Finally, here's a slice of brand new music from George Michael who has not made an album since 2004's album Patience. "White Light" is the first single from his new album to be released in the autumn and is a catchy slice of danceable synth pop that according to Michael is a "thank you to everybody who has been a part of (his) success", adding: "I mean everybody, including the press!" Having been seriously ill, he asks "Was it music?/Was it science that saved me?/Or the way that you prayed for me/Guess either way I thank you I'm alive". As expected from a new George Michael single, it's a fabulous song, but certain vocal parts strangely sounds as if Michael has switched vocal chords with Morten Harket of a-ha. Maybe the result of having undergone a tracheotomy during his dramatic and apparently quite sudden illness last year or merely coincidence? Nevertheless, it sounds pretty cool, and it's very good to have George Michael back!
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