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George Michael

The biography

By Rob Jovanovic

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A fascinating biography of the controversial pop star.

George Michael is an enigma. While he is one of the most open and vocal pop superstars on the planet, he also fiercely protective of his privacy. From the formation of Wham! In 1981 he immediately found fame and fortune beyond his wildest dreams. His music formed the soundtrack to the 1980s and he achieved all of this despite growing up in a dysfunctional family where his father openly proclaimed that George had no talent.

Wham! split in 1986 but Michael went on to greater things as a solo artist. Along the way he has been embroiled in several controversies, but in refreshing contrast to other superstars, he has been happy to address his issues head-on in the media. Rob Jovanovic's biography tackles all the issues that formed George Michael and his place as a cultural icon. It also, for the first time, analyses Michael's musical output and groundbreaking videos.

Biographical Notes

Jovanovic has written about music for numerous magazines, including Mojo, Q, Level, Record Collector and Uncut, and many other publications such as The Guinness Rockopedia and The Rare Record Price Guide. He is a full-time writer and is based in Nottingham. Visit his website at www.jovanovic.co.uk.

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  • ISBN: 9780349411248
  • Publication date: 03 Dec 2015
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Michael's journey is mapped out respectfully by a writer with a clear appreciation of his subject's worth. — RECORD COLLECTOR
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