George Michael Albums Ranked

George Michael Albums Ranked

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Our George Michael Albums Ranked list looks back at the solo career of one of the most loved pop stars of all time. Music fans around the world first heard the silky soulful voice of George Michael when he broke onto the music scene with his pop music duo Wham. The group was together for four years in the early 1980s and released two albums that sold over thirty million copies. They were a huge sensation, especially on the Eastern side of the Atlantic. Eventually, the duo would split and George Michael would embark on an even more spectacular solo career.

George Michael released his first solo album entitled Faith in 1987. The album would sell almost as many copies as the two Wham albums combined. George Michael would become one of the biggest pop stars in the world over the next twenty years. Unfortunately, he only released five solo studio albums as his career was sidetracked by legal problems and issues at various points in his life. Sadly, that life came to an end in 2016 when he passed away due to various medical conditions. George Michael has left behind a wonderful catalog of music.Our Geogre Michale Albums Ranked list will take a look at just his solo studio albums.

# 5 – Songs from the Last Century

We open up our George Michael Albums Ranked With Complete Song Listings List with  George Michael’s only covers album of his career entitled Songs from the Last Century. The terrific album was released in 1999. Songs from the Last Century saw George Michael cover traditional jazz standards written by the greats like Johnny Mercer, Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter to modern day rock and roll artists like Sting and U2. One of the album’s standout tracks was George Michael’s version of The Police classic “Roxanne.” The excellent Songs from the Last Century album did not rank that high in the United States on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts where it stalled at number 157. However, it was a top 10 hit on the album charts in many countries around the world including the United Kingdom where it hit number two on the United Kingdom Official Albums Charts.

George Michael’s Songs from the Last Century Album Track Listing

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Roxanne

You’ve Changed

My Baby Just Cares for Me

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Miss Sarajevo

I Remember You

Secret Love

Wild Is the Wind

Where or When / It’s All Right with Me

# 4 –Older

At the number four spot on our George Michael Albums Ranked List we present the outstanding album entitled Older. The album was released in 1996. The album was a huge success for George Michael as had not released an album in over five years due to battles with his record company. His fans were just dying for new music and they rewarded George Michael with a number one album in multiple countries around the world. The Older album burned up the United Kingdom Official Albums Charts reaching the number one position. In the United States, the Older album hit number six on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts.

George Michael’s Older Album Track Listing

Jesus to a Child

Fastlove

Older

Spinning the Wheel

It Doesn’t Really Matter

The Strangest Thing

To Be Forgiven

Move On

Star People

You Have Been Loved

Free

# 3 – Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

In the number three spot on our George Michael Albums Ranked List we present the marvelous album entitled Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1. The stunning Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 album was released in 1990. Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 served as the follow-up album to George Michael’s sensational debut album titled Faith which was released three years earlier. The Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 album was another big hit album for George Michael on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts where it hit the number two spot. They loved George Michael just a bit more in the UK where the Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 album appeared on the United Kingdom Official Albums Charts reaching the number one position.

George Michael’s

Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

Album Track Listing

Praying for Time

Freedom! ’90

They Won’t Go When I Go

Something to Save

Cowboys and Angels

Waiting for That Day

Mother’s Pride

Heal the Pain

Soul Free

Waiting

# 2 – Patience

Just of the big number one spot on our George Michael Albums Ranked List we showcase the extraordinary album entitled Patience. It had been eight years since George Michael had released an album of original songs. The brilliant Patience album was released in 2004. The album hit number twelve on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts. In the United Kingdom, once again George Michael had another number one album.

George Michael’s Patience Album Track Listing

Patience

Amazing

John and Elvis Are Dead

Cars And Trains

Round Here

Shoot The Dog

My Mother Had a Brother

Flawless (Go to the City)

American Angel

Precious Box

Please Send Me Someone (Anselmo’s Song)

Freeek!

Through

Patience (Pt. 2)

# 1 – Faith

We wrap up our George Michael Albums Ranked List with the phenomenal album entitled Faith. The Faith album stands as George Michael’s debut solo album after his incredible success with his partner Andrew in their duo we all knew as Wham. The Faith album remains George Michael’s biggest-selling album of his career. It’s not only George Michael’s biggest-selling album, Faith stands as one of the biggest-selling albums of all time with sales reaching over twenty five million sales on a worldwide basis. The album also delivered an out of this world four number one singles. The monumental Faith album was released in 1987. Faith hit number one on the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Charts. It would hit number one in numerous countries around the world. Easily one of the greatest pop records ever released.

George Michael’s Faith Album Track Listing

  1. Faith.   –  Number 1 Single    (compiled by ClassicRockHistory.com)
  2. Father Figure – Number 1 Single 
  3. I Want Your Sex
  4. One More Try –  Number 1 Single 
  5. Hard Day
  6. Hand To Mouth
  7. Look at Your Hands
  8. Monkey –  Number 1 Single
  9. Kissing a Fool

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