Sony Music Entertainment Australia are releasing the highly anticipated album reissue from the iconic George Michael, LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE/MTV UNPLUGGED today. This special 2 disc album features LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL. 1, George’s second solo album plus for the very first time a remastered version of George’s stunning 1996 MTV UNPLUGGED. The concert took place at the Three Mills Island Studios in East London on Friday 11 October, 1996 and featured Georgeplaying ten of his finest songs from the WHAM!, FAITH, LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL.1 (FREEDOM ’90) and Older eras in an intimate setting. LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL 1 will also be reissued on vinyl.
The album reissue also includes ‘Fantasy’, a reworked single by George Michael featuring Nile Rodgers. LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL. 1 remains a remarkable, timeless work, from the beautifully judged protest songs ‘Praying For Time’ and ‘Mother’s Pride’ to the intimate’ ‘Cowboys & Angels’, via the autobiographical ‘Freedom! ‘90’. A multi-platinum-selling worldwide chart-topper, LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL. 1 was the sound of a precedent-setting, boundary-pushing global superstar going his own way.
As an accompaniment to the album reissue, Sony Music together with Channel 4 and BBC Worldwide have commissioned George Michael: Freedom a stunning new film, narrated and co-directed by George Michael.
Executive Produced and co-directed by David Austin, George Michael: Freedom tells the gripping, dramatic story of the making of LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE VOL 1, the court case which followed and George’s personal struggle and pain as he loses his great love Anselmo Feleppa.
George Michael: Freedom also co-stars Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Elton John,Mark Ronson, Mary J Blige, Tony Bennett, Liam Gallagher, James Corden, Ricky Gervais, Kate Moss, the ‘Freedom! ’90’ video supermodels (Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz and Linda Evangelista) and more. George Michael: Freedom will air on Channel 9 on Wednesday 25th October at 8:30pm.
George Michael was working on George Michael: Freedom up right until Christmas 2016 and it is his final work.
Find out more at www.listen-georgemichael.com