Wednesday, February 8 2006
After "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go", maybe this record's title asked too much. Still, this song cycle has the ambition of Stevie Wonder's 1970s work and Michael nearly had the talent to pull it off.
Tuesday, April 29 2014
The sadness of King George.
Sunday, August 10 2008
It feels good to know, 25 years on, that George Michael has stuck around and found vindication, just like he always hoped he would.
Tuesday, December 19 2006
George Michael has come full circle in making peace with his sexuality. If album charts are any indication, he hasn't lost many listeners in the process.
Thursday, July 12 2012
George Michael celebrates Wham's 30th anniversary with a solo single which Andrew Ridgeley doesn't appear on, ironically.
Friday, March 20 2009
Blues, jazz, funk and hip-hop have always masked white transgression, aiding generation upon generation to distinguish themselves from the conservative norms of whiteness bequeathed them; here was our generation’s Elvis, mocking and masking anything authentically black, trading love of the craft for sheer fame. And here on the black and white pages of Sex, she was showing us her beautifully dark skin friends, bragging about how much of a bad girl she was.
Sunday, August 3 2008
"Oh, George! Pop Superstar Michael Popped For Smokin' In the Boys' Room!" The tabloids find great joy in dragging down the rich and famous when