Careless Whispers: The Life and Career of George Michael

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Here is a riveting account of the highs and lows of the life and career of one of pop music's top solo artists.

Covers the formation of Wham! in the early 80s with friend Andrew Ridgley, their success with hits including "Young Guns (Go For It)," "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Club Tropicana" and their split in 1986.

Details Michael's huge success as a solo artist with albums including Faith and Listen Without Prejudice and his high profile legal battle iwth Sony which cost him millions of his own money.  Covers his personal life and the drug and sex scandals that eventually led him to be sent to prison in 2010 following a car crash.

Includes commentary by those best placed to observe his career - such as former Wham! manager Simon Napier-Bell.
 

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As a writer/editor in the independent publishing industry, Robert Steele has worked in the genres of popular culture and cinema.  As a writer on pop culture, he has provided new chapters for the updates of books including Rock 'n' Roll Babylon by Gary Herman and Marc Bolan: Born to Boogie by Chris Welch and Simon Napier-Bell, as well as producing biographies of teen movie idols such as Orland Bloom.
 

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