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New George Michael single arriving today

New George Michael single arriving today

A new single from singer George Michael will be posthumously released on Thursday. The new track, the first since the singers unexpected death on Christmas Day 2016, will make its debut on Chris Evans show on BBC Radio 2 at 9am London time. There’s no news on what the song is called, or when it […]

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Singer George Michael finally laid to rest

Singer George Michael finally laid to rest

Three months after his death on Christmas Day, singer George Michael has finally been laid to rest. The singer was buried next to his mother in London’s Highgate cemetery. The service was attended by a small group of close friends and family members. His partner Fadi Fawaz attended the service, a feud with the singer’s family […]

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Coroner says George Michael died of natural causes

Coroner says George Michael died of natural causes

A British coroner has announced that George Michael died of natural causes, the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, said a post-mortem found that the superstar died of “dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver.” Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart’s ability to pump […]

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Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?

Will George Michael’s unreleased music ever be heard?

Singer George Michael may have  left behind as much as three albums worth of unreleased material at the time of his sudden death on Christmas Day. Record companies are apparently scrambling to have leaked tracks removed from internet sites including YouTube in an effort to protect their intellectual property. It’s likely however that the unreleased […]

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George Michael dies aged 53

George Michael dies aged 53

Singer George Michael has passed away aged 53. The news was announced by the singer’s publicist who said Michael passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Day. In a statement the publicist said; “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the […]

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Alcazar Vs Wham – who does it best?

Pop trio Alcazar are back and ready to leave us crying at another discotheque. This time the Swedish eurodance group have delivered a cover of an old Wham! hit. George Michael and band mate Andrew Ridgely, and backing singers Shirley Holliman and D.C. Lee, released the ‘Young Guns (Go for it!)’ in 1982. It was […]

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Retro Cassette Friday

Retro Cassette Friday

Strap on your cool kid shoes and gird your loins for the kaleidoscopic aural assault that is: Retro Cassette Friday! Wham! Fantastic 1983 This week opens in onomatopoeic splendour with none other than anyone’s favourite anything ever: Wham! Don’t be fooled by the raw, dark sensuality of Andrew Ridgeley’s distracting chest hair on the cover, […]

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Retro Cassette Friday

Retro Cassette Friday

Each Friday in the OUTinPerth office we delve into the musical past and pull out three cassettes from bands we’ve most likely totally forgotten about. This week’s lucky dip selection features an odd one sided tape, some acid house and an amazing lady who’s coming to town soon. Was Not Was, Self Titled Island, 1981 […]

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