George Michael - Discography (1984 - 2012) ((LINK))
after a commercial success with songbird, michael released his final solo album in 2001. called the final days, the album was a compilation of songs from his solo career. it was also michael's last studio album with sony. he released a compilation album in 2002 called time on earth.
George Michael - Discography (1984 - 2012)
in 1989, michael released the album listen without prejudice, vol. 1, which was released in the u.s. and the u.k. it was a departure from his earlier work, featuring a more r&b-oriented sound. a number one u. hit single was the billy ocean cover, your song.
in 1990, michael released the album listen without prejudice, vol. 2, which featured the single praying for time. michael's next album, 1991's careless whisper, reached the top of the british album charts and was also a major hit in the u.s. his next album, i'm your man, went to number two in the u.k. the album featured a cover of the bee gees' stayin' alive.
a.c.e. (1993) became the first george michael album to reach number one in the u.k., and the second in the u.s. album sales rose over 1,000,000 in the u., as well as the number of downloads. although it was a bit of a departure from his earlier work, michael's next album was a return to the more pop-oriented sound he had experimented with on listen without prejudice, vol. 1 (1990). the album featured a number of singles, including a cover of the who's my generation and waterfall, which went to number one in both the u. and the u.
by the mid 1990s, michael had grown tired of the pop industry, and began to move away from it. he started a new record label, parlophone, and also began taking a more political stance with his songwriting, social commentary and outspokenness.