George Michael ‘s ‘Older’ is his third solo studio album released on May 13, 1996 by Virgin / DreamWorks Records.
Track Listing : 1.Jesus To A Child (George Michael) – 06:51 . 2.Fastlove (George Michael, Jon Douglas) – 05:24 . 3.Older (George Michael) – 05:33 . 4.Spinning The Wheel (George Michael, Jon Douglas) – 06:21 . 5.It Doesn’T Really Matter (George Michael) – 04:50 . 6.The Strangest Thing (George Michael) – 06:01 . 7.To Be Forgiven (George Michael) – 05:21 . 8.Move On (George Michael) – 04:45 . 9.Star People (George Michael) – 05:16 . 10.You Have Been Loved (George Michael, David Austin)) – 05:30 . 11.Free (George Michael) – 03:00
Musicians : George Michael – Vocals, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion, Programming . Hugh Burns – Guitars . Danny Jacob – Guitars . Alan Ross – Guitars . John Themis – Guitars . David Austin – Keyboards . Chris Cameron – Keyboards, Strings . David Clews – Keyboards . Nick Murdoch – Piano . Jon Douglas – Keyboards . David Clayton – Programming . Pete Gleadall – Programming . Steve Mcnichol – Programming . Stuart Brooks – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . John Thirkell – Trumpet, Flugelhorn . Chris Davis – Saxophone . Andy Hamilton – Saxophone . Phillip Smith – Saxophone . Fayyaz Virji – Trombone . Steve Sidwell – Trumpet . Jo – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By George Michael, Jon Douglas . Charlie Brocco – Engineer . Paul Gomersall – Engineer . Chris Porter – Engineer . Ren Swan – Engineer
Package : Brad Branson – Photography
Released On May 13, 1996 By Virgin / Aegean / Dreamworks.
Remember that big jazz revival of 1996? Neither does anyone else, didn’t happen. With Older, Michael found an industrial dance/soul/jazz niche no one had bothered to explore and planted himself there. […]
The Hackskeptic’s View
The beautifully heart wrenching “Jesus To A Child” directly references the sad loss of Feleppa with a spiritual message that brings comfort even in the moments after the tragedy. […]
Knowing when to go into sexy territory while also belting it out when he needs to, Michael is always the strongest point of his albums as his profound vocal delivery sells the material he sings perfectly. […]