Limp Bizkit developed a cult following in the underground music scene when its covers of George Michael's "Faith" and Paula Abdul's "Straight Up" began to attract curious concertgoers.- Fred Durst
"I love George Michael and decided to cover 'Faith' for fun. We like to do really aggressive versions of cheesy pop hits," lead singer Fred Durst told Billboard.- Faith (George Michael song)
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American rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Its lineup consists of Fred Durst (lead vocals), Sam Rivers (bass, backing vocals), John Otto (drums, percussion), DJ Lethal (turntables), and Wes Borland (guitars, vocals).
Attracting crowds by word of mouth, the band gave energetic live performances, covering George Michael's "Faith" and Paula Abdul's "Straight Up", and featuring Borland in bizarre costumes.
American rock musician.
Borland joined Limp Bizkit, a band formed by Fred Durst, Sam Rivers and John Otto.
The band attracted crowds by word of mouth and covering George Michael's "Faith" and Paula Abdul's "Straight Up"; the band also gave energetic live performances in which Borland appeared in bizarre costumes.
Debut studio album by American rap rock band Limp Bizkit, released on July 1, 1997 by Flip and Interscope Records.
It established the band's trademark sound with the singles "Counterfeit", which was influenced by hip hop and heavy metal, and "Faith", a cover of the song of the same name by George Michael.
Fred Durst's problems with his girlfriend inspired him to write the song "Sour".
English singer, songwriter and record producer.
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.
Debut solo studio album by the English singer George Michael, released on 30 October 1987 by Columbia Records and Epic Records.
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.
1987 song written by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb and performed by the Bee Gees.
It took just four weeks to reach number one, where it remained for four weeks, thus preventing George Michael's single "Faith" from reaching the top spot.
Hit song by British pop duo Wham!.
The melody of the song's chorus was used by George Michael as an introduction to his song, "Faith", played on a church organ.
Syncopated musical rhythm that is widely used in rock and roll and pop music.
"Faith" by George Michael (1987)
Second studio album by American rap rock band Limp Bizkit, released on June 22, 1999 by Flip and Interscope Records.
Following the radio success of the band's cover of George Michael's "Faith", the band was determined to record the follow-up to their first album in order to show that they weren't a "Korn ripoff" or a cover band; the band began writing an album which dealt with issues deriving from their newfound fame.
Fred Durst's breakup with his girlfriend inspired the songs "Nookie" and "Re-Arranged".
American rock band formed in El Sobrante, California in 1984.
Antipop was released in 1999, and featured production and guest appearances from James Hetfield of Metallica, Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Matt Stone, one of the creators of South Park, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Jim Martin of Faith No More, and Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit.