George Michael’s posthumous album topped this week’s charts, and this music is really amazing, say the critics.
The British George Michael is on track for a posthumous number one as his latest album soars past Niall Horan’s debut in this week’s charts.
The late star’s classic album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 is leading this week’s race for the Official Albums Chart Number 1.
Its re-introduction to shelves coincided with Freedom, the documentary about his career that he had been working on before his death on Christmas Day last year. Both fans and critics were eager to know what kind of music Michael wanted to release prior to his unexpected death last Christmas.
To coincide with the screening of Freedom, a new documentary about George’s career that the star had been working on before his death on Christmas Day 2016, Listen Without Prejudice was reissued with brand new tracks, plus a recording of George’s MTV Unplugged session.
Upon original release in 1990, the album, which features hit singles Freedom ‘90 and Praying For Time, spent a week at the top and now looks set to make a return to Number 1, almost 25,000 combined sales ahead of Niall Horan’s solo debut Flicker, which is new at Number 2.
Meantime, George Michael’s Older, one of his greatest albums, which was originally released in 1996, returns to the Top 40 at 35. Nt bad perspectives.