Michael during a Faith Tour concert in 1988. The album propelled him to solo stardom and one of the most successful English acts of the 1980s.

"Faith" is a song written and performed by George Michael, from his 1987 debut solo album of the same name.

- Faith (George Michael song)

Faith spawned four number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100: "Faith", "Father Figure", "One More Try", and "Monkey", making Michael the only British male solo artist to have four number one hits from one album on the Billboard Hot 100.

- Faith (George Michael album)

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George Michael

English singer, songwriter and record producer.

Michael in 2011
Michael (left) and Andrew Ridgeley as Wham!, c. 1984–1985
Michael performed at Live Aid at the old Wembley Stadium (exterior pictured) on 13 July 1985, and Wham! played their last concert, The Final, at the same venue on 28 June 1986.
Michael onstage during The Faith Tour in 1988
Garth Brooks and Michael at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, 29 April 2000
Michael performing in Antwerp, Belgium, 2006
Michael onstage in Munich, 2006
Michael performing "Outside" at the Olympic Stadium, Athens in 2007
5, The Grove, Michael's home in Highgate, north London, is a grade II listed building.
Grave of Michael alongside his mother and sister in Highgate Cemetery
Unofficial memorial garden outside Michael's home in Highgate, 29 July 2017
Elton John performing a tribute to Michael at Twickenham, London, in June 2017

Michael's debut solo album, Faith, was released in 1987, topping the UK Albums Chart and staying at number one on the Billboard 200 for 12 weeks.

Globally it sold 25 million copies, and four singles from the album—"Faith", "Father Figure", "One More Try", and "Monkey"—reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Father Figure (George Michael song)

"Father Figure" is a song by English singer George Michael from his debut studio album, Faith (1987).

"Father Figure" debuted at number 49 on 16 January 1988, while "Faith" was still prominent (at number nine) in the top ten of the chart.

The Faith Tour

Faith Tour book cover Image taken by photographer Chris Cuffaro.
The Faith Tour began in Tokyo, Japan at the Budokan arena.

The Faith Tour was the first solo concert tour by English recording artist George Michael, launched in support of his multi-million selling debut solo album Faith.

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Sarm West Studios

Recording studio in a former 17th century chapel at 8-10 Basing Street, in Notting Hill, London, England.

In 1987, the studio's cathedral organ was recorded for George Michael's album Faith.

I Want Your Sex

Song by the English singer and songwriter George Michael.

Released as a single in late May 1987 (U.S.) and early June 1987 (UK), it was the third hit from the soundtrack to Beverly Hills Cop II and the first single from Michael's debut solo album Faith.

31st Annual Grammy Awards

The 31st Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 22, 1989, at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.

Album of the Year went to George Michael for Faith, and Song of the Year went to Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy".

Epic Records

American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

Classic radial sound sunburst logo, 1953–1973, 1998–2005
Big "E" logo, 1973–1978
Script logo, late 1978–1991, 2005–2011, 2015–present
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Red print logo, 2011–2015

Another one of the label's many successes came via George Michael's debut solo album Faith which is estimated to have sold 25 million copies worldwide.

One More Try (George Michael song)

"One More Try" is a song recorded by the British singer George Michael from his debut solo studio album, Faith (1987).

Monkey (song)

US number-one hit song by George Michael.

"Monkey" became George Michael's sixth solo single reaching number-one in the US, and the fourth single to do so from the Faith album.

Steve Sidwell (musician)

English arranger and composer.

John Philip Sousa's manuscript arrangement of Richard Wagner's "The Flying Dutchman Overture (page 25 of 37).

Faith - George Michael (1987)