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    First of all...I'm a dude.

    Secondly....I'm straight.

    Thirdly.....I couldn't care less about his backside.

    But fourth....He's an incredible artist. What a voice. And he's made so many incredible songs. Especially when it came to his debut solo album in '87. Man...Faith....Father Figure...One More Try.....Kissing A Fool....Hard Day....Hand To Mouth...Monkey....All those great songs.

    George Michael is a representative of one of the fav periods in my life. George Michael reminds me most of the hour or two in the summer after Bold & the Beautiful and before I took over the tv to switch it over to MTV and Nickelodeon back in the late 80's. My Mom and my sister would watch the soap operas while I was playing with my GI Joes (during summer break), then they would switch to VH-1 for my sister (and I'd also catch MJ's "The Way You Make Me Feel" during that time along with Rick Astley, Whitney Houston, and Taylor Dane, etc...) then after that I'd have a little time where I'd go between Nickelodeon and MTV to catch the latest artists including the latest news about MJ. I loved it.

    George Michael's "Faith" is such an incredible album. I'm straight with a wife and 2 kids and I totally don't agree with his lifestyle but I love this album and Listen Without Prejudice. Both of those records are great. I don't even want to think about George Michael doing what he might do sucking....whatever. I don't want to think about that. I don't like it. It disgusts me to be honest.

    But he is an INCREDIBLE artist. I love his voice and I love the songs he's created....esp. Kissing a Fool. Man....what a track. Reminds me of back in the day waiting for a girlfriend.....and then I found my beautiful wife. Oh man I love it.

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    I'm a fan of GM too.
    His Jesus to a child, Careless whisper ....aweee...mesmerizing
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    Always loved the man - I'f Mike's the soundtrack of my life, George is the soundtrack of my adolescence - don't know who I would be without him..

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmberR View Post
    I'm a fan of GM too.
    His Jesus to a child, Careless whisper ....aweee...mesmerizing

    Aww yea....Jesus To A Child is awesome.

    How about Fastlife, yall? Anybody remember that track? I loved that song back in the mid-90's.

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    There was some discussions to have a Wham! reunion a few years ago, but Andrew wasn't interested in getting back in the spotlight. I wonder if Deon Estus and Pepsi & Shirley were gong to be part of it. It would have been interesting to see "Young Guns" & "Wham! Rap" performed, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DuranDuran View Post
    There was some discussions to have a Wham! reunion a few years ago, but Andrew wasn't interested in getting back in the spotlight. I wonder if Deon Estus and Pepsi & Shirley were gong to be part of it. It would have been interesting to see "Young Guns" & "Wham! Rap" performed, lol.

    Yes. Those early Wham! tracks would be great to see performed live all these years later.

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    I like his music too!
    Especially the "Wham!" era!
    My song of the moment is "One more try"! I heard it this week at the radio and I learned this song was from him!
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    GM is one of the best singer/songwriters. His voice stood up well with Aretha's in their duet, one of the best duets of all time, in my opinion.
    Before you judge me, try hard to love me. Look within your heart then ask: have YOU seen my childhood?

    I'm starting with the man in the mirror. I'm asking him to change his ways. And no message could have been any clearer. If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and then make a change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by defdave View Post
    First of all...I'm a dude.

    Secondly....I'm straight.

    Thirdly.....I couldn't care less about his backside.

    But fourth....He's an incredible artist. What a voice. And he's made so many incredible songs. Especially when it came to his debut solo album in '87. Man...Faith....Father Figure...One More Try.....Kissing A Fool....Hard Day....Hand To Mouth...Monkey....All those great songs.

    George Michael is a representative of one of the fav periods in my life. George Michael reminds me most of the hour or two in the summer after Bold & the Beautiful and before I took over the tv to switch it over to MTV and Nickelodeon back in the late 80's. My Mom and my sister would watch the soap operas while I was playing with my GI Joes (during summer break), then they would switch to VH-1 for my sister (and I'd also catch MJ's "The Way You Make Me Feel" during that time along with Rick Astley, Whitney Houston, and Taylor Dane, etc...) then after that I'd have a little time where I'd go between Nickelodeon and MTV to catch the latest artists including the latest news about MJ. I loved it.

    George Michael's "Faith" is such an incredible album. I'm straight with a wife and 2 kids and I totally don't agree with his lifestyle but I love this album and Listen Without Prejudice. Both of those records are great. I don't even want to think about George Michael doing what he might do sucking....whatever. I don't want to think about that. I don't like it. It disgusts me to be honest.

