Fans of George Michael are likely to be thrilled at the news of the release of a brand new George Michael biography coming in November. The ‘powerful’ biography by author Sean Smith will be published by HarperCollins and will be out 16th November 2017, almost a year since the singer’s tragic death.
‘George’ is being pitched as the story of two extraordinary lives, the private man and the public persona. Given the stories that have been told about the singer since his death, it’s likely to be fascinating.
The book will cover everything from his first release on the music scene with ‘Young Guns’ on Top of the Pops, through to Wham! his solo career and the 100 million records he sold in his lifetime. When not producing smash hits, it’s known that George Michael gave millions to worthy causes and touched the lives of many through the years.
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“He was working on it very shortly before he died,” said Bond’s daughter, Karen Jankel. “It hadn’t been illustrated, but it was there in manuscript form, and it’s lovely … He kept that magic touch right until the end. He always had to be writing, it was always his way, right through his life.” Read More