Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (Greek: Ge?????? ???????? ?a?a???t??) (born 25 June 1963), best known as George Michael, is a two-time Grammy Award winning, English singer-songwriter, who has had a career as frontman of the duo Wham! as well as a soul-influenced, solo pop musician.
He has sold over 110 million records worldwide, encompassing 12 British #1 singles, 7 British #1 albums, 10 US #1 singles, and 2 US #1 albums. His 1987 debut solo album, Faith became one of the best selling albums of all time, as well as the first album to produce six top 5 singles in the United States. It has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
All four of his solo studio albums have all reached #1 on the U.K. charts and have gone on to become huge international successes. "Father Figure" is the U.S. number-one song written and performed by George Michael and released on Epic Records in 1987 as the third single from the album Faith.
"Father Figure" is a sharp and sensual tale of seduction which is more than five minutes long and epitomized the sexual nature of Michael's writing which he had adopted since the latter years of Wham!.
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