policeman in a public bathroom in Los Angeles.
    • Cele|bitchy » George Michael 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: General]
    • Celebitchy: George Michael Archives 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Kris December 12th, 2009 1:48 am : @Mi, you took the words right out of my mouth.
    • Lady Gaga, The Illuminati Puppet | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: General]



    Miracles happen when Doris sings.
    Couples in love stop dead in their tracks.
    Dishes clatter to the ground unbroken.
    Politicians die. .
    • Shellac, "Doris", Uranus EP (1993)
  • Be careful how you touch her, for she'll awaken,
    And sleep's the only freedom that she knows.^ How out of touch you are ..Fiona!
    • George Michael - Scotsman.com Living 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC living.scotsman.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I don’t care who you are or how much you think you know.

    ^ Know how much God loves you.
    • Prophetic Messenger Service - Messages from Our Lady of Peace, BRAZIL - Powered by ForumCo.com - The Forum Company 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC mm2001.forumco.com [Source type: Original source]

    • Skylark, "Wildflower", Skylark (1972)
  • I'm not your star...
    .Isn't that what you said,
    what you thought this song meant?
    ^ Alternatively, you could post what you think the song means, what it does mean as said from the band themselves, a review, a technical breakdown of it, what parts you like/dislike, and anything like that.
    • Currently Listening To: Musician's Club version. - XGenStudios Forums 25 September 2009 0:59 UTC forums.xgenstudios.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Thought you might want to also know that they had an entire runway of top models dress like this demon, playing this song in the background.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And he thought we were crazy when I told him what we wanted to do and how to do it, but he said, "It's your money, you can do what you want."

    • Something Corporate, "Konstantine", Ready... .Break (2003)
  • [If] you can't hide it, you might as well embrace it.^ Otto von Habsburg, you too, as well as all the members of the Order of the Golden Fleece aka the present day Empire in hiding.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You might very well be seeing what you WANT to see.
    • Lady Gaga's Bad Romance - The Occult Meaning | The Vigilant Citizen 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC vigilantcitizen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "Mind you, if you're going to live in a prison, it might as well be a good one."
    • George Michael: 'I'm surprised I've survived my own dysfunction' | Music | The Guardian 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .
  • 'Cause we're all to blame
    We've gone too far
    From pride to shame,
    We're trying so hard,
    We're dying in vain,
    We want it all,
    Everyone, don't we all?^ I"ve been here in DMV all my life so it's closer to home cause he was everywhere doing his charity work with that positive smile.
    • Sportscaster George Michael dies at 70 - Yahoo! Sports 3 February 2010 15:38 UTC sports.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ We all know stories about people getting ripped off when they are trying to buy or sell tickets and we wanted to change this.
    • Mark Knopfler tickets at Royal Albert Hall in London on 01/06/2010 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.seatwave.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I'll be buying his new one, but if you're wanting some solo Mark Knopfler, save your money, and don't buy this one.
    • Shangri-La by Mark Knopfler – Download Shangri-La on iTunes 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC phobos.apple.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
  • The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades.^ Will the Future Blame Us is kind of looking at not just wars and political unrest and things that are going on, " Mazur explains, " but just all kinds of things that were doing right now.
    • PopEntertaiment.com: Our Lady Peace interview about 'Healthy in Paranoid Times.' 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.popentertainment.com [Source type: General]

    • Timbuk 3, "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades", from Greetings from Timbuk 3 (1986)

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.
  • God of nations at Thy feet,
    In the bonds of love we meet,
    Hear our voices, we entreat,
    God defend our free land.^ Hear the voice of God and you will be transformed.
    • Prophetic Messenger Service - Messages from Our Lady of Peace, BRAZIL - Powered by ForumCo.com - The Forum Company 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC mm2001.forumco.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We seek to live our daily lives to fulfill our Lord's commandment to love God and our neighbor and try to do that in every way we can.” .
    • History of the Church of Our Lady, Queen of Peace, New Port Richey, Florida 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC fivay.org [Source type: General]

    ^ I am a big fan of GM. He has one of the best voices of our time, yet in America you can't hear any of his music unless you go to Youtube.
    • Johann Hari: George Michael: An Exclusive Interview 16 January 2010 21:39 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]


    .Guard Pacific's triple star,
    From the shafts of strife and war,
    Make her praises heard afar,
    God defend New Zealand.
    ^ The lyrics, not surprisingly, are amazing, “And while she wishes she was a dancer/ And that she'd never heard of cancer/ She wishes God would give her some answers/ And make her feel beautiful”.
    • The Top 10 Our Lady Peace Songs - General Music Reviews - Epinions.com 3 February 2010 17:44 UTC www.epinions.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Star Wars: A New Hope    4.
    • Filmtracks: The Princess Bride (Mark Knopfler) 20 January 2010 18:57 UTC www.filmtracks.com [Source type: General]