    But he is an INCREDIBLE artist. I love his voice and I love the songs he's created....esp. Kissing a Fool. Man....what a track. Reminds me of back in the day waiting for a girlfriend.....and then I found my beautiful wife. Oh man I love it.


    For me it was always..
    1. MJ
    2. GM

    Both great artist, their voice, their lyrics...
    For me he's one of the last great musicians left here..

    You have been loved
    The lyrics are so beautiful....totally think of MJ when I listen to this song.

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    My male 80s-forever trinity: Michael, Prince and George Michael. I usually have LWP, Faith, and some tracks from L&G: TBOGM, Older and Patience on my iPod.

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    George definitely has one of the great voices, I don't care much for his more recent work, but his late 80's/early 90s stuff is just classic, he seems to have lost his way lately, I hope he can sort himself out and make some great music again.

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    My own fan life with George Michael - I apologise if you have already seen it on prince.org but I feel you Michael Jackson fans would love it too, as some of the crap around the media and George Michael was like some of the trials MJ had to go through (Although nowhere near as severe as MJ had to go through)




    My life started with him at 7 when Club Tropicana was a hit and I kind of liked its party feel and the song always made me feel good like a lot of sunny early 80s pop (Culture Club, Michael Jackson, Hayzee Fantasee, all the usual suspects for me). It was a moderate hit, but when "Wake me up before you go go" came out, it was a #1 global hit and made them cross out of UK success to global success as they competed with Culture club for the 1980s British Invasion. After that it was hit after after in 1985 and 1986, everyone loved Careless Whisper and I got the Make it big album in 1985 aged 9, then my brother got the final in 1986. We even liked the filler tracks like "Credit card baby" - come on it had a great melody!
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    87 saw Faith come up and again it blew the charts away, all the kids dug him and the hits like on Bad, poured on into 1989, Father Figure, One More Try, Monkey, I want your sex etc. But even then my brother would say "Oh that George Michael is gay,look at his hair, I had no idea what a gay was then - I soon found out by the time Listen without Prejudice dropped in 1990, I had questions about GM and myself. I was 14 and dug the singles - Praying for Time and Freedom90. The latter had a real angry feel and was a contrast next to the party pop of Wham! and the polished sound of Faith. We knew George was having a Barney with Sony and by 1991 I had moved to Color me badd, MJ and even discovered Prince. 1992 had the song Too Funky, which to me was his coming out song (George apparently said he came out on Listen without Prejudice with the song "You have been loved"). All this shouting at models and gay dance beat made me know and then 1993 came and he had the trial with Sony, his hair and outfit were complete Erasure!
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    By 1996 I was into Prince and rap, but still made time for Older (The gap between LWP in 1990 and Older in 1996 was interminable). 1996 was a tough year for me, still stuck in the closet but wanting to burst out. 1998 I was and now it seemed so was George. I felt for him, I never approve of cottaging (Cruising the bogs) but I knew he was lonely after Anselmo died. whereas the arrest got all the wrong publicity and caused the gutter media to go wild after all the fuss over Diana's death had died down, GM turned the whole episode into his coming out hit - Outside, which was really funky. Then came the Ladies and Gentlemen, the very best of George Michael, an excellent album I still have today. A good range of hits, duets, new material like Outside and his version of AS featuring Mary J Bilge and a version of a Portuguese fada song called Desafinado. To hammer home the gay factor, it was given to me as an Xmas gift by my first Partner in 1998.
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    After that there were a few creative missteps with Songs of the 20th century and the whole Freek! and Shoot the dog thing with its video of Tony Blair as a puppet of Dubya (I like it, but the song was weak - Freek! was quite good. After that we have Patience,(An album I have, but alas I just can't get into. I need to go back to it). Then there was a blur of arrests for drunk and stoned driving, the fat old lorry driver who was caught with GM sucking him off and tabloid crap right up to his death, my newspaper online even had the gall to criticise him for his Xmas single in 2015 stalling at #14 in the UK and called it a flop!
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    I ignore that shit, being a big fan of Michael Jackson and Prince, I am kind of wary of the gutter media, English tabloids and TMC type outlets.
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    So that is my journey with Georgie - Does anyone care to explain theirs?

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    I just realize that mj died on GM birthday and GM died ten years on the same day as James Brown. So sad.
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