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George Michael
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George Michael performing in Poland during his 25 Live Tour
Background information
Birth name Georgios-Kyriacos Panayiotou
Also known as George Michael
Born June 25, 1963 (1963-06-25) (age 47)
Origin London
Genres Pop
Pop rock
Dance pop
R&B
Jazz
Blue-eyed soul
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Piano
Keyboards
Guitar
Bass guitar
Drums
Percussion
Years active 1982 - present
Labels Columbia Records, DreamWorks, Virgin, Epic, Sony Music
Associated acts Wham!
Website www.georgemichael.com

George Michael (born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou on 25 June 1963) is an English singer-songwriter. He co-founded and was a part of the pop band Wham!. After he got in trouble with the police, he announced his homosexuality.

Some of his biggest hits include "Careless Whisper" and "Faith".

Contents

Discography

Faith (1987)

  1. Faith
  2. Father Figure
  3. I Want Your Sex
  4. One More Try
  5. Hard Day
  6. Hand To Mouth
  7. Look At Your Hands
  8. Monkey
  9. Kissing A Fool
  10. A Last Request (I Want Your Sex Part 3)

Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1 (1990)

  1. Praying For Time
  2. Freedom '90
  3. They Won't Go When I Go
  4. Something To Save
  5. Cowboys And Angels
  6. Waiting For That Day
  7. Mothers Pride
  8. Heal The Pain
  9. Soul Free
  10. Waiting (Reprise)

Older (1996)

  1. Jesus To A Child
  2. Fastlove
  3. Older
  4. Spinning The Wheel
  5. It Doesn't Really Matter
  6. The Strangest Thing
  7. To Be Forgiven
  8. Move On
  9. Star People
  10. You Have Been Loved

Ladies And Gentlemen: The Best Of George Michael (1998)

  1. Jesus To A Child
  2. Father Figure
  3. Careless Whisper
  4. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  5. You Have Been Loved
  6. Kissing A Fool
  7. I Can't Make You Love Me
  8. Heal The Pain
  9. A Moment With You
  10. Desafinado
  11. Cowboys And Angels
  12. Praying For Time
  13. One More Try
  14. A Different Corner
  15. Waltz Away Dreaming
  16. Outside
  17. Fastlove
  18. As
  19. Too Funky
  20. Freedom '90
  21. Star People '97
  22. Killer
  23. Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
  24. I Want Your Sex
  25. Monkey
  26. Spinning The Wheel
  27. Waiting For That Day
  28. Fantasy
  29. I Knew You Were Waiting For Me
  30. Hard Day
  31. Faith
  32. Somebody To Love

Songs From The Last Century (1999)

  1. Brother Can You Spare A Dime
  2. Roxanne
  3. You've Changed
  4. My Baby Just Cares For Me
  5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  6. Miss Sarajevo
  7. I Remember You
  8. Secret Love
  9. Wild Is The Wind
  10. Where Or When

Patience (2004)

  1. Patience
  2. Amazing
  3. John & Elvis Are Dead
  4. Cars & Trains
  5. Round Here
  6. Shoot The Dog
  7. My Mother Had A Brother
  8. Flawless (Go To The City)
  9. American Angel
  10. Precious Box
  11. Please Send Me Someone (Anselmo's Song)
  12. Freeek!
  13. Through

Twenty Five (2006)

Disc 1

  1. Everything She Wants - Wham!
  2. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
  3. Freedom - Wham!
  4. Faith
  5. Too Funky
  6. Fastlove
  7. Freedom '90
  8. Spinning the Wheel
  9. Outside
  10. As (with Mary J. Blige)
  11. Freeek! (Not '04)
  12. Shoot The Dog
  13. Amazing
  14. Flawless (Radio Edition)
  15. An Easier Affair

Disc 2

  1. Careless Whisper
  2. Last Christmas - Wham!
  3. A Different Corner
  4. Father Figure
  5. One More Try
  6. Praying For Time
  7. Heal The Pain (with Sir Paul McCartney)
  8. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (with Sir Elton John)
  9. Jesus To A Child
  10. Older
  11. Round Here
  12. You Have Been Loved
  13. John and Elvis Are Dead
  14. This Is Not Real Love (with Mutya)

Disc 3

  1. Understand
  2. Precious Box
  3. Roxanne
  4. Fantasy
  5. Cars and Trains
  6. Patience
  7. You Know That I Want To
  8. My Mother Had A Brother
  9. If You Were There - Wham!
  10. Safe
  11. American Angel
  12. My Baby Just Cares For Me
  13. Brother Can You Spare A Dime? (performed at Pavarotti & Friends)
  14. Please Send Me Someone (Anselmo's Song)
  15. Through

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